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No joke about the weather.

No joke about the weather.

[ 0 ] December 24, 2014 |

Please travel safely. We're glad to be warm and cozy here in California with a warm weather forecast ahead for this holiday season. However, many friends and customers are traveling to and from the Midwest and East, where the weather is turning nasty. Please travel carefully. Be cautious, and be patient. Have a joyous holiday […]

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Baked Ham For Christmas

Baked Ham For Christmas

[ 0 ] December 22, 2014 |

Two Baked Ham Recipes: Two Different Glazes Recipes by Trisha Yearwood and Georgia Downard from the Food Network Ham glazes can be sweet and sugary such as Trisha Yearwood’s recipe below with the brown sugar honey glaze, or they can be sweet with a little kick like Georgia Downard’s brown sugar mustard glaze. Either way, […]

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Gift Cards for Last Minute Shoppers

Gift Cards for Last Minute Shoppers

[ 0 ] December 20, 2014 |

Holiday Gift Card Advice Advice on Gift Cards from Forbes*. Consider Discounted Gift Cards: Available through online gift card exchanges. General Purpose Cards can be costly. Beware Visa and American Express cards that have extra fees. Look for Gift Cards that you've received but not used. More than $45 billion in gift cards have gone […]

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2015 Color of the Year

2015 Color of the Year

[ 0 ] December 17, 2014 |

Pantone's Winning Color for 2015 Marsala This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors. Leatrice Eiseman-Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute® In 2014, Pantone's Color of the Year was Radiant Orchid, a shade of purple lightened with a bit of pink. Below is a […]

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Make Holiday Decorations Easier

Make Holiday Decorations Easier

[ 0 ] December 15, 2014 |

Seasonal Decorating Throughout the Year When spring has sprung, that doesn’t mean you should haul out the Easter decorations. Same thing is true for taking down Halloween decorations on Nov. 1st only to feel compelled to bring out the Thanksgiving themed displays on Nov. 2nd. There’s a better way. Rather than worrying about decorating for […]

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Brussel Sprouts Recipes

Brussel Sprouts Recipes

[ 0 ] December 13, 2014 |

Brussel Sprouts A Great Side Dish for the Holidays You’re gonna love these two recipes! I get it. Maybe you had a bad experience with brussel sprouts. Me, too. Overcooking brussel sprouts can bring out the worst in them. Tough, chewey, and bitter. But tender brussel sprouts with the right ingredients can be quite delightful, […]

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New products for the bath

New products for the bath

[ 0 ] December 11, 2014 |

New Bathroom Vanity and Toilet Products St. Thomas Creations For over two decades, St. Thomas Creations has been synonymous with bathroom products of quality and distinction – water closets, bidets, lavatories and other accessories that combine technological innovation with elegant design and impeccable craftsmanship. The result: products that perform as beautifully as they look – […]

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Appliance Gift Giving for Holidays

Appliance Gift Giving for Holidays

[ 0 ] December 10, 2014 |

What to put under the tree? Want to get some thing big for Christmas, but it won’t fit under the tree? Here’s a thought. Choose a small item to put under the tree that is a hint that leads to the big gift. For example: Under the Tree No.1 Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee The Rolls-Royce […]

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Which wine do you prefer?

Which wine do you prefer?

[ 0 ] December 8, 2014 |

White or Red? What do most people choose? Wine consumption seems to be at an all time high, but are we drinking more white or more red? U.S. wine consumption is more red than white (unless you live in Nebraska, Kansas, or Iowa). In France, they drink much more red than white. In fact, in […]

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Recipe for Philly Cheese Steak

Recipe for Philly Cheese Steak

[ 0 ] December 7, 2014 |

Recipe from EVO Grills Enjoy Philly Cheese Steaks with your friends The bowl games and the playoffs are coming up! Here's a fan favorite – Philly Cheese Steaks. The recipe below from EVO Grill's Chef Adam works great for indoor or outdoor cooking on an EVO. Here's a tip: If you don't yet have an […]

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