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It’s that time of year, ladies and gentlemen. You’ve most likely already started to think about your holiday shopping list and have begun strategizing your plan of attack to swipe the best deals of the season. Chances are, a majority of you probably have a lot of people you still need to check off. No worries, we’ve got you covered. We know shopping for the holidays can be a drag, so we put together some thoughts and suggestions. Regardless of …

This year, give them more than a gift. Give them the adventure of choosing their own. You know that feeling. Christmas is looming ahead and you’re trying to get all your gifts purchased. There are a few people in your life that you just know exactly what to get them. “Perfect.” And it’s bought and wrapped and under the tree already. But, looking at your list, there are a few (maybe several) names there with big question marks next to …

Thanksgiving – it’s all about cherishing friends and family, eating good food, and giving thanks. If you’re hosting the holiday this Thanksgiving, don’t forget about your smallest participants! Here are 10 ways to keep the little ones thankful and occupied on Thanksgiving. On November 24, keep the kiddos happy and entertained while teaching them what this special fall season is all about. The Kids Table 1. Craft paper table runner  Create an inexpensive but rustically effective table runner with a long piece of craft paper. There are so many reasons why this paper …

As the holidays quickly approach and dreams of turkey, stuffing, and parades fill our heads, it can be all too easy to forget the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Instead of stressing over dinner, decor, and guest lists, take some time to reflect on what makes you #thankful. Here are 20 things we are especially thankful for this year. 1. Kids Thank you for the creative crafts, hugs, and endless love. 2. Great home decor Ah yes, there truly is nothing …

As the seasons begin to change and the new season begins, it brings with it a brand new perspective. Spring is a revival of fresh colors and beginnings, while the summertime is a long drink of relaxation. Autumn is a crisp time filled with touches of nature, and winter is an endless landscape of shimmering gatherings. Each of these seasons brings unique trends in clothing and decor, along with distinct wedding tones and themes. No matter when you’re getting married, rest …

Whether you’re hosting your first Thanksgiving or your fifth, advance planning is the secret to your success.  Here are some tips to pace yourself through the dinner and decor planning so the big Turkey Day turns out as perfect – and enjoyable – as you’ve imagined. Four to Five Weeks Before: Finalize the Guest List Before the end of October, it’s time to finalize your Turkey Day guest list. Jot down the names of all potential guests, then write up …