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A Collection of Holiday Cocktails
A Collection of Holiday Cocktails - My guide to the most delicious and beautiful cocktails for adding festive sparkle to your seasonal soirées!
How a Request for an RSVP is a Call to Action
All about what RSVP means when you see it on an invitation and how you are supposed to respond.
A Collection of Fall-tastic Appetizers
Fall-tastic Appetizer Recipes for Fall Entertaining
Party Pom-Pom Projects
Pom-Pom Branches for your next entertaining celebration!
Host a Caramel Apple Tasting Party
Celebrate fall and host a caramel apple tasting party! Start with one of these delicious recipes as inspiration.
Quiet Crowd? Get the Party Started with an Ice...
How to warm up your next party, group, meeting or training session with ice breaker party games.
Throwing a Party? Here's How Much Food to Buy
How to plan the amount of food you need for a party.
12 DIY Candle Holders
12 DIY Candle Holders for Entertaining
Unique Ideas for Celebrating a 50th Birthday
How to plan an impressive party for a 50th birthday.
Prayers, Blessings and Grace for Before and...
Mealtime blessings, thanks and graces that can be said before meals for various religions including Catholicism, Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Native American.
Pumpkin Pie Reinvented
A collection of dessert based on the classic pumpkin pie! It's pumpkin pie reinvented!
Throwing a Party? Here's How to Figure Out How...
A guide to how many drinks you should buy to serve guests at your party. How much wine, beer, cocktails and other beverages you'll need to buy.
Want to Host a Successful (but not Cheesy)...
Guidelines on what is a murder mystery dinner party and how to host a murder mystery dinner party.
How to Host a Fabulous (Not Fussy) Tea Party
How to throw an afternoon tea party with recipe suggestions and lessons in brewing the perfect pot of tea.
How to Write a Party Invitation
How to write an invitation with all of the details you need to put on it.
Easy Party Appetizers 2
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve.
Classroom Parties
How to plan and organize a classroom party along with game, craft and food suggestions.
Classroom Winter Party Activities and...
Ideas for games, activities and refreshments for classroom winter parties.
Hosting a Cookie Exchange
Host a cookie exchange this Christmas season to save time and have fun with all of your other cookie baking friends.
Quick and Cheap Christmas and New Year's...
How to make centerpieces for Christmas and New Year's, quickly and cheaply. Make a centerpiece with Christmas tree trimmings.
How to Write a Thank You Letter
The proper etiquette for writing thank you notes along with sample letters for job interviews, wedding gifts, shower gifts and more.
DIY Holiday Place Cards
10 of the best DIY Holiday Place Cards for unique and memorable entertain.
12 Crafty Table Runners
DIY Table Runners, Entertaining Decor
A Great Teen Party Idea for the Warm Months
How to host a bonfire party for teens.
Christmas Eve Seafood for a Crowd
How to plan a Christmas Eve seafood dinner.
20 Tea Sandwiches to to Make Any Occasion Special
Creative ideas for these bite-sized snacks that are great at any time of day, and that can be used at any kind of party.
How to Plan a Potluck Party
How to organize a potluck party with recipe suggestions and organizing tips.
Planning the Food for a Classroom Party
How to organize and plan the food and snacks for a classroom party. Page 2.
Progressive Dinner Parties
Tips for organizing a progressive dinner party and a menu for a Harvest Themed Dinner Party.
Potluck Party Theme Suggestions
Themes that will add fun and creativity to your next potluck party.
Creative Musical Party Games for Kids
How to host a musical games and dance party for children.
Fun Mad Lib Game for Baby Showers
A Mad Lib for a baby shower. Entertaining.
Tips for Hosting a Successful Housewarming Party
A party plan for hosting a Housewarming Party with recipes and menu ideas.
Kid Birthday Party Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.
Baby Shower Game: Parent Trivia
A trivia game for a baby shower.
Planning the Games for a Classroom Party
Planning games for classroom parties. Page 4.
