party ideas

  1. Cooking & Entertaining

    Throw a Mexican fiesta

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    You don't have to wait for Cinco de Mayo to delight your family and friends with a Mexican-themed dinner party. Mexican-style food...
  2. Cooking & Entertaining

    4 Formal dinner party themes

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    "Sometimes, less is more both in fashion and entertaining, so I always like to serve simple but refined rustic fare such as cheese,...
  3. Halloween Parties

    Family-friendly Halloween party

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    Host a frighteningly fabulous Halloween party that includes fun for grown-ups and kids alike. Here are our family-friendly Halloween...
  4. Party Planning

    Surprise party tips

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    Pulling off a surprise party takes skill, organization, stealth and a lot of luck.
  5. Birthdays & Celebrations

    Kids' birthday party budgets

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    With careful preparation and a dash of creativity, you can throw a party the kids will love, and they won't even notice you did it...
  6. Adult Parties

    Theme parties for adults

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    Kids aren't the only ones who like to dress up and pretend. Hosting an adult theme party requires some extra thought and planning,...
  7. Adult Parties

    Celebrating milestone birthdays

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    If someone in your life is facing a milestone birthday, consider throwing one of these memorable theme parties.
  8. 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...
  9. 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.