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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12 Cocktail Kits That’ll Bring Out Your Inner Bartender

It's time for your mixology skills to shine. These cocktail kits let you shake up go-to favorites or modern twists on classic drinks. Cheers to that!

How to Throw a Super-Sweet Lemonade Party

The juice is worth the squeeze for this lemonade party! Partygoers pucker up for fresh recipes, fun decorations and sweet,...


15 Paw-some Dog Birthday Party Ideas

Is your dog turning another year older? Gather your two- and four-legged friends and celebrate with these fun dog birthday...


8 Bridal Shower Themes for an Unforgettable Celebration

No matter her style, these clever bridal shower themes are sure to give you inspiration you need to plan an...


20 Birthday Party Favor Ideas for Adults

We found plenty of party favor ideas for adults that guests will love! Choose from homemade treats, drink gifts, succulent...

The Ultimate Easter Brunch Checklist

Take the stress out of hosting an Easter brunch.


The Best Kosher Wine for Your Passover Seder

Planning a Passover Seder? We've rounded up the best kosher wine brands to serve at your meal.

How to Throw the Perfect Kentucky Derby Party

You can bet on a good time at this Kentucky Derby party. Pastel embellishments, homemade mint juleps and a themed...


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The Best St. Patrick’s Day Party Ideas

You're in luck! From authentic Irish food to ideas for decor, here are the best St. Patrick's Day party ideas.


18 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Decoration Ideas

You don't need to pay pots of gold on St. Patty's Day decorations. Get crafty and make these simple St....


34 Easter Gifts for Adults

Whether you're shopping for a parent, sibling, spouse or best friend, these ideas for Easter gifts will help you...

How to Host a Chili Cook-Off

With the help of this guide, your chili cook off will go off without a hitch. Invite each member of...


10 Lucky Foods for Your Chinese New Year Feast

These lucky Chinese New Year foods are said to help bring good fortune—here's a guide to their symbolic meanings.


How to Throw a Super Bowl Party

You can throw a legendary Super Bowl party—even when you're only watching for the commercials. Here's what to do!


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How to Stock a Bar Cart for the Holidays

Whether it's a chic bar cart or just a side table, the best holiday entertainers have their home bars well-stocked....


How to Make a Build-Your-Own Taco Board Everyone Will Love

Make taco night even better with this build-your-own taco board piled high with salsa, cheese, carnitas, crunchy shells and so...

How to Order Christmas Dinner Delivered Right to Your Door

You don't have to lift a finger or leave home—and everyone will think it's homemade.


18 Host and Hostess Gifts (That Aren’t a Bottle of Wine)

It's always a good idea to bring a gift to the host or hostess of a party. Check out these...


Grab Your Family and Play This Easy Christmas Game to Win All Kinds of Prizes

This easy Christmas game is fun to set up and even more fun to win. You can count us in!


How to Make a Showstopper Chocolate Board

Why leave all the charcuterie fun to meat and cheese? This chocolate charcuterie board will fulfill a sweet tooth's wildest...


How to Make a Charcuterie Board Perfect for Any Party

A perfectly arranged spread of meat, cheese, crackers and condiments is irresistible at any gathering. Here's everything you need to...


Cheese Board Pairings to Take Your Spread to the Next Level

Putting together a cheese board? Learn all about the types of cheese to choose, along with serving and pairing tips...


How to Give a Great Thanksgiving Toast

Before you start scooping the mashed potatoes, learn how to give a Thanksgiving toast that celebrates the season.


Our Favorite Charcuterie Board Books to Inspire Your Next Soiree

From cookbooks on tapas-inspired small plates to tabletop spreads, we compiled the best charcuterie board books in every category.

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Your Holiday Handbook for Hosting Thanksgiving

Whether you're a first-timer or a seasoned pro, get all of our latest tips, tricks and recipes for hosting Thanksgiving.


15 Types of Cocktail Glasses that Serious Mixologists Recommend

Mixing up a drink? Serving it in the proper glass not only looks pretty, but it tastes better too! Experts...


Your Guide to Using Cheese Knives Properly

We compiled this guide to cheese knives to explain each knife’s specific capabilities so that you can choose the proper...


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25 Ways to Bring Joy Home This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to celebrate! Taste of Home worked with our friends at Reader's Digest and Family Handyman to deliver...


The Best Gravy Boats of 2021

Don't settle for bland and boring! Snag one of the best gravy boats on the market and wow your Thanksgiving...


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How to Throw an Easy Halloween Party

Grab your besties and broomsticks, this easy bash comes together with a swish and flick of a wand. Get our...