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cocoa bar all kitted out

Entertaining Ideas: A Hot Beverage Bar

Create an always-ready hot beverage center that caters to hospitality in the cold weather season. This rolling cart does it all: stores supplies in drawers, provides space for…

Bar cart

Entertaining Ideas: Raise the Bar

Add some character to your festive libation station. Vintage and repurposed bar carts and set ups will make a holiday happy hour even happier.   Nearly anything can…

Last Word Fizz in coup glass on a christmass tree napkin with glass christmas trees in the background

Entertaining Ideas: Holiday Recipes

Hosting for the holidays? Try these recipes for appetizers, dips and salsas, entrees and cocktails for a few or for a crowd.   Add color and flavor to…

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Entertaining Ideas: The Instant Guestroom

Now that air mattresses have had an upgrade, you’re ready for overnight visitors whether you have an extra bedroom or not. The holidays often mean an influx of…

holiday bedroom

Holiday Ideas: Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is over. You’re still stuffed but that fridge is full of food. Keep your mind off of all the yummy leftovers calling your name with these cool…

fall themed chili party dessert platter with berries, chocolate and acorn shaped chocolate kisses

Entertaining Ideas: Fall Chili Party Dessert – Acorn Cookie Treats

You’ve been having too much fun at your chili party for a fussy dessert—and everyone’s full anyway. So keep your sweet treat—a chocolate, nut, fruit and acorn cookie…

four friends toasting an outdoor chili party

Entertaining Ideas: Fall Chili Party Recipe

Our celebration of autumn centers on a hearty bowl of delicious chili. We showed you how to set up an inviting get-together here, now for the all-important element:…

Chili_party spread with fruit, cheese, flowers and nuts

Entertaining Ideas: A Fall Chili Party Set Up

A hot bowl of chili conjures thoughts of cool weather and cozy meals. Capture those sensations at an easy-breezy autumn outdoor get-together that makes you feel warm all…

Food on tables

Entertaining Ideas: Rustic Party Food

It’s your turn to host the book club, and you want to be sure this fall gathering makes everyone’s top 10 list. Think beyond the living room and…

Barn party

Entertaining Ideas: Throw a Fall Outdoor Party

Conjure up an outdoor party that gives your fall get-together a breath of fresh air. Enchanting and informal, this  set-up makes the most of an underused space. Containers of plants and floral textiles bring the…

Wicker bar in front of a brick wall and botanical wall mural

DIY Garden Ideas: Create an Outdoor Bar

Vintage-inspired bars make an outdoor happy hour even happier. You can create a backyard libation station from old furnishings or architectural salvage. Here are a few easy ideas….

Chili party with a pitcher of delicious looking sangria

Easy Entertaining Ideas: Late Summer Sangria

At the end of summer and in early fall, a full-bodied sangria is a guaranteed palette-pleaser. Flavored with five luscious fruits, this recipe is like having a dessert…