A Raclette Party
Instructions and recipes for hosting a raclette party.
Plan a Swanky Cocktail Party
How to host a cocktail party with party planning tips, trendy cocktail suggestions and cocktail party menu ideas with recipes.
How to Avoid Eating Only Brownies at your Next...
Rules for a great potluck party. Potluck considerations for both hosts and guests.
How to Plan a 50th Wedding Anniversary Party
Everything you need to know to plan a 50th wedding anniversary party.
Menu Ideas for an Afternoon Tea Party
A perfect menu for an afternoon tea party.
catholic prayers, mealtime prayers, catholic...
A traditional Catholic Church prayer before meals.
Human Bingo Ice Breaker Party Game
A party ice breaker game that is like playing bingo.
How to Plan and Organize Crafts for a Classroom...
Planning the craft for a clasroom party. Page 3.
Special Holiday Traditions
Special Holiday Traditions. Entertaining.
How to Celebrate a Milestone Birthday
How to host a milestone birthday party celebration.
Traditional Prayer Before Meals
A traditional Christian mealtime prayer that is good for young children and families.
How to Make a Baby Shower Diaper Cake
Learn how to make a diaper cake for a baby shower centerpiece or gift by following these very simple instructions.
Make Sure Your Guests Don't Go Home Thirsty
How to decide how much alcohol to buy for a party.
A Christmas Tree Decorating Party
How to plan and host a Christmas Tree Decorating Party.
Christmas Cookie Recipes Perfect for a...
A selection of cookie recipes from around the world that are perfect to bring to your Christmas Cookie Exchange.
Christmas Centerpieces
Inspiration for creating your own Christmas centerpieces.
Host a Murder Mystery Party for Your Tween or...
Everything you need to know to host a mystery party for your kid's birthday party.
Host an Open House Brunch for New Year's Day
How to plan and host a New Year's Day open house brunch.
Host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party
How to host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party.
Fun Games for a Bridal Shower
Fun games for bridal showers that will keep the guests as entertained as the bride.
How to Plan a Better Bridal Shower
How to plan a traditional bridal shower with menu and decorating ideas.
Stylish Decor Ideas for Fall Entertaining
I hope you picked up a few fall decor tips for your next party. Happy Entertaining!
Bridal Shower Trivia Game
A bridal shower ice breaker game where guests answer trivia questions to see how well they know the bride and groom.
Delivery Statistics Baby Shower Guessing Game
Delivery statistics baby shower guessing game.
Thank You Notes - How Soon Should I Expect to...
What's the proper timing for sending out thank you notes?
Plan a 100th Birthday Celebration
Ideas for hosting a 100th birthday party.
Before You A Fondue Set
Everything you need to know about buying a fondue set with a pot, forks and dishes.
Entertaining with Gold
Gold is back and bigger then ever! Add these gold DIY touches to your next entertaining event.
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
Jack and Jill Bridal Shower Not-Yet-Newlywed Game
Play this game at a Jack and Jill shower and let the couple learn more about one another.
Top 4 Raclette Grills
The perfect grills for hosting a raclette party.
Bruschetta Appetizers
A collection of recipes for bruschetta, an Italian appetizer that lends itself to many variations.
Never Run Out of Conversation Topics at your...
Topics that will help the conversation get started at your next party.
Teens Can Still Have Fun at a Party without...
How to host a puzzle game party for teenagers, as shared by a reader.
Funeral Etiquette and Mourning Rituals in...
Information on the social etiquette of rituals and traditions associated with funerals and mourning in Christianity and Judaism.
How to Write an Invitation
A simple How to on the information needed in an invitation, from your About.com Guide
How to Write an Invite for a Sprinkle Baby Shower
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when it isn't the mother's first baby.
How to Write and Choose Baby Shower Invitations
A guide to online invitations for baby showers that can be customized and personalized.
10 Summertime Sangria Recipes
Summer Sangria Recipe for Entertaining
Can I Ask Guests to Share the Bill?
