holidays

It’s Not a Thanksgiving Party Without Rosé!

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Girls get it. It's not a party without a touch of pink. Send a gal into a wine shop, there's a good chance she's walking out with some rosé in hand. It just feels more fun! It's crisp, quirky... read more

A Feathered Stone Place Card You Can DIY in Under 15 Minutes

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Thanksgiving is all about the autumn bounty, so why not show your guests where to sit at your table with a nature-inspired place card? We created a super-simple feather and stone version that you can DIY in under fifteen minutes and for less than $10 (for all of them!). Here's how: What You'll Need: Fine... read more

5 Last Minute Hostess Gifts You Can Find at Any Store

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Oh, s*%t, you forgot the hostess gift! It's bound to happen at some point, especially with so many dinner parties or friendly gatherings during the holiday season. Here are five fail-proof hostess gifts that you can find at almost any store.

1. Flowers Never underestimate the appeal of receiving flowers when you’re a hostess...

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4 Delicious Ways to Make the Most of Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Put those precious Thanksgiving leftovers to good use with one of these four creative recipes -- from a sausage-filled breakfast casserole to one creamy comfort food: Pea and Bacon Risotto Toss those leftover peas into this savory, bacon-topped comfort food courtesy of food blogger, Stephanie Le. GET THE RECIPE... read more

Your Ultimate Thanksgiving Survival Guide

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Thanksgiving is basically now and the family is arriving. Eek! Here's everything you need to know so you can survive this feast of a holiday. The first step to playing ultimate hostess is setting the perfect Thanksgiving table. Here's a Rustic Chic Thanksgiving Table you can do yourself. But... read more

Make Your Guests Feel at Home with These Simple Tricks

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The holiday season means houseguests and since you love them dearly (yes, all of them), you’ll want to make them feel welcome and at home in your house. Here are ten steps to ensure your favorite guests feels welcome.

1. Quality Linens We’ve all been there when we’re a guest at someone’s home when...

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Etiquette Expert Lynda Rodríguez Shares Her Tips for the Perfect Holiday Table

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While attending a Christofle Star Table Series event in New York, we met international etiquette expert and table designer, Lynda Rodríguez, who created a luxe holiday scape. We snagged some easy-to-apply tips from the expert, which you can use even if you don't have a drawer full Christofle silver (it is pretty... read more

Give Thanks with These Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Still stumped on what to bring to your in-laws for turkey day? Look no further. Make the most of this in-season veggie by taste-testing one of these healthy squash recipes at your Thanksgiving table: Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili with Avocado The perfect super-savory fall soup (with a kick!). read more

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals You Need to Know About

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If there's one thing that gets us out of our Thanksgiving stuffed-to-the-gills turkey tryptophan food coma, it's a Black Friday or Cyber Monday sale. Here are a few deals from our favorite shops that will help you cross off a few names from your list.

AERIN Thursday, Nov. 27th - Monday,...

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The Best Big-Batch Thanksgiving Cocktail

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If you can't be trusted around an oven but still feel obligated to bring something -- anything -- to the Thanksgiving table, then this big-batch cocktail is the way to go. Made with fresh fruit, white wine, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla vodka, it's a sweet Thanksgiving cocktail that everyone at... read more