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A Collection of Fall-tastic Appetizers
Fall-tastic Appetizer Recipes for Fall Entertaining
Seven Fall-Inspired Cocktails
Seasonal Fall Cocktails. 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.
Stylish Decor Ideas for Fall Entertaining
I hope you picked up a few fall decor tips for your next party. Happy Entertaining!
Unique Ideas for Celebrating a 50th Birthday
How to plan an impressive party for a 50th birthday.
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.
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.
12 DIY Candle Holders
12 DIY Candle Holders for Entertaining
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.
Throwing a Party? Here's How Much Food to Buy
How to plan the amount of food you need for a party.
Baby Shower Game: Parent Trivia
A trivia game for a baby shower.
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 Plan a 50th Wedding Anniversary Party
Everything you need to know to plan a 50th wedding anniversary party.
Three Sensible Party Tips from a Reader
Three sensible party tips to make things more enjoyable for both hostess and guests.
Fun Games for a Bridal Shower
Fun games for bridal showers that will keep the guests as entertained as the bride.
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.
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.
Tips for Hosting a Successful Housewarming Party
A party plan for hosting a Housewarming Party with recipes and menu ideas.
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.
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.
10 Summertime Sangria Recipes
Summer Sangria Recipe for Entertaining
Halloween Party Games for Kids
A collection of Halloween party games that are suitable for kids.
Easy Party Appetizers 2
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve.
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.
Potluck Party Theme Suggestions
Themes that will add fun and creativity to your next potluck party.
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.
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.
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.
12 Crafty Table Runners
DIY Table Runners, Entertaining Decor
An Oktoberfest Party
How to host your own Oktoberfest party.
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 Plan a Better Bridal Shower
How to plan a traditional bridal shower with menu and decorating ideas.
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.
Plan a 100th Birthday Celebration
Ideas for hosting a 100th birthday party.
A One Direction Theme Sleepover Party
How to host a One Direction theme sleepover birthday party.
How to Celebrate a Milestone Birthday
How to host a milestone birthday party celebration.
Creative Musical Party Games for Kids
How to host a musical games and dance party for children.
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 Plan a Potluck Party
How to organize a potluck party with recipe suggestions and organizing tips.
Fun Ideas for A Harvest Day Party
Ideas for harvest day parties for families and classroom parties.
Bridal Shower Games
Bridal shower games to play while the bride is opening her gifts.
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.
7 Ideas for Stress-Free Entertaining
Stress-Free Entertaining
A Nifty Fifties Soda Fountain Theme Party
How to host a fifties theme party for a milestone birthday or a kid or teen party.
Kid Birthday Party Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.
Sweet 16 Parties - Part 1
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 celebrations.
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.
Host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party
How to host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party.
Progressive Dinner Parties
Tips for organizing a progressive dinner party and a menu for a Harvest Themed Dinner Party.
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.
halloween, halloween party ideas, halloween...
Plan your Halloween party and season with the Halloween ideas in this feature.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Be a Pirate for the Day
How to plan a pirate theme party with a pirate menu, invitation, and decoration ideas.
Music Ideas for a Hawaiian Luau
How to plan the menu for a Hawaiian Luau. Page 3.
How to Host a Bridal Shower Tea Party
Make the next bridal shower you host a tea party.
The Best Way to Meet your Neighbors
A simple guide to the steps you need to take to organize a neighborhood block party.
Teens Can Still Have Fun at a Party without...
How to host a puzzle game party for teenagers, as shared by a reader.
The Whole Hog Cookbook: Chops, Loin, Shoulder,...
Read a review of the book The Whole Hog Cookbook by Libbie Summers.
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.
An Oktoberfest Party for Kids
How to host an Oktobefest harvest party for kids.
Top 10 Favorite Tips for Easy Entertaining
Best tips for making it easier to host a party.
Celebrate the Season with a Strawberry Tea Party
Menu, recipes and decorating ideas for a strawberry tea party.
Greeting the Jewish New Year at Rosh Hashanah
Recipes, menus and traditions for celebrating the Jewish New Year at Rosh Hashanah.
Funeral Etiquette and Mourning Rituals in...
Information on the social etiquette of rituals and traditions associated with funerals and mourning in Christianity and Judaism.
Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Games
Ideas for adding extra laughs with bachelor party games.
50 Birthday Gift Ideas for Grownups
Find 50 Ideas for Birthday Gifts for Grownups when You Can't Figure Out the Perfect Gift.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby girl.
Bruschetta Appetizers
A collection of recipes for bruschetta, an Italian appetizer that lends itself to many variations.
Create a Diaper Wreath for the Mother-to-Be
Wreath with diapers attached. Entertaining. Page 4.
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.
Scavenger Hunt Bridal Shower Game
A bridal shower ice breaker game where guests participate in a seated scavenger hunt.
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
'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'.
How to Write and Choose Baby Shower Invitations
A guide to online invitations for baby showers that can be customized and personalized.
Make Sure Your Guests Don't Go Home Thirsty
How to decide how much alcohol to buy for a party.
Human Bingo Ice Breaker Party Game
A party ice breaker game that is like playing bingo.
Lori's Brie and Apple Appetizers
Recipe for Brie and Apple Appetizers.
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.
Never Run Out of Conversation Topics at your...
Topics that will help the conversation get started at your next party.
catholic prayers, mealtime prayers, catholic...
