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Family and Kids IconFamily & kids
6 September
2012
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Here comes fall: Apple picking

Here comes fall: Apple picking

Got some!

Ah, September. If you live in a climate like we have in the Northeast, you’re likely getting some cooler and milder temperatures right about now. And after the summer we had, can I get an “Amen!”? One of our favorite things about fall, besides the cooler temps, changing leaves and good hair days, is apple picking. There’s about a one-month window where all the orchards here have rows upon rows of Golden Delicious, Empire, Cortland, Granny Smith and more. It’s not only fun to do with kids, it’s a great way to support your local farms, get outside and of course, an excuse to bake apple pie. So Brian and I want to give you our take on this awesome fall pastime.

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25 July
2012
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The House Party Office Olympics

The House Party Office Olympics

It was a lovely day for some outdoor games — not too hot and rain free — as House Party employees gathered on a scenic park in Irvington, NY for some Olympic festivities.

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16 July
2012
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Planting a garden: Greg’s check-in

Planting a garden: Greg’s check-in

Well, it’s been a little more than one month since the planting of my vegetable garden and so far I’m happy with its progress.

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Entertaining Tips IconEntertaining tips
6 July
2012
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DIY crafts: coasters

DIY crafts: coasters

One thing that I’ve always loved to do is make DIY crafts. Often, instead of buying something, I immediately start to think about how I can make it myself instead. As I was perusing Pinterest the other day, I came upon a blog post about making homemade coasters and instantly knew my next project!

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5 April
2012
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Big spring gathering

Big spring gathering

It’s that glorious time of year when people are coming out of hibernation for various spring festivities. I’ve had some large gatherings over the years and would like to share a few valuable tips to maximize space, stretch your dollar and make sure everyone has a great time! So whether you are having people over for the holidays, or just simply to get together, these should help you plan with aplomb!

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