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28 November
2012
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‘Tis the season…to shop!

‘Tis the season…to shop!

Warmth. Family. Gratitude. Optimism. All of these words seem to take on more meaning as the leaves begin to change color and fall off the trees, and ultimately, as the holidays grow near.

This is also a time of year when consumerism takes an equal spotlight to all these warm feelings of togetherness and contentment. So, knowing how challenging these quests for the perfect gifts can be, we’ve gathered several tips to prevent you from succumbing to the strain of the holiday shopping season. After all, it’s the thought that counts…not the number of bruises sustained while clambering for the last Tickle-Me-Elmo doll.

So, grab a pen, some caffeine and get ready to strategize your way past some of the more painful aspects of the holiday rat race!

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21 November
2012
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Black Friday’s right around the corner…

Black Friday’s right around the corner…

It’s that time of year again…Black Friday! Some of you may be rolling your eyes, thinking “Please, I’m holding out for Cyber Monday,” but we’re pretty confident that a good number of you will be participating in the annual tradition.

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21 February
2012
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How to throw: A Mardi Gras Party!

How to throw: A Mardi Gras Party!

It’s that time again – Fat Tuesday! You don’t need to be in New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. Time for beads of purple, gold and green, and some seriously fun traditions! On this gluttonous holiday, you can also incorporate options to satisfy all your party friends – whether they have allergies or special dietary restrictions, or just want to stick to their new year’s resolutions! So, without any further ado, here are some ideas to get your Mardi Gras party started…

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