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Spring Recipes

The arrival of spring means that seasonal fruits and vegetables like asparagus, strawberries, and rhubarb are finally in season. We’re scoured some of our favorite cooking magazines to find the perfect spring meal. Begin by serving the chicken and asparagus dish alongside a flavorful strawberry spinach salad. Finish with a sweet yet tart rhubarb crumble […]

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Spring Activities

After an especially harsh winter, spring has finally arrived! To welcome this new season, there are a few activities you won’t want to miss: 1.) Visit a botanical garden or arboretum Spring represents a time of new life and growth. So why not celebrate its arrival by visiting a botanical garden or arboretum in your area?  If […]

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Magazine Trivia

In 1731, the first modern magazine, The Gentleman’s Magazine, was published in England. Edward Cave, editor of the magazine, coined the term “magazine” from the Arabic word makhazin, which meant storehouse. The magazine contained essays, poems, stories, and political commentary, so it was indeed a storehouse of knowledge and information. Benjamin Franklin planned to publish the first […]

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March Madness

Can you believe that March Madness is already underway? If you’re planning to throw a party to celebrate the occasion, here are a few ideas you might want to try: 1.) Invitations Send out game brackets as party invitations. Ask guests to fill out the brackets prior to arriving at the party so you can […]

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Celebrate the First Day of Spring

Did you know that March 20 is the first day of spring? Although the Polar Vortex may have kept many of us inside all winter long, warm weather is just around the corner. Why not consider celebrating the arrival of spring with some of these activities? 1.) Gardening Few things say “spring” like planting flowers […]


 
 

 
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Moll Anderson’s Top 10 Tips for Summer Entertaining

When the weather heats up, it’s time to move the party outdoors! Whether you’re taking advantage of a sunny afternoon or a cooler evening, you can make the most of a summer soiree by incorporating these simple—but importa...
by Moll Anderson
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Ask an Expert with Eduardo Xol

Need Help Adding Artwork to Your Walls? Ask Eduardo Xol for Expert Advice

Each month we’ll feature a topic and an expert that you can ask your most pressing home design questions. This month Eduardo Xol, a leading designer, author and contributor on lifestyle and design topics, is here to tackle yo...
by Michelle Ryan
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Reforming a Sentimental Hoarder: My Path to Freedom

We live in a 1,600-square-foot house. Since my 5 year-old daughter was a baby, I’ve plotted and planned our move to a larger house. While one of our reasons to move had to do with school, my main desire was to attain more...
by Dana McCranie
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