party planning

  1. Cooking & Entertaining

    Expert tips on planning a perfect Christmas party

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    Are you hosting a Christmas party this year? Whether you are planning a party at your home or another venue, follow these tips from...
  2. Cooking & Entertaining

    10 Fabulous, frugal holiday party ideas

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    Hosting a holiday party can be expensive. However by creating a budget and following these party planning tips, you can have a...
  3. Cooking & Entertaining

    How to plan a holiday block party

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    A block party is a fantastic opportunity to get together with your neighbors. It's fun to spend time with those you know, as well as...
  4. Décor & Style

    Holiday entertaining checklist

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    Planning a holiday party? Print this handy party planning checklist and you'll be ready to party in no time!
  5. Living

    Plan the ultimate Harry Potter party for kids

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    Whether you’re hosting a Hogwarts’-themed birthday party or a bash to celebrate the release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly...
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    Tips to scheduling a girls’ night and sticking with it

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    Life can be chaotic, so it’s important to take a step back every now and then to indulge in some quality gal pal time. But juggling...
  7. Kids' Parties

    10 Tips for avoiding birthday meltdowns

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    It's easy to get so caught up in the excitement of planning your little one's birthday party that you overlook the fact that your...
  8. Kids' Parties

    5 Summer birthday party pitfalls to avoid

    Summer birthday parties can be just as great as ones that fall during the height of the party season if you avoid five common summer...
  9. Food & Recipes

    22 Tips for entertaining in a small space

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    Is your small space keeping you from entertaining? Some would-be hostesses hesitate simply because they don’t have enough room. But...
  10. Cooking & Entertaining

    Sizzling summer party tips

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    Whether you’re a guest or the hostess, these tips will help you stay cool at your next summer gathering.
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    Memorial Day party guide

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    By Memorial Day, some can't wait to say goodbye to spring and welcome summer in all its glory: Long, hot days in the sun, vacations...
  12. Cooking & Entertaining

    5 Reasons to throw a party

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    A party is a great way to elevate spirits and stay in touch with your friends at one big gathering. So go ahead: Take advantage of...
  13. Cooking & Entertaining

    5 New girls-night-in party themes

    There’s nothing like a night in with the girls: great stories, non-stop laughter and the comfort of sisterly friends. So ditch the...
  14. Cooking & Entertaining

    5 Appetizers in less than 5 minutes

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    Today, our lives are all about instant gratification. From digital pictures to IMs, we want it now! The same goes for feeding hungry...
  15. Cooking & Entertaining

    Decorating your house for a party in less than 30 minutes

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    The secret to entertaining at home successfully is being prepared. Keep an eye on circulars for great deals on products with...
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    15 Items to keep on hand for a quick party

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    In an economy in which people are entertaining at home more and more, it’s always good to be prepared for a spontaneous soiree! That...
  17. Cooking & Entertaining

    How to plan a quick and easy party menu

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    Whether you have a group of friends unexpectedly dropping in or you simply want to throw a last-minute get-together, having an...
  18. Home

    10 simple ways to green your next party

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    It used to be that "going green" required a lot of research, dedication and unpopular choices. But these days, greening your habits...
  19. Weddings

    7 Tips to throw a great bridal shower or bachelorette party

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    It's one of the few agreed upon duties of being a maid of honor -- you need to throw a party for the bride! Whether it's a...
  20. Cooking & Entertaining

    Plan your next party

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    If you're planning a shindig this party season, you know you have a lot to do before the big event. The more prep work you do in...