Entertaining Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Mommy and Daddy Trivia Game for a Baby Shower
A trivia game for a couples' baby shower that explores a range of questions about each parent, plus advice on including the father in the party.

How to Assemble a Fruit Platter with a Center Heart
How to cut fruit to assemble a fruit platter with a heart in the center.

Assemble a Fruit Platter with a Center Heart
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How to Assemble a Fruit Platter with a Center Heart
How to cut fruit to assemble a fruit platter with a heart in the center.

Assemble a Fruit Platter with a Center Heart
Form a heart shape in the center of your platter.

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Assemble a Fruit Platter with a Center Heart
Slice the pineapple and other fruit.

Italian Rustic Dinner Theme Guests Will Love
How to host a gourmet rustic Italian dinner party that your guests will love.

Organize a Gourmet Dinner Club
How to organize a gourmet dinner club with friends to experiment with new cultures and cuisines.

General Party Planning Advice
This is where you can pull it all together with advice ranging from timetables, to cleaning tips, organizational lists, and last minute party planning advice.

Prepare a Shopping List With Ease
A simple how to that explains the best way to prepare a shopping list as you prepare to host a party.

How To Estimate Party Portions
Throwing a party? Here's how to plan the amount of food you need to keep guests satisfied and entertained.

Entertaining and Parties
Find everything you need to know about hosting a party for baby and bridal showers, dinner parties, bachelor parties, bachelorette parties, children and kids' parties, tea parties, office parties, holiday parties, birthday parties, anniversary parties, graduation parties and more. Entertaining information includes invitations, party games, menus, recipes, planning tips, decorations, centerpieces, party favors and table setting.

Flowers and Centerpiece Ideas and Resources - How to Use Flowers to Create Great Centerpieces and other Table Top Decorations
Flowers and other types of centerpieces help to set the mood for your party. These resources will instruct you on how to create your own centerpieces or you'll find online sources for florists and other centerpiece suppliers.

Food, Beverages, Cheese, Recipes, Chocolate, Appetizers and More
Serve your friends the best food and drinks with these resources that will give you recipes, menu planning ideas, information on food and drinks and resources to purchase your food and beverages online.

Setting Up Your Kitchen and Dining Areas for Entertaining
Set the mood for entertaining with the information and resources found here for cooking equipment, kitchen gadgets, and anything else that simplifies or beautifies your kitchen and dining areas, indoors and outside.

Personal, Family and Friend Occasions
Some celebrations are purely personal and include birthday parties, anniversary parties, reunions, graduations, neighborhood events such as block parties and progressive dinners and dinner clubs. These links will help you plan all of these very special occasions.

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Use the Fall Harvest to Decorate Your Home
Autumn brings a more subdued palette of harvests that are perfect for decorating your home.

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Party Planning Ideas, Themes and Resources for Kids' Parties
Sources for party supplies, game ideas, themes and everything else you need to know to plan your next kids' party.

Teenage Parties
Party ideas, resources, and tips for hosting a party that will keep the teens in your life entertained.

Dance Party and Music Games for Kids
How to host a musical games and dance party for children with ideas for music, food and decoration along with advice on keeping kids happy.

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12 End of Summer Ingredients You Should Be Using
Thoughtful recipes to be those fresh end of summer ingredients to good use.

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How to Plan a Baby Shower
Plan a baby shower with all of the resources found here. Find information on baby shower decorations, shower cakes, diaper cakes, baby shower invitations, themes, etiquette and baby and shower games.

How to Make a Diaper Cake For Baby Showers
Learn how to make a diaper cake for a baby shower centerpiece or gift by following these very simple instructions. No baking skills needed!

How to Assemble the Layers for a Diaper Cake
Instructions for making the three tiers of the diaper cake--the number of diapers per tier and how to tie them around the baby bottles. Page 4.

The Supplies You Need to Make a Diaper Cake
List of supplies needed to make a diaper cake centerpiece or gift for a baby shower including the platter, ribbon, baby bottle, candy and baby items. Page 2.

The First Step for Making a Diaper Cake
Preparation to make a diaper cake including measurements for cutting the ribbon and deciding on the decorative elements of the diaper. Page 3.

The Final Step for Making a Diaper Cake
Finish your diaper cake with a creative flourish by following these suggestions, making use of ribbon and decorations like teddy bears and unicorns. Page 5.

Bringing Thanks to your Thanksgiving Table
Activities to enjoy Thanksgiving Day to remind your family and friends the true meaning of the holiday, besides the turkey and pumpkin pie.

Thanksgiving Dinner - A Family Style Potluck
How to plan a potluck style Family Thanksgiving.

