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Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is right around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time to thank Dad by treating him to a few upgraded versions of his everyday essentials – and maybe introducing him to a new favorite! We’ve rounded up our top picks for treating the man who has always been your hero, some of them so good you may just want to treat yourself, too! For the Dad that loves to golf and drink his …

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The Best Reuben Sliders

The Best Reuben Sliders

Hosting a summer gathering for friends who love to explore their palate with new, fresh recipes? Maybe you just need a great dish to bring to the next neighborhood picnic? Here’s a quick, easy, and light recipe to impress everyone this summer! Yield: 24 servings Ingredients • Prepared Thousand Island dressing • 6 grouper filets (or other firm white fish like halibut or tilapia), turkey can be substituted for the fish (we have used both) • Salt …

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Easter Table Decor & Buffet Styling Ideas

Easter Table Decor & Buffet Styling Ideas

Hosting Easter? Impress your guests by designing an attention-getting, impressive dessert buffet. Because let’s be honest, who doesn’t love dessert!? If you’re like us, dessert is your favorite part of any meal (or maybe sometimes it is the meal). Regardless, every guest can enjoy a beautifully designed Easter Dessert Bar whether you’re serving ‘just dessert’ or a plethora of options. Even the simplest desserts can gain ‘star power’ if dynamically displayed. Our biggest tip? Add interest …

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The Easiest St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail

The Easiest St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail

St. Patrick’s Day is the ‘greenest’ holiday of them all, and we’re celebrating by sipping on a green cocktail of our own! Simple to make and appealing to nearly everyone, this drink is perfect for serving all of your guests. Let’s not forget about the décor! We’re using our favorite Hammered Gold Martini Glasses, Gold Coins, and Succulents for a sophisticated touch of green for our little office soiree. For a dinner party, add gold-plated …

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How to Make Gift Wrapped Shrimp

How to Make Gift Wrapped Shrimp

Entertaining enthusiasts, we’ve got a treat for you! We’re dishing out the recipe for our exclusive Gift Wrapped Shrimp that not only taste delicious and displays beautifully, but take less than 30-minutes to prepare. But wait – that’s not all! You can whip up this dish with items you probably already have on hand. So, have you got 30-minutes to spare? Let’s try it out! What You Need 24 medium fresh shrimp, raw, peeled, deveined 1 tbsp …

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Food Bars Made Easy

Food Bars Made Easy

You’re prepping to host a party, running to the store to pick up last minute items, forgetting an ingredient or two along the way, and frantically sending someone to the store before guests arrive and it’s too late. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there before, and let’s face it, prepping a four course meal for a group of twelve just isn’t as simple as it used to be. Some of us can’t cook like our mothers and …

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Gifts To Impress: Valentine’s Day Made Easy

Gifts To Impress: Valentine’s Day Made Easy

If you’re waiting until the last minute to grab something unique for your ‘special someone’, then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up our favorite Valentine’s Day Gift Guides for your someone special (and maybe for you, too)! Gifts for Her – Whether your someone special is in her 20’s or her 60’s, this gift guide has something for everyone! Gifts for Him – Shopping for him is always hard, isn’t it? This gift guide includes …

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Make This Years’ Valentine’s Day Better Than Ever

Make This Years’ Valentine’s Day Better Than Ever

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and whether you have someone special to share it with or not, this year is all about ‘Galentine’s’. If you’re not familiar with the new ‘holiday’, it’s held on February 13th and it’s a day exclusively for girls to spend time with their best pals. So this year, we’re ditching our fancy dresses for P.J.’s and hosting girls night in! Don’t worry – we’re keeping the bubbly, and …

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Super Bowl Sunday-Funday Made Simple

Super Bowl Sunday-Funday Made Simple

Football enthusiasts, unite! Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, and everyone you know will come together for a casual, laid back, jersey and blue jean kind of night. The best part? The entire day can be made special with just a little bit of effort! Oriental Trading scored with this DIY football set-up that’s simple, yet sure to impress! Peep that football field table runner – what a great idea! We’re convinced that …

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Must-Try Winter Entertaining Tips

Must-Try Winter Entertaining Tips

Entertaining during the winter months may sound unappealing, but for us, it’s the best way to connect with friends that we lost touch with over the holidays. Whether it’s hosting a Wine Wednesday Book Club or Friday Night Cocktails, we love inviting our friends over to reconnect! If winter entertaining still sounds painful, these tips are sure to ease the pain for both you and your guests! Line up any help you may need for the day of your party and schedule in advance to …

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