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Trend Alert: A Perfectly Golden Thanksgiving Table

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Thanksgiving is a mere week away, so we stopped into Christofle's Madison Avenue boutique to snag some tabletop inspiration from the Parisian master silversmiths. Over the past few months, they've hosted the Star Table Series, where a designer stages a dreamy, seasonal tabletop. Last night was the seventh in the series, "A Thanksgiving Setting" by... read more

A Healthy Food Blogger Shares Her Kitchen Secrets

Silvana's Kitchen bookbook
Managing to pull off a homemade meal any night of the week is tough enough, but making it gluten and dairy-free sounds all sorts of impossible. Surprisingly though, cookbook author, editor and former bakery owner Silvana Nardone makes it look foolproof. From sweet cinnamon-swirl pancakes to freshly-made... read more

The Best Chocolate Cake You'll Ever Have

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In the mood for something sweet? When that post-dinner craving hits, save room for an easy homemade dessert that doesn't take a whole lot of skill (or a fancy-looking stand mixer) to pull off. Just mix, bake and indulge: What You'll Need: For the Cake: 1 1/2 cups... read more

Paradise Found Inside the Bahamian Home of HSN Designer India Hicks

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The wintery weather has already started to blast NYC, shocking our senses that are still dreaming of the balmy summer nights. To aid our disillusion, we took a peek inside the Harbour Island home of HSN designer, India Hicks and chatted about infusing the home with a little island flair. After all, what better place to escape the cold... read more

Relationship Authors Get Real With The Nest: An Essay by Kim Gruenenfelder

Kim Gruenenfelder wrote Keep Calm and Carry a Big Drink
Sadly, it's the last day for The Nest to host a series of essays about real life marriage by female authors who primarily write about love and marriage in their fiction titles. These authors who write about fictional marriage have dished out the truth on real relationships through a series of personal essays, showing their incredible insight into... read more

ICYMI — 10 Surprising Health Insurance Facts You Need to Know!

Couple Using Their Tablet to Sign Up for Health InsurancePhoto: Thinkstock
Don't have work-based health insurance, and you still didn't sign up for coverage through HealthCare.gov? We caught up with Lisa Zamosky, healthcare correspondent and contributor to the TurboTax Blog, who gave the scoop, so you don't have to sort through all the details alone, and can quickly make the... read more

Teepees, Wall Hangings and Kitten Wallpaper at the Land of Nod Spring Preview

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DIY wall hangings, artisan fabric animal busts and kitten wallpaper? These are just a few finds that were très charmant at the Land of Nod spring preview that was held last night in a five-story brownstone in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York. The brand that is well known for their children's decor and accessories... read more

Relationship Authors Get Real With The Nest: An Essay by Marissa Stapley

Marissa Stapley wrote Mating For Life
For the next day, The Nest is hosting a series of essays about real life marriage by female authors who primarily write about love and marriage in their fiction titles. These authors who write about fictional marriage are ready to dish out the truth on real relationships through a series of personal essays, showing their... read more

Gift Guide for Him: Splurge / Save

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Buying for the man in your life can be tricky, especially when it comes to how much to spend. Whether you're looking to splurge on him with one big ticket item or save on his gift, we've got the goods for the man in your life. More Must-Clicks: The Ultimate Gift Guide for... 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... read more