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Kitchen LARPing for Game of Thrones

I’m a huge nerd when it comes to theme parties, especially ones based on my favorite books, TV shows, and movies. When you really get into the spirit with “live action role play” (LARP) through costumes, decor, or cuisine, it just adds another whole level of enjoyment to favorite stories and characters.

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Fall Harvest Menu for a Thrifty Thanksiving

Happy almost Turkey Day! I first made this menu in early October for a fall clothing swap at my house with a bunch of my favorite Boston fashion ladies, and it was a smashing success. I’m sure you’ll have the same response — even if you only make the salted caramel fondue!

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3 Ways to Throw an Oscars Bash on a Budget

The Oscars, while mostly a red carpet ogle-fest these days, are the time of year to celebrate films and movie-going as our favorite, democratizing form of entertainment — and this awards ceremony in particular is one that should be shared with friends, just like you once enjoyed those movies being honored.

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DIY Film Festival with IndieFlix

I’ll be the first to admit it: I’m a huge film nerd. When it comes to movies, I’m particularly fond of the indies, as well as the humble, reluctant celebrities and talented artists who make them. I like to support the underdogs, and I like to see films that might not otherwise make it into theaters or get picked up for mass distribution.