Entertaining

Plan an Easy New Year's Eve Cocktail Party
Plan an Easy New Year’s Eve Cocktail Party

An effervescent party with a sophisticated silver theme is the perfect way to make the coming year… >>

Elegant (and Affordable) Gifts for the Host
Elegant (and Affordable) Gifts for the Host

Saying thank you for someone's hospitality can be a challenge. Here are a few elegant yet… >>

The Secret to More Interesting Dinner Conversations
The Secret to More Interesting Dinner Conversations

If conversation makes the meal, avoid making this common mistake when you're dining with another… >>

Plan a Big Event from Your Laptop
Plan a Big Event from Your Laptop

Why hire a party planner or wedding coordinator when you can spend $75 to $200 for software and do… >>

How to Transform Your House Into a Haunted House
How to Transform Your House Into a Haunted House

Here are 6 simple steps to can turn your house into a haunted house. >>

Jaw-Dropping Ideas for a Summer Shark Party
Jaw-Dropping Ideas for a Summer Shark Party

Take a bite out of these 10 sweet ideas for a shark theme party. Even if you're hosting a pool… >>

7 Tips for Hosting a Low-Budget BBQ
7 Tips for Hosting a Low-Budget BBQ

Here are some helpful ways to host a barbecue without spending a fortune. >>

8 Spectacular Watermelon Carving Ideas
8 Spectacular Watermelon Carving Ideas

Decorate your next party with an edible summer centerpiece that anyone can make, using these ideas… >>

How to Pair Cheese Like an Expert
How to Pair Cheese Like an Expert

Here are some ways to pair cheese with a variety of delicious ingredients. >>

The Dos and Don'ts of Summer Entertaining
The Dos and Don’ts of Summer Entertaining

Star New York chef Anita Lo, author of the upcoming Cooking Without Borders, gives her tips on… >>

How to Celebrate the Royal Wedding at Home
How to Celebrate the Royal Wedding at Home

Here are tips on how to host a royal wedding viewing party at your home. >>

How to Predict the Weather
How to Predict the Weather

Most likely you turn to your local weather report to find out what the day will be like, but… >>

How to Throw a Party
How to Throw a Party

Whether you’re planning an Oscar party or a low-key evening for four, consider a few… >>

6 Ways to Save Money On Entertaining At Home
6 Ways to Save Money On Entertaining At Home

Does having a big crowd of people over and feeding them a lot of delicious food and drinks seem the… >>

15 Great Ideas for Summer Fiestas
15 Great Ideas for Summer Fiestas

Turn your outdoor bash into a fun-filled affair! >>

5 Fabulous Ideas for Summer Entertaining
5 Fabulous Ideas for Summer Entertaining

We scoured our favorite blogs and websites looking for summer entertaining ideas that are both… >>

9 Butler's Tips for Impeccable Table Manners
9 Butler’s Tips for Impeccable Table Manners

The way you eat and behave at the table is still important, says Nicholas Clayton of The Guild of… >>

5 Must-Haves For Your Backyard This Summer
5 Must-Haves For Your Backyard This Summer

Make your backyard a hot spot this summer by adding these must-haves to the mix. >>

4 Champagne Cocktails and 4 Appetizer Recipes for Your Party
4 Champagne Cocktails and 4 Appetizer Recipes for Your Party

The hostess of thebubblygirl.com and author of The Bubbly Bar shares her favorite cocktails and… >>

11 Items to Have on Hand for Instant Hors d'Oeuvres
11 Items to Have on Hand for Instant Hors d’Oeuvres

Experienced party planners prepare for the unexpected by keeping extra hors d'oeuvres in the… >>