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St. Patrick's Day

Celebrate : St. Patrick's Day

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Tomorrow is Saint Patrick’s Day! Here are some tips to feeling green (in the best way possible): For these ideas and more, click here (and if you’re feeling inspired to cook an Irish menu, we have lots of recipes, too). If you happen to be in New York City tomorrow morning, head over to Fifth …

Celebrate : Kids Birthday Party Invitation (for any season)

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Everyone who knows me is aware how grumpy I am about having my birthday in the winter. I can’t recall how many times I’ve had to cancel birthday plans due to nasty weather. So when I found out that my son would be born in March, I was excited to have a spring baby, envisioning …

Babies and Cookies

Celebrate : Babies and Cookies

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According to my calendar, I’m due to have a baby boy in a matter of days, so this past weekend my mom and I decided to distract ourselves with an afternoon of cookie decorating. My good friend Dani Boglivi-Fiori hosted a V-day cookie workshop at The Art Studio in Flemington, NJ, a charming little converted …

Celebrate : Last-Minute Valentines

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Happy Valentine’s Day! And just in case you’ve procrastinated, here are a couple quick ways to spread the love. All you need for these little guys is card stock and chocolate hearts. You can stamp or write the “I” and “U,” attach the heart with a little tape, and add a personal message on the …

Chinese New Year

Celebrate : Chinese New Year

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The Chinese New Year celebration began on February 3, ringing in the Year of the Rabbit. I ventured over to Chinatown this weekend to see the Dragon Parade—one of my favorite events of the year. The streets are bustling and filled with the most beautiful colors. With all the elaborate dragons, costumes, lanterns, and confetti, …

Celebrate : Valentines for Monkeys and (Little) Boys

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Here we go again … another year of the excitement for Valentine’s Day, which will bring lots of sweets, but please nothing that involves hearts or the color pink, kisses or the word love. That would just be too cute, and don’t you know as a 9 year old boy you are no longer cute?! …

Celebrate : Homemade by Santa's Elves... well Martha's really!

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This Christmas I was most excited to give one gift in particular. For the newest member of the Graj family, I made a pillow out of an old shrunken cashmere sweater that belonged to his beloved Grandfather, whom he will never be able to meet. After seeing Julia Rothman’s free downloadable christmas tags, I was inspired to use …

Quick Halloween Party Crafts

Celebrate : Quick Halloween Party Crafts

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Halloween is RIGHT around the corner. If you’re having a party but are short on time (like I am) because (gulp) you haven’t finished your kid’s costumes yet, here are a few punched paper party details that take no time at all. I used some of my favorite Martha Stewart Craft punches (all available at …