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Glamorous Gold Thanksgiving

October 22, 2014

In most American dining rooms, Thanksgiving is one of the year’s biggest events. So we wanted to create a table that lives up to the fact that this meal is a celebration with all the true VIPs of your life. This glamorous formal table features bold colors and glitters with one of the year’s hottest…

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Pairing Wine with Traditional Holiday Entrees

October 20, 2014

When it comes to picking out wines for the much-anticipated holiday meal, it’s hard to know where to start. It may even cause your stress level to bubble up faster than an agitated bottle of Dom Pérignon. So to help you quell any holiday wine-pairing anxiety without reaching for that bottle — ahem, glass —…

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Elegant Halloween Decor

October 20, 2014

When Halloween rolls around, many people gleefully deck their halls with cobwebs, skulls, and spiders, but somehow I just can’t warm up to the idea of a fake tarantula gracing my front porch. Maybe it’s arachnophobia or maybe just a penchant for a less ghoulish Halloween, but either way, I’m looking to add some elegance to…

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Cleaning Your Cookware

October 19, 2014

I am not one of those people who have a full collection of “one-brand” cookware. Instead, I accumulate as I go. I need different things for different purposes. Sometimes non-stick is a necessity for eggs, other times I need a simple stainless steel pot for boiling potatoes. But cookware is a fickle breed and I…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Scandinavian Decor

October 19, 2014

On the surface, Scandinavian-inspired decor looks like little more than white walls, low-level, frills-free furniture, and some wood pieces. But a closer look at this hot trend in home design reveals there’s much more to this disciplined style. Scandinavian design relies on simplicity, yes, but also on function. Every single item in a room should…

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