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Repurposing SCOUT Coolers with Hostess & Holiday Gifts at All Price Points: High November 25, 2011

Filed under: Lifestyle — Deb Johns @ 9:27 am
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Show your true colors this last day of host and hostess gift inspiration… with food and cookware! This is our highest-priced post, for the host or hostess who enjoys time spent cooking and conversing in the kitchen. And don’t forget, for gift wrapping and gift tag options (if you’re wanting to spruce up your gift with more than just our colorful totes), Nashville Wraps and online retailer Paper n’ Snitch has just the right stuff.

‘STIFF-IN’ UP TO LOOSEN UP:

From left to right: SCOUT Stiff One in Stripe Deux Soleils, $38; Aidells Artichoke and  Garlic Chicken Sausage, $7.99, for the hostess with the mostess attention to savory foods; JosephJoseph Chop2Pot Plus Folding Cutting Boards, $16 each, for the clean-up queen (or king); Raye’s Hot and Spicy Mustard, $3.25, because some like it hot; set of decorative toothpicks, $29.99, to help decorate future parties.

 

Repurposing SCOUT Coolers with Hostess & Holiday Gifts at All Price Points: Mid-High November 24, 2011

Filed under: Lifestyle — Deb Johns @ 12:05 pm
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It’s tailgating season, and we’re serving up drinks in style… with fun wine and decorative wineware! This is our high-mid-priced post, for the host or hostess who never turns down a glass of wine and never misses ‘the big game’. And don’t forget, for gift wrapping and gift tag options (if you’re wanting to spruce up your gift with more than just our colorful totes), Nashville Wraps and online retailer Paper n’ Snitch has just the right stuff.

THREE-POINT GIFT CONVERSION:

From left to right: Middle Sister Wines’ Wicked White Blend, $11.99, for the friend whose team is ‘wicked good'; Studio Qubus Sommelier Wine Glasses, $60 for 1, buy cheap wine to drink in expensive glasses that only look cheap; Crocket Rocket Bottle Opener, $14.99, a conversation starter for a conversation starter; SCOUT Scooler Cooler in Georgetown Paisley.

 

Repurposing SCOUT Coolers with Hostess & Holiday Gifts at All Price Points: Mid November 23, 2011

Filed under: Lifestyle — Deb Johns @ 8:56 am
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Today we’re going green… in color and in cash! This is our mid-priced post, for the host or hostess who enjoys gourmet snacks, pastries, or soda. And don’t forget, for gift wrapping and gift tag options (if you’re wanting to spruce up your gift with more than just our colorful totes), Nashville Wraps and online retailer Paper n’ Snitch has just the right stuff.

IT’S EASY GIVING GREEN:

From left to right: SCOUT Cool Clutch Insulated Tote in Sweetpea Stripe, $23; Hapi Snacks Wasabi Peas, 12 cans for $35.88, so your hostess never has to worry about a last-minute snack run for her parties; Kaia Foods Chili Lime Kale Chips, $4.99, for a perfect pairing with the wasabi peas; Stewart’s Key Lime Soda, 24-pack $29.99, for guests to quench their thirst after the spiciness of chili; Napoleon’s Macaroons, 24-pack $36… we recommend filling your box with mostly pistachio to keep it green.

 

Repurposing SCOUT Coolers with Hostess & Holiday Gifts at All Price Points: Low November 21, 2011

Filed under: Lifestyle — Deb Johns @ 10:05 am
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It’s that time of year, folks… just when you hop off the couch and emerge victorious from the food hangover of a delicious Thanksgiving, you arrive at the mail and notice several invitations to holiday parties… Then a family member calls and says she’d love for you to come to her house for (insert holiday here). If you’re like us, you’re no doubt putting together a gameplan of what types of host and hostess gifts to grab while the gettin’s good. Worry not! We’ve got plenty of tips and price points this week, all items of which fit conveniently in the SCOUT cooler we’ll be featuring on a given day. And, if you’re wanting to spruce up your gift with more than just our colorful totes, great gift wrap and gift tag options are Nashville Wraps and online retailer Paper n’ Snitch.

THE RIGHT TO BEAR GIFTS:

From left to right: Texas Best Turkey Jerky, $8.99, perfect for your meat-eating family members; Kitchen Cooked Hot & Spicy Pork Rinds, 6 Pack, $23.94, a spicy snack staple; Iron City Old German cans, <$10 a can, so you keep it classy; American Hero Beverage Napkin, $1.29 for a pack of 16, who needs coasters?

 

 
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