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7 Ideas for Stress-Free Entertaining
Stress-Free 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.
12 DIY Candle Holders
12 DIY Candle Holders for Entertaining
10 Summertime Sangria Recipes
Summer Sangria Recipe for Entertaining
Unique Ideas for Celebrating a 50th Birthday
How to plan an impressive party for a 50th birthday.
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.
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.
Fun Mad Lib Game for Baby Showers
A Mad Lib for a baby shower. Entertaining.
Throwing a Party? Here's How Much Food to Buy
How to plan the amount of food you need for a party.
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.
Baby Shower Game: Parent Trivia
A trivia game for a baby shower.
12 Crafty Table Runners
DIY Table Runners, Entertaining Decor
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.
Menu Ideas for an Afternoon Tea Party
A perfect menu for an afternoon tea party.
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 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.
Music Ideas for a Hawaiian Luau
How to plan the menu for a Hawaiian Luau. Page 3.
Delivery Statistics Baby Shower Guessing Game
Delivery statistics baby shower guessing game.
How to Plan a Better Bridal Shower
How to plan a traditional bridal shower with menu and decorating ideas.
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.
Plan a 100th Birthday Celebration
Ideas for hosting a 100th birthday party.
Champagne Demoiselle Brut
Review of La Demoiselle de Champagne from Vranken
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.
The Whole Hog Cookbook: Chops, Loin, Shoulder,...
Read a review of the book The Whole Hog Cookbook by Libbie Summers.
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.
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.
Top 10 Favorite Tips for Easy Entertaining
Best tips for making it easier to host a party.
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.
How to Celebrate a Milestone Birthday
How to host a milestone birthday party celebration.
How to Plan a Potluck Party
How to organize a potluck party with recipe suggestions and organizing tips.
Host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party
How to host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party.
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.
How to Host a Bridal Shower Tea Party
Make the next bridal shower you host a tea 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.
Three Sensible Party Tips from a Reader
Three sensible party tips to make things more enjoyable for both hostess and guests.
Bruschetta Appetizers
A collection of recipes for bruschetta, an Italian appetizer that lends itself to many variations.
Progressive Dinner Parties
Tips for organizing a progressive dinner party and a menu for a Harvest Themed Dinner Party.
Creative Musical Party Games for Kids
How to host a musical games and dance party for children.
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.
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
How to Write an Invitation
A simple How to on the information needed in an invitation, from your About.com Guide
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.
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.
Sweet 16 Parties - Part 1
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 celebrations.
The Classic July 4th Barbecue
A classic American menu for a July 4th barbecue.
A Harry Potter Party for Halloween
How to set the stage for a fun and spooky Harry Potter Halloween Party.
Keep One of These Handy, Just in Case
How to make a toast for any special occasion.
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!
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.
A Fun Party Idea for Tweens
How to host a mall scavenger hunt birthday party.
Make Sure Your Guests Don't Go Home Thirsty
How to decide how much alcohol to buy for a party.
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.
Human Bingo Ice Breaker Party Game
A party ice breaker game that is like playing bingo.
Watch Friends React When You Bring One of these...
Great salads to bring along to a summertime potluck party.
A One Direction Theme Sleepover Party
How to host a One Direction theme sleepover birthday party.
50 Birthday Gift Ideas for Grownups
Find 50 Ideas for Birthday Gifts for Grownups when You Can't Figure Out the Perfect Gift.
Celebrate the Season with a Strawberry Tea Party
Menu, recipes and decorating ideas for a strawberry tea party.
catholic prayers, mealtime prayers, catholic...
A traditional Catholic Church prayer before meals.
Make the Bridal Shower Fun for Guests Too!
Party Favor ideas for bridal showers of different themes.
How to Plan an Engagement Party
Guidelines for planning an engagement party along with a Champagne Cocktail and Hors D'oeuvres Menu.
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?
A Possibly Icky Entertaining Etiquette Situation
How to ask guests to leave their shoes at the door.
Fun Ideas for A Harvest Day Party
Ideas for harvest day parties for families and classroom parties.
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.
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.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby girl.
How to Avoid Eating Only Brownies at your Next...
Rules for a great potluck party. Potluck considerations for both hosts and guests.
Create a Diaper Wreath for the Mother-to-Be
Wreath with diapers attached. Entertaining. Page 4.
halloween, halloween party ideas, halloween...
Plan your Halloween party and season with the Halloween ideas in this feature.
A Caribbean Theme Dinner Party for Your Dinner...
How to host a Caribbean theme dinner party for your dinner club group.
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.
How to Plan Your Family Reunion
Basic steps for planning your family reunion.
Is It Impolite to Ask Guests to Bring Their Own...
How rude is it to ask your guests to contribute their own meat?
Ideas for Throwing a Bachelor or Bachelorette...
