Lifestyle Expert Mandy Landefeld of The Sumptuous Living Blog, Shares Shortcuts for Savvy Shoppers
Many people think of the holiday season as something that is hectic and stressful, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We have the queen of easy meal solutions, Lifestye Expert Mandy Landefeld, founder of the popular Sumptuous Living blog, available to share her easy holiday entertaining hacks to save time and still produce a great holiday experience. Mandy will share some shortcuts to give you more quality time that you can cherished with family. It’s all about making life easier for everyone. Mandy has a recipe index for insanely flavorful but simple dishes to serve at any time of day that are perfect for busy families, especially around the holidays. This mother-of-three will share some unique holiday hacks to give you more time to make memories. You’ll also discover why Mandy is passionate about making the everyday easier. Her motto is, “you can have it all and not lose your mind in the process!”
SHOPPING FOR THE HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING
I’m all about everyday ease, so that’s why I love shopping at Save A Lot. Save A Lot is the ultimate holiday entertaining destination, offering quality ingredients and value to its customers during the holiday season and beyond. As one of the largest discount grocery chains in the U.S., it is your one-stop-shop for everything you need, whether you’re looking to prepare a Thanksgiving turkey feast with all the fixings or sweet treats for an intimate holiday gathering. Save A Lot provides quality cooking and entertaining essentials for a fraction of the cost than at regular grocery stores, including this complete Thanksgiving feast you see here that can feed up to 10 people for under $40! Visit savealot.com to find your nearest store, recipes, weekly deals and even tips and hacks for the holidays.
SPECIAL TREATS TO IMPRESS YOUR GUESTS
Everyone loves delicious treats, and Edible’s new gourmet, handmade, chocolate-dipped products only use high-quality ingredients to create the ultimate indulgence. Their Chocolate Treats & Pumpkin Cheesecake Platter includes fresh dipped strawberries, Bavarian pretzels, graham crackers, and sandwich cookies covered in real, rich chocolate. At the center are Edible Bakeshop’s miniature pumpkin cheesecakes with a delicious whipped topping. It’s the perfect gift to send friends and family, who you may not be able to see this year. There’s also the Gobble Gobble Platter that is perfect for families and friends celebrating Thanksgiving together. It includes fresh chocolate-dipped pineapple daisies, strawberries, apple wedges surrounding an adorable turkey made with fresh pineapple and decadent chocolate. YUM! For more information, visit www.edible.com
TIPS FOR SETTING THE HOLIDAY MOOD
It’s the holidays, and I love to set the mood with a great conversation piece. Check this out you can entertain and wow your guests with a GE LED+ Speaker Bulb. That’s right, with this new line of energy-saving bulbs you can play festive holiday music straight from your light bulb. The standout feature is the built-in speaker that connects to smartphones via Bluetooth, so no app and no complicated set up. The embedded speaker offers high-quality sound while hiding discreetly within your light fixture leaving counters and tables open for Holiday entertaining needs. Pair up to 10 bulbs for robust, surround-sound without any wires. Purchase at www.bestbuy.com
HOLIDAY LIGHTING SOLUTIONS
Now that you have your music needs met, here’s a simple way to transform your space and set the perfect party mood with C by GE Full Color Direct Connect Smart Bulbs. These bulbs offer literally millions of color options perfect for entertaining, matching and enhancing your indoor holiday décor. These Smart Bulbs use Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to give you control of your lights whether you’re home or down the street. Easy to install and operate, they also connect directly to your voice assistants right out of the box, no hub or hassle required. Add festive color to your holiday gathering, or gift one to those in your life who love simple-to-use tech in their smart home. You can find this product at Best Buy in store or at www.bestbuy.com.