Million Dollar Moments: Valentine’s Day in Numbers

Valentine's Day Statistics

Valentine’s Day may just be one of the most celebrated occasions in the world. Millions of dollars are spent each year, whether it’s for chocolates, flowers, or cards given to partners, best friends, or loved ones. Here are some interesting statistics from Valentine’s Day 2017, and see where each dollar went and how much people spent for.

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A Memorable Valentine’s Day With Your Loved Ones


Hello, February! We made it through the first month of winter in the Midwest. The month of love has officially arrived and I’m going to share my favorite tips for creating memories with your loved ones—family, friends, and significant other this Valentine’s Day. Continue reading “A Memorable Valentine’s Day With Your Loved Ones”

5 Ways to Decorate Your Home with Pantone’s Color of the Year

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Pantone Color Institute, the world’s foremost authority in all things color, has unveiled the Color of the Year for 2018: Ultra Violet. It’s a rich shade of purple that “communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.”

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Before and After: What our Bloggers’ Homes Look Like After the Holidays

Are you curious to see how our blogger partners’ homes look like after the yuletide season? We revisit their blogs and discover how they shifted from vibrant holiday decorations to more serene and calmer tones of winter, or to an understated, everyday look for their nests.

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After the Holidays: Storing Christmas Trees, Wreaths, and Ornaments

With the festivities done and as the dust settles after the holidays, it’s time to put away your Christmas decorations. Storing your trees, ornaments, wreaths, and garlands should not be a daunting task. Here are some tips to make sure your décor is properly stored, maintained, and ready for the next holiday season.

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