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Holidays Close Out 2012

These last two pages of my 2012 journal happen to tie the year up with both Thanksgiving and Christmas. The holidays often are turbulent for my mind and heart … my mind thinks I need be disappointed that I don’t have that Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving…

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The Old Town Marketplace–for the Holidays

The Old Town Marketplace on the Bandon waterfront is transformed for the holidays. Marketplace…

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The Old Town Marketplace–for the Holidays

The Old Town Marketplace on the Bandon waterfront is transformed for the holidays. Marketplace…

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The Old Town Marketplace–for the Holidays

The Old Town Marketplace on the Bandon waterfront is transformed for the holidays. Marketplace…

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Artisan Soapmaker Vicki Korpa Now taking Orders for Holiday Gifts!

Greetings! I will not be doing my annual Holiday Boutique this year, so if you would like soap etc., I will be happy to do special orders just for you. What I offer here is what is most popular. We can always add your favorite shapes and scents. Just let me know!

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SOAR Welcomes Artisan Glass and Soapmaker Vicki Korpa!

Vicki's Handcrafted Soaps

Today we are delighted to announce a new listing for Medford glass artist and handcrafted maker of soaps and lotions, Victoria Korpa. Vicki’s passion is soapmaking, and her functional fused glass pieces complement her personal body care products with lovely fused glass soap dishes, sushi sets and decorative glass art for the home, making great gifts for someone special…or for yourself!

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Planning a holiday visit to the coast? Don’t miss Marlo Dance Studio’s production of “The Nutcracker!”

Discover the magic of “The Nutcracker,” reinvented by Marlo Dance Studio at the Sprague Theater in Bandon, Oregon, Dec. 17 & 18 at 7pm, with Sunday Matinees at 2 and 4:30 pm.

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Bake Them

Doug Fir Infused Gin and Champagne Cocktail

The Oregon cranberry harvest season stretches from late September through October. Southwestern Oregon, sometimes called the Napa Valley of cranberries, produces some of the finest cranberries in the country. The long growing season along the western half of Coos and Curry Counties means berries that are sweeter and darker—deep red to purple at harvest—than berries grown in other parts of the United States. Just in time for the holidays, three native Oregon artisans share their enthusiasm for the cranberry.

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