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A Guide to End of Summer Fun
Sad to see summer go? Make sure you follow this guide to maximize end of summer fun.

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Etiquette Rules for Entertaining
Learn the basics of etiquette for personal and corporate entertaining and parties. Find information on table manners, proper utensil usage and other etiquette topics.

Plan a Memorable Milestone Birthday Celebration
How to host a memorable milestone birthday party celebration to recognize the special moment in ones life.

Taking the Kinder Approach to a Milestone Birthday Celebration
How to host a kind milestone birthday party. Page 2.

How to Host a Modern Greek Dinner Party
Bring a taste of the sunny Mediterranean to your home with these recipes, tips, and decorating ideas for a Greek dinner party.

Unique Toasts for All Occasions
How to make a toast for any special occasion.

Progressive Dinner Party - A Definition, Tips and Menu Idaes
Tips for organizing a progressive dinner party and a menu for a Harvest Themed Dinner Party.

Progressive Dinner Parties
Tips for organizing a progressive dinner party and a menu for a Harvest Themed Dinner Party. Page 2.

Host a Chinese Dinner Theme Party
How to host a Chinese Dinner Theme Party.

How to Host a Texas Style Backyard BBQ
Find out what Texas barbecue is really all about with ideas for planning a Texas barbecue dinner party including decoration, music and menu ideas.

A Texas Barbecue Dinner Party
Find out what Texas barbecue is really all about with ideas for planning a dinner club theme party. With decoration, music and menu ideas. Page 2.

Everything You Should Know for Hosting a Flawless Cocktail Party
How to host a cocktail party with party planning tips, trendy cocktail suggestions and cocktail party menu ideas with recipes.

Menu Suggestions for Your Cocktail Party
Menu planning tips, and food suggestions with recipes for your next cocktail party. Page 2.

Where Are Your Guests? Tips on Great Driving Directions
How to give good directions to your parties and links to driving direction websites.

How to Plan a Bridal Shower (Tips and Ideas)
How to plan a traditional bridal shower with menu and decorating ideas.

Decorating Ideas a Bridal Shower - Using a Theme
How to decorate for a bridal shower. Page 2.

Luncheon Menu for a Bridal Shower - Entertaining
How to plan the menu for a traditional bridal shower. Page 3.

Tips for Hosting a Bonfire Party for Teens
How to host a safe and fun bonfire party for teenagers looking for things to do on the weekend.

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Top Cool Drinks To Serve on a Hot Day
Satisfying and refreshing drinks to serve while cooling down on a hot day.

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Helpful Tips to Perfect Graduation Party Etiquette
Helpful tips to reach perfect graduation party etiquette from invites, to presents to the party itself, these are tips for both guests and hosts alike.

Party Planning - Organizing a Potluck
Recipes suggestions and tips on how to organize a contemporary potluck for friends and family to enjoy.

Planning a 100th Birthday Celebration
These are some classic and memorable ideas for hosting a memorable 100th birthday party for your loved ones.

Unique and Creative Themes for a Potluck Party
Fun, easy and unique themes to consider that will add creativity when you host your next potluck party.

Hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner Party
Guidelines on what is a murder mystery dinner party and how to host one. Page 2.

How to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner Party
Guidelines on what is a murder mystery dinner party and how to host a murder mystery dinner party.

Warming Up a Party with Ice Breaker Party Games
How to warm up your next party, group, meeting or training session with ice breaker party games.

Wording Examples for the Second Time Around Shower Invitations
These are sample invitation wording for a baby shower when it isn't the mother's first baby she is expecting.

How to Host a Bridal Shower Tea Party
Think about hosting a tea party for bridal showers as an elegant and sophisticated idea for an event.

Planning a Memorable 50th Wedding Anniversary Party
Everything you need to know to plan a memorable 50th wedding anniversary party for the people you love.

Top Ways to Host a Summer Party on the Cheap
Ideas for hosting a summer party while keeping to your budget and not overspending on your party.

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Must Have Backyard BBQ Essentials
The essential ingredients for hosting the best backyard BBQ's this summer.

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How to Plan a Classic July 4th Barbecue
How to Plan a Classic July 4th Barbecue to Satisfy Friends and Family

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Party Games Including Ice Breakers, Murder Mystery, Karaoke and More
Games, games, games - your guests won't be bored if you do a little research to find the perfect ice breaker, murder mystery game, board game and or any other game that can add a little extra fun to your event.

Baby Shower Mad Lib
A fun game of Mad Lib appropriate for a baby shower.

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Gorgeous Ideas to Steal for Your Home Garden
Inspiration for the garden of your dreams.

