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Printable Santa Mad Libs

Who doesn’t like to do a few mad libs? We decided to put together a Santa Claus one for you to enjoy

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Printable Christmas Word Search

With Christmas quickly approaching, we want to see if you and your kids’ can find all 20 words in this holiday-themed word

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Printable Christmas Carol Trivia

From the day after Thanksgiving, you enjoy listening to some of your favorite Christmas songs. The question is; how well do you

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Halloween Themed Printable Word Scramble

Are you ready to have some fun with your kids as you wait for Halloween night? This printable Halloween word scramble is

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Frightfully Fun Printable Halloween Word Search

With Halloween on its way, we want to see how many of the hidden words you or your kids could find in

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Decor Items To Transform Your Home Indoors & Out

As we continue to enjoy this amazing summer weather, it’s never too late to spruce up your outdoor space. Now more than

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Patio Furniture & Decor For a Perfect Outdoor Space

As we begin to settle into summer, the majority of your free time has most likely been spent outside. Whether you’re enjoying

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Summer Decorating Inspiration from Dave’s

If you’re like us, you are probably so excited to finally have this nice warm, sunny weather. You can spend time outdoors

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Welcome In Spring & Easter With Products We Adore

New and brightly-colored garden statues, pillows, and wall plaques are arriving and we know we need to cheer up our homes with

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Spring Products We’re Absolutely Falling In Love With

Spring is inching closer, and that means two things; spring cleaning and fun outdoor activities. At Dave’s Christmas Wonderland, we have spring

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Catch Spring Fever With These Popular Products

There’s no doubt that most of us can’t wait for the long, grey days of winter to end. It’s time for the

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Must-Have Decorations For Both Valentine’s Day & Spring

Valentine’s Day is almost a week away, and we’re so excited! Decorations are up, and those flower arrangements look absolutely beautiful. Valentine’s

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The History Behind Dave’s Christmas Wonderland

Dave's Union Road Store Dave's Christmas Wonderland has been a Buffalo, New York staple for more than four decades. Founded by our

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Three Christmas Decorations For Every Home

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year, and we’re getting excited at our stores. We know that these next few

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The Collection Every Christmas Lover Needs To See

We’re feeling that Christmas spirit in our stores, and we have the decorations, trees, and plenty more to prove it! The grass

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3 Christmas Decorations We Absolutely Adore

The snow is falling, and that means Christmas is right around the corner. As the holidays approach, now’s the perfect time to

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Four Decorations True Christmas Lovers Need This Season

‘Tis the season already? Time is flying by, and before you know it Christmas will be here. With Christmas right around the

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Creating That Cozy Feel In Your Home for Fall (and Football Season)

It’s that time of year, the air is getting cooler, the leaves are falling, and the Bills and Sabres are winning! Now’s

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October Favorite Finds at Dave’s Halloween Superstores

Fall is a beautiful time to be in Buffalo, New York. Every weekend you can find us watching football, apple picking, and

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New Fall & Halloween Decorations to Help You Get Through the Final Days of Summer

With kids back in school and summer coming to an end, it’s time to spruce up your space with new decor. It’s

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How to Create a Perfect Haunted House

To make a perfect outdoor Halloween display, you’ll need the right combination of spooky and fun. Dave’s Christmas Wonderland is a Halloween

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Popular Halloween Products Suggested By Our Store Managers

Summer is fun, but fall in Buffalo is even better! Who doesn’t love the crisp air mixed with sunny days, pumpkin everything,

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College Must-Have Products Suggested By Our Store Managers

With summer coming to an end, it’s almost time for college kids to head back to school. This week, our store managers

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Our Top Products This Week Picked By Our Store Managers

This week when we asked our store managers for products they suggested, it was all about the kids! They had a few

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Our Top Picks This Week By Our Store Managers

As we move through summer, more family gatherings and parties are taking place. Summer home decor lets you show your personality both

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This Week’s Top Products Picked By Our Store Managers

Are you looking to add some decor items around the house? Or, are you taking advantage of the warm weather to do

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This Week’s Hot Products Picked By Our Store Managers

With summer weather in the air, it’s time to spruce up your home indoors and out with beautiful home decor. We asked

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This Weeks Hot Picks By Our Store Managers

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your patio furniture or spice up backyard, Dave’s has what you need. This week, we asked our

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This Week’s Hot Sellers Picked By Our Store Managers

Now that we’re into June, summer vibes are in the air. We can’t wait to enjoy time in the pool or do

