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Susabella has special event gifts that also make the world a better place

Know someone who’s… getting married? Moving into a new place? Having a golden birthday? Having a baby? Or just throwing a fabulous party? The Susabella Etsy shop is stocked with perfect gifts for all those occasions. For example, this platter could be the perfect birthday, housewarming, or wedding gift. But it’s also so much more…

Vino Sleeves: How to make a giftable wine bag out of old clothes

Whether you’re toting your favorite bottle to a picnic in the park, a BYOB at a buddy’s or dressing up a gift, here are a couple ways to make a sleeve for your vino, using old sweaters or baby clothes.

Foolproof food platters for easy hosting of drop-in guests

I’m one of those annoying friends that you can drop in on anytime and I can “throw together” a meal or snack that looks like I have a chef hiding in the pantry. I don’t, but I do have a few sneaky tips up my sleeve for faking the elegant grazing that is platters — and five themed ideas for matching tasty meats and cheeses perfectly.

Hostess gift ideas: look past wine and go for handmade, locally-sourced, or unusual offerings

If wine just won’t cut it for your next hostess gift, we have new ideas. Carnivorous plants? Pineapples? Oh my!