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10 Summertime Sangria Recipes
Summer Sangria Recipe 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.
Unique Ideas for Celebrating a 50th Birthday
How to plan an impressive party for a 50th birthday.
A Great Teen Party Idea for the Warm Months
How to host a bonfire party for teens.
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
12 Crafty Table Runners
DIY Table Runners, Entertaining Decor
Easy Party Appetizers 2
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve.
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.
The Classic July 4th Barbecue
A classic American menu for a July 4th barbecue.
Ideas for the Easiest Appetizers You'll Serve
How to arrange an easy antipasto appetizer.
How to Plan a 50th Wedding Anniversary Party
Everything you need to know to plan a 50th wedding anniversary 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.
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.
Fun Mad Lib Game for Baby Showers
A Mad Lib for a baby shower. Entertaining.
Host a Caramel Apple Tasting Party
Celebrate fall and host a caramel apple tasting party! Start with one of these delicious recipes as inspiration.
A Collection of Fall-tastic Appetizers
Fall-tastic Appetizer Recipes for Fall Entertaining
Tips for Hosting a Successful Housewarming Party
A party plan for hosting a Housewarming Party with recipes and menu ideas.
Baby Shower Game: Parent Trivia
A trivia game for a baby shower.
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 Plan a Better Bridal Shower
How to plan a traditional bridal shower with menu and decorating ideas.
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.
Music Ideas for a Hawaiian Luau
How to plan the menu for a Hawaiian Luau. Page 3.
How to Celebrate a Milestone Birthday
How to host a milestone birthday party celebration.
Fun Games for a Bridal Shower
Fun games for bridal showers that will keep the guests as entertained as the bride.
Party Pom-Pom Projects
DIY Ideas for fabulous parties using Pom Poms!
How to Assemble a Valentine'sFruit Platter
How to cut fruit to assemble a fruit platter with a heart in the center.
How to Make a Baby Shower Diaper Cake
Here is the list of supplies you need to make a diaper cake centerpiece or gift for a baby shower. Page 2.
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.
You Don't Have to Be in England to Enjoy...
Planning a brunch for watching Wimbledon finals with friends.
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 Write a Party Invitation
How to write an invitation with all of the details you need to put on it.
18 Festive Easter Desserts
18 Easter Desserts to wow your guests with delicious flavors and show-stopping presentation.
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.
Create a Diaper Wreath for the Mother-to-Be
How to create a diaper wreath for a baby shower or new baby gift.
Plan a 100th Birthday Celebration
Ideas for hosting a 100th birthday party.
Menu Ideas for an Afternoon Tea Party
A perfect menu for an afternoon tea 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!
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!
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.
Delivery Statistics Baby Shower Guessing Game
Delivery statistics baby shower guessing game.
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.
Kid Birthday Party Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.
Seven Fall-Inspired Cocktails
Seasonal Fall Cocktails. Entertaining.
How to Host a Bridal Shower Tea Party
Make the next bridal shower you host a tea party.
12 Cocktails for Spring Entertaining
It's time to celebrate spring. Check out these tasty libations. 12 Cocktails for Spring Entertaining.
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.
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.
Potluck Party Theme Suggestions
Themes that will add fun and creativity to your next potluck party.
Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Games
Ideas for adding extra laughs with bachelor party games.
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.
Guest of Honor Trivia Game
A fun game to play while celebrating the guest of honor.
Plan a Summer Barbecue
How to plan a Summer Barbecue. Entertaining.
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.
Make the Bridal Shower Fun for Guests Too!
Party Favor ideas for bridal showers of different themes.
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.
What to Pack for a Picnic at a Winery
What to bring along for a picnic at the winery.
Progressive Dinner Parties
Tips for organizing a progressive dinner party and a menu for a Harvest Themed Dinner Party.
The Best Way to Meet your Neighbors
A simple guide to the steps you need to take to organize a neighborhood block party.
Toilet Paper Bridal Gown Game for a Bridal Shower
A bridal shower ice breaker game where teams race to make a bridal gown.
How to Avoid Eating Only Brownies at your Next...
Rules for a great potluck party. Potluck considerations for both hosts and guests.
Bridal Shower Games
Bridal shower games to play while the bride is opening her gifts.
50th Birthday Party Cake
Photo of a cake for a woman's 50th birthday party. Page 4.
Golf Theme Birthday Cake
Photo of a golf theme birthday cake. Page 5.
Make a Splash with this Cool Pool Party
Plan your pool party with these tips for invitations, decorations, music, and the menu.
Game Day Appetizers
Serving up a delicious selection of Game Day Appetizers for Entertaining. These recipes will be the touchdown of your Big Gam get-together.
A Nifty Fifties Soda Fountain Theme Party
How to host a fifties theme party for a milestone birthday or a kid or teen party.
Party Countdown Checklist for a Casual Party
A checklist for your casual party as you count down to the fun event.
A One Direction Theme Sleepover Party
How to host a One Direction theme sleepover birthday party.
Never Run Out of Conversation Topics at your...
Topics that will help the conversation get started at your next party.
Gallery of Decorated Party Cakes for Adults and...
Reader-submitted photos of cakes for adult parties and special events.
RSVP and How to Get a Response
What does RSVP mean and how to get people to respond properly.
Bruschetta Appetizers
A collection of recipes for bruschetta, an Italian appetizer that lends itself to many variations.
How to Write and Choose Baby Shower Invitations
A guide to online invitations for baby showers that can be customized and personalized.
Funeral Etiquette and Mourning Rituals in...
Information on the social etiquette of rituals and traditions associated with funerals and mourning in Christianity and Judaism.
Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby girl.
