Category Archives: Balsam Hill Lifestyle

Travel and lifestyle tips that reflect Balsam Hill’s signature elegance

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Latin American Cuisine: Memorable Meals from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru

In the last installments of Balsam Hill’s Festive Christmas Feasts from Around the World series, you were introduced to many delectable dishes you can taste this Christmas.

Today we will be showcasing Christmas dinners in Latin America that will send your taste buds on an adventure of exotic flavors from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru. Read This Entry

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6 tips for easy holiday entertaining

‘Tis the season for all things merry & bright… and if you are like me, you might have some holiday parties and entertaining on the calendar as well.

This time of year is so full of magic and wonder and beauty – and busy. So something I like to do to keep the to-do list under control when it comes to entertaining is to tackle a few things ahead of time, and use some of my secrets for easy holiday entertaining. Read This Entry

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Celebrate Another Season of Giving with Balsam Hill

It’s the season of giving and Balsam Hill hopes to embody that spirit by spreading cheer to those in need. We will be featuring six charities with partnering influencers, each giving you the chance to help out.

 

From December 7 to January 5, 2018, you can spread cheer with a single click. Check our Facebook page on the dates below and leave a comment, react, or share. For each comment on a blog post—whether from our blog or one of our guests’—we will donate $2 to the featured charity. For social media comments and shares, we will donate $1; for social media reactions, we will donate 50 cents.

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European Dishes Part 1: The Festive Flavors of the Balkans, the Baltic and the British Isles

The Christmas meal is among the most cherished of traditions during the Yuletide season. Across cultures, this feast is made special because it is shared in a warm gathering with family and friends.

Christmas Meals from Around the World with Balsam Hill

Christmas Meals from Around the World with Balsam Hill

Not only is it a joyous occasion, it is a delicious one, too. In this Balsam Hill series, we’ll take you on a journey of discovering Christmas feasts as they are prepared around the world. Get ready to sit down to 25 distinct meals and traditions, and have the chance to taste them for yourself with helpful recipes included from every region.

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3 Thanksgiving Tablescape Tips Your Guests Will Be Grateful For

The Thanksgiving celebration culminates in a meal for which friends and family gather around as a reminder of bountiful blessings. This makes the dining area all the more important during this celebration.

In this article, we’ll be sharing three inspired tablescaping techniques from our Let’s Give Thanks campaign that can make your Thanksgiving meal all the more special for your friends and loved ones.
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Courtney | Special Holiday Consultant from French Country Cottage

5 Steps for Creating a Charming Autumn Porch

Ahh autumn, you are so pretty.

Today,  I am sharing five tips for creating a charming autumn porch for autumn that says “Welcome!” in a big way.


With those colorful leaves, crisp misty mornings, and fresh air – the season inspires you to wrap up in a cozy blanket and relax by the fire with a cup of cocoa. And autumn also inspires beautiful porches and patios wearing all those warm colors and charm of the season. Read This Entry

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Wrapping up Balsam Hill’s Around the World Blog Tour

Thanks to the talents of our Brand Ambassador Courtney and four blogger partners, we’ve enjoyed a decorating journey across different continents and cities. With Balsam Hill home décorflorals, and topiaries, they styled their homes after the distinct looks of four locales: the Southern United States (Blooms of the Peninsula), France (Parisian Countryside), Italy (Treasures of Tuscany), and California (Sunshine Harvest).

Peach roses in full bloom added feminine charm to this Tuscan cheese platter (Photo courtesy of Sincerely, Sara D.)

We invite you to revisit their beautiful homes of these stylists, as we conclude this inspiring decorating tour. Read This Entry

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Around the World with Balsam Hill

Many of Balsam Hill’s foliage and décor collections can evoke the distinct looks of beautiful places across the globe. Our Brand Ambassador Courtney, and 4 guest bloggers will be decorating their homes in these unique styles with our Around the World blog tour.

Blogger partners for our Around the World campaign

From August 28 to September 1, join in as they take us on an exciting decorating journey by featuring different looks inspired by exotic locales and well-loved regions around the globe.

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