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Posts Categorized: Holidays

A Holiday Ramble in NYC with the Hartshorns-What Will YOU visit?

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Every December the family makes a trip to NYC to see the lights and holiday decor it’s not a walk so much as a holiday ramble- we never quite know where it will take us! Glittering Midtown We start at Bergdorf Goodman, have a fabulous lunch overlooking Central Park, check out the jewelry. We then stroll… Read more »

Christmas Music that Won’t Drive You Mad

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Christmas Music: Do You Hear What I Hear (Over and Over) ? Christmas  music is great for getting me in the mood for writing out cards, having people over, or baking with the kids. “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” is the most-played holiday song. Frankly I could go awhile without hearing it again THIS year. Right… Read more »

A Hartshorn Thanksgiving

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A Hartshorn Thanksgiving is a jolly travelling, running, loving, and eating affair- much like yours I’m guessing.  This Thanksgiving I’ve been looking for new things to be thankful for- one of those is the internet in general and Google in particular- did you know: In 1621 the first Thanksgiving was attended by 50 Pilgrims and 90… Read more »

Placecards, Please

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Placecards, and why you should consider them. It was once explained to me that etiquette, far from being antiquated and dated, was actually a way for everyone to be comfortable in a social situation by laying out one set of rules so everyone knew what was expected of them. Put guests at ease and avoid confusion… Read more »

Hostess Gifts that Amaze for $20 or Less

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Hostess gifts- something that someone you MAY not know well will like- at a price point that won’t wound the credit card. Why settle for ordinary when you can choose gifts that amaze! While it’s always lovely to arrive bearing a bottle of wine or home-baked goodie sometimes time or talent escapes you but there’s… Read more »