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Simple + Thrifted Holiday Gathering

My goal this year for our holiday table was to stay as simple and affordable as possible. Let’s be honest, it’s not hard to spend a crazy amount of money on all of the stunning holiday decor out there! I could easily go broke at Crate & Barrel alone, simply because I want everything, and my holiday table would look AMAZING!!! However, I don’t have deep pockets and even if

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Al Fresco Wine and Cheese Dinner Party

For me, summer is at it’s best when I’m outside in our backyard surrounded by friends and family, feasting on a simple, yet incredible meal. The wine is refreshing and flowing, the music is setting the perfect mood, a bonfire is crackling in the distance for late night smores, and the sun slowly melting away as we laugh into the night. It’s magical!  The beauty about Al Fresco dining is that

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15 Ways to Add Sparkle & Shine to Your New Years Party!

Your New Year’s Eve party last year was fun, right? You had champagne for days, the perfect playlist, mouth-watering appetizers, and some obligatory 2015 decorations that you bought from the party store. Why not kick things up 15 notches with these DIY decorations that will turn your party from zero to confetti-blasted hero! Like right now. The countdown to 2017 is only moments away and all of these ideas are pretty much a

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide | For the Entertainer

I’m always in awe (and jealous) of those who have a love for entertaining – those who are simply natural at it and can throw together a party in 5 seconds flat! I have a few of those people in my life and couldn’t be more blessed by them! It’s always a treat when you get to go to their homes and watch them work their magic! I love shopping for someone who loves

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Get Inspired : Setting the Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is nearly a week away! I’m so excited! One of the most fun parts, I think, of Thanksgiving is getting the table set up and adorned with beautiful pumpkins, greenery, candles and all of the fun platters and plates you’ve kept stowed away for special occasions. Well, if you are like me and love to deck out your table in crazy splendor, then we’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled

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Herb Roasted Turkey with Apple Cider Gravy

We are officially on countdown to Thanksgiving, which is only about 2 weeks away, eek! If you are the lucky one that gets to host Thanksgiving dinner this year, then we’ve got your back! In the next week or so, we are going to bring you some great recipes and tips on how to make this Thanksgiving dinner a successful and yummy one. No quirky, unique recipes here folks, not

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