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5 Easy Ways to Dress Up Your Holiday Table That Won't Break the Bank (or Your Sanity)

Posted by Amy McIlwaine on Dec 15, 2017 3:11:26 PM

By Nicola Lapp

The holidays can be hard – you’ve got relatives visiting from out of town, you have to find a present for Secret Santa, and you have no clue how to cook a turkey. With so many things on your plate, it can feel like your to-do list keeps growing and then the anxiety starts to creep in… I get it; I've been there! The one thing I truly love about the holidays is when everyone sits down around a table and breathes a collective sigh of contentment – but wait… did you remember to set the table?

A table setting can be as elaborate or as simple as you like. If you want to go all Martha Stewart, you go for it! (Send some of that energy my way!) For those of us who are pressed for time, but still want to impress, here are five easy ways to add some flare to your table without going overboard.

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Topics: adult continuing education, christmas, floral

5 Tips for the Merriest Christmas!

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Dec 18, 2015 3:08:13 PM

It's the holiday season once again!

A time for celebration with family and friends, good food and other goodies galore. It's a great time of year but it's moving pretty quickly! Soon you will be gathered around the table sharing turkey and embarrassing family stories — but are you ready?

December can move quite rapidly, but you can keep your head above the snow with a few simple tips & tricks. 

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Topics: time management, christmas, planning, DIY, lists, gifts, shopping

5 Tips to Survive the Holiday Home Stretch

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Dec 18, 2014 4:04:00 PM

Christmas is a week away, are you ready?!

‘Tis the season for giving and receiving, but sometimes we can get so wrapped up in it all! Metro Continuing Education is all about making things easier on yourself, whether it's a quick cooking lesson or fun home decorations - check out our tips for making the last few days before Christmas count!

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Topics: holiday, holiday ideas, adult continuing education, winter, christmas, cooking class, art, edmonton