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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 Holiday Cocktails
A Collection of Holiday Cocktails - My guide to the most delicious and beautiful cocktails for adding festive sparkle to your seasonal soirées!
Pumpkin Pie Reinvented
A collection of dessert based on the classic pumpkin pie! It's pumpkin pie reinvented!
A Collection of Fall-tastic Appetizers
Fall-tastic Appetizer Recipes for Fall Entertaining
Unique Ideas for Celebrating a 50th Birthday
How to plan an impressive party for a 50th birthday.
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.
Throwing a Party? Here's How Much Food to Buy
How to plan the amount of food you need for a party.
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.
12 DIY Candle Holders
12 DIY Candle Holders for Entertaining
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.
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.
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.
Easy, Inexpensive Thanksgiving Centerpieces You...
Create your own inexpensive Thanksgiving centerpieces using common ingredients found at this time of the year.
How to Write a Party Invitation
How to write an invitation with all of the details you need to put on it.
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.
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.
Fun Mad Lib Game for Baby Showers
A Mad Lib for a baby shower. Entertaining.
Baby Shower Game: Parent Trivia
A trivia game for a baby shower.
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.
Tips for Hosting a Successful Housewarming Party
A party plan for hosting a Housewarming Party with recipes and menu ideas.
Potluck Party Theme Suggestions
Themes that will add fun and creativity to your next potluck party.
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.
How to Plan a Potluck Party
How to organize a potluck party with recipe suggestions and organizing tips.
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.
Progressive Dinner Parties
Tips for organizing a progressive dinner party and a menu for a Harvest Themed Dinner Party.
Kid Birthday Party Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.
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.
Seven Fall-Inspired Cocktails
Seasonal Fall Cocktails. Entertaining.
Menu Ideas for an Afternoon Tea Party
A perfect menu for an afternoon tea party.
Creative Musical Party Games for Kids
How to host a musical games and dance party for children.
Thanksgiving Centerpieces
Here are many ideas for easy craft projects to create your own Thanksgiving centerpiece.
How to Celebrate a Milestone Birthday
How to host a milestone birthday party celebration.
Delivery Statistics Baby Shower Guessing Game
Delivery statistics baby shower guessing game.
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.
Arrange an Easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece with a...
Step 2, Arrange flowers in pumpkin for autumn centerpiece. Page 2.
How to Avoid Eating Only Brownies at your Next...
Rules for a great potluck party. Potluck considerations for both hosts and guests.
Easy Party Appetizers 2
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve.
Fun Games for a Bridal Shower
Fun games for bridal showers that will keep the guests as entertained as the bride.
Bringing Thanks to your Thanksgiving Table
Activities to enjoy Thanksgiving Day to remind your family and friends the true meaning of the holiday, besides the turkey and pumpkin pie.
Plan a 100th Birthday Celebration
Ideas for hosting a 100th birthday 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.
A Fun Party Idea for Tweens
How to host a mall scavenger hunt birthday party.
Create an Easy Fruit and Candle Centerpiece for...
Step 2, arrange tumbler, apples and oranges.
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.
Traditional Prayer Before Meals
A traditional Christian mealtime prayer that is good for young children and families.
How to Plan a Better Bridal Shower
How to plan a traditional bridal shower with menu and decorating ideas.
A Raclette Party
Instructions and recipes for hosting a raclette party.
A Christmas Tree Decorating Party
How to plan and host a Christmas Tree Decorating Party.
Host a French Wine and Cheese Party - It's...
How to host a wine and cheese party to celebrate this year's Beaujolais Nouveau release.
Classroom Winter Party Activities and...
Ideas for games, activities and refreshments for classroom winter parties.
Human Bingo Ice Breaker Party Game
A party ice breaker game that is like playing bingo.
catholic prayers, mealtime prayers, catholic...
A traditional Catholic Church prayer before meals.
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.
Stylish Decor Ideas for Fall Entertaining
I hope you picked up a few fall decor tips for your next party. Happy Entertaining!
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.
12 Crafty Table Runners
DIY Table Runners, Entertaining Decor
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.
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.
Christmas Centerpieces
Inspiration for creating your own Christmas centerpieces.
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.
Teens Can Still Have Fun at a Party without...
How to host a puzzle game party for teenagers, as shared by a reader.
A One Direction Theme Sleepover Party
How to host a One Direction theme sleepover birthday party.
Classroom Parties
How to plan and organize a classroom party along with game, craft and food suggestions.
Create a Bountiful Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Create a Bountiful Thanksgiving Centerpiece - Step 1, Gather Your Supplies
How to Write an Invitation
A simple How to on the information needed in an invitation, from your About.com Guide
Funeral Etiquette and Mourning Rituals in...
Information on the social etiquette of rituals and traditions associated with funerals and mourning in Christianity and Judaism.
Eight Pumpkin Centerpiece Ideas
A chic gold Thansgiving Tablescape.
Never Run Out of Conversation Topics at your...
Topics that will help the conversation get started at your next party.
Flowers and Cranberries Fall Arrangement
Prepare the carnations for a flowers and berries table arrangement.
Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Games
Ideas for adding extra laughs with bachelor party games.
How to Write and Choose Baby Shower Invitations
A guide to online invitations for baby showers that can be customized and personalized.
Host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party
How to host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party.
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
Warm Up Your Party by Hosting a Chili Party
How to plan and host a chili party for your friends.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby girl.
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.
Thank You Notes - How Soon Should I Expect to...
