Holidays

 

On St. Patrick’s Day, everybody’s Irish and looking to celebrate. So plan a party! Bust out something green to wear, invite your guests to do the same and get into the spirit on Friday, March 17. St. Patrick’s Day is all about traditions and there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate Irish heritage and...

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This guide is sure to lead you to a Valentine’s Day like none you’ve had before, but it takes at least one day of planning. I promise it will be fun for both parties and will mix up your Valentine’s Day. Scavenger Hunt – Start the morning with a scavenger hunt. Put the first clue somewhere easy to find. From...

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If you’ve ever hosted a party around the holidays, you know how much planning and prepping goes into putting on a fabulous soiree. This year, though you may be off the hook with all the prep work, you still have a duty as a gracious guest to get your host a little something-something to thank them for all their hard...

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The holidays are here. With holidays comes holiday parties. With holiday parties comes holiday guests. Want to be totally ready for those guests? Here’s how: Floor mats: There is a good chance your guests will be rushing in from the cold and snow and all of that melting snow and ice is going to drench your floors....

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The first night of Hanukkah and Christmas Eve land on the same day in 2016.  The first night of Hanukkah falling on Christmas Eve is so rare that it has only happened 4 times in the last 100 years. It is often said that blue represents a generosity of spirit or for those who seek wisdom and honesty.  And it...

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Don’t stress out about hosting a holiday party. With some organization and a few tricks/tips, you can have a party that everyone can enjoy…even you! Cocktail party or a sit-down dinner? The first thing to think about when planning a party is the format. A sit-down dinner is more formal, but intimate and usually much...

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Finding the perfect gifts for family and friends can be a challenge, especially around the holidays. To make the task a little easier, I’ve compiled a list of Chicagoland’s and Milwaukee’s best holiday shopping locations. Chicagoland MAGNIFICENT MILE SHOPS – Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL If you’re looking for...

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If you find yourself stuck inside this winter because of freezing temperatures and piles of snow, consider some of these fun DIY centerpiece ideas to decorate your dinner table or any part of your house for that matter. Decorative Wine bottle DIY Gold Glitter Centerpiece Bottles via Delightful Details Supplies: Wine...

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Few emotions are as universally understood as the feeling of coming home. It doesn’t matter where you’re from, what nationality you are, or even the size of the place you come back to, we all have experienced that moment of coming home. However, there are a chosen few whose homecoming moments are more precious...

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Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19: the perfect time to celebrate dad and reflect on the many ways he’s made a difference in your life. But sometimes it’s difficult to ponder new gift ideas to show how much you’re thankful to have the greatest dad! Think outside the tie box this year and try one of these fun...

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