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Recipe Roundup: Holiday Desserts

November 19, 2018

Dessert is an essential part of any holiday meal (or any meal, really). And, at some point during the holiday season, whether you’re hosting or guesting, it’s likely you’re going to need to make at least one. Here are a few of our favorites to enjoy now and all year long! Spice Layer Cake with…

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How to Fix Common Thanksgiving Dinner Mistakes

November 18, 2018

For every great turkey feast, there are a dozen little “oh no!” moments. My very first Friendsgiving was memorable. I was left to defrost the bird and make a few sides and appetizers, while my roommate worked the double shift as a Starbucks manager. Unfortunately, I misunderstood that I was actually supposed to be cooking…

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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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Little Life-Changer: Electric Turkey Fryer

November 13, 2018

Meet your new favorite way to cook the Thanksgiving turkey. There are lots of ways to cook a turkey. Whatever method you choose, if you do it right, you’re going to end up with a delicious bird. According to a very unscientific study we just did, however, fried things tend to be better than unfried…

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How to Design Your Dream Game Room

November 09, 2018

Game rooms aren’t just for kids! Adults can (and should) get in on the fun! Thinking about designing a game room but not sure where to start? Max Humphrey, a Portland-based designer at Decorist, taught us how to create a fun-packed, laid-back space. Let the Games Begin The most important part of the game room,…

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