FYI Philly: A Holiday To-Do List

December 21, 2012 1:36:48 PM PST
We'll bring you the best of Philly's holiday traditions - from gingerbread displays to light shows, to a tour of the extraordinary Longwood Gardens! Then we'll show you how to be fabulous for the big New Year's Eve celebration. Rachael Ray's favorite mixmaster, John Cusimano, shows Alicia two holiday cocktails that will certainly set the mood! Plus more last minute gift ideas, a popular spa retreat in the city., and how to travel out of town oh-so conveniently! Visit FYI Philly on Facebook

Links and information for this week's segment:

FYI PHILLY  - TIS’ THE SEASON HOLIDAY SPECIAL

LONGWOOD GARDENS 
“A Longwood Christmas”
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
610.388.1000
www.longwoodgardens.org
NOTE:  They have timed tickets, they suggest to BUY BEFORE YOU COME

HOLIDAY TRADITIONS  (your family “to-do” list)

PEDDLER’S VILLAGE GINGERBREAD HOUSE DISPLAY
Up until January 5th
5800 Upper York Road
Lahaska, PA  18938
www.peddlersvillage.com
215.794.4000

THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM of  ART
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19130
215.831.7600
NOTE: Holiday music daily during the week between Christmas and New Years
Check the website for the daily musical schedule:
www.philamuseum.org

THE GLENCAIRN MUSUEUM
“The 2012 Nativity/Creche Festival”
1001 Cathedral Road
Bryn Athyn, PA  19006
267.502.2600
www.glencairnmuseum.org

THE MACY’S LIGHT SHOW  and THE DICKEN’S VILLAGE
1300 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
www.visitmacysphiladelphia.com
NOTE:  The FREE  10 minute HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW runs every hour on the hour starting at 10 am

5 TIPS FOR A FAB NEW YEAR’S
Cameron Washington / Lifestyle Expert
www.cameronwashington.com

  1. Frugal and Fab at home:  Start with great invitations / D?cor
  2. Frugal and Fab at Home:  Pick ONE signature cocktail punch  / add  soda for the kids and alcohol for the adults
  3. Frugal and Fab at Home: Pick a theme / maybe a pajama party & serve breakfast in the morning or do a Masquerade Theme and have masks for your guests at the door.
  4. FABULOUS when going out:  Dress up that LBD “Little Black Dress”  -
    1. Black Peplum dress by Marithe + Francois Girbaud  = $505, necklace by Samira 13  = $1,175, cuff bracelet by St. Erasmus  = $500
    2. Black dress with ruching  by La Petite Robe = $630, necklace and cuff by Erasmus  = $290 and $550 respectively

ALL FASHIONS FROM ERDON BOUTIQUE in MARLTON , NJ  - www.erdon.co    

  1. FABULOUS when going out:  “almond shaped nails” are all the rage  - by Luxe Nails 215.765.2333

TOPPERS SPA SALON
Rittenhouse Square location:
215.496.9966
www.toppersspa.com
5 locations in the tri-state area ? gift certificates available for the holidays
The “specialize” in relaxation

JOHN CUSIMANO  - Mixologist
 “My Year in Cocktails” a cookbook with more than 100 cocktail recipes.
When you flip the book over, it’s a RACHAEL RAY COOKBOOK “My Year in Meals”
Available now.

ZINMAN FURS
2901 Admiral Wilson Boulevard
Pennsauken, NJ   08109
856.663.3614
www.zinmanfurs.com

THE ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
101 Atlantic City International  
Atlantic City, NJ  08234
888.235.9229
www.acairport.com
They fly to every major city in Florida!

CIRQUE de SOLEIL “TOTEM”
Coming to the Camden Waterfront in May 2013
Tickets on sale now!
www.cirquedesoleil.com


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