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The Entertainer

October 20, 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the ...

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Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy ...

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Hosting a Halloween Movie Night is the ultimate way to hunker down with family and friends to experience some fright night thrills and chills. From serving up tasty treats and devilish décor to enjoying a classic list of scary flicks, your adults-only cinematic soiree is sure to deliver a ...

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Autumn is right around the corner, and it’s time for your home to go from the airy, openness of summer to the cozier, crisper feeling of fall. In celebration of the season, you might want to bring those oranges, reds, golds, and browns into your home. We’re inspired by all the ways autumn plays ...

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Grandparent’s Day is on Sept. 12, and it’s the perfect time to start planning a celebration! Although Mother’s Day and Father’s Day tend to get the most attention, taking time to show appreciation for grandparents is an important way to acknowledge the pivotal role they play in our lives. Here are ...

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September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll ...

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As summer wraps up, it’s tempting to transition to cozy fall gatherings right away, but don’t move too quickly! Having a “goodbye summer” party is a great way to celebrate the last fresh, vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of summer with your friends and family. So pull out the last of your summer ...

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This time of year, patios become an extension of our homes that offer a change of scenery, a breath of fresh air, and a refreshing place to soak up some sun. Enjoying a cup of morning coffee or an evening cocktail on the patio is one of life’s small pleasures, and a beautiful, well-designed patio ...

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Labor Day is coming up, meaning it’s time to start planning that end-of-summer barbecue. Some of us may be out of practice when it comes to throwing parties, but with a few tips and tricks, you can be sure to wow your guests, even if you haven’t entertained since 2019. Here are a few ideas ...

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The days are long and filled with light, and neighborhoods are abuzz with warmth and energy. It’s only fitting that you want your home to reflect that same lively spirit. To celebrate summer, let the sun shine through your home décor with these ideas for bright, warm, and summery interior ...

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Hosting a Fourth of July party? Pull out all the stops for the family and friends you may not have seen as much over the past year! Here are ten ideas for patriotic decorations, treats, and games - everything you need to get ready for this year’s Independence Day ...

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A Fourth of July gathering is the classic summer event – food, fun, and friends. This year, treat your guests to some festive new dishes highlighting the red, white, and blue we all associate with this special holiday. Star Confetti Cookies For a fun, easy dessert that you can pair with any ...

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As summer swings into high gear outside, bring some of the color and brightness indoors with your home décor. Perfect for setting the mood every day and during special events, summer décor that includes florals, citrus, and coral tones is a great way to transition from the more muted spring hues to ...

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With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ...

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Planning to host an event includes prepping your spaces - cleaning, decorating, designing - if it’s not in the cards to overhaul your living room décor this year, you don’t have to give up on a new look entirely. Shop your home for items that need a new life in your living room; sometimes, a change ...

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As warmer weather becomes our new normal, preparing for gatherings held outside on hot afternoons means planning a menu that includes some refreshing iced drinks (adult or otherwise!). If you’d like to impress your guests with beverages that go beyond a typical iced tea or lemonade, then try these ...

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As the weather warms up and we move gatherings outside, you may notice that your patio and yard space need a few updates. Fortunately, there are easy ways to take your space from simply functional to inviting and stylish. Here are six updates that you should start with for the most noticeable ...

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As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, ...

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Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a ...

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