Adorning your table with a lush green centerpiece is a wonderful way to bring some holiday spirit right to the hub of your home sweet home. The right focal point can delight the family and add, not distract, from your special time together. Here are some ideas and inspiration for your own beautiful holiday centerpieces.

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Alsip Real Christmas Tree Care decorated tree up against window

The Christmas tree industry plants millions of trees every year, helping to combat climate change and produce fresh oxygen. Learn how to care for a real Christmas tree, so you can celebrate the holidays all while reducing your carbon footprint!

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Christmas decorating

Every year Alsip Home & Nursery inspires with a show stopping display of designer Christmas trees. We decorate to the nines with unique, top quality ornaments, trims, silk florals, and decor. Check out this year’s trends. Warm Gatherings Eucalyptus, fresh greenery, wooden orbs, and bronze finishes. French Bakery Peppermint, green milk glass, snow flocking, and…

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Tips for Grilling a Christmas Ham

From hanging Christmas lights to shoveling the walkway, we always have more to do than we have time for over the holiday season. If the season is truly about giving, we should give ourselves a break whenever we can! Christmas dinner, for example, has the potential to consume all of our time and energy, leaving us too exhausted or distracted to enjoy our guests’ company. The perfect solution? A grilled Christmas ham! This crowd-pleasing holiday meat comes pre-loaded with succulent flavor and nearly ready to serve. All that’s left to do is add some heat – and any excuse to use the grill is good enough for us!

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Eggnog Recipe

When the holiday season finally rolls around, we find ourselves surrounded by our closest friends, family, loved ones, and, of course, food. From the hors-d’oeuvres being passed around at parties to the cornucopia of delicious dishes filling our Christmas Day dinner tables, there are dozens of opportunities to bring the best from our kitchens. Put your best foot (or, rather, food) forward with these seriously simple recipes that everyone will love!

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Holiday Gift Plants

At the heart of it, the holidays are about gathering together, and if we’re doing it right, our front doors should be getting a lot of mileage around this time of year. Since many of our season’s greetings happen at our doorways, we want our front porch to make a welcoming impression. We can do that by creating “porch-pot” arrangements with winter greenery.

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Christmas Tree

As much as we love the holiday season, it’s a time filled with competing priorities. We want to have a home filled with jolly decor and inviting aromas, but we’re also busy balancing our time between the trays of Christmas baking and to-do lists that are as jammed as an Imperial cookie! So when it comes to Christmas trees, we’re left with a choice: would we rather save some extra time by cutting out the tree maintenance, or are we dedicated to the tradition of a live tree?

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