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Popular Father’s Day Items Your Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is a time to show your appreciation and love for your dad. Your hard-working dad deserves a day off from

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This Week’s Hot Buys: Picked By Our Store Managers

Summer is right around the corner and that means new decor will be going up and Father’s Day is coming. Our store

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This Week’s Hot Buys Picked By Our Store Managers

Summer is the perfect time to be outside with family and friends enjoying the warm, sunny days. Here in Buffalo, we like

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This Week’s Hot Buys Picked By Our Store Managers

Whether you’re decorating the garden or backyard patio, Dave’s has what you need! This week, we asked our wonderful store managers and

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This Week’s Hot Buys: Selected by Our Store Managers

Did you know that Dave’s brings in new inventory every week? With so many items to browse, we want to highlight the

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This Week’s Hot Buys Selected by Our Store Managers

Dave’s is known for its great deals on Christmas, but we’re so much more! We’ve searched all over to find on-trend spring

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Tasty DIY Halloween Treats to Try

Halloween is just a couple weeks away. We’re sure by now you can’t wait to put on a costume and head to

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Trick-Or-Treat Safety Tips

Trick or treating on Halloween is a fun experience for you and your kids to share. But cranky, tired, and over-excited kids

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5 Fall Decorating Ideas

Fall has arrived! Not only is it finally time to break out the flannels and the apple cider, but it’s also a

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How To Close Your Pool For Winter In 7 Steps

It’s been a warm September, but it looks like the weather is finally starting to cool down. Soon you’re going to have

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4 Haunted Places in Buffalo

Halloween season is the perfect time to get a little spooked. There are plenty of haunted houses to walk through and scary

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Dave’s September Gardening Tips

Summer may be ending soon, but that doesn’t mean that it’s time to call it quits on your garden! Here are 5

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Fall DIY Ideas For All Ages

When the colder air starts moving in, you know the changing leaves are soon to come. Embrace the change of seasons by

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6 Fall Activities in WNY

The days may be getting shorter, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stay inside. There are still plenty of great fall

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Make Life Easier With These Pool Noodle Hacks

Pool noodles are simple, cheap and fun pool accessories. But did you know that they’re also quite versatile? With a few small

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5 Facts You May Not Know About Buffalo

Here at Dave’s, we’re proud to be based out of the great city of Buffalo. This city is filled with a rich

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Summer Lawn Care Tips from Dave’s

With unbearable heat, wild winds, and little rain, your lawn may need a little more T.L.C. this summer, but we have some

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5 Great Ideas for Your Christmas in July Party

Every year, Dave’s celebrates the mid-season with a Christmas in July sale. A great spin-off is to host your own Christmas in

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Keep Your Water Clear With These Pool Maintenance Tips

As a pool owner, it’s important to keep your pool clean for safety reasons. We’re sure that you already know to run

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Complete The Look With Our Patio Furniture Selection

Are you looking to upgrade your patio? Whether you’re looking for the missing piece, or want to start from scratch, Dave’s is

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Get Outdoors: 7 Summertime Events in WNY

Now that 4th of July over, it may feel like summer is almost done. But there’s still plenty of summertime left, and

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Stay Cool In The Pool: Pool Supplies Available at Dave’s

The summer heat wave is here! If you’re a pool owner, you must be excited to the thought of coming home and

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Show Off Your Patriotic Side This 4th of July

Independence Day is right around the corner. It’s almost time to fire up the grill and enjoy some fireworks. While you might

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Upcoming Garden Events in WNY

Buffalo is well known for its wings and its snowy winters, but one thing that the people of western New York don’t

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Father’s Day Gifts He Really Wants

Are you trying to find a little inspiration for Father’s Day? Struggling to find the perfect gift? Dads can often be the

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The Benefits of Indoor Plants

Living in an area that sees four seasons, you might miss the garden views a few months out of the year. Why

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6 Tools To Make Gardening a Breeze

Whether you’re looking to try your hand at gardening, or you’re just looking to make gardening work a little easier this year,

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The Benefits of Cedar Mulch

Gardening season is finally here! It’s time to put on your gardening hat & gloves and get to work.  Here at Dave’s,

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3 Great Short Hikes in WNY

Sometimes life can get hectic. The busy schedules, the crowded supermarkets, it can all get a little stressful from time to time.

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Inexpensive Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s easy to just get your mom a card and some flowers for Mother’s Day, but everyone does that! Your mother is

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4 Simple Ways To Go Green For Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day. It’s a time for people to give back and do their part to care for the planet.

