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St Louis AT HOME Winter 2013

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Photography by the Columbia Daily Tribune

Every year in Columbia, Mo., Will Treelighter (a.k.a. Randy Fletcher) spends hour after hour wrapping tens of thousands of lights around a single tree, carefully covering every last twig in a radia... Read more

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People like Webster Groves resident Gary Zehnle and the dedicated residents of Candy Cane Lane fill me with awe and wonderment. Each November, they spend hours upon hours trimming the trees surroun... Read more

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Photographs by Alise O'Brien

Part cottage, part château, part Joseph Cornell shadow box: That’s how writer Bowen Hinton describes this house. “I can only say this—the house is like a being in and of itself, it truly is,” she s... Read more

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Photography by Jennifer Silverberg

A holiday-light enthusiast explains the obsession. Read more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Coming up with a centerpiece can be daunting—or not. Read more

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Photography by Jonathan Pollack

St. Louis' cupcake queen Read more

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When everything gets so hectic, it can be hard to keep the happy in holidays. We found ways to cut the tension. Read more

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Photography by Jennifer Silverberg

The evolution of one family’s Christmas-tree farm. Read more

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Photographs by Kevin A. Roberts

Mike Hayes is Third Degree Glass Factory’s bauble king. “Mike’s been here since day one,” says instructor and co-founder Doug Auer. “For the last five or six years, he’s made every single ornament ... Read more

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The fastest way to separate the elves from the grinches? Fill a neighborhood with traffic—and old-fashioned fun. Read more

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Every family has its traditions, and everyone has a favorite holiday book to pull out, time and time again. Read more

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Personal Space: Butter Up Read more

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The Campbell House Museum is a lesson in the history of the Christmas Tree Read more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

From the tree to the tabletop, you can get your holiday gear here. Read more

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When you go out for gifts, think hobbies first. Read more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Remember Emily Post and bring gifts for the hosts. These cost $35 or less. Read more

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illustration by Vidhya Nagarajan

Personal shoppers and gift wrappers, tree trimmers and tree lots, cake bakers and caterers and more. Read more

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Photography by Susan Jackson

Members of famous St. Louis families share their favorite recipes Read more

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