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The Huffington Post : Host An Award Winning Grammy Party

As thousands of industry execs and hundreds of headliners gather at the Staples Center in Los Angeles this Sunday evening for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, over 26 million of us will be tuning in. What better time to host a viewing party for friends and family? In this latest Creative Entertaining video, here are some simple tips to make this star studded affair shine at home.

January 24, 2014
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The Huffington Post : Creative Entertaining: Gobble Gobble

The traditional of Thanksgiving dinner has been celebrated since 1863. The annual feast may be fun for the guests, who get to kick back and watch the game on TV, but for the host who is preparing the turkey, the stuffing, and all the fixings, the day can seem like an endless chore. But even though the idea of planning, designing, buying, cooking, and serving may seem overwhelming, it doesn’t have to be.

November 26, 2013
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The Huffington Post : Buy Experiences, Not Stuff This Holiday Season

The frenzy of the shopping season kicks off this week, with up to 140 million people shopping over the Thanksgiving weekend from Thursday through Sunday, according to Forbes.No matter how much or how little you’re planning to spend this year, I’m urging you to buy experiences rather than things. As I wrote in my book, Upgrade, most of us have more possessions than we need or want anyway.

November 25, 2013