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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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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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How to Secret Santa Like a Pro

How to Secret Santa Like a Pro

Ah, Secret Santa! For many of us, we share Secret Santa Gift Exchanges with our family, friends, and even our coworkers. As true fans of Secret Santa, we’ve found ourselves involved in (more so coordinating) several gift exchanges among our various circles. How do we do it and manage all of the other tasks that come with the holiday season? We’ll show you how! Starting with the guidelines is the best way to get everyone involved on the same page. While …

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Unique Holiday Wrapping Ideas You Have To Try

Unique Holiday Wrapping Ideas You Have To Try

“Presentation is everything” when is comes to gift wrapping according to Good Housekeeping’s Caroline Picard. Well Caroline, we agree! Holiday wrapping is admittedly one of our favorite things (yes, really!). Between the bows, accents, embellishments, gift tags, and beautiful gift wrap we just cant get enough! In attempt to share our love of beautifully wrapped gifts, we’ve rounded up six designs that have caught our eye. Traditional Gets an Upgrade with this dramatic bow design by Carolyne Roehm. Elegance is …

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The Perfect Hostess Gift

The Perfect Hostess Gift

Attending holiday parties this year? Try ditching the traditional, ‘bottle of wine for the hostess’ and pick up something unique instead. Check out our favorites! One – Host: A Modern Guide to Eating, Drinking and Feeding Your Friends Cookbook | Two – Monogram Initial Bottle Stoppers | Three – Gold Plated Corkscrew | Four – Caramel Nut Crunch from our local favorite Just Pop In! | Five – The Sandy Apron | Six – Himalayan Salt Mortar and Pestle | Seven – Swarovski Crystal Cocktail …

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How to Spin Oscar Night

How to Spin Oscar Night

The big Hollywood night is coming up and Oscar will be in the spotlight along with the best of the best.  It’s a night to celebrate.  Yes it falls on a Sunday and ends later than most people in the Eastern time zone are willing to stay up, so here are a couple of ways to spin it. Three words about the décor: Glam it up!  Use everything that sparkles and shines.  I’ve selected the New York City …

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Top 6 Christmas Gift Wrapping Inspirations

Top 6 Christmas Gift Wrapping Inspirations

You need only a couple of ideas to inspire you to be creative with your gift wrapping.  For me, there is nothing like someone finding joy in just admiring their beautiful package. These lavishly layered designs from Carolyne Roehm are classic, rich and timeless.  The sheets of music and newspaper wrapped boxes by Paige Smith have an old world grandeur with the use of vintage jewelry. I adore the color combination Laura Putnam  has used.  It reminds me …

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Must Every Party Be Fabulous?

Must Every Party Be Fabulous?

With every gathering comes preparation. Last weekend we were at home and wanted to celebrate birthdays for the most adorable girls.  Since this was a fast and impromptu party, I went to my party cabinet and took out my most colorful tablecloth and plates, snipped some roses to make a simple centerpiece and added some bright yellow orchids to the room. The main theme for this party was “color”. It is easy to put smiles …

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