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Flashback Friday - How to Carve Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Last Reply by berwin 1416705398.267 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hi, everyone! Happy Friday! If you saw my Facebook post earlier, I’m neck deep in Once Upon a Time episodes as we speak and loving every minute of it. I’m spending the day at home…in my Pj's…I’ve already had my second cup of hot chocolate…life is GOOD! But, it... Continue Reading

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Jill Bauer on 1416546000

Wish List

In Hosts & Personalities, Gift Tip Blogs, Holiday Advice

Santa Baby put some clothing, jewelry, tools, toys etc. under the tree for me...I just received the first of probably many wish lists from my daughter Chelsea.  Of course she also asked me what I wanted Santa to bring me too.  Did you know that has a wish list feature?  You... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1416419190.327

WHY do we decorate for Christmas?

Last Reply by 65and fabulous 1416605143.55 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

  Well Thursday November 20th at 10:00 AM I have my last edition of Home for the Holidays with Dan show, for the year. So I thought for a moment that maybe we should just talk about why we decorate for Christmas.  After all, the whole show is dedicated to Christmas lights, and trees,... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1416414898.44

Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Loaf Treat for Dogs

Last Reply by Franm963 1416801953.07 | in Pet Lovers, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

During Thanksgiving, it can be so tempting to give your fur babies a taste of the big meal! But the fat, grease, and herbs are trouble for our furry friends. Instead, here's a special treat for your canine friends that they'll ''gobble'' up! It's yummy and healthy for them, and best of all, you ... Continue Reading

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Carolyn Gracie on 1416373200

Decorating for Christmas - How to Create a Stunning Entryway!

Last Reply by Barbarams 1416781741.57 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

I am finally making progress in my decorating! I started with the entryway and thought I would give you a step by step. Ironically, decorating the entryway in my home is one of my favorite things for Christmas. It starts out as a perfectly nice everyday entryway…   …but ends up... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1416373200

Three Easy DIY Projects, One Incredible Thanksgiving Tablescape

Last Reply by goocharoo 1416358467.263 | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice, Mom to Mom Blogs

Hi, everyone! What will you be doing this time next week? Traveling home for the holiday? Doing the grocery shopping? Tidying up? If you’re feeling a little panicked, don’t. You’ve still got plenty of time to get everything in order. In fact, I'll bet you even have time to persona... Continue Reading

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Jill Bauer on 1416286800

5 Ways to Teach Your Children Thankfulness

Last Reply by pattimoe 1416084943.757 | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice, Mom to Mom Blogs

The amount of gifts my kids get this time of year borders on gluttony. Even at five they seem to expect that if they want it, they will get it...and then some... from Santa and the dozens of generous family members who adore them. I feel like it’s a consolation that at least my girls say tha... Continue Reading

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Kerstin Lindquist on 1415986611.507

Flashback Friday! My Mom & I Make Sock It To Me Cake

Last Reply by Zag 1416602083.827 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hi, everyone! It SNOWED here yesterday in the Philadelphia area! We had a fire going in our living room last night and it felt like the holiday season was really here. Truth be told, it practically is here. Thanksgiving is two weeks away, Christmas is just over a month away, and it’s time to ... Continue Reading

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Jill Bauer on 1415986310.61

Be the Best Thanksgiving Guest Ever

Last Reply by Jazzgrl 1416253643.167 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

I’ve spent the majority of my working life in the 24/7 live television business (first in news, and now on QVC), which means that I’m far away from family on major holidays. This has put me in the uniquely wonderful position of being a holiday guest (read "mainstay") for some very specia... Continue Reading

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Rachel Boesing on 1415941200

Want to Make Your Home Feel Festive? Set the Table!

