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Plan a Perfect 4th of July Party: Food, Decor, and Invite Ideas

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What’s not to love about the 4th of July? The day typically starts with great food — like fresh grilled corn, sliced watermelon, and barbecue chicken — and ends with sparklers, midnight stars, and, if you’re lucky, a tasty red, white, and blue trifle. 

Discover top tips for planning a fun and festive 4th of July party. From tasty food ideas to clever decor and unique venues, consider this your guide to hosting an unforgettable celebration.
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Time to Celebrate! 10 Can’t-Miss Work Holiday Party Planning Tips

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Planning a work holiday party isn’t easy, even if it’s something you volunteered to do. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun in the process. From nailing down a date and budget to selecting the menu and activities, there are lots of moving parts when holiday party planning. Fortunately, we have plenty of work holiday party ideas to help you take this year’s bash to the next level.
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Holiday Team-Building Activities: 12 Festive and Fun Ideas

Holiday team building activities: friends putting their hands together

While the holidays are closely linked to time spent with friends and family, setting aside some festive holiday time for coworkers is a great way to connect and build deeper bonds. It lets you get outside of the work environment and into a relaxed setting of holiday cheer.

Sure, you could just send out business Christmas cards and Hanukkah cards to colleagues, but it’s much more fun to get everyone together before going your separate ways for the holidays. With that in mind, check out these holiday team-building activities to kick off a season of joy. 
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Pet Holiday Cards and Wording Ideas to Spread Cheer This Season

Pet holiday cards

‘Tis the season to be adorable! If you have a furry best friend, sending delightful pet holiday cards to your nearest and dearest will surely spread plenty of cheer. To make the most of your pawliday greetings this year, check out these photo shoot ideas, wording inspiration, and digital card designs.
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Holiday Brunch Ideas: 19 Recipes, Decor Tips, and Invitations

Holiday brunch ideas: family happily eating together

What better way to celebrate the love and joy of the holiday season than with a merry and bright brunch? If you’re ready to invite your favorite people to indulge in tasty dishes and deck the halls, look no further than this list of holiday brunch ideas.

We’ve collected must-try recipes from around the world, from decadent American inventions to classic Swiss and French favorites. Plus, we’ve included a few can’t-miss tips for decorating the table and making your celebration more memorable. You’ll also find holiday invitation ideas to invite guests to your home during the holidays.
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15 New Year’s Invitations and Cards That Are Worth Toasting

New years invitations: people having a toast while holding some sparklers

It’s true what they say: The days are long, but the years are short. It seems that just when you start signing the right date on cards and checks, suddenly another year comes and goes! To celebrate the past year — and what the coming year has in store — get ready to send out New Year’s cards and New Year’s invitations for festive parties.

Whether you’re throwing a New Year’s Eve party or just couldn’t get your annual holiday card out on time and want to send New Year’s cards instead, you’ll need stunning stationery. And with beautiful, champagne-popping ecards that take just a few minutes to customize, you’ll have them out before the ball drops.
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12 Hanukkah Cards to Share Your Holiday Wishes

Hanukkah cards, small gifts, and food on a table

Sending Hanukkah cards can be a wonderful way to share the joy of the season with loved ones and honor this special Jewish holiday. If you plan to send Hanukkah cards this year, we have all the details you need to craft a special message along with 12 of our favorite card designs.
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Friendsmas Invitations: Designs, Wording Ideas, and Planning Tips

Friendsmas invitation: friends happily celebrating Christmas together

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and that means parties, gatherings, and fun with loved ones. If you’re in the holiday spirit and want to plan a get-together, consider a Friendsmas party. It’s the perfect excuse to get everyone together for a fancy or silly evening of festivities. 

Here, you’ll find tips for planning a Friendsmas party plus 10 our favorite invitation designs to get guests counting down the days to your event. We’ve also included fun phrases and ideas for what to write in your invitation.
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Fun and Festive Cookie Party Ideas for the Holidays + Planning Tips

The best things about the holidays: parties, festive decor, friends, family, and cookies. Mix all those things together and you’ll have yourself a Santa-worthy soirée. We don’t blame you if you want to surround yourself with cookies all season — we’re right there with you. That’s why we’re here to share some of our favorite ideas for hosting the ultimate cookie party.

Whether you’re planning an adults-only holiday hang with your pals or a kid-friendly get-together with the little ones, we have plenty of cookie party ideas to ensure your holiday season is sweet!
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How Does Secret Santa Work? Your Guide to This Popular Gift Exchange

How does secret Santa work: friends hugging each other

Secret Santa is a popular holiday and Christmas gift-giving game, but you might be wondering, “How does Secret Santa work, exactly?” Well, wonder no more. In this guide, we’re answering that question and sharing all the details you need to plan a fun and fabulous Secret Santa gift exchange this year.
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