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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    The Prettiest Spring Cocktails You Can Make

    It's the season for fresh flowers, bright berries and sunny skies—and stunning spring cocktails! Here are some of the most...

    What Exactly Are Bitters?

    Your bartender may add a few drops of bitters to your cocktail. What exactly is this flavor-enhancing ingredient?

    How to Be a Good Party Host

    Want to throw a great party? Be a good party host! Use our 10 tips for success.

    9 Recipes Inspired by This Year’s Best Picture Oscars Nominees

    It's officially awards season—and every movie buff knows that no viewing party is complete without award-winning food!

    The Best Mardi Gras Party Ideas for a Family-Friendly Bash

    Just because you're not in New Orleans doesn't mean you can't celebrate Fat Tuesday! Our Mardi Gras party ideas will...

    Our Favorite Pink Wines to Pop on Valentine’s Day

    It's time to think pink—pink wine, that is! These are our sommelier's top picks for gorgeous rosés to uncork with...

    12 Red and Pink Cocktails Perfect for Valentine’s Day

    Whether you're enjoying a romantic night in or an after-dinner drink, these Valentine's Day cocktails will add a lovely touch...

    This Football Snack Board Is the Best Idea for a Game Day Spread

    We love @TheBakerMama and her snack boards!

    Here’s How to Throw an Epic St. Patrick’s Day Party

    You're in luck! We have quick tips for throwing together a St. Patrick's Day party. From authentic Irish food...

    9 Midwestern Drinks You’ve Never Heard Of

    These lesser-known Midwest cocktails are worth trying tonight.

    12 Tips for Cooking Christmas Dinner That’ll Take Away the Stress

    The holidays don't have to be stressful. Use our tips for cooking Christmas dinner so it goes off without a...

    This Snowman Cheese Board Is the Best Idea for a Holiday Party Appetizer

    Thank you to the Baker Mama for sharing this on Instagram.

    5 Elegant Christmas Party Themes That Are Festive and Delightful

    No ugly Christmas sweaters or jolly Jell-O shots here. These elegant Christmas party themes are a fun and sophisticated way...

    How to Remove Sulfites from Wine the Easy Way

    You'll end up with a fresher-tasting glass—and removing sulfites may even help with congestion or flushed skin.

    Good Grief! 9 Ideas for a Charlie Brown Christmas Party

    Get ready to cozy up with Snoopy, Charlie and the rest of the Peanuts gang. These Charlie Brown Christmas theme...

    How to Host a Beautiful Breakfast on Christmas Morning

    Elevate your standard holiday breakfast with these lovely, premium recipes that capture the sophisticated spirit of the season.

    10 Walmart Items That Will up Your Holiday Party Game

    Hosting a Christmas party is the best way to spread cheer. Use our budget-friendly ideas for an unforgettable get-together!

    How to Host a Christmas Party on a Budget

    'Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry! We're making a list of Christmas party ideas on a budget...

    The Old-School Dinner Party Tradition That Deserves a Comeback

    Whether you're dining out or hosting a dinner party at home, a nightcap is a fun, sophisticated way to wind...

    Here’s How Renting Can Make Your Thanksgiving Stress-Free

    Cut down on the stress of hosting a Thanksgiving feast by renting everything from chairs to cutlery.

    15 Fun Fall Cocktails That’ll Make You Forget About PSLs

    PSLs are great, but these fall cocktails are so much better! Full of fall flavors and a variety of spirits,...

    30 Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas You’ll Love

    We guarantee you'll be grateful for these beautiful Thanksgiving decorations.

    How to Throw a Christmas Caroling Party

    Spread holiday cheer throughout the neighborhood with Christmas carols, festive crafts, sips and snacks, and more.

    5 Classic Appetizers That Make Holiday Hosting a Breeze

    Planning a celebration? These trusted “party starters” will please every single guest. Oh, and they couldn't be easier to make!

    The Top 5 Classic Recipes You’re Not Making Yet

    Here are some treasured dishes to add to your holiday menu for years to come.

    5 Surprising Twists on Classic Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

    Your favorite vintage dessert just got a modern makeover.