entertaining

  1. Party Planning

    5 Surprise party spoilers

    Ensure your celebration is a success -- and stays a secret -- by avoiding these all-too-common spoilers.
  2. Party Planning

    Should you hire a party planner?

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    Whether you're celebrating an anniversary, birthday, wedding or family reunion, you'll enjoy the party more and stress less if you...
  3. Party Planning

    Budget-friendly party decorations

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    Here are a few tips on decorating for a party with warmth and welcome without demolishing your budget.
  4. Christmas

    8 Holiday entertaining ideas

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    Whether your guest list includes dozens of family and friends or just a few neighbors, holiday entertaining can be as formal or...
  5. Christmas

    Holiday entertaining made easy

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    Experienced hostesses agree: Planning is the key to successful holiday entertaining with a minimum of stress.
  6. Cooking & Entertaining

    6 ideas to entertain family and friends

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    More and more people are staying home and inviting friends and family over for an evening's entertainment. Hosting a dinner can be...
  7. Cooking & Entertaining

    How to host a great dinner party

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    To make a dinner party memorable, it should appeal to all five senses. The more the guests' senses are stimulated, the more...
  8. Drink Recipes

    How to buy good cheap wine

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    You don't have to pay more than $10 for a great bottle of wine. Check out our great list of good but cheap wines that are just $10...
  9. Cooking & Entertaining

    10 Holiday etiquette don'ts

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    Keep you etiquette in check this holiday season and be sure not to do any of the following:
  10. Cooking & Entertaining

    10 tips to organize an outstanding block party

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    Looking for a way to finally introduce yourself to the new neighbor down the street? Are your kids begging you to host an all-day...
  11. Home

    Table settings for outdoor gatherings

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    Dress up an outdoor rendezvous with your own personal touch. Whether you are looking for an exotic, elegant, casual or beach theme,...
  12. Cooking & Entertaining

    Appetizers for easy entertaining

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    The best parties are given by hostesses who actually enjoy their own food, drink and fun. Easy but flavorful appetizers almost...
  13. Skincare

    Throwing a spa party at home

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    A home spa party is a great way to get together with your girlfriends for a day of fun, relaxation and food! A spa-themed party is...