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Travails of an online shopper

December 9, 2012

I’ve been sidelined for going on three weeks with the multiple “epizooties” which means Christmas shopping has been placed on the back burner. After hearing about the explosion in online shopping and all the great deals in Cyber town, I figured that route may be the only way I’ll get to check off Santa’s gift list this year.

Love your dark leafy greens

December 4, 2012

By PAMELA REDWINE

Holiday health tips

December 4, 2012

By JAY REED

‘Tis the season. 

It is the first column of December and the feeding frenzy has begun. The fantasy was to already be at a weight lower than the actuarial charts suggest, eat my way through the holidays and come out after bowl season at my ideal poundage. Fail.

Santa Claus is dressed in red and white

December 2, 2012

By CAROLE DAVIS

Nightmare at the ‘sick spa’

December 2, 2012

By EMILY JONES

I’ve been dreaming of booking a spa weekend at one of those plush retreats where the staff pampers the guests and makes them feel wonderful. You know those places — where you can drop a few pounds while dining on gourmet fare and being followed around by an adorable exercise instructor.

Lab Rats Comedy plans for ‘world-ending’ show

December 2, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

If the Mayan calendar is right and the world does end on Dec. 21, 2012, Mississippi State University's improv troupe, Lab Rats Comedy, is ready to give audiences one last laugh riot with "Lab Rats: Defyin' the Mayans" at 9 p.m. Tuesday on the McComas Hall main stage.

Local tea room serves lunch, holiday delight

November 28, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Paige Lawes is continuing her mission to make the holiday season special.

Beginning Saturday, Lawes will host her annual “The 12 Days of Christmas” luncheon series at Three Generations Tea Room featuring a variety of live entertainment at each session.

An unlikely holiday turkey

November 28, 2012

By ALIX HUI

Many years ago — shoot, nearly 10 — my brother and I woke on Thanksgiving morning to the clucking of chickens and, strangely, the chortle of a turkey. The beach roaches scattered onto the sand (“beach roaches” makes them sound more happy-go-lucky and hapless than when you see one perched on your toothbrush) as we stumbled out of our bamboo hut to the front porch. 

Trying out a new holiday tradition

November 28, 2012

By JAY REED

I was happy to see that many of the social media postings on and around Thanksgiving had to do with getting together with family and friends — social media actually reported social gatherings this time around. 

Starkville Civic League presents Tour of Homes

November 25, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The most wonderful time of the year is getting an early showcase as the Starkville Civic League presents its annual Christmas Tour of Homes Sunday, Dec. 2 from 1:30-4:30 p.m.

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