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Top 10 Thanksgiving Wines

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The stuffing, the gravy, the dinner rolls, the bird – and, of course, the wine! But what do you serve these days? The choices seem endless. New vintages, new grapes, new brands are popping up all over the place. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered at Portside Liquors. …

Fall Trend Report

Usually about this time of year we start to bundle up and get ready for the chill of Fall. But this year, we have been blessed with beautiful sunny warmer days… so we waited on this post to make sure you are truly ready to stock up your wardrobe with Fall finds! What’s in this …

Back to School Trends Are Now “In Session”!

It used to be that back to school shopping meant that you had to have all the cool stuff… before back to school! But times have changed and often, the bulk of back to school shopping doesn’t actually happen until early Fall, especially when the weather starts to get cooler and you realize your kids …

College Bound – Be Campus Ready!

Thanks to Bed, Bath and Beyond, Best Buy and Walmart all at Colony Place, you can get everything you need for your college move-in at “the One Place For Everything!” Here are a few of our best tips… Clean it up! – Unless you’re a neat freak, surely there are lots of fights at home …

Summer Skin Care

Here are some tips for healthy, great looking skin in the summer months: Exfoliation removes dead skin cells and enables moisturizing products to work better. The best time to exfoliate is in the morning before putting on any other products. Did you know that your makeup will last longer if you exfoliate? But don’t over-do …

What’s IN Style for Spring

LADIES No matter how you do it, feminine is in for the ladies… TOPS Fall sported the “cold shoulder” (open mid way through the arms)…now that the weather is warmer, make room for the “BOLD SHOULDER” (open across the chest and shoulders). Don’t forget to lather up that sunscreen so you don’t get a new …

New Year. New You. And It’s All at Colony Place!

Most people try to make themselves “better” in some way when the new year hits. But sometimes, it’s not so convenient to do that. You have to go one place for your smoothie, another place to work out, another to get your hair done…on and on. So we thought it would be fun to talk …

Homemade for the Holidays

Here are some tips we got at Michael’s Arts and Crafts about how you can still add the “homemade touch” to your holidays without breaking the budget or the time clock. Winter Centerpiece To Last the Season Consider two small vs. one large centerpiece if you have the length in your table. For starters, go …

Wine Pairing Made Simple

There’s so much to holiday meal planning, and choosing the right wine is key! I spent some time talking to the owner of Vineyard Vines (the upscale liquor store next to Moe’s). Randy gave me some great tips about how to pair wines with different dishes. If you’re serving a traditional turkey, “whites” are in …

Creating a “Harvest to Holiday” Look for your Table

Creating the perfect holiday table can get expensive, especially if you’re hosting more than one holiday. So what can you do to transform your table from “Harvest to Holiday” – making it look like two different settings? Thanks to the folks at Pier 1 Imports, here are a few tips: “Glam jewel” is really in. …