Planning on decking the halls in a grand way this season? Or even if you just want to add some fresh inspiration to your usual efforts, a holiday house tour is a great source of ideas, both grand and practical.
New Hampshire Magazine - December 2011
Choose wisely or you might get a moose that poops jelly beans.
Your letters from the December 2011 issue.
You've got to love a holiday that produces its own fresh stream of music every year. And if that was your only standard by which to measure the significance of a celebratory event, then Christmas would win, hands down. And although much of what is played on the radio at Christmas is not exactly religious in nature (Jingle Bells performed by barking dogs comes to mind), there is something deeply soulful and mysterious about a time of year that so profoundly puts the "muse" in music.
Not just a made-up yarns or fairy tales, stories can also be true-life narratives of past generations.
New Hampshire's Queen City offers holiday shopping and much more.
Kathy Marx of Francestown builds a world of whimsy with paper scraps stiffened with starch and supported by a few bends of wire.
Candlesticks mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Erene is a 19-year-old singer from Keene, NH who's making a national name for herself.
We're all hearty New Englanders, there's no doubt about it. Whether you're a flinty lifelong Yankee or a flatlander from away, anyone who can survive the snowstorms and sub-zero temperatures of our darkest season has earned the title. But, let's be honest, while some of us celebrate the season of black ice and snow angels, others hunker down and endure it.