Ottumwa Life Holiday 2018 - Page 3

FEATURES 6 MEMORIES IN LIGHTS Lights of Love holiday tradition honors lost loved ones. BY JAN TOUNEY 10 GET READY TO HOST Tips to help your holiday entertaining go smoothly. BY JULIANA GOODWIN 13 FESTIVE FOODS Fantastic recipes for your holiday celebration. PROVIDED BY JULIANA GOODWIN AND MARK FISHER 20 24 CHRISTMAS OFF – OR ON – THE RAILS 16 MELDING THE HOLIDAYS WITH HISTORY Train gifts may require a lot of planning. AHFA fundraisers celebrate Christmas, show off historic structures. BY MARK NEWMAN BY WINONA WHITAKER A MERRY CHRISTMAS FOR YOUR TREE Keep you centerpiece healthy, safe all season long BY TRACY GOLDIZEN 28 THE FACE OF CHRISTMAS Fire department mascot transforms to Sparky Claus for toy drive. BY WINONA WHITAKER 6 13 HOLIDAY! 3