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A Great Outdoor Selection Available At Dave’s

It’s finally starting to warm up outside, which means we can enjoy the fresh air and take in the sun without wearing

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Spring Cleaning Tips From Dave’s

It seems like it took forever for it to come, but spring is finally here! Pretty soon you’ll be able to fill

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Why does Buffalo Love The Butter Lamb?

Buffalo is filled with many unique holiday traditions, but one of the more unique ones has got to be the butter lamb.

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Great Selection of Easter Decorations Available at Dave’s!

Are you looking to put up some decorations for Easter? Dave’s All Season Store always has a great selection of Easter decorations

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Decorate For St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and Dave’s Christmas Wonderland has all of the decorations you need to get your

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Tips to Help You Prepare for Gardening Season

With springtime just around the corner, gardening season is set to begin. Gardening can be a fun and relaxing hobby, but it

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Dave’s Exciting New Location!

In March of 2018, we announced the official opening of our newest location of Dave's All Season Store at the Fashion Outlets

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Spring Activities in Buffalo

Spring is just around the corner! The weather is starting to get warmer, and the sun seems to be shining brighter each

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Dave’s Best-Selling Valentine’s Day Decorations and Gifts

Valentine’s Day is here, and Dave’s All Season Store has a great selection of Valentine’s Day gifts and decorations available. Whether you’re

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Mix Things Up With These Date Night Ideas

Is dinner and a movie becoming a bit too repetitive? Below are four different date night ideas to help break the norm.

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Our Winter Bucket List: Outdoor Activities in Buffalo

When the Christmas season is over, some people get the winter blues. But with lots of snow guaranteed every year, Buffalo, New

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Four Easy Decorating Ideas for New Year’s Eve

Although it may seem like a lot of work to decorate for another holiday immediately after Christmas, New Year’s Eve is right

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Gift Wrapping Ideas

Hopefully by now you’ve gotten all of your gifts for Christmas, now all that you have left is to wrap them up!

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Tips to Quickly Decorate Your Yard for the Holidays

Zone Out Your Yard: If you haven’t yet decorated your yard, zoning it out can make the process a little easier. Before

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Outdoor Lighting Tips

Hanging your Christmas lights is a lot of work and can be a frustrating endeavor. Below are a few tips to make

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Open Your Pool for Summer in 12 Easy Steps

The weather is getting warmer, the snow is melting, and the sun seems to shine brighter with each day. Pretty soon it

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Last Minute Gift Ideas Everyone Can Love

Last minute gifts don't have to be terrible, rushed and thoughtless gifts. Just because you ran out of time doesn't mean you

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DIY Christmas Ornaments & Projects

When I was younger, my mom had my sisters and I make a handmade ornament each year. Now, we have a large

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Unique Gift Wrap Ideas for Christmas Presents

Christmas gift wrap is as important as the gift itself. When you put effort into wrapping the gift, it shows that you

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Free Christmas Printable Downloads

Make the holidays fun, creative, and easy with these FREE printable downloads I found. I recently purchased three different sets of gift

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Willow Tree Figures Make Wonderful Gifts

Looking for the perfect gift this season? Willow Tree figures are beautiful, timeless items that make amazing sentimental gifts. I love seeing

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17 Gorgeous DIY Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Inviting guests over for Thanksgiving or other holiday parties this fall? Invoke a cozy, welcoming atmosphere for your nearest and dearest with

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5 Thanksgiving Cooking Fails & How To Fix Them

The first few years you cook Thanksgiving dinner, there’s bound to be some disasters… and that’s okay. I've had my share of

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Decorating with Micro Rice Lights

Have you seen the amazing micro rice lights at DAVE'S? Smaller than traditional mini light strings, the micro rice lights are perfect

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18 Cute Thanksgiving Decorations, Snacks, & Activities for Kids

Thanksgiving is almost here! What are your plans for the kids table? What kind of decorations, activities and snacks do you have

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Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips & Times for WNY

Happy Halloween! Stay Safe This Halloween! Trick or treating seems like an easy thing, after all, you’ve been doing it since you

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Autumn Holiday Decorating with DAVE’S

DAVE'S is so much more than just Christmas! We love every season, every holiday. Our autumn collection is absolutely amazing this year,

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9 Adorable DIY Thanksgiving Place Setting Ideas

Make this Thanksgiving even more special with personalized, handmade placemats for your guests. There are so many adorable ways to do this,

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7 Interesting Facts about Halloween

We all know about common Halloween facts and traditions. Jack-O’-Lanterns are named after a man named Jack. Trick-or-Treating used to be a

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8 Gorgeous DIY Halloween Centerpiece Projects

There's 25 days left until Halloween, and probably even less until the parties start! Are you hosting a spooky gathering for family

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A Couple’s Touching Story on Early Christmas Shopping [VIDEO]

Today's blog post is unlike the others, as I'm not here with decorating tips or party advice, although I love those posts.