Answer to the frequently asked question about whether it's okay to ask guests to pay their own way at a party you're hosting.
Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Games
Ideas for adding extra laughs with bachelor party games.
Top 10 Ways to Be a Good Guest
Being a good guest is just as important as being a good host or hostess. Here are ways to make sure you get a return invitation.
20 Fun Baby Shower Games
Add extra fun to the next baby shower you host by having your guests play some of these very popular games.
Keep One of These Handy, Just in Case
How to make a toast for any special occasion.
How To Host A Cookie Swap
Make life sweet and simple by hosting a cookie swap. Follow these simple steps to learn how to host a cookie swap of your own.
Music Ideas for a Hawaiian Luau
How to plan the menu for a Hawaiian Luau. Page 3.
A Fun Party Idea for Tweens
How to host a mall scavenger hunt birthday party.
Serve a Classic at your Tea Party
Classic Chicken Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe
Easy, Inexpensive Decorating Ideas for New...
Interview with Safeway spokeswoman Debi Lilly on easy and inexpensive ways to decorate your home for a New Year's Eve party.
Host a Holiday Tapas Cocktail Party
How to host a Holiday Tapas Party, with tapas recipes, wine suggestions, music ideas, and cocktail party tips.
Warm Up Your Party by Hosting a Chili Party
How to plan and host a chili party for your friends.
Top 10 Favorite Tips for Easy Entertaining
Best tips for making it easier to host a party.
A Fun Party Icebreaker Game for Tweens
A fun party icebreaker game for tweens that will help to get the party started.
Lori's Brie and Apple Appetizers
Recipe for Brie and Apple Appetizers.
Should My Host Open the Wine I Brought to the...
Answer to the frequently asked question about whether a guest should expect their wine gift to be opened and served at the party.
How to Assemble a Valentine'sFruit Platter
How to cut fruit to assemble a fruit platter with a heart in the center.
Fun Games for Your Super Bowl Party
Here are suggestions for games you can play with your guests at your next Super Bowl or football party.
Preparing a Cheese Board
Learn all the tips and tricks for preparing a cheese board, one of the easiest entertaining courses.
Bridal Shower Games
Bridal shower games to play while the bride is opening her gifts.
How to Plan an Engagement Party
Guidelines for planning an engagement party along with a Champagne Cocktail and Hors D'oeuvres Menu.
Host a Chinese Dinner Party
How to host a Chinese Dinner Theme Party.
Ideas for the Easiest Appetizers You'll Serve
How to arrange an easy antipasto appetizer.
How To Create a Formal Place Setting
15 simple steps in 5 minutes provide a road map of how to organize your best china, crystal and silver for a formal meal.
Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real...
Recipe for Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real American Breakfast.
Birthday Party Planning Guide
All the resources you need to plan a birthday party for that someone special in your life including theme ideas and birthday cake suggestions.
Getting to Know You, A Little Better - Party...
An ice breaker game to help group members get to know one another better.
Gallery of Decorated Party Cakes for Adults and...
Reader-submitted photos of cakes for adult parties and special events.
Recipe for Chocolate Bourbon Balls
Recipe for chocolate bourbon balls perfect for a Kentucky Derby Party or other event.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby girl.
Recipe for Rice Krispies Cookies from The Kellogg's Cookbook
Using Nametags as Party Ice Breakers
A reader tip for using name tags as ice breakers at your party
A Guest Book to Remember
How to create a memorable guest book for a party.
All About the RSVP
RSVP - What Does RSVP Mean and How Can a Host Get RSVP Responses from Guests
Hostess Gifts on a Budget
Affordable hostess gift ideas. Entertaining.
50 Birthday Gift Ideas for Grownups
Find 50 Ideas for Birthday Gifts for Grownups when You Can't Figure Out the Perfect Gift.
The Steps for Planning a Graduation Party
Questions you'll need to consider as you plan a graduation party.
Baby Shower Cake Photos - Be Inspired by Baby...
Photos of baby shower cakes made by readers. Find ideas for making your own baby shower cake.
