Holiday Collection

All the best ideas for decorating, entertaining, and gift-giving with a coastal spirit.

10 Holiday Party Don’ts

For a great festive soirée, avoid these pitfalls!

Party Appetizers
Photo: Howard L. Puckett

Don’t make eating difficult.

Serving knife-and-fork food at a stand-up cocktail party makes eating awkward and messy. It’s difficult to mingle and cut big pieces of meat, so serve bite-size nibbles like these easy recipes:

Beef Tenderloin Yakitori

Curried Coconut Shrimp Balls

Oysters with Mignonette Ice

More Ways To Get Coastal Living



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20 Beautiful Beach Cottages

From polished and sophisticated to rustic and casual, browse through this roundup of beach cottages to find your favorite coastal style.

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