Ideas for how to throw a bachelor or bachelorette party.
A Fun Party Icebreaker Game for Tweens
A fun party icebreaker game for tweens that will help to get the party started.
All About the RSVP
RSVP - What Does RSVP Mean and How Can a Host Get RSVP Responses from Guests
Plan a Summer Barbecue
How to plan a Summer Barbecue. Entertaining.
What to Pack for a Picnic at a Winery
What to bring along for a picnic at the winery.
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.
Be a Pirate for the Day
How to plan a pirate theme party with a pirate menu, invitation, and decoration ideas.
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.
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.
The South Beach Diet Parties & Holidays...
Review of The South Beach Diet Parties & Holidays Cookbook by Arthur Agatston, MD
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
Scavenger Hunt Bridal Shower Game
A bridal shower ice breaker game where guests participate in a seated scavenger hunt.
Host a Primetime Emmys Viewing Party
How to host a viewing party for the Emmy awards show.
A Raclette Party
Instructions and recipes for hosting a raclette party.
Never Run Out of Conversation Topics at your...
Topics that will help the conversation get started at your next party.
Old-Fashioned Cocktail
Recipe for an Old-Fashioned cocktail made with Four Roses.
A Nifty Fifties Soda Fountain Theme Party
How to host a fifties theme party for a milestone birthday or a kid or teen 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 Rustic Italian Dinner Theme Party
How to host a Rustic Italian Dinner Theme Party.
Commemorate the Grandeur that was the Titanic
A dinner party to celebrate the dinners on the great Titanic.
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.
A Fairytale Theme Party
How to plan a fairytale theme party.
Make a Splash with this Cool Pool Party
Plan your pool party with these tips for invitations, decorations, music, and the menu.
The Steps for Planning a Graduation Party
Questions you'll need to consider as you plan a graduation party.
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.
Traditional Prayer Before Meals
A traditional Christian mealtime prayer that is good for young children and families.
Bring Home a Refreshing Taste of Summer
How to host a New England Clam Bake party.
A Trick to Make Guests RSVP to Your Invitation
A trick to make guests RSVP to your invitations.
Recipe for Prosciutto, Asparagus and Boursin...
Here's a recipe for a savory tea sandwich made with asparagus, prosciutto and boursin cheese.
An Oktoberfest Party for Kids
How to host an Oktobefest harvest party for kids.
An Outdoor Movie Night Party
How to plan an Outdoor Movie Night Party.
Recipe for Egg Salad Tea Sandwich
Egg Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe. Entertaining.
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.
Recipe for an Unforgettable Party
The steps needed to throw a memorable 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'.
How to Brew a Proper Cup of Tea
A simple How to on brewing a proper cup of tea, from your About.com Guide
Who Am I? Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - Who am I? Entertaining.
Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real...
Recipe for Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real American Breakfast.
Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwich Recipe
Recipe for smoked salmon tea sandwiches.
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.
Classroom Parties
How to plan and organize a classroom party along with game, craft and food suggestions.
A Labor Day End of Summer Party
Plans for a Labor Day End of Summer Party
Other Important Details to Plan for a...
Invitation, Menu and Entertainment Ideas for Planning a Graduation Party. Page 2.
Appetizers with Tomatoes
Appetizers that use tomatoes. Entertaining.
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.
The Mix of Guests Can Make or Break your Party
How to decide who and how many guests should be on your guest list.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples for...
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby boy.
Baby Shower Food
Recipes for appetizers, drinks and desserts for the next baby shower you host.
Give Your Guests a Proper Good-Bye
Etiquette for saying good-bye to guests.
Host a Chinese Dinner Party
How to host a Chinese Dinner Theme Party.
Planning a Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah Party
How to plan your child's bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah party. How to choose the date, plan the venue, choose the theme, food and beverage options, entertainment choices, and invitations.
Must Have Games for Outdoor Parties
Great party games to have on hand for outdoor parties.
Is it Polite to Ask Guests Not to Smoke?
Discussion of whether it is polite to ask guests not to smoke?
Party Countdown Checklist for a Casual Party
A checklist for your casual party as you count down to the fun event.
And Baby Turns One - Celebrating Baby's First...
How to plan a baby's first birthday party.
Teens Can Still Have Fun at a Party without...
How to host a puzzle game party for teenagers, as shared by a reader.
How to Host a Mustache Theme Party
A plan for a mustache theme party that's fun for all ages.
You Don't Say Baby, Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - You Don't Say Baby.
What's a Dame to Do?
Review of the girls' party game What's a Dame to Do?
Tips for Throwing a Princess-Themed Party
A party plan for a little girl's princess party.
Easy Online Party Invitations
Online services for invitations and tracking RSVP responses.
Planning the Food for a Classroom Party
How to organize and plan the food and snacks for a classroom party. Page 2.
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