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holiday

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

DIY Confetti Balloons for your New Year’s Eve Celebration

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Ring in the New Year with a bang (or a pop!) with these fun, celebratory DIY confetti balloons! A few supplies from your local party store and you'll be able to put these together in no time with just 3 simple steps. These are sure to be a hit as the clock strikes midnight so make... read more

A Last-Minute Beauty Gift You Can DIY

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With holiday preparations in full swing, it can be a challenge to find just the right gift for everyone on your list. That's why we partnered with Justine Slattery of Brooklyn Soapworks, to bring you this super easy, customizable sugar scrub that you can DIY at home. With just a few simple... read more

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts for Her

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Whether you’re shopping for mom, your little sister, or your best friend, we’ve got you covered with unique gifts that every woman in your life will love. read more

4 Holiday Decor Schemes That AREN’T Red and Green

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When you think of holiday decor, your mind probably first goes to red and green. But what if you're tired of the go-to color scheme?  There are a lot of options for people who may want to switch things up. Whether you want to go more modern or stay with a traditional feel, the field... read more

An Autumnal Mimosa You Must Try

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November is in full swing, which means delicious holiday foods packed with fall flavors perfect for your table. We all know of apple cider in its basic form, but what about a new cocktail creation? Introducing the apple cider mimosa! The original mimosa equation (orange juice + sparkling wine) is a crowd favorite,... read more

7 Do's and Don'ts of Thanksgiving at the In-Laws

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Having Thanksgiving at the in-laws' this year? Follow these tips to survive the day: 1. Do call ahead a few days before and ask what you can bring. If they give you a specific dish request, ask if they have a special family recipe for it. It's a sweet gesture, plus do you really want... read more

DIY Geometric Napkin Rings for Your Thanksgiving Table

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Put a modern twist on your Thanksgiving table this year with these faceted geometric wooden napkin rings. A fun DIY project that's easy on the budget and simple to make. Use a darker wood like walnut for your napkin rings and pair with bright colored napkins to give your table a bold updated feel! What You'll Need:... read more

Fourth of July Cupcakes in a Jar!

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What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with festively layered Jar Cupcakes!? What You'll Need: (Serves 8 ) 1 box of white cake mix blue and red food dyes 2 containers of store-bought cake frosting (or homemade) 8, 8 oz. jars July 4th cake decorations (colored sprinkles, flags...) Step 1:... read more

An Affordable DIY Flower Arrangement for Mom

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We're always seeking out a DIY gift that mom will love, especially one that's easy on our bank account, so we sought out a go-to arrangement recipe from Carly Cylinder, Creative Director of Flour LA. Using just a glass beer mug (a narrow vase or juice glass also work!), a few locally grown flowers (Cylinder suggests: look for labels... read more
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