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Want to be the host and hostess with the most-est? Read on for all kinds of entertaining ideas and how-to’s for hosting a party. Whatever your theme or budget, our entertaining tips can help you pull it off with panache. Start with the basics of dinner parties -- we’ve got the 411 you need to know, from hostess help to secrets of successful party planning, plus an easy checklist to help you keep on track. Use our recipe search to help decide what to serve at your soiree -- browse by type of food, prep time, or meal -- and find everything from easy appetizers to wow-worthy entrees. We can also help you stock your bar, whether you want top-shelf whiskey and tequila, delish red and white wines, or inexpensive (and crowd-pleasing) beers. Part of the fun of hosting dinner parties is picking a theme, so once you have the essentials it’s time to personalize. We have entertaining ideas for cocktail party themes, green entertaining, Mexican-inspired fiestas, wine-tasting parties, and more! Hosting a party for a special event? Check out our entertaining tips for planning tailgate parties, New Year’s Eve bashes, housewarming parties, and more -- even if it’s on a tight budget or seriously last minute, we can help you impress your guests. We can even help you out with post-party problems -- we’ve got the scoop on dealing with bad guests and how to remove almost any stain. But hey, save that for later -- let’s focus on the fun stuff and get that party planned now!
Want to be the hostess with the mostest? Follow our easy entertaining tips and fun party ideas. We've got simple party plans for every occasion -- from a Mexican-themed fiesta to a classy wine-tasting party.
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Now that you're married, show your pals the fabulous dinner parties you two can put on.
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