# casual entertaining

101 Best Cupcakes
by Lauren Gordon, May 6, 2015 | 2:54 am

In July of 2014, Crumbs Bake Shop closed their doors, and the symbolic weight of that development was crushing for cupcake fans and bakery...

101 Best Cupcakes
by Lauren Gordon, Apr 30, 2015 | 9:20 am

Cupcakes are dead. At least, that is what ...

Perfect Cheese Plate
by Lauren Gordon, Jul 3, 2014 | 11:56 am

cheese plate is sort of a magical party component....

Grilling Season Tips
by Clint Cantwell, Mar 17, 2014 | 2:34 pm

It’s been a long and harsh winter across the nation with snow and ice storms forcing even the most die hard barbecue and grilling fans to keep...

by Lauren Gordon, Sep 6, 2013 | 4:35 pm

When it comes to fall wines, we tend to think the darker the better...

by Tyler Sullivan, Jun 18, 2013 | 11:07 am

Paper plates are in our lives for a number of reasons; outdoor parties, on-the-go events, a lack of dishwasher, not wanting to use the dishwasher...

Small Space, Big Party
by marcyafranklin, Mar 20, 2012 | 1:25 pm

While we all wish we could live in sprawling mansions, the reality is that most of us in bigger cities live in cramped apartments...

Score Big at Your March Madness Party
by marcyafranklin, Mar 12, 2012 | 3:21 pm

The picks are in, your brackets are filled — now all that's left is to watch the Madness unfold.

Movie night
by Valaer Murray, Jul 15, 2011 | 1:38 am

Sometimes entertaining should be easy does it, like a fuss-free night where an at-home screening takes the starring role.