Tag Archives: Holidays

Valentine’s Day Recipes That Won’t Break the Bank

Valentine’s Day can be quite pricey for those that celebrate. American’s are expected to spend about $18.2 billion for the occasion according to the National Retail Federation. That’s an average of $136.57 per person. But just because others are going big for the occasion, doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money to […]

Crock-pot Thanksgiving Recipes

Most people can agree that Thanksgiving Day is a glorious time of fun, family, and, most importantly, food. But if you are the one preparing all that food, you might have other thoughts. In fact, you might be having visions of waking up in the early morning to begin defrosting and cooking, only to have […]

10 Hostess Gifts for Your Upcoming Holiday Party

It’s that time of the year where your social calendar is all booked up. We try to squeeze as many cookie exchanges, office parties, and holiday get-togethers as we can until the end of December. With all these wonderful events going on, you don’t want to show up empty-handed and appear to be an ungracious […]

Survival of the Fittest: How to Win Black Friday

The holy grail of American consumerism is almost upon us. The name Black Friday refers to the shift in retailers’ accounting books where many “go into the black” or make a profit the day after Thanksgiving. Every year the deals get bigger, the lines grow longer, and the people get crazier. In more recent years, […]

4 Reasons to Give an Adirondack Chair This Holiday Season

Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us.  Gingerbread lattes are making their way into coffee shops and the local stores are all playing Christmas music.  Odds are, when you think of the upcoming holidays, you have visions of dancing sugar plums, not outdoor furniture, but our Adirondack chairs actually make ideal holiday gifts.  […]