You’ve planned your Thanksgiving dinner, and everyone is excited. But what do you do with your family and friends after you’ve enjoyed the big feast? Here are a few fun and funky party ideas you can whip up in a snap to entertain your Thanksgiving guests and family over the long weekend.
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Pumpkin-carving, homemade chili, and hot apple cider set the mood for a fun and casual way to entertain multiple families right in your own backyard, without spending a lot of money. With this fun gathering, you’ll get a lot of bang for the buck and memories to last a lifetime.
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Everyone loves movie night, so host one at your house, but with a twist. Paula Conway shares her take on an old-fashioned movie night with nod to the silent film greats.
Turn your living room or movie room into Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and have guests pays $0.25 to watch an early 1900s flick or... Read more
A chocolate party is always timely, and never dull. Adeline Rem and Conway Confidential share some unique ideas for a great chocolate party to celebrate anything: back to school, back to work, or maybe even just because. The rule: let your creativity run wild, because everything tastes good with... Read more
Parties are a huge tradition in our home, particularly around the TV shows we love. My favorite is the True Blood wrap party with our friends who share the obsession. We start by serving up thick and juicy Merlotte’s burgers with extra-thick patties, cheese, and slathered in toppings, including... Read more
After downsizing my life, I had to work with a somewhat outdated kitchen space, which presented a clear obstacle to having guests. The weather was not cooperating and the garden was not an option, but I decided that I would make it work. By making intimate "stations" in your small spaces, you can... Read more
Party favors often bring out gifts that have been used over and over. In recent years, favorite foods have been given as a reflection of the guest of honor or couple of honor. Here, Adeline Rem of CHOCbite gives us the lowdown on how to create customized chocolate bars, the ultimate party favor... Read more
Summer hoedowns are a crowd pleaser.
When my kids graduated from high school, I decided to throw them each a true summer hoedown. While other parents threw fancy and expensive dinner parties, my goal was to create a fun and relaxed environment where everyone could dress casually and relax. Our... Read more