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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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Books for a "Better You" in 2018

With a new year upon us, it’s time to look back and reflect. To meditate on the things you want to improve in your life while daydreaming of where you would like to be at this time next year. While goals are a fantastic start, having a solid game plan of how to achieve the "new and improved" you one year from now infinitely decreases the likelihood of your falling off by February. How do you figure out your course...

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Fun and Easy Kid Treats and Adult Drinks, Perfect for the Holidays

Admiring the lights that adorn your city and taking in the warm glow of your own decor every time you come home have gotten you into the holiday spirit. Now that your kids are off from school and you have some days off from work, we've put together our favorite desserts and drinks that will help you dive head-first into holiday cheer! Here are some super easy holiday dessert activities for you and the kiddos to do, topped off with fabulous adult-only seasonal...

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The Perfect Song and Drink Pairings to get into the Holiday Spirit

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas and you’re ready to get into the holiday spirit. It’s time to bust out the bottles and get sippin’! Indulge the right way and try out these clink-worthy song and drink pairings. They're perfect for large family gathering, an entertaining evening with close friends or an intimate night in. Cheers to a very merry and not so Silent Night for you and your loved ones! Song: The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You) Drink: Mexican...

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Everything You Need To Know to Sound Like a Wine Connoisseur

Wine. A symbol of status, a way to relax or just a really delicious grape juice? Whatever your thoughts, knowing a little something about wine is an easy way to impress, and you don’t need to get a sommelier’s license to do it! Keep these facts tucked away to use around the table this Thanksgiving, at upcoming holiday parties or when out for drinks with friends. How Is Wine Even Made? Photo by Sven Wilhelm Understanding how wine was able to make...

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10 Ways to Declutter your Mind and Home before the Holidays

The holiday season is a stressful time of year, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We know – you’re tired of making sure everything runs seamlessly while also maintaining your cool. We’re here to help you get through this season without having a minor meltdown in the middle of gift-wrapping. Minimize the clutter in your mind and home with these easy 5-minutes activities: 1. Focus on your breath. Photo by Eli DeFaria This seemingly easy exercise is a...

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Our Sweet Tooth Guide to the Holiday Season

For those with a sweet tooth, the holidays is heaven on earth. Pies, cakes and chocolates appear as if from nowhere and sugary treats are deemed guilt-free. November marks the official beginning of the holiday season where "dessert first" people like myself have plenty of opportunity to indulge at family meals and holiday parties. This year, I decided to make it my mission to find the best homemade holiday sweets out there to help all my fellow foodies enjoy the next two...

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