3 Ways to Give Back this Christmas

3-ways-to-give-back-this-christmasChristmas is a wonderful time of year because it’s filled with the joy of gift-giving. But for the many people and families in need, this is a time of year that can be exceptionally lonely and stressful. As we celebrate the season, we also have the ability to help many people in need. Here are just a few ideas for how you can give back this Christmas!

Host a party with a purpose

This is the time of year when holiday parties take over our social calendar. If you’re planning to host a holiday party of your own, make it …

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4 Tips to Planning a Successful Work Holiday Party

4-tips-to-planning-a-successful-work-holiday-partyIf you’re responsible for organizing your work party this year, you may feel a bit overwhelmed by the idea of trying to plan something that pleases everyone. Unfortunately the idea of an “office party” has gotten a bad reputation from many failed attempts that resulted in awkward or boring situations.

Don’t despair! With a little advice, you can pull off a great work party that pleases most people and gets guests engaged. Use these four tips to get started…

Make it convenient

Most importantly, you want to pick a date, time and location that is convenient for most people. Consider …

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How to Host a Stress-Free Family Holiday

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With the start of November, we are officially in holiday season. In just a few weeks we’ll kick things off with Thanksgiving followed by holiday parties, Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. There’s a good chance you’ll be hosting at least one of these holidays where family and friends will join you in your home.

There’s no question that planning a holiday get together can be stressful. From nailing down everyone’s travel schedules and finding enough sleeping accommodations to planning out meals and activities, even the most seasoned hosts and hostesses can find themselves caught up in the stress of holiday …

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Last Minute Tips for Your Most Festive Christmas Yet!

Last Minute Tips for Your Most Festive Christmas Yet

Christmas is right around the corner! While the focus is certainly on the meaning of the day and the time you get to spend with family and friends, who doesn’t love to put a little energy into making our entertaining space look extra festive?

If you’re planning to host any type of holiday celebration this year, you’ll want to take note of these great tips for quickly and cheaply giving your home a boost of Christmas cheer.

Make use of fresh greens

Don’t spend any money, just a couple of minutes gathering evergreen clippings from your yard or neighborhood. Next, …

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6 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Office Holiday Party

6 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Office Holiday PartyThe annual office holiday party can be a loved or dreaded occasion – and it really comes down to how you plan it. The good news is that with a little thought and creativity you can plan a celebration that allows your employees to spend time with each other socially and build relationships beyond just work.

But it’s important to keep their ideas and preferences in mind, since it’s truly a party for them after all!

Take a look at our top 6 expert tips for hosting the perfect office holiday party. And by perfect, we mean one that people …

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