entertaining

  1. Entertaining How-tos

    How to prepare guest room and bathroom for guests

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    When you have guests coming to stay with you, it's nice to go the extra mile to make their personal quarters especially inviting and...
  2. Entertaining How-tos

    How to stock a home bar

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    Beer and wine are great, but some parties call for cocktails. Here’s what you'll need to stock a basic liquor cabinet for mixing up...
  3. Kitchen and dining

    5 Stylish solutions for extra seating space

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    Love hosting get-togethers at your place, but worry that you won't have enough seating space? We found five great ideas so you'll...
  4. Entertaining How-tos

    How to have a successful Memorial Day party

    If you're thinking of having a party this Memorial Day, find out everything you need to know to make it a successful one! Ditch the...
  5. Décor & Style

    Dinner alfresco: How to set a perfect outdoor table

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    With the warmer evenings upon us, we can't think of a more perfect way to cap off the day than by enjoying a leisurely dinner...
  6. Party Planning

    5 ways to create a memorable meal gathering

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    Entertaining at home is one of my very favorite things. I especially love it when it’s warm outside and the grilling is easy! Here...
  7. Hostess Tips

    In a pickle: What to do with an unexpected guest

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    A surprise visitor, whether at a dinner party or a family supper, can make any composed person fly into a tizzy. But never fear....
  8. Super Mom Tips

    Summer party-planning cheat sheet

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    Summer is just around the corner. Ready to get your party on? Celebrate the season with these easy and elegant summer party-planning...
  9. Entertaining Menus & Recipes

    Grammy's cocktail party menu

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    The Grammy after parties in Hollywood pull out all the stops with expensive Champagne and delectable catered bites, but you don’t...
  10. Child Development & Health

    Entertaining kids with food allergies

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    These days, more and more kids have food allergies and sensitivities. While you can’t eliminate every potential allergen from your...
  11. Food & Kitchen How-tos

    How to fake a 5-course meal from scratch

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    A five-course meal is an elegant way to entertain guests with delicious food and scintillating conversation. Typically, though, it...
  12. Food & Recipes

    Must-have gadgets for the elegant chef

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    If your cooking rivals Giada de Laurentiis and your entertaining skills, Martha Stewart, then chances are you qualify as an elegant...
  13. Party Planning

    How to be the best hostess

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    Hosting an event – be it a backyard barbecue, holiday bash or cocktail soirée – takes effort. Not only are you part of the party,...
  14. Decor & Themes

    Easy ideas for backyard entertaining

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    When the weather warms and you take your parties outdoors, entertaining doesn't need to be elaborate. A successful party can be...
  15. Budgeting & Saving

    11 Budget-smart BBQ tips for 4th of July

    Tight budgets and high fuel costs are keeping lots of Americans home this coming holiday weekend. In fact, AAA projects a 2.5...
  16. Outdoor Decor

    Creating outdoor entertaining space

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    The warm days of summer are finally upon us. A great way to start off the outdoor entertaining season on the right foot is with a...
  17. Dieting & Nutrition

    Diet-friendly summer party survival guide

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    With so many cookouts, barbecues and outdoor parties to attend, it’s challenging to stick to our healthy eating habits during the...
  18. Entertaining

    How to plan a rockin' American Idol party

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    With the American Idol finale drawing near, it’s time to go all-out in support of of Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery by throwing...
  19. Birthdays & Celebrations

    Host a Cinco de Mayo fiesta

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    Throwing your first Cinco de Mayo party? You’re in luck! SheKnows talked to event planners across the nation to gather their...
  20. Birthdays & Celebrations

    Throw a royal wedding viewing party

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    The royal wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton will take place this Friday, April 29. But just because you can't make it to...