December 25th 2011

Merry Christmas from The Swish Life Magazine!

All of us at the Swish Life Magazine are wishing you an excellent holiday and Christmas!

If you need some last minute party primer tips, here are our favorites to get you started:

Serving or choose champagne for a party? Wven if you’re familiar with selecting wine, it doesn’t mean you’re familiar with the fizzy stuff. We outline the basics on how to select your ideal champagne… with a few recipes added to the mix… in our article Champagne 101.

If you’re hosting a holiday dinner at your house, you have an important job that you just can’t neglect. It’s your turn to carve the turkey. The question is: do you know how? Fear not. We outline it step by step in our article How to Carve a Turkey.

If you’re hosting or throwing a formal dinner party, you’ll want to be familiar with the pile of cutlery strewn so carefully around your plate.There is so much to choose from. And you just don’t know what to do. What’s the salad fork? Is there a dessert spoon? And what’s that other one for? If you need to make sure your social skills and dining etiquette is up to snuff, read our article Picking the Right Fork in Formal Dining to learn how to dine with confidence at your next formal dinner party.

Still planning a holiday party this week? We’ve compiled a list of eight must-have tips to help make yours a success.Whether you’re getting together with friends, family, coworkers, or anyone else, here are the tips you need to make sure you get through any holiday soiree with ease. Check out our Top Eight Holiday Party Tips.

Finding a great wine and food match is a pleasure. Not only do they taste better together than they each do on their own, but it also gives you a little bit of victory: you’ve found a winner. With so many flavors, styles, and brands to choose from, you’re definitely left with loads of combinations to figure out what is best. Here are a few basic tips to help you get started, in our article Food and Wine Pairing: What to Know.

Need a last minute treat for today or tomorrow? Cupcakes are always a crowd pleaser. Try some Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing, Double Lemon Cupcakes, Molten Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes, Black Bottom Cupcakes… so delicious, and so easy! Here are our favorite cupcake recipes.

So the company is gone, leftovers are packed, and bellies are stuffed. But it’s inevitable. Stains are there to haunt you – again and again – if you don’t get them out right away. So here’s the master list on how to rid your favourite clothes and gear of spills and accidents – making the “stain” a thing of the past, in our article How to Remove Common Stains.

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Andrew loves art and design, and pursues his studies in his final year at the Ontario College of Art and Design. He loves seeking out new artists and giving them their dues, and in his spare time, focuses on his own abstract sculpture.