Entertain Blogs: Mini Blini Bites and More Links

In today's Link Love, hostess gifts to love, plus a cutesy DIY cake stand

These mini appetizers will work wonders at any party, and more entertaining ideas

Every day, The Daily Meal scours the web for stories worth reading and blogs worth following.

• Perfect, bite-sized appetizers for any party: smoked salmon, cucumbers, on top of a thin, pancake-like batter blini. [Ichigo Shortcake]

• A gorgeous wedding reception from a fashionista, including a local honey cocktail menu. [Cupcakes and Cashmere]

• Curious George never gets old, so here are some party decorations inspired by the monkey. [Hostess with the Mostess]

• Here are seven hostess gifts that your friends are sure to love. [A Cup of Jo]

• This DIY confetti cake stand will jazz up any last-minute get together. [One Charming Party]