Entertaining & Hosting

Whether you’re hosting a huge bash or a casual dinner party, you want to get it right—and you will, thanks to our entertaining and hosting ideas. But be warned, friends and family may never want to leave.

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How to Host a Small Christmas This Year

Planning for a small Christmas celebration? We're sharing small-scale recipes and holiday activity ideas the whole family will love.

12 Tips for Cooking Christmas Dinner That’ll Take Away the Stress

The holidays don't have to be stressful. Use our tips for cooking Christmas dinner so it goes off without a...

10 Walmart Items That Will up Your Holiday Party Game

Hosting a Christmas party is the best way to spread cheer. Use our budget-friendly ideas for an unforgettable get-together!

How to Throw a Christmas Caroling Party

Spread holiday cheer throughout the neighborhood with Christmas carols, festive crafts, sips and snacks, and more.

11 Last-Minute Holiday Hostess Gifts

Forgot to grab something for your host? Don't sweat it—we've got you covered. Check out our best ideas for last-minute...

15 Festive Christmas Party Themes

Looking to get holly and jolly? Our favorite Christmas party themes (plus some great recipes) are sure to get your...

Your Holiday Cleaning Schedule & Checklist

Getting ready for the holidays? We put together the ultimate cleaning list. (And we even checked it twice).

Your Christmas Grocery Shopping List (and a Printable!)

Christmas is coming! Is your shopping complete? We're talking about your Christmas menu shopping, of course! Get our free printable...

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10 Christmas Cookie Packaging Ideas You Haven’t Thought of Yet

Find unexpected ways to gift Christmas cookies this year.

This Is Why We Eat Fruitcake During the Holidays

Ever wondered why the holidays and fruitcake go hand-in-hand?

How to Host a Feast of the Seven Fishes

Whether you're Italian through and through or simply love seafood (and holidays), use these ideas to host an unforgettable Feast...

7 Ways to Decorate Mini Champagne Bottles

Pop! Fizz! Clink! We love to celebrate with a bottle of bubbly. Share the love and the festive spirit with...

10 Sam’s Club Buys That Will up Your Holiday Party Game

Put that Sam's Club membership to good use this season. These must-haves are perfect for any holiday party!

How to Plan a Gingerbread House Party

It's that time of year to mull some cider and create tiny cookie houses with friends. Here's the plan!

Trim Your Table with This Festive Christmas Tree Napkin Fold

Want to add a bit of cheer to your holiday place settings? Learn how to get a Christmas tree napkin...

8 Tips for Hosting a Sweet Holiday Cookie Exchange

Want to throw the perfect Christmas cookie exchange? Nail it with these easy holiday ideas.

How to Host a White Elephant Gift Exchange

Ready for a night of giggles and a bit of chaotic fun? Here are some basic guidelines and suggestions for...