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5 Ways to Throw a Pinterest-Perfect Mardi Gras Party

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Mardi Gras is upon us; meaning plenty of celebration and an obnoxious amount of food before Lent is a must. Throw the perfect Fat Tuesday party on March 4 with some of our favorite party picks below -- including creative cakes, cocktails and savory treats. (No beads necessary.) More Must-Clicks: 5 Recipes to... 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

12 Surprisingly Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments

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Add some flair to your tree with the 12 easy-to-make Christmas ornaments. Not only are they fool-proof (well...almost), but these festive ornaments will have your holiday guests wondering when you suddenly got so crafty... More Must-Clicks: 11 Creative Christmas Mantels You Need to Copy WIN IT: A $150 Gift Card to... read more

8 Christmas Gifts for Your Guy (That He Definitely Won’t Return)

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Let's face it: Men aren't that picky. (I mean, just look at his taste in ex-girlfriends.) But when it comes to presents, why does your guy always make excuses to exchange the latest gift you got him? To spare yourself the headache of holiday shopping, I asked my friends at The Knot...

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11 Creative Christmas Mantels You Need to Copy

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Does your mantel look a little worse for wear? Dress up your fireplace for the holiday season by re-creating one of these inspiring looks: Our favorite look of the season? This bold setup from At the Picket Fence. Hot pink candles and a sleek art-deco mirror make this read more

9 Annoying Things Every Couple Does During the Holidays

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Yay, holidays! Yay, happy couples! These are two joyous things. But sometimes they collide in a way that makes the rest of want to snap the heads off gingerbread men.  So this year, why not give everyone the best gift of all and avoid these annoying holiday habits. -- Jeff Wilser is the editor of... read more

$20 Tuesday: 5 Festive Christmas Ornaments

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Add some shine to your Christmas tree without blowing your entire holiday budget. Here's how: Silver Sparkle Ornament at Pier 1, $4.95 Gold and Silver Nova Ornament at ZGallerie, $8 Embellished Teardrop Ornament (set of 3) at Macy's, $18 Ice Orb Ornament in Green at Anthropologie, read more

11 Ecards That Perfectly Describe Your Holiday Season

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Dreading office party small talk? Planning to regift that hideous sweater from your Aunt Beth? Luckily, there's an ecard for that. These 11 holiday cards remind us that our inner Scrooge does, in fact, exist (and he's hilarious). read more