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5 Tech Gadgets That Make Entertaining Easier

November 13, 2017

Tracking all the moving parts of your party (Is the ham cooked? Are the napkins out?) and actually interacting with guests can feel like a magic act…until now. With some clever voice-activated, app-enabled smart home tech, you can simplify entertaining and be the wine-sipping, guest-schmoozing, worry-free host who enjoys her own party. 1. Amazon Echo…

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18 Top Holiday Gifts

October 28, 2017

Need help picking out presents? Just browse our best-of-the-best guide. From spa picks to foodie favorites, these gifts are guaranteed winners. Wamsutta® Plush Initial Robe They’ll love trading out their ratty robe for this super-soft version with luxe satin accents. A monogram makes it even more indulgent. TrackR™ Bravo Bluetooth Item Trackers in Silver (Set…

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13 Great Gifts for Hosts

October 27, 2017

Make their holiday more joyful—and score a repeat invite—with these foolproof presents. Artisanal Kitchen Supply® Two-Tone Round Marble Cheese Board with Handle This weighty marble board is a glam gift at a great price. Bonus: can be chilled before you top it with fruit, cheese or other hors d’oeuvres. Riedel® Vinum/O Wine Glass Collection Sleek,…

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7 Essentials For The Best Cup Of Tea

September 22, 2017

Where coffee is about revving you up for your day, tea is about finding time to slow down and relax. “People associate tea with comfort,” says tea blogger Lu Ann Pannunzio. “We drink it when we want to unwind,” which is all the more reason to make that moment special. Here are the tools to…

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6 Picks To Warm Up Your Outdoor Fall Party

September 15, 2017

Although summer’s coming to an end and the weather is cooling down, you can still entertain al fresco. Use these tools to keep guests happy and warm at your outdoor party. 1. Outdoor heater This is your first line of defense against the fall chill, and free-standing models offer excellent flexibility. Propane heaters work for…

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