Last Reply by GirlfriendGirlfriend 1415746160.367 | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

One of the things that makes the house look festive is having people over and setting the table for a party. One of the best ways to make your house look festive--without people--is setting the table anyway! By making your table look like an event, the entire house looks like you're ready to enterta... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1415163600

Christmas Decorating How-tos: Make Your Mantle & Front Door Something Special

Last Reply by newby323 1415371017.353 | in For the Home Talk, Suggestion Box, Holiday Advice

Last week in A Lisa Robertson Christmas, I had a chance to show you some of my favorite new ideas on decorating for Christmas! I have to say, I love Christmas decorating more than almost anything else! A lot of you have questions on how to decorate a mantle and how to decorate your front door when p... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1414555200

Top Halloween Candy

Last Reply by bichon_emma 1414334443.963 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Holiday Advice

Picking out Halloween candy can be a bit overwhelming with grocery store aisles lined with dozens of options! We want to help make your decision a little easier. Here's the official list of top Halloween candy for 2013 according to USA Today. 1. Reese's 2. M&M's 3. Snickers 4. Hershey's 5. Kit Kat Do you agree with this list? If not, what do you think is missing?   Continue Reading

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QVC Community Team on 1413777600

Welcome to my Home – Halloween Edition

Last Reply by AuntG 1414538541.8 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

I love to decorate for every season!  Here is my, "Welcome to my Home" Fall Blog showcasing my outside decorations. My sister Deb made me the wreath for my front door to welcome my friends and family... I love the ornamental millet which I think is a fancy name for Indian corn which I added to... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1413398043.113

Time to "Wish List"!

In Hosts & Personalities, Gift Tip Blogs, Holiday Advice

I can’t believe it’s already mid-October! Can you believe it’s time to start thinking about the holidays? Time to plan who is coming over for dinner, budgeting for gifts, and what to eat (personally, my favorite part). I vow every year that I’m going to get better about plann... Continue Reading

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Mary DeAngelis on 1413331372.17

Decorating with Holiday Lights

Last Reply by Bjan 1416304353.323 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Thank you to everyone who participated in last week’s Home for the Holidays show and chat.  We will be doing a show every Thursday at 10:00 EST and hopefully live chats as well, as it gives me an opportunity to answer some of your decorating questions and maybe pass on a suggestion or two... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1413259200

Decadent Chocolate Fondues - Easy, Delicious, Company-Friendly!

Last Reply by banjo 1413326136.657 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hi, everyone! I always have an inner struggle with myself when I try to choose what desserts to make around the holidays. There are just so many yummy recipes out there...and I HAVE to make the perfect one. More often than not, I usually decide on two or three desserts if I’m hosting the gath... Continue Reading

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Jill Bauer on 1413259200

DIY Holiday Decoupage Candles - To Give or Keep!

In For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hi, everyone! Candles—whether real or flameless, big or small, scented or not—are unlike any other piece of décor you can have. They bring warmth, light, and instant charm and you’ll find at least one candle in every room in my home. And…at the holidays, I tend to in... Continue Reading

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Jill Bauer on 1412913600

Pre-Planning your Holiday Lights & Decorations

Last Reply by dardon 1413154473.16 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

That time of year is approaching fast and a little pre-planning on your part can really help to make your holiday lighting project a lot easier. Let me guide you through what I do each year and maybe one or two tips can help you.  Not only can a game plan reduce some of the usual frus... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1412740800

Handmade Holiday Cards - Have the Kids Help!

Last Reply by IloveQVC4evr 1411556150.033 | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice, Mom to Mom Blogs

Hi, everyone! When You’re Home with Jill is on this Wednesday night, we’ll be exactly three months away from Christmas. I've always been the kind of person who likes--and tries--to plan ahead and shop early. So, if you're like me, be sure to join me at 7pm ET. In today’s technolo... Continue Reading

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Jill Bauer on 1411099200

The Family that PLAYS Together……………………………

Last Reply by alert 1411241610.39 | in The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

If you watch me at all on the Q, I am sure you have heard me say “The family that prays together, stays together.”  I believe that very strongly and it is something that my family and I take very seriously.  The other side of that, I realized one day was that “The family ... Continue Reading

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Albany Irvin on 1411099200

How to Pack/Travel for Your Honeymoon/Upcoming Trip

Last Reply by Heather349 1407457000.11 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Holiday Advice

