A new, old idea is bubbling up at the nation's cocktail parties.
I'm just going to say it. Your party venue is too big. Trust me. It doesn't matter where you're throwing your event -- it's probably too big. In my experience planning and hosting parties, I've never come across an event space too small. In fact, most of the time there's excess space.
Don't forget the cream cheese.
Despite the festive season coming around again every year and there being countless occasions throughout the year to dress up and attend great parties, it does seem like party season always tends to sneak up on you and catch you in a moment of unpreparedness.
Wouldn't it be nice to add some must-have pieces to your wardrobe that are perfect to wear to any holiday soiree AND most of the year?
A serving bowl and spoons While mismatched dining plates give your dinner party an endearing effect, this morning's cereal
Being older means not feeling like you must wear shoes that in which you can barely walk in from your cab to the front door
Sadly, a woman cannot live on ice cream alone -- onwards to more cocktails.
Four words to help you take your New Year's Eve bash over the top: fire up the grill.
Giving the gift of conversation is worthwhile to everyone. True success comes from taking the first step and saying hello. The topic is not nearly as important as the effort.