Cheers to the Season with Drinkworks® Home Bar by Keurig®

This article is sponsored by Drinkworks® Home Bar by Keurig®, all opinions are mine alone. Content for 21+. Please enjoy responsibly.

Happy Hour at home is as easy as the push of a button. Time always seems to be more precious around the holidays. Shopping trips, gift wrapping, addressing season’s greetings, and baking for large parties is very rewarding, but it does not happen with a simple snap of the fingers.

The Drinkworks® Home Bar by Keurig® is the first of its kind making a splash into the appliance scene. A perfect complement to celebrating the season with family and friends, simply prepare your favorite cocktail or range of ciders at the touch of a button. A brilliant concept that everyone should snag this holiday season, whether for yourself or a gift for that special someone (or both)!

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Notable Festive Afternoon Teas in London

We have finally reached the gateway to the holiday season. As the gates to the season open, we are eager to share four notable festive afternoon teas in central London. These celebratory indulgences are a perfect complement to a day at one of London’s Christmas markets, a Broadway play, or shopping along Oxford Street.

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Four Festive Afternoon Tea Experiences To Try in Ireland 2019

Tour around the Emerald Isle this Christmas season while tasting some of their most festive afternoon tea. From Galway and around to Dublin, below are four locations for holiday inspired afternoon tea in Ireland to treat your loved ones and yourself to this December.

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An Elegant Festive Afternoon Tea at London Marriott Park Lane

London at Christmastime is a true treat for all visitors and locals alike. Tour the Christmas Markets, go on shopping adventures, see a holiday performance. There is much to do throughout the month of December into early January. A traditional afternoon tea with the festive trimmings and detailing is a work of art here at London Marriott Park Lane. An experience in London paired with Festive Afternoon Tea is a necessity. London Marriott Park Lane’s experience is as merry as they come.

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New Morning Market Holiday Pop Up Shop

The holidays are happier for everyone when we support fair trade and local artisans by buying conscious products for our loved ones this gifting season. Locally acclaimed health and wellness specialty store, New Morning Market in Woodbury CT makes this easy to do with their new holiday pop-up shop at the annex across the street from their flagship location. Continue reading

Celtic & Co. Style Gift Guide

In celebration of East End Taste going to Ireland and the United Kingdom this December, we are debuting our 2019 Holiday Style Gift Guide. In partnership with Celtic & Co., we reveal our three favorite pieces from their current collection. These stylish and sustainable gifts are perfect for the favorite woman in your life. Cozy, fashionable, and designed in Great Britain.

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Winter Wardrobe Staples with Celtic & Co.

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Celtic & Co. is a contemporary sustainable and luxurious fashion brand based in Great Britain. A personal favorite of mine for over five years, Celtic & Co. has a variety of pieces for men and women, and the home. Gift inspiration from shearling boots and knitwear to rugs and throw blankets. Celtic & Co. will also be celebrating their 30-year anniversary in 2020.

I particularly love shopping on their website during the holiday season. Over the past few years, I have looked to Celtic & Co. for several gifts for family and friends. Two years ago, I bought a pair of Felt Slippers from Woolenstocks for my husband. My husband, who is very particular about his footwear, loves them and has worn them daily ever since. The quality and feel are so superb, and the slippers still look and feel brand new. Continue reading

Ina Garten Book Signing at Book Hampton

On Saturday, December 15 at 12pm the Barefoot Contessa herself, Ina Garten, will be stopping by Book Hampton to talk about her latest cookbook ‘Cook Like a Pro.’ In ‘Cook Like a Pro,’ self-taught pro Garten pulls together the tips and tricks for hosting and preparing the perfect dinner party.

Upgrading the basics for a show-stopping menu your family and friends won’t believe you made yourself is Garten’s specialty. Here, we have included two of our favorite Barefoot Contessa appetizer recipes to make your next event a smash.

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Top Holiday Gifting Picks with Babbleboxx

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What is on your wish list this season? Searching for a unique, out of the box gift for your special someone? This holiday season with Babbleboxx, I have discovered some exceptional gifts that are perfect for anyone on your list, from a candle that evokes the comforts of home to a pair of lightweight headphones for the fitness enthusiast and parent on the go. Don’t be surprised if you find something that you like for yourself, you are not alone!

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Holiday Decor Shopping in the Hamptons

If your home isn’t decked out in festive decor, is it really the holidays? Here are the best Hamptons shops to hit up for festive, fun and unique holiday decorations.

As soon as you enter The Garden Shop at Marders in Bridgehampton, you know you’re in a magical place. Bursting at the seams with elaborate decor and displays, your imagination will run wild in this holiday wonderland. From gorgeous table decor to wreaths (you can even design your own custom wreath), candle votives to ornaments, you’re sure to find everything you need to decorate your home this holiday season.

If you’re looking for ornaments that break the mold, Roller Rabbit (locations in both East Hampton and Southampton) is your place. With a variety of quirky ornaments (think green dancing monkeys, adorably festive elephants and charming top-hatted polar bears), you’re tree is sure to be a fun and unique showstopper. An added bonus? Their one-of-a-kind ornament designs all come in pajamas that the whole family can lounge in all season long.

Hosting a holiday dinner this year? Then a visit to Clic in East Hampton is a must. Opened by former stylist and Calypso founder, Christiane Celle, not only is every item in Clic expertly curated, but every item is more special than the next. Between the gorgeous table textiles, handblown glassware and handmade pottery items, your eyes and hands will be dancing with joy—when you shop at Clic, there’s no way your holiday table won’t be the center of attention.

For holiday linens and pillows that’ll make you and your guests smile (and want to snuggle up in front of a fireplace), check out the Lexington Company Concept Store in East Hampton. Here, you’ll find adorably festive linens (napkins, tablecloths and hand towels), cozy holiday mohair throws and charming sham pillows with holiday images and sayings. With the quirky holiday decor choices from here, your home will be as chic and jolly as Santa’s Workshop.

Although the Gift Shop at Charlie & Son’s in Amagansett is a go-to place for decor year-round, its holiday decor selection makes it a must-visit during the holiday season. Not only does this family owned business offer a spectacular Christmas tree selection and gorgeous, custom floral arrangements that will make for jaw-dropping centerpieces, but the carefully selected decor items in their Gift Shop will have everything you need to get your home ready for the holidays.