Entertaining & Hosting

Whether you’re hosting a huge bash or a casual dinner party, you want to get it right—and you will, thanks to our entertaining and hosting ideas. But be warned, friends and family may never want to leave.

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Our Best Charcuterie Board Ideas for Every Occasion

We love putting together a gorgeous charcuterie board for a party or holiday gathering. These are our favorite charcuterie board ideas, from a traditional spread of cured meats and cheeses to all types of creative themed versions (hot chocolate board, anyone?).

How to Make an Irresistible Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Our colorful ice cream sundae bar goes beyond typical toppings like hot fudge and maraschino cherries. Your guests are sure...


14 Best Charcuterie Boards for All of Your Hosting Needs

Build the ultimate cheese plate with these Pinterest-worthy picks.


25 Kid- and Tween-Friendly Things to Do at a Sleepover

Our ultimate list of things to do at a sleepover will let you kick back and listen to the laughter.


What Is High Tea?: Your Guide to 3 Types of Tea Traditions

Find your answer to "What is high tea?" and more with this explainer on the time-honored traditions of English tea.

This Saran Wrap Christmas Game Is Perfect for the Holidays

Bust boredom, claim fun prizes and entertain the entire family? Must be a Christmas miracle!


People Are Obsessed with Sparkly Disco Christmas Decor—Here’s How to Do It

Up the glitz this holiday season with disco-inspired decorations, like mirrorball ornaments, faux fur throws and gold-rimmed glasses

15 Wine and Cheese Pairings Everyone Should Know

Need to know which wine to serve with cheddar? Is port the only thing that goes with Stilton? Here are...


People Are Obsessed with Butter Candles—Here’s How to Make Them

Butter candles are the latest trend taking over TikTok.


Ina Garten’s Hack for Serving Cake Will Instantly Wow Your Guests

The Barefoot Contessa is at it again with a brilliant trick for picture-perfect dessert!


13 Best Sleepover Games for Kids

Wondering how to throw the ultimate slumber party? Start with these sleepover games to get the party started.

Stanley Tucci’s Perfect Negroni, Plus Holiday Entertaining Tips

The Stanley Tucci Negroni is now as famous as the actor himself. Learn how to make the cocktail,...


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45 Chicken Wing Sauce Recipes for Game Day

Dazzle your guests with these irresistible chicken wing sauce recipes.


Tinned Fish Boards Are the Newest Trend—Here’s How to Make One

Products like canned sardines, anchovies and mussels packed in oil are becoming so popular they've gone mainstream.


35 Impressive Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas

Feast in style with these Thanksgiving table decor ideas.


The 18 Best Thanksgiving Tablecloths You Can Buy in 2022

From fall-inspired motifs to harvest pumpkin designs, here are the best Thanksgiving tablecloths to elevate your holiday table—picked by Taste...

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The First-Timer’s Guide to Planning Thanksgiving Dinner

Planning Thanksgiving dinner can be daunting. But with our Thanksgiving guide and a few checklists, you'll be set up for...


How to Make an Elegant Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board

This light and bright Christmas tree charcuterie board has everything you could want in a holiday spread.


How to Set a Table for Thanksgiving

Your turn to host? Learn how to set a table for Thanksgiving so your holiday is stunning and stress-free.


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Simple & Fun Friendsgiving Ideas for 2022

Friends are family, right? Celebrate the season with these come-as-you-are Friendsgiving ideas.


20 Adult Slumber Party Ideas for the Perfect Night In

Sleepovers needn't be a thing of the past! These adult slumber party ideas will make you and your pals want...


12 Pretty Holiday Party Essentials on Amazon That Take Your Soiree to the Next Level

Hosting a gathering this holiday season? You need these pretty party essentials from Amazon. Cheers!


How to Plan a Jolly Christmas Pajama Party

It's warm fuzzies all around at this merry and bright Christmas pajama party. Break out your best flannel and fleece...


Everything You Need to Know About the Housewarming Registry Trend

Housewarming registries are the newest wishlist trend. Here's the etiquette for setting one up.


12 Housewarming Party Themes for a Standout Celebration

To celebrate your new abode with style, lean into one of these housewarming party themes. Read on for foolproof party...

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The Our Place tableware collection is sustainable, space-saving and easy on the eyes.


10 Housewarming Party Ideas to Welcome Guests into Your Home

There's no quicker way to make your house feel like a home than by filling it with people! Use our...


The 25 Best Home and Kitchen Essentials on Amazon Under $100

From quality cookware to fun gadgets, these are the best home and kitchen essentials under $100.


How to Host an ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!’ Halloween Wat...

Even if the Great Pumpkin doesn't show, these Peanuts Halloween party ideas won't disappoint.


How to Make a Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board Everyone Will Be Thankful For

Give your guests yet another thing to be grateful for this year by making this beautiful Thanksgiving charcuterie board.


How to Throw a Perfectly Spooky ‘Hocus Pocus’ Party

Put a spell on your guests with an epic Hocus Pocus-themed party to celebrate the release of Hocus Pocus 2.