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.
18 Things Polite People Don’t Do on Thanksgiving
Etiquette experts agree that Thanksgiving is most enjoyable if people are polite. Here's what polite hosts and guests shouldn’t do on Turkey Day—especially this year.
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.
What Thanksgiving Could Look Like This Year
Thanks to the COVID-19 crisis, Turkey Day gatherings—and even the birds themselves—may be a little smaller in 2020.
Secrets to a Successful Thanksgiving, According to Taste of Home Staffers
Take it from our culinary crew and experienced editors: There are ways to make prepping and hosting Thanksgiving easier than...
How to Host a Small-Scale Family Thanksgiving Dinner
Preparing for a smaller family Thanksgiving dinner this year? We're sharing the best small-scale recipes and things to do with...
Simply Beautiful Thanksgiving Ideas
Less is more with these beautifully modern Thanksgiving dinner ideas you'll want to use this year.
Simple & Fun Friendsgiving Party Ideas
Friends are family, right? Celebrate the season with these come-as-you-are Friendsgiving ideas.
Bright & Bold Bohemian Thanksgiving Ideas
Celebrate the season with an adventurous theme. Our bohemian Thanksgiving ideas show you how to plan an unconventional gathering.
Traditional Thanksgiving Ideas
Dreaming of a holiday that looks like it stepped out from a Norman Rockwell painting? Try these traditional Thanksgiving ideas.
How to Create a Beautiful Bohemian Thanksgiving Table
A holiday dinner table doesn't always have to be stuffy and formal. For a more vintage and carefree look, check...
10 Ideas for a Simply Beautiful Thanksgiving Table
For an elegant twist on Thanksgiving table decor, stretch beyond the typical fall color palette. Lighter shades like blush and...
9 Friendsgiving Decoration Ideas for a Stunning Holiday Table
The party might look a little different this year, but you can still make your space look gorgeous. Use our...
11 of the Best Things to Do on the 4th of July
Can't think of any plans other than grilling and chilling? Celebrate the stars and stripes with these creative July 4th...
Watch the Fireworks in Style This 4th of July
Oh, my stars! Set out this fun, festive spread to watch fireworks, and you just might forget to look up.
How to Have a Tiny Easter Gathering
Need some Easter ideas for a smaller gathering this year? We've got recipes for small groups, fun activities you can...
6 Easter Basket Ideas
Treat every person in the family to a gift that's designed just for their personality. Best part? These Easter basket...
Our Favorite Pink Wines to Pop on Valentine’s Day
It's time to think pink—pink wine, that is! These are our sommelier's top picks for gorgeous rosés to uncork with...
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.
Host a ‘Great Gatsby’ Bash on New Year’s Eve
This easy-to-throw-together Great Gatsby-themed party lets you ring in the New Year in style.
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...