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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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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Hosting a Huge Thanksgiving? Read This First!

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The holidays are here! Hopefully this news brings a smile to your face and warms your heart, but there’s a chance it also may induce a little bit of stress especially if you are playing the role of “host” this year for one or more holiday celebration.

With Thanksgiving just days away, we wanted to provide you with our best tips for surviving the holidays as you host family and friends. Planning, cooking, cleaning and making sure everyone is comfortable is more than a full time job, but we want to be sure you enjoy the moment, too! Let’s start …

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9 Tips for Throwing a Valentine’s Day Party

What better holiday than Valentine’s Day to put some extra love and special touches into hosting a great event? It’s the perfect day to show your friends, family or significant other just how much you care by throwing a memorable celebration filled with festive decorations and good food.

Aside from simply incorporating some red hearts into your table setting, there are a lot of opportunities to really think outside the box and get creative with your Valentine’s Day party. Here are a few of ideas to help inspire you to start planning today!

Use classic treats for decoration inspiration

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How to Make Your Holiday Party Stand Out

Tis the season for holiday parties! Big, small, elaborate or intimate – no party is the same. So how do you make your holiday party stand out among the rest? The key is to incorporate creative decorations, fun activities and a crowd-pleasing menu to ensure your guests will be talking about all the fun they had long after the New Year.

Here are 7 expert tips for throwing your best holiday party yet!

Pick a theme.

When planning a holiday party, it might seem obvious that the theme will be…well, the holidays. Dare to think outside the box and incorporate …

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