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Gift Guides: Kids and Stocking Stuffers

Few people get more joy out of the holiday season than those who are just kids at heart, or those who are actually under the age of reason….

Gift Guides: Coffee, Tea or Books?

There’s nothing like a nice warm cup or tea or coffee and a good book in the winter. Make someone’s day by giving a gift to warm his…

Gift Guides: Movie and Wine Lovers

Winter comes and what do you do? Snuggle up in blankets and binge watch your favorite movies and if you’re into false warmth, include a glass of wine…

Fall tablescape

Entertaining Ideas: A Simple Thanksgiving Tablescape

Put together a simple and elegant thanksgiving tablescape with these easy ideas using things you may already have on hand.   I don’t know about you, but one…

Pirate skeletons on a boat

Decorating for Halloween: Ship-Shape Skeletons

Scurvy skeletons cavorting around a sea-worthy vessel turn a front-yard obstruction into frightful outdoor Halloween decor.   Six months of the year, our driveway plays host to a…

Mummy pillow on chaise in the corner of the halloween theme decorated library

Decorating for Halloween: Where’s Your Mummy

Add a fright factor to your living room with a creepy corner starring an easy-to-make mummy pillow.   Even if you don’t want to festoon your home in…

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…