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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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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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How To Create A Swoon-Worthy Entertaining Closet

How To Create A Swoon-Worthy Entertaining Closet

The holidays have come and gone, and you’ve swapped the festive decor for a fresh, new look to kick off 2017, right? If you’re shaking your head yes (or even if your not) your ‘New Year’ mentality may have you running to the nearest hardware store to transform that old storage closest into a beautifully organized entertaining closet. Trish Flake from Uncommon Designs paved the way to creating a gorgeous, functional entertaining closest that is seriously swoon-worthy. …

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How to Store Holiday Décor Like a Pro

How to Store Holiday Décor Like a Pro

The Holidays have come and gone, and now we’re all trying to muster up some energy to take down the décor! Not to mention the added desire to store it ‘perfectly’ this year to make next year a bit easier. With all that in mind, we’ve set out to provide a step by step guide to Holiday Décor Storage that’ll leave you feeling like a pro. Before you throw out that wrapping paper, think about shredding …

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How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Leftovers

How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Leftovers

Holiday leftovers. Many of us may find ourselves tossing out leftovers to avoid overindulging or because there’s just no space to store it! Instead of taking the easy route and choosing to ‘throw it out’, we’re dishing out our tips on how to utilize those holiday leftovers and eliminate the waste. Give it Away! If you’re hosting the holidays, have food storage containers on hand to send guests home with goodies. It’ll save space for …

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A Twist On Your Traditional Holiday Spread

A Twist On Your Traditional Holiday Spread

When we think of the holidays, thoughts of Spiral Honey Ham, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, and Assorted Pies come to mind. But have we ever thought about doing something different or out of the ordinary? This year, our team decided to create a holiday menu that can’t be served ‘family-style’ and that swaps the Mashed Potatoes for Asparagus Crostini’s. Are we crazy? Absolutely not. Is it delicious? You know it! Our holiday spread includes Asparagus Crostini’s, Beef Rolls with Soy …

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