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Christmas Gifts

The Hottest Gifts According To Oprah

By Nikki Barringer / December 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

We scoured the Internet for a comprehensive list of Oprah’s Favorite Things sold on Amazon and we found it here. Then we whittled that list down and left you with the really, really goooood stuff. Note: CandysDirt.com may collect a small commission or other compensation (Bezos hug) from the links on this page. Items are […]

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Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Santa’s Nice List

By Leah Shafer / December 19, 2016 / 1 Comment

Stumped for last-minute gift ideas for someone on Santa’s nice list? Why not consider a membership or donation to a North Texas nonprofit in their name? It’s a thoughtful alternative to yet another gift that might sit unused or unappreciated. Here are a few of our favorites related to Dallas history, preservation, housing, and architecture. […]

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All I Want for Christmas is an East Dallas Midcentury with Original Hardwoods

By Leah Shafer / December 24, 2014 / 1 Comment

I grew up in North Dallas and have lived all over Dallas and the ‘burbs, but when I finally landed in East Dallas in 2007, I knew I had found my happy place. East Dallas has a culture unlike anywhere else in the city (although North Oak Cliff feels like its cousin). I could spend […]

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Cozy Christmas: Create the Perfect Interiors For Hosting Your Family and Friends

By Joanna England / December 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

  It’s Christmas Eve Eve, as my mother likes to call it, and we are doing everything we can to prepare our home to host a few friends and plenty of magic. When you live in 1,400 square feet, cozy is easy. But how do you achieve that kind of warm atmosphere on a larger […]

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Peyton Hayslip’s Beaded Ornaments Bring Whimsy and Style to Christmas Decor

By Joanna England / December 12, 2014 / 0 Comments

  Every Christmas, my mother hauls out a box of vintage beaded balls made by my grandmother. Each of them is hung from the ceiling with clear fishing line, which gives the impression of several gilt and sparkling orbs floating in our formal living room. Each Christmas I looked forward to that ritual, and when […]

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With Gorgeous Accessories That Make Great Gifts, Revamped Website Makes Bernadette Schaeffler Collection Easy to Browse, Buy

By Joanna England / November 8, 2013 / 0 Comments

I am already kvetching about Christmas. I worry about what to get friends and family, those near and dear to me, and those I’ve just met. Sometimes I buy something that speaks to me and sometimes I let the recipient do all the speaking. And sometimes, I am so busy that I just want a […]

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