1. Here are a few tips to take better pics of Christmas lights.
2. Perhaps this recipe for Garlic Mustard Pesto will spice up your holiday get-together.
3. Here are a few Christmas-tree care tips. And if you have a tip of your own, share it in the comments.
4. You still may be able to participate in the Angel Tree Project. Gifts purchased as part of the project are due Dec. 15.
5. The next time you log on to Facebook, be sure to "like" Northampton Patch for local updates in your news stream.