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5 Under $25: Secret Santa Gifts

December 05, 2018

It’s Secret Santa season, which means a few things: One, you have to get a gift, probably within a certain low-budget price range. Two, you want the person to like the gift. Three, you may not know the person you’re buying the present for very well. Here are some fun options that your recipient probably…

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Holiday Help: Gifting in the Workplace

December 03, 2018

Your questions about work Secret Santa, answered. Between friends, family, significant others, and everyone else on your list, you’ve probably got a lot of gifts to buy this holiday season. You may also find yourself involved in the (sometimes dreaded) office Secret Santa, which can create a whole lot of awkwardness. Here are some basics…

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8 of Our Favorite Hanukkah Products

November 25, 2018

These are latkes of fun! Hanukkah is here! That means delicious latkes, Sufganiyah, games of dreidel, gelt, songs, and, of course, candles for days (eight, to be exact). It’s a pretty good time, but it’s made even better with a few themed items. Here are some of our favorites. Chanukah Latke Peeler in Blue/Brown You…

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How to Be a Good Holiday Host

November 16, 2018

Make overnight guests feel at home this holiday season. If you’re hosting for the holidays, you’ll want to make sure the spare room is prepped and ready for overnight guests. Here are four things to keep in mind when setting up their space. Provide Plenty of Storage The first thing most guests want to do…

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Turkey Day Tips: Prep for Thanksgiving 1 Week Out

November 15, 2018

We’re in the homestretch: Time to make the final preparations for Thanksgiving! Well, we’re here. One week out from Thanksgiving, and it’s crunch time. If you’ve been following along with our Turkey Day Tips series and read parts one and two, you’ve made the menu, invited your guests, purchased your nonperishables, and straightened out your…

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Turkey Day Tips: Prep for Thanksgiving 2 Weeks Out

November 08, 2018

Time to shop for your Thanksgiving nonperishables! If you’ve been following our Turkey Day Tips, you’ve ordered the turkey, planned your menu, and invited your guests. If not, time to get on it! Now that we’re about two weeks out, it’s time to take it one step further and start doing some shopping and getting…

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Help Desk: Good Guesting

November 07, 2018

If you want to be a repeat guest, impress your host with your thoughtfulness. As a houseguest, your chief objective (aside from having a fantastic time) is to be, well, the model guest. You can’t go wrong with charm, of course. And gifts are great. But if you want to be invited back, aim for…

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