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 “SANDI,” the world's only 700-ton sand-tree, will kick off the season at the holiday tree lighting ceremony on Thursday, November 29, during Clematis by Night!

See Sandi come to life nightly during music and light shows on the quarter hour, starting at 6:30 p.m. November 29-December 31, 2018.

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Thanksgiving is as much about the desserts as it is that turkey. Here are a few unique dessert options that you may not have thought of.

Pumpkin Cannoli

How do you combine Italian dessert with Thanksgiving? A Pumpkin Cannoli, that’s how.

Pecan Cranberry Tarts

Pecan Cranberry Tarts a delicious looking and tasting dessert that your family is sure to love.

French Southern Peach Cobbler

Add a Southern favorite to your Thanksgiving’s dessert menu with French Southern Peach Cobbler.

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Every year at Thanksgiving we gather around the table and, most of us, dig into a huge, delicious turkey. For those who don’t like turkey, however, other options. Here are a few featherless favorites.

Honey-Glazed Fresh Ham

Honey-glazed ham is typically a Christmas and Easter classic, but there is no reason not to serve this incredible dish more than twice a year.

Beef Wellington

This classic entrée is usually enjoyed at Christmas dinner, which makes it the perfect dish to serve to get you into the holiday spirit. Wrapped in flaky dough, this filet steak is coated with pâté and duxelles, making it a delectable main dish.

Pork Tenderloin with Warm Plum Salsa

A whole roasted pork tenderloin will easily steal the show at any

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As Thanksgiving approaches there is a lot, we feel, that we must remember. Who is bringing what, when everyone is coming, and when we should start thawing the turkey. But setting those more pragmatic considerations aside, here are three more, genuinely important things, we hope you remember.

Put Your Phone Away

This one can be hard to follow. But very important. You never know who might be there next year and who won’t. It is important to take this time that you have together today and make it the best time you will ever spend with them. Busy schedules get in our way when we try to see family members. Your phone can wait this time. Forget about posting on Instagram about how thankful you are for your family (most of whom aren’t even on

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The holidays are a wonderful time for friends and family, giving and gratitude. The whole world seems to be a happier, more welcoming place over the holidays. There is, however, at least one potential downside: weight gain. Packing on a few pounds over Thanksgiving and Christmas is not, for some of us, the end of the world. We can worry about it in January, we think to ourselves. But there are others, those who are seriously committed to their diets who are afraid to fall off-track during the holiday season. This article is for them. It’s a guide to how to keep the weight off over the holidays.

Holiday Weight Gain

Americans, on average, gain between five to ten pounds over the holidays. Okay, so how do you avoid it?

Snack Smart


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“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you,” Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”

Thanksgiving is a great holiday. There’s food, family, and fun. But when you’re caught up in all of the hustle and bustle that comes along with Thanksgiving it is sometimes easy to lose sight of the underlying value of the holiday, which is its ability to cultivate gratitude. There are many positive psychological benefits of expressing and actually feeling gratitude. That may seem obvious, but if you don’t consciousness practice being grateful for what you have than you can easily miss out on the

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One of the nicest things about South Florida is its nearly year-round warm weather. Many of us, however, are more than happy when we get a brief, moderate cold front during the holidays. That’s exactly what is set to happen this week.

Today (Monday the 19th) will be the warmest day this week, temperatures will drop starting tomorrow and it should be in the 50s by mid-week, so if you live in South Florida get ready to light your fires and break out your Winter coats for it’s about to get chilly.

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From now until Christmas Eve, you’ll have a convenient chance to support Big Dog Ranch Rescue while shopping for holiday gifts at the Gardens Mall. The non-profit organization has set up a Home For The Holidays “Pup-Up Shop” inside the Gardens Mall near Nordstrom.

This unique pet boutique offers plush stuffed animals, dog toys, ornaments, dog treats, leashes, collars, dog bowls, and even has puppies available for adoption! Proceeds benefit the Big Dog Ranch Rescue, a non-profit with the motto “Big and small, we save them all!”

Stop by the shop during regular mall hours to support this charitable organization, or bring a lucky puppy home for the holidays! I promise that your home will be filled with more love than ever before!

The Gardens Mall

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Save The Date! On Saturday, December 1st, Jupiter’s Harbourside Place is generously hosting a Holiday Boat Parade Watch Party from the roof deck of this luxurious waterfront location.

This exclusive event will run from 6:00PM until 9:00PM, and will include dinner and an open bar, with proceeds benefitting the AustinBlu Foundation.

In case you’re not a Jupiter local, the AustinBlu Foundation is very close to our community’s hearts. The foundation was formed in the wake of a tragedy involving two young boys who were lost at sea on July 24th, 2015. Their love for the ocean reminds Jupiter boaters to take great joy in boating, but to respect the majesty of the sea by taking precautions to prevent this devastating accident from happening again. AustinBlu

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If you live in South Florida, don’t let the weather fool you: Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For many that means sitting around your own dining room table. If that’s not you, however, fear not! There are some great South Florida restaurants that stay open on Thanksgiving. Here’s our guide to the best places to buy Thanksgiving dinner in South Florida.

PGA National Resort & Spa

PGA National Resort & Spa offers a huge a Thanksgiving Day buffet, for $89 per person, $32 for kids 6 to 12 years old.

The Burlock Coast

The Burlock Coast is a relaxed beachfront restaurant in Fort Lauderdale which, on Thanksgiving, will feature a buffet from noon until eight which includes bottomless drinks for the adults, along with lots of food for the kids

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