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Let's face it: No matter how full you are after a holiday feast, there's always room for dessert. The classic favorite? Pie, of course—but we're here to tell you there's pleasure beyond the ol' pumpkin staple. After all, isn't variety the slice of life?
Sure, you could just order the premade kind, but trust us—it tastes so much better made from your oven. To get you started, we tapped eight local bakers for their winning recipes that even you can whip up. From TipsyCake's famous banana and toffee-infused banoffi to Bang Bang Pie Shop's decadent chocolate chess with salted rosemary caramel, there won't be a crumb left behind—seriously! Oh, and for the lazy girl in you, a simple, store-bought crust will do for any of these divine creations. Don't worry—we won't tell a soul….
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Bobby pins, hair clips, and hair bands — these are the practical fasteners for hair styling that we've been using since we were kids. They're the glue that holds all our fancy braids, buns, and ponytails together, and just about every girl's got a stash of them at the bottom of a purse or tucked away in a drawer. While read