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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

All That Glitters: New Years Eve Party Decor Ideas

<b>* Decor ideas to outfit your New Year’s Eve party</b> <b><br>* Grab Instagram-worthy photo back-drops, from balloons to tinsel</b> <b><br>* These 2018 invitations make bold,</b> …

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

5 Best Photo Booth Props for Your NYE Party

<b>* Must-have photo booth accessories</b> <b><br>* Backdrops, gags and props</b> <b><br>* Plus IRL emoji cut-outs</b><p>What’s a NYE party without a photo booth? New Years is, after …

Emoji

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, …

New Year's Eve

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 …

Decorations

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 …

The Great Gatsby

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

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

Subpar

How To Host A Hygge Holiday Party: Get Cozy, Embrace Imperfection

Forget the party dresses and uncomfortable shoes. Toss the fussy canapés — and instead, simmer the soup.<p>At writer and radio producer Anne Ford's holiday party this year, it's all about comfort. "I like the idea of having some kind of holiday celebration, but not the kind where you have to wear …

Hygge

Christmas competition: Five games for families over the holidays

The holidays are times when we all come together, so I see nothing wrong with a little friendly competition with friends and family who might be visiting. If you agree, here are a few multiplayer games and activities to get the blood pumping.<p>Sparc<p>Part Pong, part dodgeball, this VR game lets you go …

Hot Wheels

Where To Get Wrapping Paper Overnighted, Because Christmas Is Coming

My mom is kind of a gift wrapping expert. So much so that you almost don't want to unwrap her gifts — <i>almost.</i> She trims them in gorgeous, sparkling …

Barnes & Noble

Christmas Décor We Loved So Much We’re Already Planning for Next Year

It’s never too early to start, right?<p>In the South, celebrating Christmas is done in many ways, from the cookies we bake to the garland we hang, and …

Decorations

5+ Cute, Creative Gift-wrapping Tips for the Holidays

A handful of clever and festive wrapping ideas for all your gift-giving needs<p>The way we wrap and present our packages can be just as much fun as …

Crafting

The 4 Best Festive Games For Your Holiday Festivities

<b>* Pick up the holiday version of some classic board games</b> <b><br>* Game options for adults and children</b> <b><br>* Trivia, charades, and card games</b><p>With the holidays in …

Decorations

David Stark Creates Unique Menorahs from Bread, Candy, and More Photos

If you celebrate Hanukkah, at some point last week before the first night of the Festival of Lights you likely went into a cabinet or storage bin to take out the menorah for its annual week in the spotlight. Or…you didn't. The team at David Stark Design decided to get creative with its Hanukkah …

Menorahs

7 Fun Family Traditions to Start This New Year’s

The gift-giving holidays have come and gone. The hanukkiah is safely tucked away, and the tree’s lights are coming down. The year is done, and it’s time to celebrate, but now that you’re a mama it’s time to nix the late-night New Year’s Eve plans. Replace the old night of Champagne-fueled …

Hot Chocolate

5 Tips for Hosting a Stress-Free, Last-Minute Holiday Party

You didn’t <i>plan</i> on having a holiday party this year. But after scrolling through Pinterest and feeling inspired by all of the colorful Christmas decorations and festive recipes, you’re left with some serious hosting #goals. Good news — it’s not too late! You can easily throw a fab and festive …

Decorations

Christmas Cacti, Rainbow Stockings, and More Christmas Craft Projects to Make This Weekend

Christmas Trees

Are Brussels Sprouts the New Holiday Decor Trend?

Brussels sprouts are having something of a renaissance these days. We’ve wizened to the fact that the mushy green vegetables are delicious crisped, roasted, even raw. But now it seems a new trend is taking the produce off the plate, opting instead to use brussels sprouts as Christmas decor.<p>The idea …

Food

Festive DIY Holiday Season Wreaths as You Gear Up for Christmas

Another week of December is behind us and that means we are getting ever so closer to the biggest day of the Holiday Season. Even if you did spend …

Decorations

23 Food Ornaments to Make Your Christmas Tree Look Like a Buffet

Why use tinsel when you can trim the tree with pizza?<p>Snowmen, creepy little Santas, and pictures of you in kindergarten are probably ornaments on your Christmas tree. Tradition is great, but there are even better options out there, like your favorite foods. Check out some eerily-realistic food …

Decorations

How To Make Glam Salt Dough Ornaments for Christmas

You may have made salt dough ornaments as a kid, yes? Well, we took the classic homemade ornament to the next level by gilding the humble craft with …

Baking

A Step-By-Step Guide To Creating Your Own Foraged Evergreen Wreath

Wreath season isn’t just for the Martha Stewart’s of the world anymore— fancy free, whimsical and wild is in. Don’t be afraid to build a wreath …

Decorations

21 Cool Christmas Tree Alternatives Including Trendy Decorated Pineapples!

You never know when and how it happens. Every year you make a promise to yourself that next year will be different; that you will be more prepared …

Decorations

3 Trendy Ways to Make Your Mantel Feel Festive for the Holidays

Decorating your mantel is the quickest way to make a fun holiday statement. Since it’s situated front and center in your home, it gives your garlands, wreaths, and stockings a chance to shine in front of all your guests and fills your space with holiday vibes — without you having to lift a finger …

Decorations

11 Best Artificial Christmas Trees That Will Last and Last

You won't be brushing up needles this year!<p>With easy set-up and clean-up (no more needles all over the floor!) and a look that's pretty close to the …

Decorations

Instagram Is Lit With This Holiday-Decor Trend

It's that time of year again, when we like to slowly drive up and down the streets of our neighborhoods ogling at just how much effort people put …

Decorations

13 Christmas Ornaments That Add a Festive Flourish

Trim your tree with a stylish assortment of trinkets.<p>Urban Outfitters Wine Glass Christmas Ornament<p><b>$12</b> BUY NOW<p>If all you want for Christmas is a …

Decorations