A traditional Catholic Church prayer before meals.
An Apple Theme Dinner Party
How to host a dinner party using apples as decorations and as the main ingredient in your menu.
Make the Bridal Shower Fun for Guests Too!
Party Favor ideas for bridal showers of different themes.
You Don't Say Baby, Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - You Don't Say Baby.
A Fun Party Icebreaker Game for Tweens
A fun party icebreaker game for tweens that will help to get the party started.
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 Harry Potter Party for Halloween
How to set the stage for a fun and spooky Harry Potter Halloween Party.
Decorating Ideas for Your Home for Halloween
Decorating ideas for creating a scary and fun Halloween party.
Easy Online Party Invitations
Online services for invitations and tracking RSVP responses.
Warm Up Your Party by Hosting a Chili Party
How to plan and host a chili party for your friends.
Creamy Stuffed Mushrooms
Recipe for delicious, Creamy Stuffed Mushrooms.
Keep One of These Handy, Just in Case
How to make a toast for any special occasion.
A Raclette Party
Instructions and recipes for hosting a raclette party.
A Possibly Icky Entertaining Etiquette Situation
How to ask guests to leave their shoes at the door.
How Do We Choose a Location for Our Family...
Reader question about how to choose a location for a family reunion.
These Won't WIn a Beauty Contest but your...
Find many delicious recipes for stuffed mushrooms, a perfect appetizer for your next party.
Is It Impolite to Ask Guests to Bring Their Own...
How rude is it to ask your guests to contribute their own meat?
How to Plan an Engagement Party
Guidelines for planning an engagement party along with a Champagne Cocktail and Hors D'oeuvres Menu.
Create a Sweet Baby Buggy Centerpiece
Easy ideas for baby shower centerpieces that you can make yourself, with photo examples. This one is a baby buggy basket with roses.
Serve a Classic at your Tea Party
Classic Chicken Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe
How to Plan Your Family Reunion
Basic steps for planning your family reunion.
The South Beach Diet Parties & Holidays...
Review of The South Beach Diet Parties & Holidays Cookbook by Arthur Agatston, MD
An Outdoor Movie Night Party
How to plan an Outdoor Movie Night Party.
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.
All About the RSVP
RSVP - What Does RSVP Mean and How Can a Host Get RSVP Responses from Guests
The Mix of Guests Can Make or Break your Party
How to decide who and how many guests should be on your guest list.
Who Am I? Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - Who am I? Entertaining.
Classroom Parties
How to plan and organize a classroom party along with game, craft and food suggestions.
Traditional Prayer Before Meals
A traditional Christian mealtime prayer that is good for young children and families.
A Caribbean Theme Dinner Party for Your Dinner...
How to host a Caribbean theme dinner party for your dinner club group.
Make a Splash with this Cool Pool Party
Plan your pool party with these tips for invitations, decorations, music, and the 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.
Old-Fashioned Cocktail
Recipe for an Old-Fashioned cocktail made with Four Roses.
An Italian American Dinner Party
An Italian dinner party menu that recreates the traditions of an Italian American family dinner.
Thank You Notes - How Soon Should I Expect to...
What's the proper timing for sending out thank you notes?
How to Avoid Eating Only Brownies at your Next...
Rules for a great potluck party. Potluck considerations for both hosts and guests.
Plan a Summer Barbecue
How to plan a Summer Barbecue. Entertaining.
Recipe for an Unforgettable Party
The steps needed to throw a memorable party.
Ideas for Throwing a Bachelor or Bachelorette...
Ideas for how to throw a bachelor or bachelorette 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
Recipe for Egg Salad Tea Sandwich
Egg Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe. Entertaining.
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.
An Elegant Birthday Celebration
Recommendations for hosting an elegant birthday dinner with menu and recipes.
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.
Safety Tips for Summer Parties
Tips to Keep your Guests Safe During Summer Parties
A Simple Soup Party
Plan for a simple party based around various soups.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples for...
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby boy.
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
Spooky Halloween Party Food and Drinks
Great recipes for spooky food and drinks to serve at your Halloween party.
How to Host a Mustache Theme Party
A plan for a mustache theme party that's fun for all ages.
Cute Elephant Boy Baby Shower Cake
Reader photo of a boy baby baby shower cake. Page 9.
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.
Baby Word Scramble Shower Game
A word scramble game for baby showers.
Matching Momma and Baby Animals Baby Shower Game
Animal mommies and babies baby shower game
The Steps for Planning a Graduation Party
Questions you'll need to consider as you plan a graduation party.
A Fairytale Theme Party
How to plan a fairytale theme party.
Pirate Ship Cake
Reader photo of a pirate ship cake for a 6-year-old boy birthday party. Page 17.
Recipe for Prosciutto, Asparagus and Boursin...
Here's a recipe for a savory tea sandwich made with asparagus, prosciutto and boursin cheese.
Baby Shower Food
Recipes for appetizers, drinks and desserts for the next baby shower you host.
How to Plan a Summertime Potluck Party
Tips for how to organize a summertime potluck party including appetizer, first course, and main course recipes that are perfect for a summertime potluck.
Baby Shower Cakes
You'll find recipes, ideas, and supplies for creating special cakes for the next baby shower your host.
How To Create a Timetable For a Party
a simple how to on creating a timetable for a party, from your about.com guide
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