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 Make a “Nacho Table” to Share with Your Family

It's a whole table covered in nachos—is there anything better?

The Most Creative First Birthday Party Ideas

Put together a fun and creative celebration the whole family will love with a few of these first birthday party...

How to Plan a Princess Birthday Party

Bring on the castles, glitter and balloons! Here's how to plan a princess party fit for your little royal.

16 Things We Can’t Wait to Do When Quarantine Ends

We're all sheltering in place and enjoying virtual visits with family and friends, but our staffers are thinking ahead...

How to Host a Virtual Party That Will Boost Your Mood

Don't put your social time on pause. Here's how to host a virtual party (and make it incredibly fun).

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...

An Argument for a Kids’ Table at Thanksgiving

Follow these tips to create a kids' table the entire family will thank you for.

How to Host an Epic Back-to-School Party

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Help your kids ease back into the routine by throwing an incredible...

This Mother’s Story Will Make You Want to Start Logging Everything You Serve at Dinner ...

A dinner party journal doesn't look like a photo album, but the memories it holds are the same.

10 of Our Favorite Father’s Day Decorations

These Father's Day decorations are here to help make dad's day extra-special.

How to Plan the Best Ever Family Reunion

It’s time to gather up the entire gang.

10 Things to Do to Your House Before a Graduation Party

If you want to host a big bash in honor of your kid's accomplishments, make sure you and your home...

Need to Make Easter Happen on a Budget? Here’s What You Should to Know.

Easter is sneaking up on us quickly. Elaborate dinners for holidays can add up (not to mention Easter baskets, new...

Your Guide to Engagement Party Etiquette: 16 Do’s and Don’ts

An engagement party is the best way for new fiances to celebrate a huge milestone, but planning the soiree can...

This Is What You Need to Plan a Family Reunion Picnic

You're in charge of the family reunion? Let us help! Here's a look at our best ideas, including top picnic...

11 Best Thanksgiving Traditions from Ree Drummond

I rounded up some of the Pioneer Woman's best ideas for Thanksgiving. You can "borrow" a tradition to help make...

6 Heartwarming Stories That Will Make You Want to Hug Your Mom

Mom knew how to make dinner fun. These reader-submitted stories will make you long for the good ol' days!