December 1986

Features
41Palm Springs' 12 Gifts Of Christmas: Neiman-marcus, Eat Your Heart Out / By Herb Pasik
46Christmas Confections: Caesars Shares The Noblest Pastries Of Them All / By Jill Borak
49Fashion Holiday Fantasy: Palm Springs Life Visits Donna Mills / By Margo Lawrence
Home & Garden:
90Poinsettias Point To Christmas / By Eric A. Johnson
92Viva Las Palmas! Home For The Holidays / By Jodee F. Gogek
97Great Chefs Of The Desert: Michel Despras Of Le Vallauris / By Donna Curran
101The Miracle Of Washington Street: St. Francis Of Assisi In La Quinta / By Donna Curran
108Raeburn House Art Gallery: Presents The Art Of Pati Bannister / By Carol Lea Clark
110Donor's Guide To Desert Charities: Where To Invest Your Time And Money
114Travel Showcase: The Caribbean: Set Your Sails For The Islands / By Paul Lasley & Elizabeth Harryman
217Maybelline Eyes Mission Hills: Lynda Carter's Tennis Challenge Comes To The Desert / By Kaki Wayne
Special Features
45Gift Guides: Desert Fashion Plaza
121Gift Guides: Palm Desert Town Center
Departments
26Editor's Note: And To All A Good Life
28Comment: Season's Greetings
30Psl Informant: Stockingsful Of News
36Closeup: The Blue Ribbon Helper And More
89Point Of View: What Was Your Best Christmas Gift? / By Frederick Heider
105Gallery Scene: The Gift Of Fine Art
153Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: Handbook For The Holidays / By Donna Curran
218Books & Authors: The Panama Hat Trail: ... Leads One Author To Palm Springs / By Tim Fuller
219Books & Authors: 'tis The Season: Gift Books The More The Merrier / By Roy Newquist
223Around Town: Desi Arnaz Jr. Plus Parties And Openings / By Margo Lawrence
232Shopper's Bazaar: Gifts Galore
240Starstruck: Sagittarian Songs Of Love / By A. Kalid Rah

ABOUT THE COVER: Actress Donna Mills of CBS's Knot's Landing wraps herself in silver fox from Furs by Mannis of Beverly Hills. Diamond cluster earclips and choker by Cartier. Photographed by Teke. (See related fashion story, page 49.)

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