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Show-Stopping Fall Tablescapes

  Autumn has arrived across the country, bringing cooler weather and vibrantly colored changing leaves. Last month we suggested getting the whole family involved in decorating your house, entryway, and yard with fall décor. If you’ve already started your seasonal decorating, you’re no doubt enjoying the changes and looking forward to everyone’s favorite fall holiday, Thanksgiving. We’ve been putting our heads together to come up with ...
Halloween Decor by Lillian Vernon

It’s Time to Get Spooky!

As temperatures start to cool off around the country, the kids become settled in their school time routines, and leaves begin to change color, thoughts of Halloween parties, trick or treating, and Halloween costume contests fill young minds everywhere. Are you ready for the spookiest time of the year? You’ve come to the right place! Lillian Vernon is your Halloween Headquarters, with trick or treat bags, Halloween décor, and spooktacular ...

Staycation vs Vacation | Which one is right for you?

Should you stay or should you go? That’s a question many families face this summer when debating the best use of their vacation time. There are multiple benefits to both staying at home and enjoying your vacation time and taking a trek together to explore new and exciting places. To help you in your staycation vs vacation decision, we’ve compiled a list of benefits for both the family staycation and the family vacation. Staycations have ...

Essential Back-to-School Checklist

It’s that time again…time to get the kids ready to go back to school. Summer is coming to a close, and thoughts are turning to new classes, new teachers, new friends, and new school supplies. To help you with your back to school shopping, we’ve created a back to school checklist of several different items, including the standard necessities and a few things you might not think about until the need arises. Pens and pencils Colored markers ...

Summer Themes for Kids

  The kids have been cooped up in a classroom all year long, and now that summer’s finally here, they’re ready to get outside and enjoy some sunshine. Are you looking for a way to encourage your youngsters to get some much needed movement? If you live near a lake, river, or beach, a day in or on the water is a great way to get the kinks out, have some fun in the sun, and get the oxygen pumping. To make it even more fun, here are some ...

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is a worldwide celebration designed to honor fathers and father figures, celebrate fatherhood, and recognize the contributions of fathers in society. Father figures can include biological fathers, adoptive fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, uncles, big brothers, fathers-in-law, and other male relatives, friends, mentors, or other influential males who provided leadership, love, support, and guidance ...

6 Meaningful Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is an annual holiday with a lot of meaning for many of us, but giving a meaningful Mother’s Day gift doesn’t necessarily have to mean spending a lot of money, or buying Mom the typical flowers or chocolates. Think beyond the mainstream ideas and television commercials, and you can do something even more meaningful for this Mother’s Day. Here are some Mother’s Day gift ideas to help spark your creativity. Give Mom a ...

5 Easter Egg Crafts

Are you looking for something a little different this year when it comes to Easter activities and crafts for you and your kids? We have some great ideas for you to try, from some folks who really know theiregg crafts. We’ve included some of our favorite projects for you to try your hand at this year.  Galaxy Easter Eggs. These other-worldly eggs look very cool and are not difficult to make. Inspired by a fine art museum exhibit, these ...

How to Organize Your Closet

Do you often find yourself staring at a closet full of clothes yet having trouble finding something to wear? The culprit could be the way your closet is organized. You may have hidden treasures stashed away amongst the hanging clothes, drawers of folded jeans, piles of lingerie, and stacks of shoes in your closet just waiting to be rediscovered. Here are some suggestions on how to organize your closet and maximize your clothing options, not ...