Tuesday Tips: Fun and Unique Gifts for Your Host or Hostess

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We cannot believe that Christmas is just 19 days away! This year has gone by very fast, and as we reflect back, we have lots to be thankful for. This week we wanted to give you some Christmas inspiration by offering up some fun and unique ideas for whomever is hosting your party. Some of you may think hostess gifts are a thing of the past, but when you host a party of your own, it's a nice surprise when your guests come in with a little something to thank you for hosting. Below are some fun ideas for you! Click on all the links to view where to buy these items Felt Soap: This is so fun for the kitchen, and something your friends and family have probably never seen before! Funny Hand Towels: Make your guests laugh with these funny holiday hand towels. Check out the Get Stuffed towel, and we as the Whip It towel. Super Soft Throw Blanket: Who wouldn't want to cuddle up on the couch with this warm and fluffy blanket. Your host will be very grateful to receive this throw. … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tips: Christmas Tree Safety

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We want everyone to stay safe this year for Christmas, so we decided this week would be a great week to go over some safety tips for trees, lights, and candles. Watch a live Christmas tree fire demonstration on the Today Show. Picking a Tree: If decorating with a real tree, make sure to pick a very fresh tree, or one that has just been cut down. If going to a Christmas tree lot, ask when the trees were cut down, and check if they have been in water. Placement: Place tree away from heat sources (fireplaces, radiators, candles, vents, etc) WATER: Make sure your tree always has water,. The more dried out it gets, the more dangerous it is. Check the water level on a daily basis. Lights: Make sure your lights are working properly and are not damaged (frayed or worn). All sockets should be filled with a bulb & do not connect more than 3 strands of mini lights together. Candles: Keep candles away from trees or garland, and never leave them unattended. Lights Off: … [Read more...]