I am so excited. I get to host "Courtney Says I Do" next Monday at 2pm ET on QVC Plus! It's a Bridal Shower for our dear Courtney Cason and YOU are invited! Don't fret if you don't have QVC Plus yet on your area, we will also be airing the broadcast on :) More details to come! YEARS ago, I was a flight attendant. I loved the traveling, my dear crew members, and meeting new people. Since we are talking about weddings and honeymooning next week, I thought I would share some thoughts on something I know about: travel! I am confident in my ability to help you maximize space and minim... Continue Reading

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Mary DeAngelis on 1406068047.65

Theresa's Toy Shop is Back!!! Christmas in July edition is here!

Last Reply by dannan 1408685573.5 | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice, Mom to Mom Blogs

Welcome back to THERESA'S TOY SHOP!!!   We had so much fun last year with my daughter Theresa picking from our QVC Toy assortment for gift giving last season and telling me why they'd make great gifts  --- SO --- we've brought her blog back for our Official Christmas In July Kickoff this... Continue Reading

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Jacque Gonzales on 1405716531.903

The Sweet Taste of Independence

Last Reply by Angie127 1404641548.71 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Holiday Advice

The Fourth of July means so many things to everyone. To me, it reminds me of the many sacrifices our forefathers made to create this country of ours! And I thank them for all of the freedoms I am privileged to have to this day.  As you may know, Jeanne Bice loved all of our patriotic holidays.... Continue Reading

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Quacker Factory on 1404273600

It's Christmas in July!

In For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Christmas in July is a great time at QVC, for it's all the fun of the holidays minus the storms and snow! This past winter was particularly brutal, as the east coast got hit hard with severe weather. During Christmas in July, it may be 80 degrees and sunny outside, but it definitely feels like the h... Continue Reading

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Lori Greiner on 1404187200

Memorial Day Weekend - Let the summer begin!

In For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Memorial Day is the day we pause as a nation to salute the men and women who have served to protect our country. At our house, Memorial Day Weekend also marks the official kick-off to summer. We fill the window boxes with red and white geraniums which complement the colors of our flag which we add f... Continue Reading

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Valerie Parr Hill on 1400731200

You Can Decorate Your Cake And Eat It Too -- See How The Littles Get Festive For Easter!

Last Reply by ColsGrl 1398573509.123 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Instead of putting the Littles on a COMPLETE sugar-high, we skip the traditional Easter Basket candy and decorate a cake together. We've been doing it for years and I love to see how different each cake turns out as the Littles get older and their cake decorating ideas AND skills mature.  Here... Continue Reading

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Albany Irvin on 1397361600

Show Your Love This Valentine’s Day

In The Q We Love, Gift Tip Blogs, Holiday Advice

Hi there, This month I’m turning my blog entry over to Editorial Team member Ashley. As copy editor, Ashley makes sure all our i’s are dotted and our t’s are crossed. But that’s not the extent of her talents, as you’ll see below. She has an eye for great gift suggestio... Continue Reading

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Little Seasonal Blues

Last Reply by JERIR 1391301986.723 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Do the blues get to you, especially after all the holiday hoopla? Family and friends have gone home.  Chelsea is back at school.  Vacation is over.  Lauren, James and I are back to work… New Years was a blast but now it seems like there is not much going on.  The weather h... Continue Reading

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QVC 25 to Watch on 1388552400

Christmas Recap, Family Fur Babies + Happy New Year

Last Reply by Hey trudy 1388728005.58 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hello PM Stylers! Happy Almost New Year! Was Santa good to you?  I always love to hear about which presents everyone got, so you must indulge me. Two of my gifts I am just over the moon about.  I’ll start with a fun boring fact about myself… but with sharing this, I’ll ... Continue Reading

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Courtney Cason on 1388426421.95

Merry Christmas! :)

Last Reply by JLOPEZ 1389497909.85 | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

  I hope that your Christmas is filled with people you love and food you love to eat; and that your New Year has more laughter and fewer challenges than the past. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and thank you for all your support and kindness. In the coming year we will have weeks where... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1387947600

