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    Holiday Decorating Recipe: Behind the Scenes of an Improvements Catalog Photo Shoot

    We begin shooting our holiday items in August so that we have enough time to perfect each spread in the catalog before it reaches your doorstep. At this time the weather in Northeast, Ohio, is well, anything but wintery with temps that

  • Food Ideas for a Halloween Party

    Fun & Creepy Food Ideas for a Halloween Party

    Once a month, the different departments at Improvements Catalog take turns hosting breakfast. Last October, the Creative Department (that’s my team!) decided to step up the game and go all out. We decorated the entire lunchroom, played Halloween movies, and

  • Halloween Food Ideas

    Halloween Food Ideas

    These Halloween recipes are quick & easy, but definitely ghoul-tastic! If you’re looking for some Halloween food ideas for your Halloween party we’ve put together some tasty treats that are fun and easy to make like eyeball cupcakes, ghosts in

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    Pumpkin Recipes

    Are you on the hunt for some easy Pumpkin recipes? Learn how to make pumpkin soup, pumpkin ice cream and even pumpkin enchiladas. You can use these pumpkin recipes for Halloween parties, Thanksgiving dinner or if you just want to

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    Easy Easter Bread Recipes

    It’s going to take a little time, but this Italian Easter Bread recipe is worth every minute. Or, if you don’t have a lot of time and you want to try something a little different, try the Raisin Easter Bread

  • Container Gardening Recipes

    Container Gardening Recipes

    Small space container gardening recipes that are easy to make and taste great. Fruit Mint Salad Dressing Ingredients: 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate, defrosted 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1/2 tbsp sugar 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp grated orange

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    Easy Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas

    Baking is a fun tradition that many families share around Christmas. You might make Christmas cookies for the neighbors, for your family, or simply for yourself. If you are looking for some new Christmas cookie decorating ideas, you have come

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    How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds

    If you’re looking for a delicious, healthy snack that you can eat while your kids are finishing off all that Halloween candy, try making some toasted pumpkin seeds. They’re easy to make and you probably have plenty of seeds left

  • Halloween Treats for Kids

    Halloween Treats for Kids

    Making Halloween fun treats with the kids is one of my favorite Halloween traditions. The kids love it and literally eat them all up. The following are some Halloween treats for kids that are easy to make and yummy to

  • How to BBQ

    How to BBQ

    Your family has arrived, the drinks are chilled, and the games are started. Now it’s time to start preparing the food. Not sure how to BBQ? No problem! We’ve put together a few helpful hints for the first-time bbq’er.