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Style & Beauty
Everyone loves a good cocktail party -- cocktails and conversation -- what's not to love?
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What we all remember, what we all enjoy, are life's messy moments. Stilted perfection might appeal on the glossy magazine page, but would be so cold and impersonal if we were seated in the midst of it.
Food & Drink
And just like that 2015 is coming to a close. I can hardly believe it's already the end of December, but hey that means it's time for sparkling cocktails and delicious appetizers.
Food & Drink
When it's chilly outside there's nothing better than ending the day with a warm cocktail and a book. Whether you're fighting
OWN
It's far too easy to overlook this basic etiquette.
Home & Living
Holiday season is officially here! Tomorrow is all about spending time with the ones you love and of course, eating delicious
Home & Living
When you show up to a friend's dinner party, do you bring a host or hostess gift? Absolutely! Unfortunately, these days many guests arrive expecting to be wined and dined -- but it should be the other way around. Hosts put a lot of time into preparing for and entertaining guests and you should always remember to say "thanks" with a thoughtful present.
Home & Living
November marks the beginning of the holiday season and with Thanksgiving around the corner, you'll surely be making plans for many festive get togethers. When you go to someone's home for a party or holiday event, it's always nice to to bring a little something special to show your appreciation.
Home & Living
Dinner parties have a reputation for being boring and stuffy, but that doesn't have to be the case. Most of the time when parties are boring, it's because guests feel awkward and aren't comfortable with one another right away. By giving your parties a theme, you basically provide an icebreaker.
Food & Drink
Pumpkin flavored coffee; sure, it sounds disgusting. The mad scientists at Starbucks wanted something that would evoke the
Food & Drink
It's summer time and if you're not grilling on the weekends, or shoot, even the weekdays, you really should be.
Home & Living
Summer is the time of year when many people entertain at their home from pool parties to BBQs. What should you bring the host or hostess when invited to a fun soiree, dinner or beach get-away? I have you covered here with some of my favorite chic and unique hostess gift ideas all priced under $100!
Business
There's plenty of information on how to be a great guest. But being a great host is a true skill. Sure, the right mix of music, food, drink, and lighting is key (I could talk for days about light dimmers. I won't. But I could.), but how do you become an amazing host? Here are some tricks.
Politics
We've never faced this problem as a nation, and not just on one single level, either. Like all things Clinton, it's complicated.
Food & Drink
Few understand the plight of the host/hostess.
Home & Living
If you've ever hosted a holiday gathering, you know how hectic it can be. Between the food preparation, decorating, and finally getting to mingle with your guests, your hands are completely tied with hosting duties.
Food & Drink
You can easily round out the turkey day traditional dishes with sides that accommodate a variety of dietary restrictions.