Best Wine Gift for Christmas? Spread Cheer All Year with This Affordable Wine Club!

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If you’re looking for the best wine gift for Christmas, this small-batch, affordable wine club membership can simplify your holiday gift giving. 

You know that feeling, when you’re someplace special or celebrating an occasion, sipping a delicious glass of artisan wine. Savoring a good wine adds so much to the experience. You feel at ease and appreciating the body, flavors, and nuances of the heady liquid swirling in your wine glass.

Well, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy outstanding wine at home. And, it’s all the easier for you to do so with The California Wine Club.

But as the holidays approach, it’s a good time to think about spreading a little cheer-in-a-bottle with your loved ones. The California Wine Club is a great option to simplify your gift-giving while sending along a thoughtful, quality gift friends and family will appreciate.

In fact, you might be surprised at how affordable the gold-standard of wine clubs can be!

Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Enjoy Container Grown Christmas Trees All Year

Container Grown Christmas Trees

“OH CHRISTMAS TREE, Oh Christmas tree. How lovely are your branches!” lf you’ve been buying a cut tree each year, those probably aren’t the words you’re singing after the holidays. Instead, you’re probably trying to figure out what to do with the brittle tree before it drops all its nee­dles in your house.  But if you opted … Read more

Gift Guide: Best Gifts for College Girls

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If you’re looking for some amazing gifts for college girls then this is the post for you. Because as the mother of two college grads (including a daughter), I know exactly what college kids do and do not want when it comes from gifts. Trust me on this. My daughter lets me know when I’ve dropped the ball and given them something that wasn’t on their gift list! So, stop guessing when it comes to either back-to-school or holiday shopping. Instead, use this list of 18 fantastic gifts for college girls to give your daughter exactly what she wants this year and every year thereafter. 

Bonus: These gifts will meet your needs as a parent and theirs!

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5 Festive Holiday Events at the Newport Mansions

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Get into the Christmas Spirit

Each year, the Newport Mansions put on a festive celebration to usher in the holiday season. Christmas trees and lavish decorations festoon the mansions, once homes to prominent families of Newport, Rhode Island. You’ll find Nutcracker performances, dinner parties, and music events that lead right up to New Year’s Eve.

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Luxury Lifestyle: The Newport Mansions Decorated for Christmas

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The Newport Mansions at Christmas

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Scenes from the Gilded Age

A visit to Newport, Rhode Island is incomplete without seeing the Newport Mansions at Christmas.  There are ten incredible estates that The Preservation Society of Newport County maintains year-round. Guests may explore independently or follow guided tours by a headset.

Of course, the mansions are a “must-see” at any time of year, and especially nice as part of a romantic getaway to Rhode Island.

Through the holiday season, though, four mansions are open daily to visitors: The Breakers, Rosecliff, The Elms, and Marble House. Each was once a private residence for the well-to-do, including famous families like the Vanderbilts, who retreated to the mansions’ grandeur along the cool shores of Rhode Island for summer months.

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