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Christmas

How to Store Holiday Lights Without Tangles

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Taking down your holiday lights and storing them until next year doesn’t have to be messy or complicated. Although not as much fun as putting them up, taking down your Christmas tree lights is generally quicker than putting them up. The key to pain-free Christmas decorating next year is to store your lights properly this... read more

How To Easily Hang Exterior Holiday Lights

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Unsure how to hang your exterior holiday lights on your house? There are a wide variety of clips, ties and fasteners on the market that can make holiday light hanging easier than ever. What hasn’t become any easier is climbing a ladder and safely navigating the roof in inclement, winter weather. Each year, thousands... read more

A Festive White Cranberry Mimosa Recipe

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Today we are bringing you a delicious and festive cocktail recipe. Whether you're hosting a holiday party or just a boozy brunch, this white cranberry mimosa is a must-have. After all the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving, now is the time to unwind, decorate your tree and turn on some Christmas... read more

10 Non-Traditional Christmas Trees to Give Your Home Serious Holiday Spirit

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Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree. How we love you, but not your mess of needles that we're somehow still picking out of the carpet in July. This year, the team at NousDecor is opting for a Christmas tree alternative. (Did you even realize there were options beyond Douglas vs. Noble Fir?) Tissue paper, cardboard,... read more

Gift Guide: Gifts for Him

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From new (i.e. clean) pajamas for your little bro, to a fancy coffee press for your best guy friend, here are the top gifts for all the men in your life. read more

Bring the Outside In! Simple Snowball Cookies

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It's not the holidays without nibbling on a few of these bite-sized cuties. These fun and easy-to-bake Snowball Cookies are the right not-too-sweet treat in the perfect package. What You'll Need: 2 sticks of unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar, plus extra for rolling the cookie balls 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cup... read more

Hot Topic: What’s Fair When Splitting Holidays with Family?

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One of the first things I did when moving into a 940-square foot apartment more than 5 years ago with my then-boyfriend-now-husband was buy a large dining room table. "This space was made for entertaining!" I said. "Why do we have to have people over?" he said. The next year, we announced to both... read more

10 Awkward Christmas Photos We Wish We Could Unsee

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Think your annual Christmas card is bad? Think again. These couples prove that spreading holiday cheer isn't their strong suit... More Must-Clicks: 12 Sweet Desserts Perfect for Christmas 12 Surprisingly Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments 10 Amazingly Ugly Holiday Sweaters read more

8 Ways to Get in the Christmas Spirit This Season

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With Christmas only a week away, if you're not yet in the holiday spirit -- now is definitely a good time to start. Nesties shared with us what helps them avoid a bad case of the "bah humbugs": “A trip to see The Nutcracker, followed up with warm drinks from Starbucks and a ride home... read more

12 Sweet Desserts Perfect for Christmas

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Because chocolate-chip cookies just won't cut it, I found 12 Christmas desserts that you'll have trouble sharing this season: More Must-Clicks: 12 Surprisingly Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments Best Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas 5 Holiday Dinner Recipes You'll Love read more
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