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5 Valentines Day Activities for Kids

5 Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids

By Tara Mastroeni / February 8, 2021
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Pandemic aside, Valentine’s Day is still a huge holiday for younger children. It’s a time for them to learn to express their emotions, participate in acts of kindness, and, of course, eat plenty of candy. With that in mind, we…

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10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Wrap a Gift

10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Wrap a Gift

By Aly Yale / November 30, 2020
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Let’s face it: Wrapping paper doesn’t come cheap. And when you throw in the tape, bows, ribbons, tags, and other supplies you need? It gets even more out of hand. Fortunately, store-bought paper isn’t your only option.  In fact, with…

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5 Tips for Making Your Christmas Tree Last

5 Tips for Making Your Christmas Tree Last

By Aly Yale / November 19, 2020
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This year was a doozy. So putting up your Christmas tree a little early this year? No one would blame you. (In fact, I’m probably doing it myself.)  There’s only one problem: The earlier you put that tree up, the…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Your Employees This Labor Day

5 Ways to Celebrate Your Employees This Labor Day

By Tara Mastroeni / September 2, 2020
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Believe it or not, Labor Day is almost here. While 2020 may not be the year to have a company-wide barbecue or another type of in-person celebration, it’s still crucial to take time out of your busy schedule to let…

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How to Celebrate the Fourth of July During a Pandemic

By Tara Mastroeni / June 29, 2020
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Believe it or not, the Fourth of July is right around the corner. While the traditional barbecues and pool parties may not be possible this year, there’s no reason why you can’t celebrate our nation’s birthday. With that in mind,…

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How to Observe and Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend While Social Distancing

How to Observe and Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend While Social Distancing

By Tara Mastroeni / May 18, 2020
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Believe it or not, Memorial Day is right around the corner. With social distancing measures still in place in many areas of the country, most of us have been left wondering how to celebrate the unofficial start of summer. To…

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Thanksgiving Table Settings: 8 of the Best Table Setting Ideas

By Aly Yale / November 14, 2019
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If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner, the food is usually front and center. In fact, you may have already planned the meal, jotted down a shopping list, and assigned sides and desserts to friends and family members. But what about your…

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How to Set the Perfect Thanksgiving Table

By Aly Yale / November 14, 2018
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For most holiday hosts, Thanksgiving is all about the food. They slave away for hours, cutting, prepping, basting, and baking, and when all is said and done, they hurriedly dig in — desperate to eat up before the turkey gets…

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How to Save Money This Holiday Season—Without Being a Grinch

By Aly Yale / December 19, 2017
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Don’t want to spend all your cash this season, but still aspire to buy your loved ones all those gifts they’ve been eyeing? Thankfully, wanting to save money doesn’t have to mean being a Grinch in this day and age.…

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A Time for Giving: Charities to Donate to in 2017

By Tim Coutis / December 18, 2017
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Learn which national and global charities are available to give 2017 holiday donations to, which can be part of your 2017 Federal income Tax deductions.

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