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Family, parties, gifts, music and yummy food…let the holidays begin! Carlsbad Lifestyle ushers in the season with a plethora of fun, fancies and festivities.

For starters…shake up your holiday party with a Whiskey Bar for a real “twist” on entertaining your friends. They will love these unique and very tasty whiskey concoctions. You will also be pleased to discover that there really are angels on earth! Our very own Mayor’s wife, Phyllis Hall, shares her heartwarming story and passion, which brings love and hope through angels.

Traditions! We all have them – sweet memories that make our holidays unique to our family and friends. A few of your Carlsbad friends and neighbors have offered their favorite holiday traditions…check them out! There are some you may want to adopt into your celebrations!

We continue our Holiday issue by sharing Oceanside Jeweler’s artistry of master jewelry making…discover a centuries old skill while keeping in mind that special loved one who deserves the unique gift of handcrafted jewelry. Throw in a sparkling event, beautiful bags and some great holiday getaway ideas and you have our fabulous December treat for you.

As you enjoy our publication, your family and friends, remember those who are hurting, lonely or down and out. Whether you are lighting a tree, a nativity or a menorah, the “Reason for the Season” is love. Carlsbad Lifestyle wishes your holiday season be filled with joy, hope and, especially, love.

May the many gifts of this blessed season be yours.

Lucy Jones

Publisher, Carlsbad Lifestyle

ON THE COVER: Happy Holidays from all of us here at Carlsbad Lifestyle Magazine. Photography Katey Penton.