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A Christmas gift giving guide - making the most out of your holiday shopping

Dec 11, 2023
It's the most wonderful time of the year - and arguably one of the most stressful. Check out this gift giving guide to simplify your shopping this holiday season, whether you're buying for four or fourteen. Happy Holidays!
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Creating the Ultimate Charcuterie for Your Holiday Parties

Nov 28, 2023
It’s the perfect time to start planning your holiday parties and more importantly, what will be on the menu! Create the perfect charcuterie board that will impress your guests. Your charcuterie board can be customized to your guests' liking and will be the perfect appetizer to start your holiday party!
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Creating Memories with Holiday Tablescapes

Oct 26, 2023
With the holiday season quickly approaching its a great time to start getting some inspiration on how you will decorate your space. These beautiful Holiday Tablescapes will have you stocking up on a few holiday decorations. Check out these four amazing tablescapes to fuel your inspiration!
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Elevate Your Holiday Menu with Tasty Side Dishes

Oct 24, 2023
With the holiday season right around the corner it's the perfect time to start thinking of recipes for your upcoming holiday parties! Check out these fun and unique twists on classic side dishes that will wow your guests. These recipes are easy to make and are great side dish options for your main entree.
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Cherie Lowe’s 2023 Favorite Finds

Oct 11, 2023
The holiday season is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to start thinking of what gifts you’ll be giving your loved ones this year. Cherie Lowe’s 2023 Favorite Finds goes through her favorite things when it comes to this year’s show! Discover the unique gifts that these amazing vendors have to offer!
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Tips for Hosting a Halloween Party at Home

Sep 27, 2023
If you're someone who likes to host parties at home, then a Halloween party is no exception. With spooky season coming soon, check out this recent blog on tips for hosting a Halloween Party at home. The only thing left to decide is: what are you going to be?
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Happy Independence Day – Tips for Hosting a 4th of July Summer Party

Jun 12, 2023
The highly anticipated 4th of July long weekend is fast approaching, which means, we’re running out of time to plan an amazing Independence Day Summer Party. Check out these must-do tips for planning your own backyard 4th of July summer barbecue.
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Holiday decorating tips to help you avoid damage to your home

Dec 02, 2022
'Tis the season for holiday decorating. Make sure you don't leave your house looking worse for wear with some of these holiday decorating tips.
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Holiday Baking Tips for the first-time baker

Nov 04, 2022
Some say baking is more of a science than an art. But holiday baking doesn't have to be scary - even if you are a first time baker. From taking things slow to double checking your measurements, there are a lot of easy things you can do to increase your chances for success.
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One-of-a-Kind Finds

Oct 07, 2022
Find everything you need to cross off all the items on your holiday shopping list (plus a thing or two for yourself!) at this year's Christmas Gift + Hobby Show. Plus, learn about some new and fun products at this year's show.
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Preserving Pumpkin: tips to help keep your Halloween Pumpkin fresh

Sep 27, 2022
Want to avoid pumpkin rot this Halloween season? There are a few tricks you can try in your efforts at preserving pumpkin for the big, scary night.
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All Aboard the North Pole Express Train

Sep 23, 2022
Kids of all ages can enjoy this beautiful, intricate miniature train display with snowy trees, Dickens' Village accents and moving train!
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DIY Fall Design Trends for Your Front Porch

Sep 12, 2022
Decorating your perfect fall porch does not have to be a hassle! Check out some easy fall decorating tips to make your porch fall ready.
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Get On Track for the Holidays with the North Pole Express

Oct 28, 2021
Get into the holiday spirit with a miniature take on the the classic Polar Express™ train ride with a 12x16 foot display for guest to enjoy!
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Cherie's Favorite Finds 2021

Oct 25, 2021
Don't miss this year's favorite finds at the show. 5 top items chosen by Cherie Lowe, the Queen of Free, all from our 2021 vendors!
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Zuzu Bailey from “It’s a Wonderful Life” Returns with a New Cookbook

Oct 21, 2021
Zuzu Bailey, played by Karolyn Grimes, in the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” returns to this year's show with her updated cookbook! Learn more about the book and Kathryn's role at this year's show.
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DIY Gift Idea: Mason Jar Elf

Dec 05, 2019
It can be hard to find the right gift for a colleague or teacher. This year, skip the gift card and try making something homemade. We've got just the DIY present!
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Festive Style: A Guide to Wreaths

Dec 01, 2019
Need some help decking the halls? Check out our guide to wreaths and find the perfect fit for your space.
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Sweet & Simple Sugar Cookies

Dec 04, 2017
Satisfy your sweet tooth this holiday season with our delicious Sugar Cookie recipe! These simple snacks are sure to brighten any get together. Find out how you can make 'em.
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Dreamy Holiday Decor

Nov 30, 2017
Between the bright lights and tinsel this season brings it can be hard to create a festive and stylish space. We've got you covered with four stunning seasonal displays.
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