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The most wonderful time of the year? S’more season.

In our humble opinion, s’more season should be a contender for “the most wonderful time of the year.” The mere idea of s’mores can bring a smile to your face on an otherwise gloomy day. Gathering together with family and friends around the fire pit, enjoying quality time — and likely at some point debating how to roast the perfect marshmallow — is a sure way to create fond memories. First, a little history: According to Wikipedia(1), a recipe for “some more” first appeared in Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts in 1927. While it is widely contested when…
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Make it marvelous: the annual holiday party

Although we’re currently floating through fall, holiday party season is right around the corner and the time to start planning is now. Here are some ideas and trends from the Airlie planning team to make your event the topic of water cooler talk well into the new year. Venue Variety Tired of the same old same? Choosing a unique venue will encourage attendance and allow for creativity in other areas such as theme and dining. In addition, hosting off-site will inspire interest and create buzz, especially if it is in a new location, or away from the office for the first time….
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Harry’s celebrates the holidays with the 12 Cocktails of Christmas

This holiday, we’re celebrating big! In addition to this being our favorite time of year, our new restaurant, Harry’s, is now open daily. In traditional “go big” Airlie fashion, we’ve created 12 festive cocktails to serve — in progression — at Harry’s throughout the month of December. You can either plan ahead for your visit according to the list below, or just stop by and ask your server or bartender about the holiday cocktail of the day. If you can’t make it to Harry’s this month, not to worry. We’ve included all of the recipes below. Try them out, mix…
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