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12 DIY Candle Holders
12 DIY Candle Holders for Entertaining
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.
10 Summertime Sangria Recipes
Summer Sangria Recipe for Entertaining
7 Ideas for Stress-Free Entertaining
Stress-Free Entertaining
Unique Ideas for Celebrating a 50th Birthday
How to plan an impressive party for a 50th birthday.
12 Crafty Table Runners
DIY Table Runners, Entertaining Decor
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.
A Great Teen Party Idea for the Warm Months
How to host a bonfire party for teens.
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.
Throwing a Party? Here's How Much Food to Buy
How to plan the amount of food you need for a party.
Fun Mad Lib Game for Baby Showers
A Mad Lib for a baby shower. Entertaining.
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.
Baby Shower Game: Parent Trivia
A trivia game for a baby shower.
Baby Shower Favors
A guide to online favors for baby showers that can be customized and personalized, along with ideas for making your own baby shower favors.
Tips for Hosting a Successful Housewarming Party
A party plan for hosting a Housewarming Party with recipes and menu ideas.
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.
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.
How to Plan a 50th Wedding Anniversary Party
Everything you need to know to plan a 50th wedding anniversary party.
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.
Potluck Party Theme Suggestions
Themes that will add fun and creativity to your next potluck party.
Delivery Statistics Baby Shower Guessing Game
Delivery statistics baby shower guessing game.
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.
Menu Ideas for an Afternoon Tea Party
A perfect menu for an afternoon tea party.
How to Write a Party Invitation
How to write an invitation with all of the details you need to put on it.
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.
Music Ideas for a Hawaiian Luau
How to plan the menu for a Hawaiian Luau. Page 3.
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.
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.
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.
Bridal Shower Games
Bridal shower games to play while the bride is opening her gifts.
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.
Plan a 100th Birthday Celebration
Ideas for hosting a 100th birthday party.
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.
An Oktoberfest Party
How to host your own Oktoberfest party.
How to Celebrate a Milestone Birthday
How to host a milestone birthday party celebration.
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 a Make-Your-Own Taco Party
How to host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party.
How to Plan a Potluck Party
How to organize a potluck party with recipe suggestions and organizing tips.
Bruschetta Appetizers
A collection of recipes for bruschetta, an Italian appetizer that lends itself to many variations.
Champagne Demoiselle Brut
Review of La Demoiselle de Champagne from Vranken
Creative Musical Party Games for Kids
How to host a musical games and dance party for children.
How to Host a Bridal Shower Tea Party
Make the next bridal shower you host a tea party.
Progressive Dinner Parties
Tips for organizing a progressive dinner party and a menu for a Harvest Themed Dinner 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.
Is It Rude to Tell My Host My Special Food Needs?
Answer to the common entertaining question about whether you should tell your host about your special dietary restrictions.
The Whole Hog Cookbook: Chops, Loin, Shoulder,...
Read a review of the book The Whole Hog Cookbook by Libbie Summers.
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.
Sweet 16 Parties - Part 1
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 celebrations.
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
Do's and Don'ts for Hosting an Office Shower
This article provides guidance on planning a bridal or baby shower in the office environment.
A Harry Potter Party for Halloween
How to set the stage for a fun and spooky Harry Potter Halloween Party.
Human Bingo Ice Breaker Party Game
A party ice breaker game that is like playing bingo.
Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Games
Ideas for adding extra laughs with bachelor party games.
The Classic July 4th Barbecue
A classic American menu for a July 4th barbecue.
How to Play the 'Clothespin Game' at a Bridal...
A bridal shower ice breaker game where guests need to watch their words or lose it all!
How to Write an Invitation
A simple How to on the information needed in an invitation, from your About.com Guide
A Fun Party Idea for Tweens
How to host a mall scavenger hunt birthday party.
Keep One of These Handy, Just in Case
How to make a toast for any special occasion.
50 Birthday Gift Ideas for Grownups
Find 50 Ideas for Birthday Gifts for Grownups when You Can't Figure Out the Perfect Gift.
Create a Diaper Wreath for the Mother-to-Be
Wreath with diapers attached. Entertaining. Page 4.
