Jan 29 2019

Here In The United States, eating out at restaurants is incredibly commonplace. After all, eating out can be ideal for a number of different reasons. For one thing, it’s a great way to take a break from cooking, something that can end up being more trouble than it’s worth at the end of a long day of work. In addition to this, going out to eat can allow you to connect with loved ones and friends around a dinner table, especially friends and family that you aren’t able to see on as consistent a basis. Finally, eating out can be ideal for the purposes of trying new cuisines as well, as trying out new cuisines is a great way to discover more of what you love – as well as even more of the world, from your very own home town.

Take just the one long state of Florida. In Florida, there are currently very nearly 40,000 dining establishments that are open for business, a number that is only likely to grow in the years that are to come. In many parts of the country, restaurants are incredibl

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Jan 23 2019

It’s hard to tell these days just how much the average American couple spends on a wedding. One estimate gives a total north of $35,000. With an average of 2.4 million weddings in the United States each year, there’s a lot of money spent no matter which way you slice it. In fact one estimate for the total amount spent on weddings in the U.S. annually is $72 billion.

In the midst of trying to plan the perfect wedding-fine tuning the guest list, picking a florist, creating the ideal menu-one small detail that may get overlooked is the tableware for the big day.

The average number of wedding guests is 136 and if you’ve got that many attending your ceremony and reception, chances are you’re going to go through a ton tableware. Better Homes and Gardens tells party planners to assume that guests will drink two servings of non-alcoholic beverages in the first hour of a reception and one for each additional hour of the party. If the weather is more, you can expect people are going to

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Jan 17 2019

A wedding today is an event with many factors to juggle, such as the venue (indoors or outdoors), the number of guests and how to arrange their seating for the reception, the visual theme, the food to be catered, the florist, photographer, wedding band, and more. Many of these factors are a combination of practicality and aesthetics, and the tone and style of a wedding can be dictated by the venue and what materials are used, ranging from the ceremony’s decorations and the bridesmaids’ dresses all the way to what kind of silverware, plates, and glasses are used for the reception lunch or dinner. Wedding plates, dinner napkins, wedding cutlery, and more are not just a way for guests to eat; they also set the tone of the wedding, and in some cases, wedding plates and glasses may be the disposable kind for convenience, and in certain themes and levels of formality, plastic serveware and part

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Dec 05 2018

From the 2000 piece jigsaw puzzle to the 250 piece jigsaw puzzle, there are easy puzzles and difficult puzzles and even just moderately difficult puzzles. Puzzles are a great way to spend a lazy Sunday, an evening after work, or even an hour in the morning. From the 2000 piece jigsaw puzzle to puzzles of a much smaller scale, the act of doing a puzzle can be a great experience for just about anyone.

Even young children can get in on the puzzle doing action, as there are many puzzles (though certainly not anything like the 2000 piece jigsaw puzzle) that have been specifically developed for toddlers and little kids. These puzzles can be a great tool for brain development, which happens rapidly first in the first six years of life and more extensively in the first ten. Through doing speciality toddler and children’s puzzles, kids can develop their motor skills as

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Nov 12 2013

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When most people think about the best museums in NYC, they usually think about modern art museums and high culture. But if you have kids, they’re not going to appreciate it as much, and possibly keep you from fully appreciating the art yourself. So, why not take the kids somewhere else instead of the art museum in NYC? How about taking the kids to St Louis children s museums?

There tons of benefits of taking your kids to St Louis children s museums. These places that are geared directly towards children encourage and support the interactions between kids and parents, while simultaneously providing educational experiences where families can play, create and learn all together about many different topics like art, music, science, nature, math, language, reasoning, communication or health.

Although, because kids

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Oct 14 2013

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As American schools continue to tighten their budgets, art and music is always among the first programs to get axed. In fact, the Huffington Post reports that half of California public schools have either cut or substantially reduced their arts programs. Yet, in the “real world,” creativity is one of the most valuable traits a person can possess.

Since the United States first emerged as an independent country, many Americans have taken pride in being simple, straightforward, and hardworking. Perhaps this stereotype was self-imposed, and originated as the antithesis to the more sophisticated British enemy. To some extent, it may have become a self-fulfilling prophecy from certain vantage points, but not all. As with any stereotype, it is largely built upon myths perpetuated by various, dubious resources. Then

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Sep 11 2013

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When you live in the city, and you have kids, it can be difficult to come up with a day trip that is neither too expensive, nor too taxing for yourself or the kids. Movie prices remain ridiculous, and most kid shows will drive any adult insane. One affordable and fun option that most people never consider is to visit NYC museums. Modern art museums are a particularly good choice for kids, and as an added bonus, children usually get free admission.

Here are three reasons to try a modern art museum with your kids. Spoiler alert, abandoning them there is not one of the reasons.

  1. Programs for families.
  2. The modern art museum in NYC, more commonly known as MOMA, is not only one of the “big five” museums for modern art in the United States. MOMA happens to have special programs designed especia

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Jul 12 2013

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Did you know that there are more than 80 museums in New York City? Of course, one of the most popular and renowned of all of the NYC museums is the New York Metropolitan Museum. Since it was first established in 1870, the MET Museum of Art exhibits have included artifacts from the earliest civilizations, such as cuneiform tablets, to the famous MET New York Roof Garden. While the museum certainly has its stalwart collections, one never knows what to expect when visited the Metropolitan Museum.

Many aficionados of classic art consider the MET Museum NYC to be the nexus of the art world, for it is the largest museum in the United States, and among the 10 largest in the world. And with a collection of over 2 million works, the MET Museum of Art houses the most important art collection of any museum in the wor

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