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Hosting the Holiday Dinner: Tips and Tricks to Make You a Better St. Nick

This is your first year hosting the holiday dinner. You want it to be the talk of the family for years to come, and not because it was a failure, but because you were such a dynamite host.

There are the invitations to send, the menu to put together and the seating to organize. There’s knowing which aunt to seat next to which cousin and which china goes best with which runner. In short, there’s a lot to being a host! Here are some tried and true methods in creating a festive holiday atmosphere without burning the candle at both ends.

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Perfect Gifts for the Mother of the Bride Or Mother of the Groom

Planning for a wedding is a daunting task; simply ask any former bride or bride-to-be! More often than not, she will also let you know that she couldn’t have done it without the aid of her mother.

A woman’s future mother-in-law is also often a source of help or necessary advice. With that in mind, isn’t it a nice idea to provide these ladies each a unique gift created solely for that Mother-Of-the-Bride or Mother of the Groom? Continue reading “Perfect Gifts for the Mother of the Bride Or Mother of the Groom”

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Things to Consider when Choosing a Portrait Photographer

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Over the years, we all change. (And wrinkle!)

As families grow up, it is an excellent idea to have a portrait done once a year to show the changes over the progression of time. Whether you wish to have a portrait done as a Mother’s Day present, a holiday  or for a gift for someone’s birthday, a professional portrait of your recipient’s loved ones can be a gift that they will cherish for years to come.

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