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18 Easy DIY New Year’s Eve Party Ideas to Welcome 2018

How were your fun-filled Christmas weekend and a busy Boxing Day filled with plenty of activity? Maybe you are still enjoying a week-long vacation …

Chemicals

17 subscription boxes that make great last-minute gifts for everyone on your list

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>So you missed your …

Shopping

22 Gift Ideas That You Can Order Online Right This Second And They Will Be Delivered By Christmas

The hour by hour countdown to Christmas is on, and for those of us who have yet to finish our holiday shopping, the dreaded nightmare of long lines, full parking lots, and fellow erratic desperate shoppers is about to become a reality. Thankfully, the internet is here to save us all. Some online …

Shopping

Chocolate Doughnuts With Damson Fool Recipe - Great British Chefs

A dessert of warm chocolate doughnuts, dusted liberally in sugar, is always going to be a winner, but Adam Gray gives these decadent treats an …

Dessert

Size (And Sound) Matters When It Comes To Bubbles In Your Sparkling Wine

Oenophiles have debated the most desirable characteristics of bubbles in champagne and sparkling wines for centuries, with most purists swearing that the smaller the bubble, the better the wine. But up until recently, few thought to listen to the bubbles themselves for answers.<p>Scientists at the …

Sparkling Wine

Celebrate the End of 2017 at These 13 New Restaurants

Looking for an awesome restaurant recommendation? No matter the occasion, price point or neighborhood, the DINE app has you covered. You can download …

Affordable Sparkling Wines for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is one of our favorite holidays. Not only because it allows us to banish the last vestiges of all the crappy events that happened in …

Napa Valley

The 100 Best Cookbooks of All Time

So many great titles, so little shelf space. These are the best of the best.

Books

New Years Eve Appetizers Everybody Secretly Hates - Delish.com

Appetizers are a gift from above to a bunch of tipsy New Years Eve partiers, but not all are created equal. Here are the six you should avoid if you …

Cooking

Trifle Terrine Cake Recipe - Great British Chefs

Selasi Gbormittah serves up a showstopper in the form of this trifle terrine cake recipe. Layers of chestnut cream, chocolate mousse and rum-soaked …

Langoustines Wrapped in Pancetta Recipe - Great British Chefs

Gary Foulkes serves up a stunning canapé for Christmas – langoustines wrapped in pancetta and topped with Medjool dates (playfully named 'shrimp in …

16 Super Last-Minute Gifts That Busy Girls Will Love

Shopping

Santa without the stress: last minute tech Christmas gift guide

The time has probably passed for Christmas delivery, and the shops are going to be rammed, so here’s a list of gifts that can be bought and delivered instantly from the comfort of the sofa in case you’ve forgotten someone on Christmas Eve.<p>Netflix<p>Netflix is arguably the king of streaming services, …

App Store

Top last-minute holiday gifts for gamers

The holiday shopping season is almost over, but a lot of folks are still getting their gifts together, while others rely on the last minute to get all their shopping done. So if you’re still stuck for gift ideas for the gamers in your life, we have a few suggestions.<p>Retro gaming is coming back in a …

Retrogaming

25 Gifts Under $25 for the Travel Fanatic in Your Life

The 25 ideas here are hand-picked by travel editors as the things we love to bring along when we’re on the road.<p>There’s a reason $25 is such a …

Shopping

Gift Guide: Last minute gifts and stocking stuffers that are actually good

We’ve only got a few more days until Christmas, and maybe you’re starting get a little nervous about all the folks who are still on your gift-giving list. Sure, they might not be your closest friends or best-loved family members… but you can’t ignore them entirely, can you?<p>Don’t worry, TechCrunch …

Shopping

TV Marathons To Watch On New Year's Eve, Because It's A Lot Cheaper Than Going Out

Whether going out for New Year’s Eve just isn’t your thing or you waited until the last minute to find a sitter, the typical party night really …

TV

Last-minute Christmas gift ideas for you holiday slackers out there

I started today just like every other December morning — woke up, grabbed a coffee, then came to the sudden realization that Christmas is almost here …

Shopping

All That Glitters: New Years Eve Party Decor Ideas

Now that 2017 is coming to a close, you can forget about those New Year’s resolutions you never accomplished and begin planning your New Year’s Eve …

Decorations

The 5 best podcasts to keep you company over the holidays

Looking for some podcasts to keep you company while traveling over the holidays? Or to listen to as an escape from your family? We’ve got you.<p>The intimacy of listening to a podcast — having someone’s voice being piped in to your ear — is the perfect medium for exploring dating, relationships, the …

Relationships

14 Gift Cards People Won't Just Want to Regift

Whether your recipient is hard to please or you’re just over shopping (who isn't at this point?), these gift cards will be most appreciated—and, more …

5 Best Photo Booth Props for Your NYE Party

What’s a NYE party without a photo booth? New Years is, after all, about memories, those we cherish and those we might have lost forever under the …

Decorations

The One Mistake You’re Making When Hosting a New Year’s Eve Party

A New Year’s Eve soiree is the one time of year you can go the full tilt in the glitz and glam departments, with plenty of metallic streamers, …

Country Lifestyle

2018 Food Trends: Here’s what everyone will be eating (and Instagramming)

Nothing unites Americans quite like their love — or hatred — of food. Food trends attract a special kind of admiration and sometimes, disgust: In …

Flavors

Throw A 'Great Gatsby' Themed New Year's Eve Party With These 7 Tips

Want to ring in the new year with a bookish flair? I have all the guidance you need to throw a <i>Great Gatsby</i> New Year's party your friends won't soon …

These Are the World's Most Fascinating Hangover Cures

Every country has a way to get you back on your feet after a night of drinking, but they're not always for the faint of heart (or stomach)<p>If there’s …

8 Winter Wedding Centerpieces Beautiful for the Holidays

Warm up a cold-weather celebration with these winter wedding centerpieces. See 8 winter wedding centerpiece ideas we love.

Weddings

14 Brilliant Last-Minute New Year’s Eve Appetizers

Now that your friends have peer-pressured you into hosting a last-minute New Year’s Eve bash, cue the panic: What the heck are you going to serve? …

Cooking

How to Bring the Pom-Pom Christmas Decor Trend to Your Holiday Party

Chemicals

Pain Perdu Recipe - Great British Chefs

Matt Gillan gives this pain perdu recipe a delicious wintry twist, thanks to the flavours of star anise and cinnamon. Serve with a scoop of your …