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Helping Your Pet Be a Good Host

November 18, 2014 1

This holiday season you’re not the only family member playing host–your new pup will be sharing the duties. And while he’s well-behaved around you, he gets a major case of the barks when strangers are involved. Using items like a bark control or a thunder shirt can help calm your pooch once holiday madness is…

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Kids' Christmas Party Ideas

Kids’ Christmas Party Ideas

December 22, 2012

Unless you’re St. Nick toting a bag full of presents, catching and holding the attention of kids at a Christmas party takes some creativity. Consider these ideas for keeping children happy and entertained: Decorate Gingerbread Houses Give the kids their very own gingerbread houses and let the creativity soar as they pipe on frosting and add candy trim….

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Holiday Cookies for Christmas Cookie Exchange

How to Plan a Holiday Cookie Exchange Party

December 04, 2012 1

Cookies are one of the best parts of the holiday season, but there are always too many delicious varieties to choose just one or two to bake. If you don’t want to spend days in the kitchen during the holidays making a dozen different varieties of cookies, there’s a simple solution—arrange a cookie exchange (sometimes called…

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