In secular society, January 1st is the official start of the new year but for Jewish people world wide, Rosh Hashanah marks the new year and new beginnings. For me, Rosh Hashana is one of my very favorite Jewish holidays. It is generally celebrated in September or early October. We cannot give you an exact date since the Hebrew lunar calendar is only 354 days verses 365 days in the solar calendar so the days don't line up the same every year. For example, Rosh Hashana 2018 begins on the evening of September 9th whereas the next year the holiday starts on the evening of September 29, 2019. This often coincides with the onset of a new school year. Growing up, when we went back to school shopping we also picked up a new Fall outfit for the High Holidays. To this day we buy a school calendar (September – September) rather than the traditional January to January calendar. It seems more organic, more intuitive. Continue Reading →
As you know we are huge fans of Tiny Prints. So today when we happened upon their latest interactive featuring 75 (yes you read that correctly) 75 New Year's Eve party ideas, we had to share.
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There is nothing better than getting together with friends and family to celebrate the beginning of another year. If you are planning on hosting a New Year’s Eve party this year, you may have lots of questions. What kind of decorations will you have? What types of food and drinks are you going to serve? Are you going to have a theme? If you’re stumped on any of these decisions, we’re here to help!
We have collected some of the best New Year’s Eve party ideas, food options and themes. There are glittery New Year’s Eve-themed decorations, inventive champagne cocktails, tasty bite-sized appetizers, desserts that celebrate the New Year and more. With ideas in hand, don’t forget to let everyone know about your bash with a festive New Year's Eve party invite. Continue Reading →
Courtesy of CompanyHolidayGifts.com
Update! There is still time to order your gifts and have them delivered before Christmas. Yes, you will most likely pay extra for shipping but it is so worth the money to avoid the crowds at the malls and to ensure your clients, colleagues, and associates know you are thinking of them this holiday season! If by chance you miss the Christmas cut-offs, please know, it is perfectly acceptable business practice that holiday business gifts arrive anytime before the New Year. You might want to adjust your business holiday card to read something like best wishes in the New Year or wishing you a peaceful & joyful New Year.
Our friends over at CompanyHolidayGifts.com have gathered together fifteen of their favorite holiday business gifts. This list of the Best Luxury Company Holiday Gifts Over $100.00 takes over where their Best Company Holiday Gift Ideas under $100 leaves off. Both lists are organized from least expensive to most expensive and range from celebratory champagne toasts to gorgeous elegant decanters to scrumptious meals delivered to your colleagues' & clients' front doors. There are treats for individuals, couples, and the whole family! All the gifts have been hand selected to reflect high quality products with lovely presentation designed to impress and delight your associates. These are only a few of the many gifts available. If you don’t find something you like, feel free to email us and we are sure we can help you find the perfect something for your special client! Please Note: The shipping and tax costs will vary depending on the recipient’s location. Continue Reading →
There is lots of “stuff” in life that comes up on a daily basis. We truly believe that everyone should celebrate life whenever and as often as possible. Having said that, we also believe that putting together a party should be fun and relatively stress free. Why make life harder than it needs to be. So when we found these great New Year's party kits at Minted, we had to share. We like them all. You can even mix and match. Finally, chic New Years party decor made easy! Bring your New Years party dreams to life with chic bunting banners, centerpieces, table signs and more.
Look Spectacular on New Year's Eve in
Party season is here – so no matter your size, shape, style or budget you can party pretty for less! Pick your favorite selections from Rent The Runway You don't even have to worry about accessories because Rent the Runway has those too. We were a bit concerned that the most fabulous affordable New Years Eve dresses were already snatched up by others but good news – there are still plenty of stunning dresses available to rent and wear on New Years Eve. Be sure to order your dress for delivery no later than December 30th just to make sure there are no snafus.
Here are a a few more of our favorite New Year's Eve looks:
Go Out With A Bang
Noir Wonderland Dress
One more thing >> don't forget the bling! New Year's Eve is the night to pull out all your fabulous jewelry and if you would prefer something new and fabulous, you can rent accessories too!
Party Pretty! Party Hearty!
Since there has been such an outpouring of delight with our Great Gatsby Roaring 20's inspired Halloween costumes, we are delighted to bring you some fresh roaring 20s party dresses which would be perfect for an elegant Gatsby inspired New Year's Eve Party. All of these dresses are reasonably priced. In fact the Anna-Kaci flapper dresses are all priced well under $50.00, the only rub being that Anna-Kaci dresses are pretty much designed for small gals. So if you are average or plus sized be sure to check out Modcloth – they offer a wide range of sizes from extra small to 4x. Continue Reading →