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
Cucumber and Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich Recipe
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.
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.
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.
Eight Pumpkin Centerpiece Ideas
Eight Pumpkin Centerpiece Ideas.
Ideas for Throwing a Bachelor or Bachelorette...
Ideas for how to throw a bachelor or bachelorette party.
Proper Thank You Note Etiquette for Wedding Gifts
How long do couples have to send thank you notes for wedding gifts? Learn about proper thank you note etiquette for weddings.
Celebrate the Season with a Strawberry Tea Party
Menu, recipes and decorating ideas for a strawberry tea party.
Fisherman Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a birthday cake with a man fishing on it. Fisherman birthday party theme. Page 6.
Serve a Classic at your Tea Party
Classic Chicken Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe
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.
Human Bingo Ice Breaker Party Game
A party ice breaker game that is like playing bingo.
Money Saving Party Ideas
How to plan a party that fits in your budget.
Tiered Anniversary Cake with Flowers
Reader photo of a tiered anniversary cake. Page 8.
Soccer Bikini Cake
Reader photo of a cake made to look like a soccer ball bikini. Page 7.
catholic prayers, mealtime prayers, catholic...
A traditional Catholic Church prayer before meals.
Getting to Know You, A Little Better - Party...
An ice breaker game to help group members get to know one another better.
How to Plan Your Family Reunion
Basic steps for planning your family reunion.
8 Steps for the Perfect Graduation Party
Questions you'll need to consider as you plan a graduation party.
An Elegant Birthday Celebration
Recommendations for hosting an elegant birthday dinner with menu and recipes.
Reader Submitted Photo of a Diaper Cake for a...
Photo of a diaper cake for a baby boy baby shower. Page 5.
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.
How to Create a Football Theme Cake for a...
Instructions for creating football cakes for a Super Bowl party.
Giraffe Theme Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a giraffe theme birthday cake. Page 9.
Who Am I? Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - Who am I? Entertaining.
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.
Activities and Memory Making for Your Family...
Basic steps for planning your family reunion, with advice on activities and memory building. Page 2.
Keep One of These Handy, Just in Case
How to make a toast for any special occasion.
Celebration Birthday Cake
A Celebration Birthday Cake. Entertaining. Page 31.
Make Sure Your Guests Don't Go Home Thirsty
How to decide how much alcohol to buy for a party.
Checkerboard Cake
Photo of a cake that looks like a checkerboard. Page 10.
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.
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.
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
Heart Shape, Tiered Wedding Cake
Reader submitted photo of a heart shaped, tiered wedding cake. Page 11.
Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real...
Recipe for Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real American Breakfast.
Scuba Diver Theme Birthday Cake
A Scuba Diver themed 50th birthday cake. Page 32.
Scavenger Hunt Bridal Shower Game
A bridal shower ice breaker game where guests participate in a seated scavenger hunt.
Baby Shower Cakes
You'll find recipes, ideas, and supplies for creating special cakes for the next baby shower your host.
Classroom Parties
How to plan and organize a classroom party along with game, craft and food suggestions.
How to Plan an Engagement Party
Guidelines for planning an engagement party along with a Champagne Cocktail and Hors D'oeuvres Menu.
Is It Tacky to Tell Guests What Gifts I Want?
Can a host or hostess mention gift preferences on an invitation?
Traditional Prayer Before Meals
A traditional Christian mealtime prayer that is good for young children and families.
Sweet 16 Parties - Part 1
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 celebrations.
Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
Reader photo of an Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini birthday cake. Page 14.
Host a Summer Tapas Party
How to plan and host a Summer Tapas 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.
Top Ways You Can Celebrate and Decorate for...
The top ways you can plan a party and decorate to celebrate July 4th.
How To Create a Timetable For a Party
a simple how to on creating a timetable for a party, from your about.com guide
And Baby Turns One - Celebrating Baby's First...
How to plan a baby's first birthday party.
Easy Ways to Create a Patriotic Tabletop
How to decorate your summertime and July 4th tables with red, white and blue as you entertain.
Host a Chinese Dinner Party
How to host a Chinese Dinner Theme Party.
A Fun Party Icebreaker Game for Tweens
A fun party icebreaker game for tweens that will help to get the party started.
Octopus Cake
Reader submitted photo of an octopus birthday cake. Page 13.
How to Score a Touchdown with Your Next Super...
How to throw a Super Bowl Party.
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.
Reader Submitted Photo of a Babies Having Fun
Reader photo of babies having fun on a cake. Page 6.
Bring Home a Refreshing Taste of Summer
How to host a New England Clam Bake party.
Reader Submitted Photo of a Bassinet Baby...
Reader submitted photo of a Bassinet Baby Shower Cake. Page 16.
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.
Is It Necessary to Give Guests a Party Favor?
Reader question about whether party favors are necessary.
Father's Day Cake
Photo of a Father's Day Cake for Dad. Page 12.
Celebrate the Mom-to-Be
Everything you need to know to plan a baby shower.
Girl Baby Shower Cake
Reader Submitted photo of a Girl Baby Shower Cake. Page 10.
A Fairytale Theme Party
How to plan a fairytale theme party.
Wedding Rings Cake with a Kiss
Reader photo of a bridal shower cake with a wedding rings design. Page 15.
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.
Where in the World are Your Guests?
How to give good directions to your parties and links to driving direction websites.
Easy-to-Make Patriotic Summer Centerpiece
How to make an easy patriotic centerpiece for the summer.
Scuba Diver Cake
Reader submitted photo of a scuba dive theme birthday cake. Page 16.
This Takes the Birthday Cake
How to choose a birthday cake for an adult party and many recipes from which to choose.

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