Holiday Tips: The Easy Solution to Perfect Easter Ham

Unceremoniously cast aside on most other holidays, ham is the classic solution to Easter dinner, providing the meal with a substantial and somehow elegant centerpiece.

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How to Host the Perfect Movie Night…Just in Time for the Oscars

How to Host a Movie NightIn a few days, you’ll get to gush over glamorous gowns and watch Hollywood’s finest (and not so finest) parade around a red carpet. Don’t lie – I know you’re a little excited. But the thing about the Academy Awards is that generally you have to watch the nominated films to really enjoy the event. And, if you’re anything like me, you need to get on that. A movie night with friends is the best (albeit the most obvious) way to catch up the year’s most acclaimed flicks, and it can be even better with these tips:

Go Ahead, Make Their Night

Okay, first things first: select the movies. Since this night is completely built around whatever you’re watching, you need to pick out your titles ahead of time and plan the order in which they’ll be viewed.

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Valentine’s Day Movies for 2014

Young couple sharing a glass of red wine in restaurant, celebrating or on romantic date If you’re planning to impress this Valentine’s Day with a romantic night in, you know that the evening hinges on the details. Mood lighting, place setting, and a suitably impressive recipe are all de rigueur for any Pinterest-er worth one’s salt, but of equal importance is your wine choice. Instead of simply selecting a Tuscan Sangiovese to enjoy with rack of lamb, take time to pair it with a movie too! Below are some of the best Valentine’s Day date movies (displayed in random order), which we’ve paired with a selection of wines to take your date to the next level:

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Resolving the Issue of Resolutions

Alright, so it’s the 29th of January, which means you’ve got 28 taxing days of your resolution under your belt. How’s it going for you? If you’re sticking to it, I salute you, but chances are that like almost everybody else, your goal for the New Year has been deserted.

Resolving the Issue of Resolutions

Maybe that’s because you found gluten hard to abandon after a lifelong romance or realized making it to the gym everyday is impractical given your hectic schedule. But whatever the reason is that your resolution didn’t work out, you’re not alone in this fiasco. It seems that on the first of the year, we are all setting ourselves up for failure because we refuse to be honest with ourselves.

That’s why we should resolve to set better resolutions.

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