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3 Tips for the perfect holiday buffet

The countdown to the holidays is on, bringing with it the challenge of how to serve a large gathering fast and easy. Fear not! There's a simple solution. Forego the traditional, full-service, sit-down meal and opt instead for a buffet-style serving. 


How-To Guide to Holiday Hosting

The holidays are once again right around the corner, and families across the country are preparing to reunite.
With hosting family and friends on the holiday horizon, the following guide, courtesy of Bed Bath & Beyond, can help those responsible for entertaining the troops this season become the holiday host with the most.
Prepare for the Feast
* Plan ahead. The key to minimizing holiday-induced anxiety is to plan in advance. Take inventory now to make sure you have the 


What to Do When the Power Goes Out This Winter

Winter might be a wonderland to some, but for those who prefer a warm, sandy beach over a ski slope, winter is no walk in the park.

It's even worse when a winter storm hits and suddenly everything goes dark. Power outages are impossible to predict. When a power outage occurs,


Clever ways to give cash gifts

Whether it's for a couple on their wedding day, a youngster just graduating high school or as a birthday gift to a beloved family member, cash has become an increasingly popular gift in recent years. Once considered impersonal, cash is now a go-to gift for shoppers whose foremost concerns are putting smiles on their loved ones' faces.


Starting Car Engine in Winter More Difficult

It's a common problem: A driver goes to his or her car on a cold winter's morning, puts the key in the ignition, only to discover the car engine won't turn over.

Cold weather can wreak havoc on a car's performance. For an engine to start,