entertaining

  1. Food & Recipes

    In a pickle: How to accommodate food allergies at your dinner party

    When throwing a dinner party, accommodating all of your guests' needs is crucial. And no, we're not just talking about the picky...
  2. Living

    What are the elements of a toast?

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    Contrary to commonalities, giving a toast is not just for the best man or maid of honor at a wedding. Nor is proclaiming “cheers” a...
  3. St. Patrick's Day

    Throw the best St. Patrick's Day party

    St. Patrick's Day parties are the best — you drink green beer and can pinch people who don't wear green! What's not to...
  4. Cooking & Entertaining

    How to be a great dinner guest

    There's so much information out there on having dinner parties and being a great host, but what about proper guest etiquette? Let's...
  5. Cooking & Entertaining

    In a pickle: What to do if your dinner party goes bad

    Have you ever attended a dinner party that's gone bad? Or worse yet, thrown one? Unfortunately, this happens to the best of us, and...
  6. Shopping for the Home

    Festive Valentine's Day kitchen gifts

    Try something new this Valentine's Day and surprise your loved one with more than just a card and candy. Here are some lovely gifts...
  7. Dessert Recipes

    Decadent desserts using yogurt

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    Celebrate National Yogurt Day on Feb. 6 by serving up a few delightful desserts made with creamy yogurt!
  8. Cooking & Entertaining

    Take your dinner party from drab to fab

    Dinner parties are more than simply having friends over to eat. Next time you throw one, kick it up a notch and take the party from...
  9. Holidays & Seasons

    Simple, sophisticated Valentine's Day cocktail recipes

    This Valentine's Day, skip the box of chocolates and treat yourself, your loved one or friends to fun, flirty cocktails. Here are...
  10. Home How-tos

    How to host a New Year's Eve party

    There's no better way to start off the New Year than with family and friends. Throwing a fabulous party that your guests will love...
  11. Party Planning

    Entertaining tips for the new year

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    Just because the holiday-themed get-togethers will become a thing of the past with the new year doesn’t mean your party-throwing...
  12. Cooking & Entertaining

    How to create a holiday cheese board

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    Have you ever found yourself wondering how to assemble a cheese board? Here we show you step by step how easy it is to create the...
  13. Cooking & Entertaining

    A Thanksgiving get-together for girlfriends

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    As much as you'd like to travel across country to be with your family for Thanksgiving, you and some of your friends must stay put...
  14. Cooking & Entertaining

    The 5-Day Thanksgiving meal plan

    You're hosting Thanksgiving dinner. Take a deep breath. You can do this, especially if you have time to plan ahead and get...
  15. Cooking & Entertaining

    Dinner party 101

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    As the holidays approach, you may find yourself hosting a dinner party for friends or family. To ensure that this small soiree is...
  16. Cooking & Entertaining

    Girls' guide to football

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    It's a common scene in many an American living room — the guys staring intently at the TV, only moving for the occasional high-five...
  17. Party Planning

    Play ball: Tips to host a World Series party

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    Hey batter, batter... swing and hit a home run party-of-the season! It's time for the World Series to get started, so gather your...
  18. Décor & Style

    5 China patterns for the modern bride

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    All too often, the beautiful china a bride chooses is used only for special occasions. Why not choose a functional yet beautiful...
  19. Décor & Style

    5 Beverage dispensers you will use all year

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    A beautiful beverage dispenser can be the showcase of your summer buffet table, but what about the rest of the year? Check out these...
  20. Relationships

    Girls night taste test: 6 "Girly" wines

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    There are myriad wines marketed toward women. Whether via peppy monikers or pale-pink labeling, they beckon to female consumers from...