The Boston Globe Magazine | November 26, 2017

Ben Kirchner for the Globe

Holiday Style | Magazine

40 tips for maximizing holiday fun, minimizing stress, and saving money this season

From cooking shortcuts to packing pointers, clever advice for getting to January 2 with your good spirits intact. By Meaghan O’Neill

Holiday Style | Magazine

5 easy candy recipes perfect for gifting or holiday celebrations

From chocolate truffles to popcorn, whether a hostess gift or a reward for yourself, holiday treats can help spread joy. By Denise Drower Swidey

Boston Rocks

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/15/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/xref0611cover.jpg When Boston rocked

Take a tour of your youth with this ode to the gritty clubs, home-grown talent, and visiting acts that made Boston’s music scene so mesmerizing in the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s.

North End guide

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/northend0129web_lede.jpg Where to eat and what to order in Boston’s North End

15 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, from elegant hideaways to buzzy trattorias to (lots of) incredible pizza.

College & Money

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener0522collegedebt.jpg The college debt crisis is even worse than you think

We tell students they need a bachelor’s degree to get ahead. But for too many, the numbers no longer add up.

Miss Conduct

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/miss%20conduct%20(1)-3107.jpg Is it rude to spend lavishly on our son, but not his partner?

Plus, handling those moments when you wish you could un-say it.

Love Letters

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Meredith_Goldstein_NewLogo-3106.jpg I’m married with kids but still pining for the one that got away

Twenty years after our breakup, I’m back in touch with my old boyfriend and feeling confused.

Dinner with Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/26/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/200_cupid_112617.jpg Blind Date: ‘We had both binged “Stranger Things 2”’

Her vibe is “a cross between Reese Witherspoon and Barack Obama.” He likes the writing of Isaac Asimov. Winning matchup?

Cooking | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/main1126cook.jpg Recipes: Cranberries for the holidays

At this time of year, cranberries are fresh, local, and good for more than just a turkey sidekick or stringing with popcorn.

Your Week Ahead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/jugglers.jpg Five things to do, Nov. 27-Dec. 3

“Black Nativity,’’ The Amazing Nano Brothers Juggling Show at the Museum of Science, and more.

Style Watch | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/27/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/tree1126style.jpg Dressing up the living room for the holidays

In a Wellesley house, the seasonal decorations feel glorious, not gaudy.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/15/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/swampscott%20kitchen.jpg For sale: Seek refuge from winter in these sun-drenched homes

Colonials in Swampscott and Newton make the most of their bright locations.

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Perspective | Magazine

Our attempts at pet adoption left us dogless and disheartened

It took three years of dogged effort, replete with frustration and even canine rejection, for this family to get a puppy.

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Game Changers

Special section | Game Changers

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/gamechangershoriz-6383.jpg 51 bright ideas and breakthroughs for 2017

In a revolutionary place like Boston, innovators and innovations are as common as bad drivers. See who made our annual list.

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