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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    58 Recipes Perfect For Game Night

    Fuel the competitiveness of an adult game night with the perfect selection of tasty recipes.

    29 Impressive Recipes that are Worth the Effort

    When you want to pull out all the stops, try one of these impressive recipes. We'll show you how to...

    50 Recipes That’ll Impress Your In-Laws

    In-laws coming or dinner? Treat them to a fantastic meal with these stepped-up classics and surefire winners.

    11 Insanely Smart Ideas for Your Backyard Party

    From the food you serve to the songs you play, we're sharing the best ideas for making sure your backyard...

    Ina Garten’s Best Tips for Entertaining

    Here are Ina Garten's best tips for gatherings that will leave your guests happy, and eagerly anticipating your next invite.

    The Best Snack to Eat at Halftime, Based on Your Favorite Football Team

    Score a touchdown with your friends by serving team-friendly football snacks at your next party!

    11 Ways to Get Your Porch Party-Ready

    Add curb appeal with these fun and festive porch decor ideas. Here are 11 tips for getting your porch party-ready...

    10 Best Spiked Lemonade Drinks for Summer

    Summer is the perfect time of year to lounge on the front porch or next to the pool, kick your...

    What to Mix with Tequila (Besides Margarita Mix!)

    Tequila goes in more than just margaritas (although it's delicious in them)! Find out what to mix with tequila, from...

    10 Easy Ideas for a Beer Garden Picnic

    Ready to embrace one of summer's greatest traditions? Grab some friends, food, and of course beer and head to your...

    11 Easy Ideas for an Old-Fashioned Clambake

    Make the most of summer with a classic clambake. Just follow these simple steps to throw the best one yet.

    How to Make Gorgeous Fruit Flowers for a DIY Edible Arrangement

    We've all seen some gorgeous edible arrangements in our day, but did you know that making fruit flowers at home...

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    How to Set a Table for Basic, Casual and Formal Settings

    Throwing a dinner party or having guests for the holidays? Improve your party hosting skills with three quick and easy...

    9 Things You Need for a Perfect Backyard Barbecue

    Put the finishing touch on your party with quick apps, the right music and a signature sauce.

    4 Pretty Table Linen Ideas for Picture-Perfect Parties

    Set the right tone for your next party with these gorgeous table linen pairings.

    10 Amazing Brunch Ideas You’ll Want to Steal This Weekend

    From the modern farmhouse-themed decor to eggy main dishes (even a scrambled egg bar!), these breezy brunch ideas will put...

    Our Favorite Global Recipes and the Best Wine to Sip Alongside

    You can sip wine with more than just French and Italian classics. We'll show you how to pair your vino...

    8 Delish Bachelorette Party Destinations for Foodie Brides

    For the bride with scrumptious bites always on the brain, here are our favorite food-focused pre-wedding girls' trips.

    8 Tricks for Throwing a Bridal Shower on a Budget

    Hosting a bridal shower is a great way to celebrate the bride-to-be, but they can be expensive. Follow our tips...

    The 20 Best Recipes for Your Book Club

    Sometimes it's tough to choose the right read for your book club. Picking a good recipe can be even harder....

    What to Buy from Target’s New Opalhouse Home Line

    Target just released a new Bohemian-inspired line of home goods. Between the bright linens and rich fabrics, we're loving all...

    What Are Funeral Potatoes, Anyway?

    Though they have a somber name, funeral potatoes are truly the ultimate comfort food.

    6 Heartwarming Stories That Will Make You Want to Hug Your Mom

    Mom knew how to make dinner fun. These reader-submitted stories will make you long for the good ol' days!

    The Most Important Thing You Can Do When Throwing a Block Party

    Make new friends and get to know your neighbors by organizing a neighborhood party using these block party ideas

    How I Threw a Graduation Party for Just $62

    My Taste of Home colleagues' best eat-cheap ideas helped me pull off an amazing bash for next to nothing. This...

    Amazon Launched an Exclusive Line of Ceramic Dinnerware

    A beautiful kitchen table spread is just a one-click purchase away.