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from Jill's Home to Yours

Last Reply by BASmartShopper 1388809904.9 | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Merry Christmas, friends! I just wanted to take a moment to wish you all a wonderful holiday. It's been quite a year...and I'm always amazed at how the years seem to go by more quickly the older I become. My children still have the wonder of Christmas in their eyes and more important, in their hearts. Trevor is hoping for LEGO sets, books, Skylanders, and (I never thought I'd write the following words...) a Despicable Me 2 fart blaster. I hope you're cracks me up to write!  Trev is a Jim Carrey in the making. He loves to make people laugh and he's really good at it! Kylie i... Continue Reading

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Jill Bauer on 1387918614.177

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!

Last Reply by TX Barb 1387927239.553 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hello, foodies… I just wanted to take a moment to wish you a very Merry Christmas. I’m in North Carolina for the holiday visiting my family. I hope you all spend at least a little time with family, friends, and loved ones over the next few days doing all of your favorite things. There... Continue Reading

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David Venable QVC on 1387774800

Jeanne’s Christmas Trees

Last Reply by siamesegirl4 1387768469.92 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Holiday Advice

Less than a week until Christmas! Angel here from the Quacker Factory! It’s been a joy for me to bring some sparkle and shine to your holiday wardrobe this season! But as you know, we have an awesome Design Team working “behind the seams” to bring you all of these fun and fabulous ... Continue Reading

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Quacker Factory on 1387553553.297

Tea Anyone?

Last Reply by hummingbirdd 1393429550.377 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

I was invited to a delightful Christmas Tea. A place card for me at the table It was a gathering of ladies to celebrate the holiday season. I met new friends, and enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of laughter and great conversation. My new friends, Cynthia and Claudia The celebration included a ... Continue Reading

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Leah Williams on 1387515600

Christmas Yule Log (Buche de Noel) & Celebrating Christmas in France

Last Reply by edrago 1388981106.25 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hello, foodies… Winter officially begins tomorrow, yet the weather forecast here in the Philadelphia area is supposed to be summer-like for the next few days. We’ve already had about 6” of snow this month and all of it came in the “fall.” How strange it will be to go ... Continue Reading

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David Venable QVC on 1387515600

Holiday Sweaters That Are Anything But Ugly

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

In recent years, I’ve stood by as lots of people threw “Ugly Sweater” parties during the holidays. It’s definitely hilarious, but I prefer to wear beautiful holiday sweaters instead. What can I say! I want to look good at a festive event, not purposely bad. So I’ve roun... Continue Reading

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Divya- Send the Trend on 1387478688.347

What Are Your New Year's Eve Plans? Share Your Story for a Chance to Win!

Last Reply by stephbinks 1388480777.217 | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Holiday Advice

What are your New Year's Eve plans? Answer in the comments below for a chance to win one of my glam holiday hair kits! One lucky winner will receive the Beachwaver and my Holiday Wrap-Up Collection! {Click for Official Rules} *********************************************************************... Continue Reading

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Sarah Potempa on 1387464929.493

Plan Ahead for That Holiday Party! Recipes & Ideas Revealed Tomorrow on bethenny!

Last Reply by joyfulljoy 1388902115.773 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hello, foodies… I’ve always been an advocate of planning ahead for parties and big events. There are so many little details that can be done ahead of time. And, now that Christmas is just around the corner, it’s time to put together a game plan. I know you don’t want to spe... Continue Reading

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David Venable QVC on 1387342800


Last Reply by dclady 1391812047.85 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

I love those countdowns that the Late Night Talk Show Hosts do, so I thought I would put my own together for these TOP 10 JEWELRY GIFTS that we can still guarantee for Christmas Delivery – for NO additional shipping and handling.  If you are still shopping , this might help.  Don't forget - you have to use a credit card - and you have to order by THIS FRIDAY DECEMBER 20th! Ok - Here you go: #10:  The Diamonique Design of the month this flattering Epiphany Band Ring  #9:    Set of 4 Steel by Design Initial Bangles – right on trend! #8: &n... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1387256400

Butter Grog, A German Christmas Drink Plus What's Your Favorite Holiday Beverage?