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13 Fun & Spooky Outdoor Halloween Decorating Ideas

When fall hits, some of us think "cider" and some of us think "Halloween". For those that are super excited for the

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7 Chores To Do In Autumn

We have one week left until fall officially begins. Before we know it, the days will fly by and we'll be busier

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Charming Autumn Porch Decorating Ideas

Autumn is on the way, and many of us couldn't be more excited! The scents and sights of autumn are some of

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Beautiful & Creative Ways to Decorate Lanterns

Decorative lanterns are one of my favorite pieces of decor. Beautiful alone or as a display case, lanterns add a welcoming and

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Planning a Wedding? Let DAVE’S Help with Centerpieces & Accessories!

When we say DAVE'S is versatile, we mean it. In addition to seasonal home decor, garden accessories, and holiday decorations, we also

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10 Charming Mason Jar DIY Crafts

We love mason jars! Add a personal touch to any room with an adorable accent, that you created by hand. Flashy, modern

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Five Decorative Mirrors That Look Amazing In Any Room!

Wall mirrors, like furniture and rugs, are essential for bringing a room's decor together. The right mirror can complete the style or

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DAVE’S In The Community: CAO Headstart’s Community Garden

Earlier this year DAVE'S worked together with the staff at CAO head start to create a community garden. With the help of

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6 Adorable DIY Projects to Show Your BuffaLOVE

Buffalo, to its residents, is one of the most interesting and beautiful places in the world. Just passing through you might not

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Best 4th of July Fireworks in WNY

Happy Friday Everyone! We've compiled a list of the BEST firework displays in Buffalo, to help you decide where to go this

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6 Awesome Home Remedies for a Sunburn

We've all been there: the terrible sunburn. In a perfect world, we'd prevent every sunburn from happening, but sometimes it catches us

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7 Wonderful Items You’ll Always Find at DAVE’S Stores!

Versatility is the best thing about DAVE'S stores. You'll always find a wide array of seasonal and everyday items. Most items we

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10 Stunning Lighting Ideas for the Backyard

Whether you're hosting a pool party, a backyard wedding, or relaxed evening dinner, the lighting is everything. The way you illuminate your

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A Brief & Fun History of DAVE’S

DAVE'S has been a WNY staple for almost four decades. Founded by our owner, Dave Gordon, DAVE'S began as National Warehouse Sales

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Printable Quotes for A Gallery Wall

A gallery wall is a canvas for your favorite memories, artwork, and quotes. The combination of personal photos, fine art, and inspiring

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Decorating Ideas for Patio Dining

Entertaining guests and hosting dinner parties is always more fun outside. The fresh air, the gorgeous sunset, and the scents of summer

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Fun Ideas for A Summer Pool Party

Have plans to host a pool party soon? Before you start shopping and planning, check out some of these amazing ideas we

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Vases, Candle Holders, & Jars at DAVE’S

You'll always find a wide selection of stunning candle holders, vases & jars at DAVE'S, regardless of the season. Currently, we have

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5 Fun & Affordable Things to do in Buffalo This Summer

There's a solid reason Buffalo was named one of the top 10 cities offering the best quality of life. Our employment to

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Charming DIY Projects for the Backyard

Your backyard is where the magic happens! It's home to pool parties, cookouts, family get togethers, and outdoor dinners. Spice things up

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Gorgeous Succulent Plants & Gardens

Succulents and succulent gardens add the perfect touch of greenery and southern charm to your home. They look especially great in windows

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Our Favorite Items of Spring

Happy Decorating! Each of our stores has its own personality in charm, but one thing holds true for all of them. Every

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Creative Ideas for Designing Beautiful Fairy Gardens

Fairy gardens are great for the soul. They will inspire your creativity when you desgin magical world, featuring a mini garden with

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So What’s This #FOODTRUCKSATURDAY Thing All About Anyway?

FOOD TRUCK SATURDAY - DAVE'S @ FRENCH. RD. Each Saturday, we host 1-3 food trucks at our French Road location in Depew,

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5 Reasons Customers Love Visiting DAVE’S Stores

Welcome to the new blog for DAVE'S! We'll post about community projects, upcoming specials, store events, decorating tips, DIY ideas and so

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