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5 Easy Steps to a Beautiful Table Setting this Holiday

Having a beautiful table doesn't have to be complicated. With a few simple tips, you can easily impress your guests this holiday season. Here are our 5 easy tricks to a stunning (and secretly simple) tablescape: 1. Simple is Key to Sophistication. Use the length of your table and arrange your decor along the center. Use only 2-3 different elements for your centerpiece. I recommend easily accessible items such as flowers and candles as you’ll need several of each.  2. Lure Them In...

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How to Set a Table: Impress Your Guests With the Perfect Table Setting

We know how much fun it is to throw a dinner party, and a big part of that fun is the anticipation. Finding the most delicious recipes, choosing the perfect playlist and selecting your favorite wines all help set the tone of your party, and getting these right will ensure that your guests enjoy their evening. But what brings it all together? Creating an environment that complements the food and appeals to your guests is crucial. We'll show you how to...

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Autumn Decor: 9 Ways to Style Your Home for Fall

Earth tones complemented by bright red, yellow and orange leaves create the stunning color palette we admire as we sip our pumpkin spice lattes. Oh yes, autumn is here! It's time to cozy up your living space as the temperature outside falls. To help you get started, we've put together nine of our favorite autumn home decor tips. 1. Candles Set down and light up a few scented candles around your home including in the bathroom, bedroom and living room. Candles set a romantic,...

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Fall Fruits You'll Love to Brunch On

There's no denying that brunch is the best part of waking up on the weekend. Now that fall is in full swing, it's time to spice up that brunch menu with the season's freshest fruit. We’ll tell you which fruits to shop for this autumn, how to make sure they’re ripe (before you bite into them), and recommend some of our favorite recipes that will make you forget about pumpkin-spiced anything. Cranberries You've probably guessed that cranberries ripen in the fall and...

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America's Most Romantic Boutique Hotels for the Perfect Weekend Getaway

Life is full of distractions, which often cause us to pay less attention to our partners than we would like. To maintain a long and healthy relationship, it’s important to take time out of our busy schedules and really connect. One fantastic way to do that? A romantic getaway to any one of these unique boutique hotels! Whether you want to sleep in at a B&B tucked into the mountains, or get multiple kinds of delicious goosebumps as you dip...

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Five 2 Minute Tricks to Relax Before Bed

Sleep. That elixir of rest that allows you to reboot, recharge and really tackle your day at 100%. Sadly, few of us actually get enough sleep (or sleep at a high enough quality). Creating a nightly routine before heading off to dreamland can maximize your shut-eye and improve the quality of your sleep. Here are five quick tips that will help you ease into your nightly ZZZ’s and wake up feeling fully refreshed. 1. Have a Quick Snack Photo by...

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Your Indoor Plant Guide: How to Choose the Right House Plant for You and Your Home

The days are growing shorter, leaves are changing colors and green spaces are disappearing for the winter. Fall foliage is beautiful but only lasts for a few short weeks. The best way to keep summer alive in your home is by surrounding yourself with luscious greenery. Live plants provide clean oxygen and inspire better moods, so beat the winter blues with these vibrant additions to your home. (Don't worry if you don’t know how to do the “green thing” -...

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Say Goodbye to "One Hit Closet Wonders": How to be an Ethical Consumer by Investing in Quality

It’s happened again. In the midst of my annual closet clean out, I’ve come face to face with my buying habits… and found them wanting. Frowning at the two large garbage bags in front of me, I mentally scroll through their contents. The really cute dress with the cutouts, that fit me once and then shrank to an indecent size. The T-shirts I bought in a 6 pack because they were cheap and trendy, but are now coming apart at...

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