Make the Bridal Shower Fun for Guests Too!
Party Favor ideas for bridal showers of different themes.
A One Direction Theme Sleepover Party
How to host a One Direction theme sleepover birthday party.
Top 10 Favorite Tips for Easy Entertaining
Best tips for making it easier to host a party.
catholic prayers, mealtime prayers, catholic...
A traditional Catholic Church prayer before meals.
Make Sure Your Guests Don't Go Home Thirsty
How to decide how much alcohol to buy for a party.
A Possibly Icky Entertaining Etiquette Situation
How to ask guests to leave their shoes at the door.
The Best Way to Meet your Neighbors
A simple guide to the steps you need to take to organize a neighborhood block party.
Halloween Party Games for Kids
A collection of Halloween party games that are suitable for kids.
halloween, halloween party ideas, halloween...
Plan your Halloween party and season with the Halloween ideas in this feature.
Watch Friends React When You Bring One of these...
Great salads to bring along to a summertime potluck party.
Funeral Etiquette and Mourning Rituals in...
Information on the social etiquette of rituals and traditions associated with funerals and mourning in Christianity and Judaism.
Thank You Notes - How Soon Should I Expect to...
What's the proper timing for sending out thank you notes?
Fun Ideas for A Harvest Day Party
Ideas for harvest day parties for families and classroom parties.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby girl.
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.
The South Beach Diet Parties & Holidays...
Review of The South Beach Diet Parties & Holidays Cookbook by Arthur Agatston, MD
How to Write and Choose Baby Shower Invitations
A guide to online invitations for baby showers that can be customized and personalized.
How to Plan an Engagement Party
Guidelines for planning an engagement party along with a Champagne Cocktail and Hors D'oeuvres Menu.
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.
Host a Primetime Emmys Viewing Party
How to host a viewing party for the Emmy awards show.
How to Plan Your Family Reunion
Basic steps for planning your family reunion.
A Caribbean Theme Dinner Party for Your Dinner...
How to host a Caribbean theme dinner party for your dinner club group.
How to Avoid Eating Only Brownies at your Next...
Rules for a great potluck party. Potluck considerations for both hosts and guests.
Be a Pirate for the Day
How to plan a pirate theme party with a pirate menu, invitation, and decoration ideas.
Sweet Sixteen Birthday Party Links
A collection of links to help you plan your daughter's Sweet 16 celebration, with ideas for menus, themes, and sources for party supplies.
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.
A Raclette Party
Instructions and recipes for hosting a raclette party.
Plan a Summer Barbecue
How to plan a Summer Barbecue. Entertaining.
All About the RSVP
RSVP - What Does RSVP Mean and How Can a Host Get RSVP Responses from Guests
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.
A Texas Barbecue Theme Dinner Party
Find out what Texas barbecue is really all about with ideas for planning a Texas barbecue dinner party. With decoration, music and menu ideas
Ideas for Throwing a Bachelor or Bachelorette...
Ideas for how to throw a bachelor or bachelorette party.
Is It Impolite to Ask Guests to Bring Their Own...
How rude is it to ask your guests to contribute their own meat?
Old-Fashioned Cocktail
Recipe for an Old-Fashioned cocktail made with Four Roses.
Serve a Classic at your Tea Party
Classic Chicken Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe
Host a Summer Tapas Party
How to plan and host a Summer Tapas Party.
A Fun Party Icebreaker Game for Tweens
A fun party icebreaker game for tweens that will help to get the party started.
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.
Scavenger Hunt Bridal Shower Game
A bridal shower ice breaker game where guests participate in a seated scavenger hunt.
What to Pack for a Picnic at a Winery
What to bring along for a picnic at the winery.
Commemorate the Grandeur that was the Titanic
A dinner party to celebrate the dinners on the great Titanic.
Traditional Prayer Before Meals
A traditional Christian mealtime prayer that is good for young children and families.
A Rustic Italian Dinner Theme Party
How to host a Rustic Italian Dinner Theme Party.
Celebrate the Season with a Strawberry Tea Party
Menu, recipes and decorating ideas for a strawberry tea party.
