Top 10 Thanksgiving Dinner Trends

How will you be giving thanks this year? Our top 10 2013 Thanksgiving trends will take you every step of the way this holiday, from setting the table to using up your Turkey Day leftovers. Here are the trends showing up around the country. 1. Gold flatware Gold knives, forks and spoons will fit nicely into your autumn color scheme and they’ll also add a touch of elegance to your table. Gold napkin Read more ...

Eat, Drink and Give Merrily

Creative Ideas for Edible Gifts ‘Tis the season to give gifts and eat delicious food—so it makes perfect sense to combine the two! Edible (or drinkable) gifts are an inexpensive way to thank all your holiday hostesses. Here are some fun gift ideas that will satisfy everyone’s holiday cravings. Wine is obvious choice when it comes to hostess gifts. Make your bottle stand out from Read more ...

8 Tips for Packing and Shipping Your Holiday Gifts

Unless you have a team of elves, you'll probably ship a few gifts this holiday season. But a trip to the post office doesn't need to turn into an afternoon outing. Here are some tips on how to get your holiday gifts safely and efficiently to their destination. Allow three inches per side between the gift box and the shipping box. Fill it with crumpled paper or foam. Seal boxes with at least 2-inch Read more ...

Take Advantage of Post Halloween Sales

The day after Halloween is a great time to score some terrific deals. But more candy? Fall decorations? Those things may not be on the top of your shopping list. But here’s a tip—many Halloweenish things can be repurposed. Here are some ways to take advantage of the big price cuts and find yourself a bargain or two for upcoming events. Wedding season may be the furthest thing from your Read more ...