How to Plan the Perfect Holiday Party

Christmas Cookies

Summer get-togethers are fun, but autumn and winter are two of my favorite seasons for throwing a party. There are so many holidays and events to celebrate: Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve, Christmas, and Hanukkah, just to name a few. And there are so many ways to celebrate the holidays– from intimate gatherings with friends and […]

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Company’s Coming! How to Clean House Fast

Did your in-laws text and say they’re only 15 minutes away? Are your relatives paying you a surprise visit? Breathe. You can do this. The kitchen table may be covered in wrapping paper, and cat fur might blanket the stairs, but all is not lost. These people won’t be doing a white-glove inspection. You just […]

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10 Holiday Decorating Ideas on a Budget

With Halloween behind us, it’s officially the holiday season (as retailers are no doubt reminding you). For many of us, our thoughts turn to our homes, as friends and relatives will be coming over for Thanksgiving dinner, holiday meals, or simply a mug of hot mulled wine in front of the fire. ‘Tis the season […]

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