Should You Buy a Fresh or Frozen Turkey for Thanksgiving?

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For many people, buying a turkey is an integral part of celebrating the holidays in Placentia. One of the biggest decisions that you have to make is whether to buy fresh or frozen. The following information will help you with this process. A fresh turkey has never been chilled below 26 degrees F. In comparison, if a turkey is labeled as frozen, it has … [Read more...]

Use Cyber Monday to Save Big on Holiday Shopping

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Cyber Monday is a great opportunity to save money while purchasing holiday gifts. Whether you like to shop both Black Friday and Cyber Monday or you'd rather do the majority of your holiday shopping online, take the following tips to save money. Stay organized. Make a list of the gifts that you plan to buy and check them off as you go. Sticking … [Read more...]

Affordable Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Pets

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As you do your holiday shopping this year, don't forget to pick up a little something for your cat or dog. Consider one or more of the following inexpensive yet fun ideas. Clothing. There is a wealth of adorable pet sweaters in all sizes, patterns, and colors. PetSmart even carries a line of Martha Stewart sweaters that are perfect for kitschy or … [Read more...]

Go On a Thanksgiving Cruise This Year

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Add a new twist to celebrating the holidays in Placentia this year with a Thanksgiving cruise. You get the big meal that you want to have for the holiday without any of the hassle or mess. The Hornblower will do all of the work while you sit back and enjoy your time with family and friends. The three hour Thanksgiving Day cruise features a traditional … [Read more...]

These Local Photographers Will Take Beautiful Family Photos to Send to Loved Ones This Year

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Taking a new family photo is an integral part of celebrating the holidays in Placentia. This year get in touch with one of the following local photographers to take some beautiful pictures of you and your loved ones. Richelle Dante is a Southern California based wedding and portrait photographer. From newborns to engaged couples, she is comfortable … [Read more...]

See Amazing Art & Live Music at the Huntington Beach Art Walk

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If you haven't been to the Huntington Beach Downtown Art Walk yet this fall, you still have one more opportunity to go on Thursday, November 20, 2014. The walk showcases one of a kind works from a wide mix of amateur, up and coming, and renown artists. Most pieces are available for sale. It's a fun chance to purchase local artwork while getting to interact … [Read more...]

Handy Checklist of Things to Get for Your First Apartment

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Are you in the process of securing a new place? The following list will make the world of apartment living straightforward and stress free. Where you sleep. At a minimum, you'll need a bed, pillows, linens, and clothes storage. Think about getting a night stand and outfitting it with a lamp and alarm clock as well. Where you hang out. Whether … [Read more...]

Super Easy Ways to Get Your Apartment Decorated for Fall

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Are you looking for new apartment decorating ideas? Getting your place decked out for fall is simple and stress free when you have the following ideas. Miniature pumpkins. Miniature pumpkins are inexpensive and readily available at any grocery store during autumn. Pair them with seasonal blooms, colored leaves, and small candles to create a … [Read more...]

Fun Ways to Get Into the Halloween Spirit in Placentia

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Placentia is a great place to celebrate Halloween with the whole family without breaking the bank. This year consider attending one or more of the following free or cheap events in the area. On October 23, Tarbell Realtor at 18565 Yorba Linda Boulevard is holding a pumpkin patch event from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with free pumpkins, balloon animals, … [Read more...]

The Annual Anaheim Halloween Parade Returns on the 25th

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Now in its 90th year, the Anaheim Halloween Parade is one of the oldest traditions in the city. Last year there were more than 45,000 individuals in attendance. Since it started, it has been a constant source of local pride and an impetus for community involvement. The parade includes sponsored floats and a wealth of community volunteers that add to the … [Read more...]