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3 Steps To A Festive Christmas Table

November 19, 2017

For a dining table that draws double-takes from guests—and double taps on social—follow these easy styling guidelines. 1. Choose seasonal colors and motifs. Vibrant reds and greens and holiday motifs, like poinsettias, give a table a cheery Christmasy vibe. 2. Sprinkle in some sparkle. Table linens with a little shimmer help set a celebratory mood….

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5 Under $25 Centerpiece Vessels

October 28, 2017

A wise decorator once said that the vessel you choose for your centerpiece is just as important as what you put in it. (OK—it was us.) To that end, we found five statement-makers—for less than $25!—that’ll elevate your holiday display. 1. 10.2-Inch Half Crackle Glass Vase, $14.99  Cylindrical glass vases are one of the great…

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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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6 Secrets For Traveling Light

August 16, 2017

Packing for a summer trip is like eating potato chips—the key is to control your portions. With a few expert secrets, you can figure out what you need (swimsuit!), what you don’t (sorry, fifth pair of heels), and pack it all into one suitcase, neatly. Want proof? Read on. 1. Follow the one-week packing plan…

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5 Ice Cream Hacks For A Happy Summer

July 11, 2017

Known fact: Ice cream is a quintessential happy food all year long. On a blazing hot day, however, it’s pure bliss. Add the following culinary hacks to the mix, and your summer just got served a huge helping of joy. Dig in! 1. Add grilled corn Start by grilling a piece of fresh corn on…

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