How to Host a Stress-Free Family Holiday

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With the start of November, we are officially in holiday season. In just a few weeks we’ll kick things off with Thanksgiving followed by holiday parties, Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. There’s a good chance you’ll be hosting at least one of these holidays where family and friends will join you in your home.

There’s no question that planning a holiday get together can be stressful. From nailing down everyone’s travel schedules and finding enough sleeping accommodations to planning out meals and activities, even the most seasoned hosts and hostesses can find themselves caught up in the stress of holiday …

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How to Throw an Adult Halloween Party

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Halloween is right around the corner, but it’s not too late to throw together an awesome party for you and your adult friends. Sure, trick-or-treating is for kids, but you’re never too old to enjoy a night out with friends all dressed up in costume. Give your social circle a reason to celebrate this holiday by hosting your own Halloween bash. Here are some tips to get you started.

Invitations

Send your guests a formal invitation – yes that means something more than just a Facebook invite! This will make the occasion feel special and personal; it’s also an opportunity …

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Party Planning Tips for a Festive Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July and Independence Day.Happy Fourth of July! You’ve likely been celebrating all weekend, but today is the actual holiday which means we need to make sure the day ends with a “bang!” If you’re planning on hosting a festive Fourth of July party, then we’ve got you covered with some great party planning tips to help you throw the best celebration of the summer!

Create a Comfortable Space

Foremost, you want to be sure that you have a comfortable and convenient entertaining space to host all your guests. Often, Fourth of July parties are right in your backyard or at a local park. …

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Party Themes for Your Summer BBQ

Party Themes for Your Summer BBQ

As the weather is turning warmer and summer is approaching, you may be starting to think about outdoor gatherings. What better way to catch up with family and friends than by hosting a summer BBQ? You don’t have to be an experienced host or hostess to put together a fun party. Check out this list of five themed summer BBQ ideas that are guaranteed to be a great time! 

Hawaiian Luau

Who doesn’t want to visit beautiful Hawaii? Don’t worry if you can’t make it to the exotic islands this summer, you can throw a luau right in your own …

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How to Throw the Ultimate Backyard BBQ

Are you planning to host a backyard BBQ this summer? Whether this is for a holiday, family reunion, graduation party or simply because you like to entertain, take a look at some of our favorite tips for planning a picnic that will be the talk of the town!

Give it a theme

A backyard BBQ usually implies a casual picnic at your home with all of the traditional American menu items. But don’t limit yourself! Go ahead and give your BBQ a fun theme. For example, make it a chili cook off, serve “specialty” hot dogs with a variety of …

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