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Local young entrepreneur honored at state level

VALPARAISO | Wade Breitzke, the NW-ISBDC’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year, is being recognized in a statewide spotlight.

June 24, 2013 10:54 am
Get in on the Fun: Upcoming Lake Michigan Area Social Events

Get in on the Fun: Upcoming Lake Michigan Area Social Events

Welcome to the Times Party pages, where we cover the social scene in our area. If you have an upcoming social event or fundraiser you would like featured in our Shore or Times Weekend pages, contact Kathleen.Dorsey@nwi.com with an invitation. 

April 19, 2013 12:00 am
Get in on the Fun: Upcoming Lake Michigan Area Social Events

Get in on the Fun: Upcoming Lake Michigan Area Social Events

Welcome to our Times Party pages, where we cover the social scene in our area. If you have an upcoming social event or fundraiser you would like featured in our Shore or Times Weekend pages, contact Kathleen.Dorsey@nwi.com with an invitation. 

April 15, 2013 12:00 am

Get in on the Fun: Upcoming Lake Michigan Area Social Events

Welcome to our Times Party pages, where we cover the social scene in our area. If you have an upcoming social event or fundraiser you would like featured in our Shore or Times Weekend pages, just contact philip.potempa@nwi.com with an invitation. 

April 05, 2013 12:00 am
Right at Home: Baby shower hosts get creative

Right at Home: Baby shower hosts get creative

A twins baby shower decorated and styled by Sunny by Design using Dr. Seuss' Thing One and Thing Two characters is shown in Ramstein, Germany. The red, white and blue color scheme, coupled with Seussian imagery and typography and a Cat in the Hat shaped cake, was a unique and fun way to cele…

September 17, 2012 12:00 am
Right at Home: Baby shower hosts get creative

Right at Home: Baby shower hosts get creative

Designers and stylists Maureen Anders and Adria Ruff use a palette of mint, aqua, yellow and lime green for a gender neutral baby shower in Tega Cay, S.C. Incorporating handmade elements like wool pompoms, simple printable paper decor, and using paper, marshmallows and cake decorations as ce…

September 17, 2012 12:00 am
From sugar to chic, baby showers with a stylish flair

From sugar to chic, baby showers with a stylish flair

If you're throwing a baby shower for a relative or friend, creating a suitably festive atmosphere is part of the fun.

September 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Dick Clark's biggest impact was personal

Dick Clark's biggest impact was personal

He showed us how to dance, what music to listen to, and gave us something to do on New Year's Eve.

April 20, 2012 12:00 am
Throw a roll-your-own-sushi New Year's Eve party

Throw a roll-your-own-sushi New Year's Eve party

My ideal Dec. 31 is pretty basic. We invite another family to spend the night and enjoy a leisurely dinner that we cook together. And this year it will be a roll-your-own sushi party.

December 28, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Throw a roll-your-own-sushi New Year's Eve party

Throw a roll-your-own-sushi New Year's Eve party

My ideal Dec. 31 is pretty basic. We invite another family to spend the night, freeing us up to get comfortable, play games, drink wine without worry and — most importantly — enjoy a leisurely dinner that we cook together. And the slower the better.

December 28, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Feed a crowd simply, cheaply with beef tenderloin

Feed a crowd simply, cheaply with beef tenderloin

They key to a great holiday party is a relaxed host. And that is easier than it sounds. All it takes is a little planning.

December 21, 2011 12:00 am
Keep wine choices fun, frugal for holiday scene

Keep wine choices fun, frugal for holiday scene

The best wines for holiday parties are like good hosts, accommodating enough to handle a variety of scenarios, but with enough personality to keep everyone entertained.

December 21, 2011 12:00 am
Keep wine choices fun for the holiday scene

Keep wine choices fun for the holiday scene

The best wines for holiday parties are like good hosts: accommodating enough to handle a variety of scenarios, but with enough personality to keep everyone entertained.

December 21, 2011 12:00 am
Feed a crowd simply with beef tenderloin

Feed a crowd simply with beef tenderloin

Beef tenderloin is my entertaining slam dunk. Everyone loves beef tenderloin and it is good served chilled, at room temperature or warm.

December 21, 2011 12:00 am
Party hosts put perfect outfit on to-do list

Party hosts put perfect outfit on to-do list

One more thing to add to the to-do list for your holiday party: Find an outfit that creates a mood, is welcoming and warm, can hide stains, and has pockets. It's the delicate balance of being chic and comfortable.

December 13, 2011 8:00 am
A tired parent's guide to celebrating New Year's Eve

A tired parent's guide to celebrating New Year's Eve

Finding a great babysitter on this very busy night is a common problem. But having a hum-drum evening at home isn't the answer.

December 12, 2011 2:30 pm
For pet-owners, holiday plans revolve around pets

For pet-owners, holiday plans revolve around pets

Dexter's social calendar this holiday season is chock-full of travel plans, party invites, new clothes, special meals and trips to see Santa Claus.

December 11, 2011 12:00 am
Party hosts put perfect outfit on to-do list

Party hosts put perfect outfit on to-do list

One more thing to add to the to-do list for your holiday party: Find an outfit that creates a celebratory mood, is welcoming and warm (but not hot), can hide a little sauce splatter and has pockets to stash remotes, phones and, for the ladies, lip gloss.

December 11, 2011 12:00 am

Light up any holiday with luminaries inspired by Las Posadas

Preparations for Las Posadas, which celebrates the Christian belief of the Nativity, have begun in Mexico and anywhere people of Spanish descent celebrate the days leading up to the birth of Jesus Christ.

December 07, 2011 12:00 am
PlaceTiles

PlaceTiles

PlaceTiles are stylish erasable ceramic accent labels, perfect as table place cards for guests or as a descriptive accessory for each dish being served. They are $35 for a set of 6 at placetile.com or call (678) 467-4776

September 01, 2011 12:00 am
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