The Perfect New Year's Eve Party Pack You Can DIY

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By Lauren Kelp There is nothing like ringing in the New Year with friends and throwing a party at home is a great way to celebrate without all the stress of going out. For a fun addition to your New Year’s Eve bash, we think DIY festive packets for each of your guests is a... read more

Emily Henderson's Secrets for Throwing a Fabulous NYE Bash

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In the final stretch of holiday party season, there is the ubiquitous New Year’s Eve party. Skip the crowds and throw a fabulous bash for your favorite people this year. To help you pull it off with ease, we asked Target Home Style Expert, Emily Henderson, for her must-do tips. "I love hosting a NYE... read more

So What's for Breakfast After the Holiday Parties Are Over?

Red Velvet Waffles
Holiday dinners are over-the-top, crazy delicious meals shared with countless family members. But the morning after the rush of celebrations is when you and your S.O. recuperate -- by yourselves! Since we know you're still going to wake up hungry, no matter how much you've stuffed yourselves, here are 6 hit-the-spot meals you'll really want... read more

8 Epic Appetizers for Your New Year's Eve Party!

Crispy Mushroom Burratas Crostini
The celebration of the year deserves party food that can stand up to the hype. End 2014 and start 2015 on an epic food note -- we know that's how you do it! Hot Bacon and Mushroom Dip Mmmm, bacon. The best way to serve this dip is hot with crackers or crostini... read more

Expert Secrets on Being a Gracious Guest

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The holiday season is in full swing and that means parties galore. And while we know that a good guest RSVP’s early and arrives on time (not fashionably late), we asked for modern etiquette expert, Brittany Deal, for her top tips from her book Savvy Girl, A Guide to Etiquette, to help make... read more

Food Network Star, Katie Lee, Shares Her Secrets to a Deliciously Decorated Holiday Brunch + Her Breakfast Bread Pudding Recipe

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Sometimes a simple brunch is best—easier to pull-off than a full-fledged dinner and more laid-back than a cocktail party. Food Network star, Katie Lee, is a fan of hosting holiday bunches, so we got her tips for making it delicious and easy as pie. 1. Metallics are a Festive Decor Theme, Even at... read more

18 Cocktail Hacks for a Smashing Holiday Party!

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Ready... set... cheers! Get ready to impress your guests with tasty drinks that you can make for a fabulous holiday fete. From whiskey sours to salty dogs, Moscow mules and gimlets, we'll show you eighteen different drinks that can be created with just a few ingredients. Happy Holidays, + The Nest More Must-Clicks: read more

Say Cheers with Champagne Cocktails Done 3 Ways for New Year's Eve

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If it's bubbly, it's good. And a glass of champagne is already pretty great. But a girl's also gotta have her cocktails. So say cheers and toast to a new year with these three fizzy combos! French 75 What You'll Need: 1/2 Ounce... read more

A Rustic Chic Bar Cart That's Perfect for a Holiday Fete

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That simple bar cart you already have at home can easily transform into a holiday wonderland, in just a few easy steps. To make it prime for holiday cocktailing, simply add a tiny potted spruce tree, geometric green glassware and a golden prancing deer. We also love how HomeGoods styled it by mixing metals with... read more

7 Holiday Side Dishes That Are As Good As The Main Course

Beet Salad
People wait all year for the best recipes to come out during the holidays (oh, the cookies!). Since we know you don't want to disappoint, we're breaking it down for you. We've already given you the secrets to serving up the big boys (e.g., read more