party planning

  1. Entertaining

    Spirited wines for Halloween

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    Don’t just serve up plain old vino at your Halloween bash. Get in the spirit with one of these aptly-named wines, sure to be a...
  2. Entertaining Menus & Recipes

    Cake ball brains with oozing cherry blood

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    Whether you're hosting an adults-only costume party or a spooky kid-friendly bash, these zombie-themed Halloween treats will be a...
  3. Organizing & Cleaning

    How to organize for a large party

    The holidays are quickly approaching and, for many of us who like to entertain, it’s time to open our doors to family and friends....
  4. Entertaining

    Perfect autumn party themes

    After a summer and fall of barbecues, most of us are yearning for creative ways to entertain our friends and family. If you're tired...
  5. Decor & Themes

    Launching and hosting a book club

    After reading an amazing book, you may be bursting with excitement to talk about it. Unfortunately, doing so can be difficult if you...
  6. Entertaining

    The best ways to plan a party on a budget

    Throwing the perfect party is a labor-intensive adventure with a huge payout. When your friends enjoy themselves, there’s a certain...
  7. Party Planning

    Tips to host an Olympics opening ceremonies party

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    If you can't take off across the pond to participate in the festivities surrounding the opening ceremonies of the Olympics, never...
  8. Decor & Themes

    Throw an Olympics viewing party

    Hosting a viewing party is a great way to enjoy the excitement of the summer Olympic Games with your family and friends. This sports...
  9. Family Activities

    Fourth of July celebrations for families

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    Celebrate Fourth of July with these fun family activities, amazing recipes, spectacular party ideas and more.
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Family Activities

    How to host an Easter party for kids

    Though Easter might not be the most common day to host a kids' party, it certainly can be fun. With the spring weather, Easter egg...
  13. Decor & Themes

    Where to Find Stunning Party Printables Online

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    Some hostesses seem to have a knack for tying together all of a party’s details in perfect harmony: their invitations coordinate...
  14. More Living

    Tips for hosting a beer tasting party

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    Sure, you've heard of wine tastings and pairing parties with fancy cheese and sausage, but what about all those beer lovers who'd...
  15. Single Girls' Guide

    How to throw the perfect anti-Valentine's Day party!

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    Valentine’s Day – aka, the single gal’s most dreaded day of the year – has returned. It’s time to round up all your bitter single...
  16. Tweens, Teens & College

    Valentine's Day party ideas for teens

    Valentine's Day is right around the corner. If your teen is hosting a Valentine's Day party in your home, follow these tips and...
  17. Single Girl's Guide to Valentine's Day

    How to throw a Valentine's Day party for singles

    Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about cuddly couples. This year, throw a bash for all your single gal and guy pals. Follow...
  18. Entertaining Menus & Recipes

    Party-size snack recipes

    Snacks. Appetizers. Tapas. Call them what you like. Just make sure they look fantastic, taste delicious, and that you have plenty of...
  19. Entertaining Checklists & Tips

    Tips for relaxed hosting

    Did you ever have a party and forget to have fun? Entertaining should be a time to enjoy your friends and family -- and you just...
  20. Television

    Real Housewives' Lisa Vanderpump gives a lesson in etiquette

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    Lisa Vanderpump’s manners are always exemplary, so we turned to her for a modern day take on dinner party protocol. See how her...