Starbucks Holiday Cups For The Past 20 Years with Two New Ones for 2017

UPDATED: In addition to the color-in holiday cup, Starbucks has given in to public demand for a traditional “Red Cup”, so Starbucks has just released a second one for 2017! Read on for details. Read more

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Alessi’s New Beautiful Blue Christmas Baubles

The new Blue Christmas decorations by italian brand Alessi are a different look and feel from Alessi’s previously stunning collection by artist Marcello Jori. These new Christmas baubles by Laura Polinoro (LPWK) and Antonio Aricò offer original inspiration for those who love creating a holiday atmosphere that may veer from the traditional Red and Green. Read more

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Light That Menorah With Chanukah Candles For A Cause

Jews everywhere will be lighting their menorahs as they celebrate “The Festival of Lights” for 8 evenings in a row beginning on Tuesday December 12th of this year. The menorah is meant to burn nightly for 8 nights and that means burning through a lot of candles. 45 to be exact. Read more

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A Hardcover Coloring Book Worthy Of The Coffee Table

With so many great and fun coloring books out there, how do you find one that’s really worth giving as a gift? One that is more than just Farting Unicorns or Cats who Swear (albeit those make fun gifts, too). But what if there were one that was stunning, educational, challenging and engaging for kids and adults, alike? There is. Read more

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Here’s Amazon’s Best Black Friday Deals and Sales!

2017 Black Friday deals – Find this year’s lowest prices and sales on electronics, toys, DVDs, and more through Amazon. I’ve brought you links to the Black Friday Deals via category in hopes to save you time searching all over their website. Click on text links or images. Happy Saving! Read more

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Thanksgiving Seconds: How Artists Would Plate Turkey Dinners

Back in 2014 I shared artist Hannah Rothstein’s Thanksgiving Meals on plates as envisioned by well-known artists with my readers. Now, she’s back with Thanksgiving Seconds and they’re even more appetizing. Read more

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Mid-Century Modern Eames Coloring Toy is Reintroduced

Eames Office The Coloring Toy is a boxed set of 16 crayons, 8 die-cut panels and butterfly clips that was designed in 1955 by Charles and Ray Eames. Intended as a way for children to explore color, drawing, shapes and imaginative play, it’s been re-issued for a whole new generation of MCM lovers and their kids. Read more

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Drink In This Just Published Stunning Salvador Dali Wine Book

A beautiful companion piece to Les dîners de Gala, the Salvador Dali illustrated cookbook we previously featured, is Dali’s The Wines of Gala. Just published, the hardcover epicurean guide to wine is 296 pages and filled with more than 140 illustrations of Salvador Dali’s surrealistic art. Read more

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The Story of Seinfeld’s Festivus and 20+ Festivus-Related Products.

Festivus, The Holiday For The Rest Of Us“, comes from the tenth episode of the ninth and final season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. Named “The Strike“, it was the 166th episode of the long running series and aired on December 18, 1997. This was the episode that featured and popularized the holiday of Festivus. So much so, that new products continue to honor the TV-born Holiday whose fans and followers continue to grow. Read more

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