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Fun Facts Ice Breaker
An ice breaker game that is suitable for adults at both home or business events that make it easy to get to know each other.

Using Nametags as Party Ice Breakers
A tip contributed by a reader that suggests using name tags as ice breakers at your next party.

Host a "Stock the Pantry" Bridal Shower
How to host a modern bridal shower theme, a

Restaurant Reservation Booking Services
Find help for making your restaurant reservations with these online booking services and directories, and guides.

Games for Baby Showers - Ideas for Entertaining
Add extra fun to the next baby shower you host by having your guests play some of these very popular games.

Host a Murder Mystery Party for Your Tween or Teen
Everything you need to know to host a mystery party for a memorable birthday party for your growing tween.

Organizing a Baby or Bridal Shower at the Office
This article provides guidance on how to plan a bridal or baby shower in the office environment with ease.

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How to Host a Memorable Graduation Party
How to host a graduation party for the books that your graduate will appreciate.

Invitations and Thank You Notes
Find sources for invitations and thank you notes, both online and traditional snail mail varieties. There's also guidance for proper invitation wording and thank you note writing.

Outside Services to Help You Host a Party
Sometimes you just can't do it all yourself - that's when you need to call upon the services of a professional. Look here for guidance on finding, selecting and using a caterer; restaurant directories, and booking services; and professional entertainment, including bands, magicians and comedians.

Party Supplies and Decorations
Make your party outrageously festive with help from these suppliers of balloons, tents, favors, and other party supplies.

How to Host an Afternoon Tea Party
How to throw an afternoon tea party with recipe suggestions and lessons in brewing the perfect pot of tea.

Make-Your-Own Taco Party - a Fun, Frugal Party Idea
How to host a Make-Your-Own Taco Party for you and your friends.

How Do I Estimate How Much Alcohol I Need for My Party?
How to decide how much alcohol to buy for a party.

Games to Play at Your Super Bowl or Football Party
Here are suggestions for games you can play with your guests at your next Super Bowl or football party.

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Mother's Day Gifts for Entertaining
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20 Summer Entertaining Essentials
Essential home goods and accessories for summer entertaining.

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Pink First Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a first birthday cake for a girl.

Caterpillar Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a very cute caterpillar shaped birthday cake.

Is It Okay to Host a Party and Ask the Guests to Pay?
Answer to the frequently asked question about whether it's okay to ask guests to pay their own way at a party you're hosting.

How to Organize a Neighborhood Block Party
A simple guide to the steps you need to take to organize a neighborhood block party.

Meet Your Neighbors at a Block Party
Activities to plan and details to remember for a successful block party. Page 2.

The Not-Yet-Newlywed Game for a Jack and Jill Shower
Play this game at a Jack and Jill shower and let the couple learn more about one another.

How to Calculate the Number of Drinks to Buy For A Party
A guide to how many drinks you should buy to serve guests at your party. How much wine, beer, cocktails and other beverages you'll need to buy.

What Does RSVP Mean?
All about what RSVP means when you see it on an invitation and how you are supposed to respond.

Entertaining Anxiety - Entertaining
How to overcome anxiety about entertaining guests.

The Latest Trends in Bridal Shower
A discussion with wedding expert Leah Ingram about the latest trends in bridal showers.

The Latest Trends in Bridal Shower
A discussion with wedding expert Leah Ingram about the latest trends in bridal showers. Page 2.

A One Direction Theme Sleepover Party
How to host a One Direction theme sleepover birthday party.

Ahoy Mateys! - Planning a Pirate Party
How to plan a pirate theme party with a pirate menu, invitation, and decoration ideas.

Plan a Pirate Theme Party
How to plan a pirate theme party menu with recipes. Page 2.

18 Easter Desserts
18 Easter Desserts to wow your guests with delicious flavors and show-stopping presentation.

18 Easter Desserts
18 Easter Desserts to wow your guests with delicious flavors and show-stopping presentation.

A Harry Potter Halloween Party
How to set the stage for a fun and spooky Harry Potter Halloween Party.

A Harry Potter Party for Halloween
Ideas for hosting a Harry Potter Party for Halloween for the whole family. Page 2.

'A Sex and the City' Party - Girls' Night In
Ladies, get your best girlfriends together for a party like the gal pals in 'Sex and the City'.

Drinks and Food for a 'A Sex and the City' Party
Ladies, get your best girlfriends together for a party like the gal pals in 'Sex and the City'. Page 2.

My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets - Garlic Gadgets
Favorite kitchen gadgets for entertaining - garlic gadgets - how many of these do you really need?

Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Games
Ideas for adding extra laughs with bachelor party games.

