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5 Fabulous Winter Accessories

Baby, it’s cold outside.  We’re staying indoors  as much as we can, but sometimes you can’t dodge a freezing trot across the parking lot or a sub-zero plunge across the street for coffee.  The only good that can come of the arctic weather is an opportunity to get stylish with your winter accessories.  Here are some of the staff must-haves from LivingSocial:

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Touchscreen-friendly gloves from Cents of Style

Some people say dressing for the cold is the best part of plummeting temperatures — what’s your favorite way to look good in winter?

Giving Back to Our Community: Thanksgiving 2016 Edition

This year, LivingSocial employees came together in the spirit of Thanksgiving to create a food drive contributing to Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB). CAFB is one of the largest organizations working to serve the hungry population in the DC metro area, and we are so thankful to all of our amazing employees who decided to join the cause this year! LivingSocial employees made a donation consisting of boxes of canned goods and other non-perishable food items that will help those who need it in our own neighborhoods.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Black Friday 2016 Preview

With Thanksgiving just a week away, many of us are prepping ourselves for the food coma that is sure to hit; so the thought of trekking outdoors after dinner can seem like quite the mission. Luckily, shopping for Black Friday can be easily done without having to leave dinner early to stand outside in the cold waiting for stores to open.

LivingSocial is here to provide you with a wealth of experiences and gifts to choose from whether you are shopping for yourself or for others.

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Get an early start on your Christmas List by checking out our gifts section.

For the men in your life, tickets to a football game would be a great way to switch up his Sunday football routine. Or perhaps, some new tech gear. Popular items include fitness trackers or wireless headphones

Gifts for her range from a variety of spa packages and romantic getaways. And for those of us, who have quite a few relatives and friends on our Christmas list, browsing our gifts for under $25 and under $50 sections is sure way to please them all and not break your wallet.

5 Ways to Deck the Halls

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There’s more to holiday decorating than keeping up with the Joneses — it’s the ideal opportunity to showcase your unique style in a fun, festive way!

If your tastes run traditional, it’s all about lights, baubles, tinsel, and ornaments. Invest in a few pine- or spice-scented candles or decorate your tables with pinecones and holly sprigs you find on winter wonderland walks. Stock up on personalized holiday cards to send to friends and family, hang up your household’s personalized stockings for Santa, and spend a winter evening watching a favorite holiday movie or putting together a gingerbread house.

Family takes the centerstage around this time of year. Get ready for a big family dinner with a few sweet reminders of what’s really important. Set out photo albums, get your camera ready for holiday pictures, and decorate the mantle and the walls with prints of friends and family. There are dozens of ways to immortalize the season: find the one that makes your memories shine their best and brightest.

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Sometimes you’ve just got to go big: lawn decorations, Christmas music, hundreds of gingerbread cookies, and a house full of friends! Holiday hosts can save their furniture from spills and smears with reversible furniture protectors, while they blow the neighbors away with a programmable laser Christmas light projector—perfect for holiday parties and neighborhood lights tours. Make some hot chocolate, snuggle up in a personalized fleece throw, and enjoy a bubbly, glittery season.

For a chic, modern holiday season, the taste is everything. Run a minimalist line of clear lights around your Christmas tree, pop the cork on a bottle of sparkling wine, spark a fire in the fireplace, and curl up with a little classical holiday music. Treat yourself to a little peace and quiet amid the bustle of shopping and caroling.

Not wild about Silent Nights? Let  your seasonal sense of humor shine with quirky decorations: from oddball ornaments to custom bobbleheads, from personalized letters from Santa to retro photo prints, an off-beat take on the season brings the light and levity to dark winter nights.

No matter what your style, there’s an easy way celebrate the season on your terms. Find more fabulous decorating and gifting deals on LivingSocial. What’s your decorating game plan?

 

A LivingSocial Escape: Pura Vida, Costa Rica

I recently took my first getaway with LivingSocial Escapes and I wanted to share my experience with you. As an employee, obviously I browse livingsocial.com pretty regularly. But I recently stumbled upon a deal I just couldn’t pass up. For just $329, a friend and I could enjoy an all-inclusive 3-night stay at Morgan’s Cove Resort & Casino in Costa Rica’s Jaco Beach – a dream vacation for me and a short enough trip where I could easily entice a friend to take off work and come along. And okay, we may have added an extra day to keep the adventure going.

Our trip was in early November. making it the tail end of the wet season and also a great time to see the sites with minimal crowds (and still plenty of sunshine). We saw crocodiles, laid on the beach with the rainforest at our backsides, had plenty of frozen drinks and nachos at our disposal, and saw mountain views from new heights with our first ever zip lining experience.

Morgan’s Cove was a short walk to town; it had a swim up bar and a restaurant with a view of the sunset. We loved the location and the one-of-a-kind experience. Thanks for having us – Pura Vida, Costa Rica ✌️

A FEW PHOTOS FROM MY EXPERIENCE

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Book your own Caribbean escape through LivingSocial Escapes.