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galena in the fall

Seasonal Sensations: Fun Things to Do This Fall

Once the busyness of summer is gone and the slow dance of autumn begins, it’s tempting to start hibernation habits a bit early. Don’t give in! There’s a…

Summer patio party eating table for brat fest

Entertaining Ideas: A Labor Day Brat Bar

Make your Labor Day entertaining as enjoyable for the hostess as it is for her guests with this easy-to-prepare and simple-to-serve brat bar.   Set up tables on…

Fiesta party paper flower bouquet

Entertaining Ideas: A Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Host a festive Cinco de Mayo party with these easy table setting and decorating ideas. Opt for a color scheme of vivid, saturated hues—no delicate tints allowed! Think…

Valentine heart teacup

Love It or Leave It: Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Let’s be real, not all of us are always on top of the next holiday, or birthday, or anniversary. Valentine’s Day is usually one that sneaks up on…

Modern English with cinnamon stick in coup glass with gin

Entertaining Ideas: Holiday cocktails

Whether you’re hosting a holiday bash or just snuggling with your sweetie, these flavor-filled cocktails are the ideal way to warm your winter evenings.   The Modern English…

Condiments and sauces on butch block with assorted crackers

Entertaining Ideas: Top-Tier Toppings

Add color and flavor to your holiday charcuterie or cheese board with these tasty spreads and toppings. Bonus: many of these recipes are large enough to share. They…

Gift Ideas: Commuting and Lazy Sundays

For every Yin there’s a Yang. In this gift ideas round-up we bring you presents for Commuters: here are some ideas that might make getting to and from…

Great Gifts: Pet and Outdoor Lovers

People who love their pets, also love getting gifts for their little companions. And let’s face it, pets are WAY easier to buy for, so treat your friends…

Gift Ideas: For the Hostess and Food Lover

It’s that time of year and, if you’re like me, you’re scrambling to try and figure out the perfect gift for every love in your life. Today, we’ll…

Halloween bookshelf display with skull, books and pumpkins

Decorating for Halloween: Scare Your Shelf

Whether you’re decorating for a ghoulish get-together or just adding some devilish drama to your living room, set the scene with a shelf (or two or three) filled…

Two story house decorating for Halloween

Decorating for Halloween: Skeleton Crew

Bring some bone-chilling excitement to your outdoor holiday decor with a crew of cavorting skeletons.   If you like to display your grinning ghouls for a while, opt…