Holidays

The Mummers Parade 2017

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In Philly, the New Year’s party doesn’t stop after the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. In fact, some would say it doesn’t even get started until 9 a.m. on New Year’s Day, when 10,000 colorfully costumed Mummers line up to strut, sashay and pirouette their way down Broad Street. Mummers are men and women of all […]

Holidays

Preparing Your New Home for the Holidays

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  If you’ve been lucky enough to buy a house this time of year and are getting ready to move in before the holidays, congratulations! This is an exciting time for home ownership because of all the family get-togethers, decorations and cheer that’s inescapable during this most festive of months. As you get settled in […]

Siena Place

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms Penn’s Landing into a winterized riverfront park. A cold-weather version of the rollerskating oasis BlueCrossRiverRink Summerfest, Winterfest houses an Olympic-size skating rink overlooking the Delaware River, a ski chalet-style lodge and winter garden with a majesticly lit holiday tree (over 100,000 LED lights!), an outdoor seating area with fire pits, […]

Home Maintenance

Winterizing Your Home

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  Now that winter’s practically upon us, it’s time to start preparing for the cold and snowy months ahead. Failure to winterize can result in higher energy bills and more costly repairs. Here’s what you need to know to prepare your home for the colder weather throughout the winter season. Seal Your Windows and Doors […]

Home Decor

Creating A Cozy Fireplace

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Fireplaces are not only a great source of heat during the harsh winter season, but they also add a stylish piece of work to your home all year round, even when it’s not turned on. Here are some tips to guide you in creating a cozy fireplace that fits your home: Decide on the fireplace’s […]

Holidays

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Philly Gift Ideas

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Below are local Philly gift ideas. Happy holiday shopping!   1) South Fellini Philly-themed Pins. Intent on showing off the “pretty and gritty” of South Philly, South Fellini’s Tony Trov and Johnny Zito opened their East Passyunk Avenue novelty shop this year for precisely this sort of occasion. Go for the pins –ideally the Wawa Jawn, but their […]

Decorating Tips

Decorating Your New Home For The Holidays

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Decorations are an essential part of getting in the holiday spirit! Here are some small tips to get creative with in order to make your new home look extra festive for this winter holiday season with little time and effort: Use any extra ornaments for an ornament display. Place sparkling and colorful ornaments on a cake stand around with leaves […]