Party Planning Tips
Don't get stressed when planning a party. We've got expert tips and pro ideas to help your party planning go off without a hitch! Learn how to create a memorable part, stay organized and coordinate everything from beginning to end.
We're tired of the photo frames! Skip boring and generic party favors that are overdone, and gift your guests with something they haven't seen. We've got a few clever ideas that will impress without breaking the bank.
Gluten-free party foods aren't the easiest to get on the menu, especially if you're a host who's unfamiliar with the diet. We've rounded up 20 gluten-free party foods that the whole party will enjoy and the host can feel comfortable serving.
Dessert tables have been a popular party trend for a few years now, but the party idea is still going strong thanks to the fun and functionality it adds to any celebration. Here, Meredith Santucci, Celebrations Contributor, shares three tips to follow when setting a dessert table up at your next party to get the most out of it.
Serving up a menu at your next party without the fat overload isn't as tough as it sounds. Sam's got three easy tips to follow in order to cut the calories, but keep the flavor so all your guests will enjoy their meal whether they're health-conscious or not.
Saving money has become a goal for many American families in all aspects of life. While we can't deny the current economy isn't something to celebrate, we're also not letting it get us down so much so that we forget to enjoy life the way it's meant to be. In an effort to curb costs, but still enjoy good food, good company and good times, we've got 3 money saving party tips that work well for us when we're on a budget.
A lot of savvy hostesses are bringing back at home bars in their entertaining and our editor is one of them! Here, she gives you the basics for stocking your own at home bar including what bar tools, supplies and ingredients you'll want to make sure you have on hand.
One of 2012's biggest party trends we're already seeing lots of are crisp, clean edges. We're betting you'll see square party ideas pop up more and more, so be sure you're not left out and get inspired to incorporate this year's latest trend into your own plans.
Be prepared for any party by making sure your kitchen is stocked with a few multi-use tools. You don't have to have a kitchen full of dishes and tools to host a fabulous event!
Mini foods are the hottest trend to hit parties. From holidays to birthdays to everyday celebrations, bite-sized foods packing lots of flavor and food-inspired favors are the talk of the town. Get inspired by this trend and the 11 ideas we've found to make sure mini foods make a big appearance and your next party.
It's important to be excited about throwing a party. The more excited and effort you put into the preparation, the better time your guests will have. However, don't forget to create a budget. Although it may not be fun, a budget will help you keep track of what you need while keeping costs down.
Celebrations Expert Lara Shriftman has the top 10 tips you'll need to be throw a fantastic fete everytime. Check out her pro tips and be prepared for when life throws you one of those curve balls.
Food is the most important element of any party, so it has to be perfect. If you've decided to hire a caterer this time, you'll want to follow these tips to make sure both of you are on the same page.
Hiring a photographer is no easy task when you haven't ever done it before or when you're expecting to shell out big bucks. It's helpful to rely on the recommendations of friends and family, but also important to keep your own expectations, budget and likes in mind. Here are some tips for picking the perfect photographer for your event.
Sometimes your iPod playlist just won't cut it. When hiring a deejay, use this guide to ensure you and your guests will be heating up the dance floor!
Creating party centerpieces for multiple tables isn't cheap, but it's also possible to do it on a budget. For parties where you need table centerpieces and you've got to cut costs, turn to locally grown wildflowers. Here's what you need to know.