An Apple Theme Dinner Party
How to host a dinner party using apples as decorations and as the main ingredient in your menu.
A Nifty Fifties Soda Fountain Theme Party
How to host a fifties theme party for a milestone birthday or a kid or teen party.
Never Run Out of Conversation Topics at your...
Topics that will help the conversation get started at your next party.
'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'.
An Outdoor Movie Night Party
How to plan an Outdoor Movie Night Party.
The Steps for Planning a Graduation Party
Questions you'll need to consider as you plan a graduation party.
Recipe for Egg Salad Tea Sandwich
Egg Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe. 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.
Three Sensible Party Tips from a Reader
Three sensible party tips to make things more enjoyable for both hostess and guests.
Make a Splash with this Cool Pool Party
Plan your pool party with these tips for invitations, decorations, music, and the menu.
Recipe for Prosciutto, Asparagus and Boursin...
Here's a recipe for a savory tea sandwich made with asparagus, prosciutto and boursin cheese.
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.
Recipe for an Unforgettable Party
The steps needed to throw a memorable party.
You Don't Say Baby, Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - You Don't Say Baby.
Classroom Parties
How to plan and organize a classroom party along with game, craft and food suggestions.
An Oktoberfest Party for Kids
How to host an Oktobefest harvest party for kids.
A Fairytale Theme Party
How to plan a fairytale theme party.
Bring Home a Refreshing Taste of Summer
How to host a New England Clam Bake party.
Teens Can Still Have Fun at a Party without...
How to host a puzzle game party for teenagers, as shared by a reader.
Host a Chinese Dinner Party
How to host a Chinese Dinner Theme Party.
Host a Fun Summer Party on a Budget
Ideas for hosting a summer party while keeping to your budget and not overspending on your party.
How to Brew a Proper Cup of Tea
A simple How to on brewing a proper cup of tea, from your About.com Guide
Other Important Details to Plan for a...
Invitation, Menu and Entertainment Ideas for Planning a Graduation Party. Page 2.
Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwich Recipe
Recipe for smoked salmon tea sandwiches.
Do I Need to Worry About Guests' Food...
Answer to the common entertaining question about whether a host needs to worry about guests' particular food preferences.
Easy Balloon Baby Shower Centerpiece
Easy ideas for baby shower centerpieces that you can make yourself, with photo examples. Here is an easy balloon centerpiece. Page 2.
A Trick to Make Guests RSVP to Your Invitation
A trick to make guests RSVP to your invitations.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples for...
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby boy.
Host a "Stock the Pantry" Bridal Shower
This tip was submitted by Virginia. I recently hosted what I feel is an innovative theme for a bride
Sweet 16 Parties, Part 2
Look here for a Backyard Barbecue Plan for Sweet 16 parties. Page 5.
Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real...
Recipe for Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real American Breakfast.
Who Am I? Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - Who am I? Entertaining.
Must Have Games for Outdoor Parties
Great party games to have on hand for outdoor parties.
A Labor Day End of Summer Party
Plans for a Labor Day End of Summer Party
Lori's Brie and Apple Appetizers
Recipe for Brie and Apple Appetizers.
Planning the Food for a Classroom Party
How to organize and plan the food and snacks for a classroom party. Page 2.
Is it Polite to Ask Guests Not to Smoke?
Discussion of whether it is polite to ask guests not to smoke?
An Italian American Dinner Party
An Italian dinner party menu that recreates the traditions of an Italian American family dinner.
Give Your Guests a Proper Good-Bye
Etiquette for saying good-bye to guests.
Money Saving Party Ideas
How to plan a party that fits in your budget.
A Cooking Theme Birthday Party for Kids
How to host a cooking theme birthday party for kids.
How to Host a Mustache Theme Party
A plan for a mustache theme party that's fun for all ages.
Tips for Throwing a Princess-Themed Party
A party plan for a little girl's princess party.
Where in the World are Your Guests?
How to give good directions to your parties and links to driving direction websites.
Easy Summer Party - An Easy Summer Brunch Menu
Enjoy this tasty summer brunch menu. Pick an unscheduled Saturday morning and invite over your friends to enjoy this menu that takes advantage of summer produce.
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