Last Reply by Valeri 822 1387599922.153 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hello, foodies…We’re getting so close! We’ve got a little over a week for the big holiday and I’m feeling the crunch! I’ve finished nearly all my shopping. But I haven’t started wrapping. And, this weekend I’m hosting a holiday party! It’s going to be... Continue Reading

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David Venable QVC on 1387170000

Fashionably Early Christmas Wreaths

Last Reply by giggls02 1400502835.77 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Our Fashionably Early Christmas Wreath event was a huge success! Everyone on the FEW team rallied around this challenge and we had an absolute blast creating our masterpieces.  Since your votes chose Traditional and White Christmas as our themes – Jayne and I created these wonderful ... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1386966078.17

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree!

Last Reply by Cat Fan 1387162027.02 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Every year the AM Style team participates in a Christmas Craft of my choosing. It’s a fun way for us to be creative and celebrate the holiday season as a team. In the past we’ve baked cookies, decorated stockings, made ornaments -- last year we made wreaths. So when I was coming up with... Continue Reading

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Leah Williams on 1386956364.253

Chestnut & Apricot-Stuffed Turkey Breast Recipe & What's Your Secret Stuffing Ingredient?

Last Reply by sanderso 1389547329.373 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hi, foodies...Amy here, In the Kitchen with David Senior Copywriter. I’m sneaking into David’s blog today to share something very special. If you watched the show on Wednesday, you know David is celebrating his 20th Anniversary with QVC. If you missed the show, the team had a few surpri... Continue Reading

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David Venable QVC on 1386910800

10 Delicious Dessert Recipes for the Holiday Season

Last Reply by florida08 1387136602.443 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Hello, foodies… In Tuesday’s blog I shared my top 10 stocking stuffer ideas for the holiday season and here are my favorite holiday dessert recipes. We've compiled quite a collection after five holiday seasons of In the Kitchen with David. You can find all 10 on my recipe page on QVC.c... Continue Reading

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David Venable QVC on 1386882310.803

QVC at the Old Fashioned Christmas Parade in West Chester!

In Q News, Holiday Advice

Nothing gets you in the spirit of Christmas quite like a good old fashioned Christmas parade! Here's a look at this year's Mars Old Fashioned Christmas Parade Presented by QVC right in our little town of West Chester! Our hosts, Carolyn Gracie and Dan Hughes, were the Master of Ceremonies! ... Continue Reading

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On The Scene on 1386651600

Top 10 Stocking Stuffers for Foodies

Last Reply by MemaCig 1386818682.5 | in Kitchen & Food Talk, Gift Tip Blogs, Holiday Advice

Hello, foodies! How's your shopping list look? Are you making progress? I'm sure you are! Some of you have even told me on Facebook you're DONE shopping! I'm about halfway through my list. And today, I picked up some stocking stuffers and thought you might like to know what's on my list. Because s... Continue Reading

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David Venable QVC on 1386651600

Gift Ideas for Those Final People on Your List!

In Q News, Gift Tip Blogs, Holiday Advice

While a holly jolly Christmas may be the best time of the year – it can also be a little stressful at times. Even those who make a list (and check it twice) may still have a few more last minute gifts to figure out. Whether it’s your Aunt Ida, or cousin Darlene – we all have those ... Continue Reading

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Christmas with Sarah Potempa

In Beauty Banter, Holiday Advice, Mom to Mom Blogs

The holidays are my favorite time of the year! I love the winter air, holiday party hair, and the festive clothes I get to wear. I also love to reminisce about all of my wonderful family holiday memories and traditions that I had growing up. From being a little girl who sat by the window waiting for... Continue Reading

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Sarah Potempa on 1386565200

Dress Shopping, Christmas Decorating + Mally Obsessed

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice

Weekend Recap:                 Hello PM Stylers! I trust you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  It has been full steam ahead in our house.  Everything from Volunteering, to decorating, to spending time with family... Continue Reading

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