Scarves & More Work-From-Home Wardrobe Essentials

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Look your best for that company conference call, online parent-teacher chat or your virtual book club meeting with scarves and other smart accessories for our “new normal” lifestyle.

These days, comfy is the new chic but there are still times we need to look — and feel — a bit more professional. Whether you’re wearing denim, dress pants or (honestly?) pajama bottoms, we’ve got tips and tricks for looking great online. Here’s the 4-1-1 on a great work-from-home wardrobe.

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Baskets for Spring Decorating & More

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It’s that time of year when our dreams are filled with images of beautiful blossoms, leafy trees… and the rustic touch that woven wicker adds to spaces and occasions. We’re talking about baskets for spring decorating. Whether you’re getting ready for a delivery from the Easter Bunny, hosting a Passover Seder or simply looking forward to a greener season, a few baskets may be just what you need. Here are just a few ways to do so:

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Four Decluttering Must-Dos

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It’s hard to believe February is already under way. 2020 is racing by and those New Year’s Resolutions… ?

Whether you never made any resolutions, are still on track, or something in-between, a touch of tidying up might be just the ticket. What’s more, less stuff and clearer surfaces pave the wave for thorough, efficient cleaning come spring. Here’s the 4-1-1 on our top four decluttering must-dos.

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How to Throw a White Elephant Gift Party

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In ancient times, rare white elephants were considered burdensome gifts for their recipients, as they were too expensive to care for. Today’s White Elephant parties are an entirely different affair, with family and friends happily competing for weird (and sometimes wacky) treasures.


Before You Host

To throw a successful White Elephant Gift party, it’s good to set some gifting guidelines. Gifts around $20 are a great place to start. If your party has a theme (for example, pet-lover picks or ugly sweater-inspired items), be sure to communicate it clearly on your invite.

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Your Guest Room Checklist

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Here’s to holiday hospitality! Welcome friends and family to your home with help from our Guest Room Checklist.


The holidays are upon us and that means houseguests. Whether it’s cousins, in-laws, kids-home-from-school or your hometown bestie, you want them to feel cozy and comfortable. Our Guest Room Checklist is here to help you organize and accessorize any space to make everyone feel welcome.

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