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Eliminate Stains This Holiday Season

Parties filled with festive drinks, food and fun are in full swing this holiday season. Every event is a chance to come away with great memories, plenty of pictures and sometimes, a stubborn stain or two.

Nostalgic Desserts to Celebrate the Season

Fondly reliving the nostalgic memories of years gone by is an integral aspect of many family gatherings and celebrations.

5 New Twists on Traditional Holiday Recipes

Everyone loves traditional holiday fare – mom’s stuffing, grandma’s sugar cookies, or that best-kept secret recipe that keeps friends and family coming back for more.

Serve in Style for the Holidays

Make entertaining during the holidays easier, whether you're preparing for a large buffet or an intimate dinner. The solution is simplifying your food preparation with all-in-one bakeware that's stylish enough to show off.

A Tropical Twist on a Traditional Dessert

Incorporating a fresh, fruity flavor, such as the versatile Piñata apple, is one mouthwatering way to create a crisp, new spin on your favorite holiday recipes ranging from salads to entrees to desserts.

Score Big With Game Day Snacks

The game is on, and your home is filled with friends decked out in those familiar colors, ready to cheer their team to victory. Now there’s only one more thing you need to make this game day gathering great — a feast of delicious, easy to enjoy goodies.

This Holiday, Create a Colorful Feast

As you prepare for this season of celebrations, consider recipes that offer a fresh approach to the traditional holiday menu. With its sweet simplicity and vibrant color, a garnish featuring California grapes can make your meal presentation even more enticing. Keep those mealtime traditions intact by serving favorites like Brussels sprouts, but pair them with sweet California grapes in a salad for the perfect balance of flavor and crunchy texture.

Celebrate Special Moments on a Cruise

Princess Cruises, one of the most famous names in sea-going vacations, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015. To commemorate this important milestone, the company is honoring the iconic TV show, “The Love Boat,” which first introduced viewers to Princess Cruises and the art of cruising.