TELEVISION: GLAD TIDINGS SHE BRINGS

YES, VIRGINIA, YOU CAN TURN FRUIT INTO SWIZZLE STICKS. MARTHA SAYS SO

This is the season of gift giving, and so it seems fitting to ask: Is there a celebrity who has given us more than Martha Stewart? For the past five years she has gently elevated our taste with her monthly life-style manual, MARTHA STEWART LIVING, even sharing with us her instructive personal calendar ("December 20th: Pot up pastel calla lilies and freesias; December 26th: Off to Egypt with godchildren"). This year she has also graced us with her Martha by Mail product catalog, each item--like the set of "Araucana egg soaps"--a homage to muted chic. And now we have her second...

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