Want to enjoy a glass of champagne (or two or three) on New Year’s Eve? Go right ahead. But first, take these 3 steps to prevent an unwelcome hangover on January 1. 1. Eat fatty foods. All foods, especially fatty ones, delay the body’s absorption of alcohol. 2. Eat high-fiber foods. High-fiber foods can break down alcohol and absorb it, keeping it from reaching […]
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If you’re heading to the mall today to return some of the gifts you received that weren’t quite right, keep in mind that you might get slapped with a couple of fees if you opened your gift completely. Some stores will charge up to 25 percent of the refund price as a restocking fee or a fe for opened merchandise. […]
Are you still looking for something to make your presents look special under the tree? Why not use some of the tree itself? Here’s a great wrapping idea from Odessa May Society: There’s a full tutorial on Odessa May Society. And if you need gift tags, we have several you can print out for free!
There comes a time in every kid’s life when they begin to ask the tough questions about Santa Claus. Here’s a way as a parent you can help put their doubts to rest, especially if they have younger siblings around. Read the advice from Michelle Slatalla, one of our etiquette experts.
It’s great to have a live Christmas tree, but they do produce a lot of sap. If you end up with sap on your carpets, here’s how to get it out. For wool carpets and rugs 1. Scrape off what you can with a spoon. 2. Apply WoolClean Dry Spot Remover No. 2 according to the manufacturer’s directions. For a synthetic carpet […]
While there’s no hard-and-fast rule about using place cards, arranged seating can help keep awkward situations at bay. Read: Do you really want the introvert and the politico seated next to one another?
If you’re trying to eat healthy this holiday season, snack smartly at the office holiday party. One thing you can do is to choose olives instead of mixed nuts. Not only are they lower in calories, but they also have monounsaturated fats (like olive oil) that can help lower cholesterol. Use these smart snacking strategies to solve other holiday party-food […]
Before you head to the airport to go on your holiday vacation, take one minute to add your airline’s customer service number to your speed dial. That way if you have any problems with your flights, you can call immediately and try to get re-booked. If you head to the gate agent in the airport when you’ve missed a connection, […]