What's the proper timing for sending out thank you notes?
Lori's Brie and Apple Appetizers
Recipe for Brie and Apple Appetizers.
Review of "The Grateful Table, Blessings,...
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Music Ideas for a Hawaiian Luau
How to plan the menu for a Hawaiian Luau. Page 3.
Tips for Hosting Your First Thanksgiving Dinner
Tips for hosting your first Thanksgiving dinner.
How to Host a Bridal Shower Tea Party
Make the next bridal shower you host a tea party.
50 Birthday Gift Ideas for Grownups
Find 50 Ideas for Birthday Gifts for Grownups when You Can't Figure Out the Perfect Gift.
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.
Planning the Food for a Classroom Party
How to organize and plan the food and snacks for a classroom party. Page 2.
Make Sure Your Guests Don't Go Home Thirsty
How to decide how much alcohol to buy for a 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.
Sweet 16 Parties - Part 1
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 celebrations.
Top 10 Favorite Tips for Easy Entertaining
Best tips for making it easier to host a party.
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.
Bridal Shower Games
Bridal shower games to play while the bride is opening her gifts.
Gallery of Decorated Party Cakes for Adults and...
Reader-submitted photos of cakes for adult parties and special events.
Serve a Classic at your Tea Party
Classic Chicken Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe
How to Create a Simple Table Arrangement Using...
How to create a simple floral table arrangement using autumn spider mums.
The Steps for Planning a Graduation Party
Questions you'll need to consider as you plan a graduation party.
Bruschetta Appetizers
A collection of recipes for bruschetta, an Italian appetizer that lends itself to many variations.
A Fun Party Icebreaker Game for Tweens
A fun party icebreaker game for tweens that will help to get the party started.
Keep One of These Handy, Just in Case
How to make a toast for any special occasion.
Create a Thanksgiving Centerpiece Using...
A step-by-step guide to creating an easy, inexpensive Thanksgiving centerpiece using flowers, gourds and leaves.
Celebrate the Season with a Strawberry Tea Party
Menu, recipes and decorating ideas for a strawberry tea 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.
10 Summertime Sangria Recipes
Summer Sangria Recipe for Entertaining
Ideas for the Easiest Appetizers You'll Serve
How to arrange an easy antipasto appetizer.
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.
This Takes the Birthday Cake
How to choose a birthday cake for an adult party and many recipes from which to choose.
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.
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.
Scuba Diver Theme Birthday Cake
A Scuba Diver themed 50th birthday cake. Page 32.
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!
Host a Theme Party for "The Hunger Games"
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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.
Tips and Recipes for Preparing your Thanksgivin...
Tips and Recipes for preparing your Thanksgiving turkey.
Pumpkin Party Projects
Entertaining in the fall? Check out these pumpkin party projects for unique ideas for using pumpkins to enhance your decor.
How to Plan an Engagement Party
Guidelines for planning an engagement party along with a Champagne Cocktail and Hors D'oeuvres Menu.
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.
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
12 Best Strategies for a Lower Stress...
Strategies for easing your stress while preparing for the Thanksgiving feast.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples for...
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby boy.
An Elegant Birthday Celebration
Recommendations for hosting an elegant birthday dinner with menu and recipes.
Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real...
Recipe for Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real American Breakfast.
All About the RSVP
RSVP - What Does RSVP Mean and How Can a Host Get RSVP Responses from Guests
Preparing a Cheese Board
Learn all the tips and tricks for preparing a cheese board, one of the easiest entertaining courses.
Christmas Eve Seafood for a Crowd
How to plan a Christmas Eve seafood dinner.
Commemorate the Grandeur that was the Titanic
A dinner party to celebrate the dinners on the great Titanic.
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.
A Nifty Fifties Soda Fountain Theme Party
How to host a fifties theme party for a milestone birthday or a kid or teen party.
Who Am I? Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - Who am I? Entertaining.
How to Host a Mustache Theme Party
A plan for a mustache theme party that's fun for all ages.
Create a Diaper Wreath for the Mother-to-Be
How to attach the diapers onto the wreath frame. Page 3.
Host a Chinese Dinner Party
How to host a Chinese Dinner Theme Party.
Baby Shower Food
Recipes for appetizers, drinks and desserts for the next baby shower you host.
Celebration Birthday Cake
A Celebration Birthday Cake. Entertaining. Page 31.
Pirate Ship Cake
Reader photo of a pirate ship cake for a 6-year-old boy birthday party. Page 17.
A Simple Soup Party
Plan for a simple party based around various soups.
Planning the Games for a Classroom Party
Planning games for classroom parties. Page 4.
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.
You Don't Say Baby, Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - You Don't Say Baby.
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.
Recipe for a Manhattan Cocktail
Recipe for a Manhattan cocktail.
Fall Basket Centerpiece
How to create a basket centerpiece for fall parties including Thanksgiving.
Party Countdown Checklist for a Casual Party
A checklist for your casual party as you count down to the fun event.
Make the Bridal Shower Fun for Guests Too!
Party Favor ideas for bridal showers of different themes.
Recipe for Egg Salad Tea Sandwich
Egg Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe. Entertaining.
Cleaning Candle Wax from your Table Cloth
Instructions for cleaning candle wax from a table cloth.
A Peachy Drink Idea
A reader submitted recipe idea for using a ripe peach.
Before You A Fondue Set
Everything you need to know about buying a fondue set with a pot, forks and dishes.
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.
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