Front Porch: Meet the author

Seattle cookbook author Erin Coopey will sign copies of her book “The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook” from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 14 at J. Matheson Gifts, Kitchen and Gourmet in Everett.

Coopey’s book covers making your own “condiments and essentials,” like mayonnaise, ketchup, salad dressing and mustard. The book contains clear instructions, beautiful pictures and loads of tips and techniques.

“The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook” will sell for $24.99 and patrons will receive a 20 percent discount on other purchases during the signing.

J. Matheson is at 2615 Colby Ave., Everett. Call 425-258-2287 for more information or go to www.jmatheson.com.

Nativity festival: Hundreds of nativity scenes from around the world, a live nativity scene and live musical performances mark the Arlington Festival of the Nativities, running 6-9 p.m. Dec. 12-13 and 3-8:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15.

The nondenominational event is hosted at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 17222 43rd Ave. NE, Arlington.

Admission is free. For more information, go to www.arlingtonnativityfestival.org.

Regarding 2013: Did you start 2013 with a resolution to get healthy? Were you successful?

If so, reporter Gale Fiege would like to hear from you. Please send an email with your phone number and a brief description of your success story to gfiege@heraldnet.com. The deadline is Dec. 20.

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