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4 Ideas for the Perfect Mardi Gras Party

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Let the good times roll! Mardi Gras is almost here, that day of wild partying that traditionally marked the last day of fun and festivities before the ascetic season of Lent began. Even if you can’t be in New Orleans for the big day, you can still get in on some of the action from home, by hosting the perfect Mardi Gras party! We’ve come up with a few different ideas that you can use to make sure your night of revelry is as fantastic…

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Resolve to Party Smarter This New Year

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It’s almost time to break out the champagne glasses and the confetti – New Year’s Eve is fast approaching. With the celebration comes the time for making New Year’s resolutions. If you love entertaining, then this might just be the perfect time of year to set your game plan for parties to come.

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How To Throw a New Year’s Eve Bash on a Budget


Celebrating the New Year marks a time for reflection but also, a new beginning. With people everywhere thinking about the New Year’s resolution that they’ll set this January 1st, others are getting a head start on planning the perfect New Year’s bash. If you’re a party planner at heart, but just can’t afford to throw the types of parties you’d like to, don’t worry. Don’t let the cost of throwing a party stop you from having one at all! By adopting a few of the…

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How to Host Thanksgiving on a Budget


Thanksgiving is one of the great American holidays. It’s a time to appreciate friends, family and all of the things you have, no matter where you are in your life. For many people, though, hosting Thanksgiving can be worrisome, since it can be very expensive to buy food, drinks, plates for the table settings and other general expenses. The next four steps are the most important for making sure that your bank account is still in the black after Thanksgiving is all said and done.

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3 Ways to Spice Up Your Thanksgiving Feast


With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to start making preparations, especially if it will be hosted at your home this year. How many people will there be? Which dish are you responsible for bringing? How will you decorate? Even though Thanksgiving is one of the only holidays that is exclusively celebrated in the United States, that doesn’t mean you can’t look for other parts of the world for inspiration when planning your meal this year. Read for ideas of how to spice up…

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How to Get Your Kids Involved in Thanksgiving

  Most of the time when kids want to help out with party preparations, they can get underfoot and accidentally stick their little fingers in places they don’t belong. Rather than sending them away to their rooms to keep them from getting into trouble, give them a few easy tasks so they can be part of Thanksgiving preparations safely, and with minimal chaos.

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Create a White Christmas Party

White Christmas

The idea of a white Christmas has become something of a nostalgic idea. Every child must have fantasized at least once to waking up Christmas morning with a winter wonderland outside their home. Well, if you do not have snow this year, or do not live where it snows, you can turn your home into its own winter wonderland. After all, no one is immune to the allure that is a new snowfall; the glistening of the sun on icy tree branches or the clouds…

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5 Thanksgiving Party Decor Ideas

Thanksgiving Party Ideas

This fall the biggest party times are Halloween and Thanksgiving. While it’s always great fun to break out the sweet treats and costumes for Halloween, you may be looking forward to the delectable dinners of Thanksgiving, and all the fall-themed party options that come with it. Here are a few ideas to throw the perfect Thanksgiving party, whether it be for family, friends, or both.  

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Happy New Year! How to Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah, which is celebrated over the course of two days, is considered one of the two holidays that make up the High Holy Days for Jewish people. It is an important holiday for practicing Jews, symbolizing the beginning of a new year by sharing in family gatherings, special meals and sweet foods. Although it is not considered a federal holiday in the United States, Rosh Hashanah is the start of a new year, a holiday that every American celebrates, perhaps just on different days….

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How to Plan a Patriotic Labor Day Weekend Party

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Labor Day, always falling on the first Monday of September, annually marks the unofficial end of summer. Kids are returning to school and schedules are back on track, making it difficult to live the carefree summer lifestyle any longer. Although it may be the end of summer, Labor Day can still be a joy-filled day accompanied by the last patriotic party of the year. The tips below will help you plan a Labor Day weekend party that will be the talk of all your friends…

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