party planning

  1. Cooking & 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. Cooking & Entertaining

    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

    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. Cooking & 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. Cooking & Entertaining

    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. Cooking & 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. Cooking & Entertaining

    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 Fun

    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!...
  11. Tips & Advice

    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 Fun

    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. Cooking & Entertaining

    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. Cooking & Entertaining

    Tips for hosting a beer tasting party

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

    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...
  16. Parenting

    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. Cooking & Entertaining

    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. Cooking & Entertaining

    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...