entertaining

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

It’s Not a Thanksgiving Party Without Rosé!

Bottle of Rose WineImage: Thinkstock
Girls get it. It's not a party without a touch of pink. Send a gal into a wine shop, there's a good chance she's walking out with some rosé in hand. It just feels more fun! It's crisp, quirky and oh-so-pretty. Why not pair it with an oversized bird? The duo behind <a href="http://yeswayrose.tumblr.com/"... read more

Target Home & Entertaining Spring 2015 Preview is Pretty Perfect

target spring entertaining table
Winter weather may be creeping in but at this morning's Target Home Spring preview, flora, fauna and Easter egg colors were popping up everywhere. It was a pretty sight to be seen! An oversized wooden picnic-like table was done up with Target's latest and greatest entertaining products: Petal-printed bowls and plates in blues, pinks and... read more

Chill Out with This Beautiful Brunch to Copy This Weekend

A Beautiful Mess Happy Handmade HomePhoto: A Beautiful Mess
Even though it's September, we'll still convince ourselves that it's the middle of July. After all, only the harshest weather from the fastest winds to the coldest ice storms will ever keep us from doing brunch outdoors. And even then, we'll just take the party inside. Pass the mimosas, because this weekend you're... read more

11 Oscar Party Appetizers to Make This Sunday

oscar party appetizersPhoto: Honestly Yum
The Academy Awards are here, and there's a good chance you'll be eating an obnoxious amount of finger food from the comfort of your own couch (with a cocktail in your free hand, of course). So, to make your viewing-party-of-one go as seamlessly as possible, I rounded up 11 Oscar-worthy appetizers best enjoyed with your... read more

7 Tricks to Throwing Your Own Super Bowl Party

Superbowl 2014 party ideas
With the Denver Broncos facing off against the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday, we're betting (legally, of course) that this year's Super Bowl is going to be better than ever. Even if your team didn't make it past the playoffs, these tips are proof you can still pull off the perfect game day party: More Must-Clicks:... read more

13 Awesome Appetizers to Get You Through Game Day

superbowl party snacksPhoto: How Sweet It Is
Guilty of boring your game day guests with takeout pizza? Stop ordering in and start prepping your Super Bowl menu with one of these 13 awesome eats. From spicy buffalo chicken pizza to creamy jalapeno dip, these appetizers are so good, your guests just might forget the game is on. More Must-Clicks: Weekly... read more

7 Tricks for Pulling Off the Perfect Housewarming Party

house-warming party tipsPhoto: The Fashionable Hostess
Break in your new space with these entertaining tricks from Amanda Saiontz Gluck of the Fashionable Hostess: 1.  Keep your guest list to a minimum. The secret here is simple: Don’t invite everyone you know. Since your goal is to show off your new space, over-inviting will only make things crowded and uncomfortable... read more

Happy Hour: Cranberry Mint Cocktail

cranberry mint cocktailPhoto: Pink Patisserie
Go-to drinks are great and all, but aren't you just a little bit sick of ordering cranberry and vodka's every time you decide to swap your sweats for going-out clothes? Switch things up (without stepping too far out of your comfort zone) with this cranberry mint cocktail courtesy of the Pink Patisserie. But... read more

$20 Tuesdays: 11 Chic Hostess Gifts

hostess gifts under $20
Whatever you do, don't be that delusional dinner guest who thinks it's a good idea to show up empty-handed to a party this season. One: It's tacky. And two: There's a good chance you won't get invited back next year. For the sake of your social life, pick up one of these affordable gifts as... read more
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