How to Host a Bridal Shower Tea Party
Make the next bridal shower you host a tea party.
Seven Fall-Inspired Cocktails
Seasonal Fall Cocktails. Entertaining.
Is it Rude to Bring an Uninvited Guest to a...
Answer to the question of whether it's rude to bring an uninvited guest to a party.
Make the Bridal Shower Fun for Guests Too!
Party Favor ideas for bridal showers of different themes.
Sweet 16 Parties - Part 1
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 celebrations.
Party Countdown Checklist for a Casual Party
A checklist for your casual party as you count down to the fun event.
How to Word a Baby Shower Invitation
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when it isn't known whether a boy or girl is expected.
How To Prepare a Shopping List For a Party
A simple how to that explains the best way to prepare a shopping list as you prepare to host a party.
Recipe for Egg Salad Tea Sandwich
Egg Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe. Entertaining.
Favorite Party Appetizers and Hors d'Oeuvres
Find all of the most popular party appetizers and recipes for them here.
A Simple Soup Party
Plan for a simple party based around various soups.
Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Recipe for making chocolate covered pretzels.
A Fairytale Theme Party
How to plan a fairytale theme party.
Cannoli Recipe from The Arthur Avenue Cookbook
Cannoli Recipe from The Arthur Avenue Cookbook by Ann Volkwein.
The Classic Christmas Dinner
How to create and serve the classic Christmas dinner.
Saying Grace, Blessings for the Family Table
Review of the book Saying Grace, Blessings for the Family Table by Sarah McElwain, illustrations by David Dean
Celebrate the Season with a Strawberry Tea Party
Menu, recipes and decorating ideas for a strawberry tea party.
Creamy Stuffed Mushrooms
Recipe for delicious, Creamy Stuffed Mushrooms.
Celebrate the Sunny Flavors of the Mediterranean
Bring a taste of the sunny Mediterranean to your home with these recipes, tips, and decorating ideas for a Greek dinner party.
The Mix of Guests Can Make or Break your Party
How to decide who and how many guests should be on your guest list.
Ideas for Throwing a Bachelor or Bachelorette...
Ideas for how to throw a bachelor or bachelorette party.
A One Direction Theme Sleepover Party
How to host a One Direction theme sleepover birthday party.
These Won't WIn a Beauty Contest but your...
Find many delicious recipes for stuffed mushrooms, a perfect appetizer for your next party.
Tuna Salad and Celery Tea Sandwich Recipe
Recipe for tuna salad and celery tea sandwiches.
Recipe for an Unforgettable Party
The steps needed to throw a memorable party.
An Elegant Birthday Celebration
Recommendations for hosting an elegant birthday dinner with menu and recipes.
Best Dressed Bar Carts
Bar Carts are back! Check out these stylish beauties. They get my vote for the Best Dressed Bar Carts!
This Takes the Birthday Cake
How to choose a birthday cake for an adult party and many recipes from which to choose.
How to Garnish Party Trays
Links to resources that give instructions on creating food garnishes.
Top 11 Hostess Gifts Under Forty Dollars
Great hostess gift ideas for gifts that cost less than $40.
'A Sex and the City' Party - Girls' Night In
Ladies, get your best girlfriends together for a party like the gal pals in 'Sex and the City'.
Dora the Explorer Theme Birthday Cake
A Dora the Explorer birthday cake for a two-year-old birthday party. Page 4.
Office Parties - The Good, The Bad, and the...
Mistakes to avoid when planning your office party.
St. Patrick's Day Care Bear Birthday Cake
Photo of a St. Patrick's Day Care Bear cake for a three-year-old birthday party. Page 2.
An Italian American Dinner Party
An Italian dinner party menu that recreates the traditions of an Italian American family dinner.
Recipe for a Manhattan Cocktail
Recipe for a Manhattan cocktail.
How to Brew a Proper Cup of Tea
A simple How to on brewing a proper cup of tea, from your About.com Guide
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