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10 Cool and Unexpected Gifts We Sell

November 23, 2015

I’ve been to so many birthday parties, housewarming parties, start-of-school-year soirees, and engagement parties lately that I feel like I spend half my days running around looking for ideal gifts. I love to give my friends, colleagues, and family members thoughtful gifts as much as anyone, but doing so can sure be time-consuming. For everyone…

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Gifts to Give a First-Time Thanksgiving Day Host

October 28, 2015 1

The first time I hosted Thanksgiving dinner, I served chicken and ham, not turkey. I know, I know—traditions, right? But I don’t like turkey and I do like chicken and ham, so why not? For many people, Thanksgiving is all about the traditions—the turkey, the family fellowship, the pumpkin pie, the football—but starting new traditions…

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Take Your KitchenAid Mixer to the Next Level

February 23, 2015 1

The right kitchen tool can make you a better baker. A KitchenAid mixer, for example, can help you turn out the tastiest cookies and award-winning cakes. The secret? “Cream the butter and sugar for about five minutes until the mixture is light and airy, then alternate mixing the wet and dry ingredients together,” says Logan…

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