An Oktoberfest Party
How to host your own Oktoberfest party.

Oh, Cereal-ously! Host a Saturday Morning Cartoons and Cereal Party
How to host a fun brunch that will appeal to the kid in us all.

Fun With Fondue
How to host a fondue party with links to many recipes.

Fondue Recipes - Cheese, Dessert, and More
How to host a fondue party with links to many recipes. Page 2.

Theme and Holiday Parties - Religious, Seasonal and TV Events
There are so many reasons for hosting a party. Here are party plans for themed occasions including seasonal events such as Super Bowl and Tailgating; holidays such as Christmas, Passover, and Valentine's and Halloween; and TV viewing parties for your favorite shows.

How to Plan a Brunch for a Wimbledon Viewing Party
Planning a brunch for watching Wimbledon finals with friends.

Menu for a Wimbledon Brunch Viewing Party
A menu for brunch to share with friends who are tennis fan while watching Wimbledon. Page 2.

Tips and Ideas for a Summer Pool Party
Plan your pool party with these tips for invitations, decorations, music, and the menu.

Recipes for Nachos
Nacho recipes for Cinco de Mayo, parties, after school snacks, or anytime you feel like it.

Planning a Theme Party for Children
Here's a directory of dozens of theme party plans for children, beginning with Themes from D - P. Page 2.

Planning a Theme Party for Children
Here's a directory of dozens of theme party plans for children, beginning with Themes from A-C.

Theme Ideas for Children's Parties
Here's a directory of dozens of theme party plans for children, beginning with Themes from D - P. Page 3.

Easy Baby Shower Favors
Instructions for easy to make baby shower favors.

Naughty Bachelorette Party Games
Ideas for adding extra laughs with bachelor party games. Page 2.

How to Garnish Party Trays
Links to resources that give instructions on creating food garnishes.

Perfect Party Games for All Occasions
Review of the book Perfect Party Games by Andrea Campbell, including interview with author and sample party game.

Perfect Party Games
Review of the book Perfect Party Games by Andrea Campbell, including interview with author and sample party game. Page 2.

Pumpkin Party Projects
Entertaining in the fall? Check out these pumpkin party projects for unique ideas for using pumpkins to enhance your decor.

How to Write and Choose Baby Shower Invitations
A guide to online invitations for baby showers that can be customized and personalized.

A Cooking Theme Birthday Party for Kids
How to host a cooking theme birthday party for kids.

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How to Throw a Great Garden Party
A simple guide to throwing a chic and sophisticated garden party in any outdoor space.

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22 Stunning Spring Table Setting Ideas
Fresh table setting ideas to inspire you for spring gatherings.

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How to Write a Party Invitation
How to write an invitation with all of the details you need to put on it.

Planning an Engagement Party
Guidelines for planning an engagement party along with a Champagne Cocktail and Hors D'oeuvres Menu.

The Steps for Planning a Graduation Party
Questions you'll need to consider as you plan a graduation party.

Planning a Graduation Party - Invitations, Menu, Entertainment
Invitation, Menu and Entertainment Ideas for Planning a Graduation Party. Page 2.

A Puzzle Game Birthday Party for Teenagers
How to host a puzzle game party for teenagers, as shared by a reader.

Classroom Winter Party Games and Refreshment Ideas
Ideas for games, activities and refreshments for classroom winter parties.

Bridal Shower Games for When the Bride Opens Her Gifts
Bridal shower games to play while the bride is opening her gifts.

Do You Know the Bride Bridal Shower Game
A bridal shower ice breaker game where guests answer trivia questions to see how well they know the bride and groom.

Ice Breaker and Other Fun Games for a Bridal Shower
Fun games for bridal showers that will keep the guests as entertained as the bride.

Cheese Information, Recipes, and Presentation Ideas
Find information and recipes on a wide variety of cheeses here. You'll also find some of your favorite recipes for cheese such as appetizers, fondue and macaroni and cheese. Finally, cheese presentation ideas including preparing a cheese board are on these pages.

Cheese Recipes and Information
Find out all the facts about one of our favorite comfort foods with links to recipes, storage tips, history and other information.

Appetizer Recipes
Some of my favorite food at parties falls under the category of appetizers. They're tasty little bites that simply kick off the party with style. Try a selection of these at your next gathering.

Recipes and Menu Planning
Advice on menu planning and recipes for entertaining. Main dishes, desserts and all other courses in-between.

Appetizer Recipe Collections
Recipe collections, both large and small, that will help you to kick off your party with style.

Cheese Recipes
Recipes and collections of recipes made with cheese including appetizers, hors d'oeuvres, snacks, main dishes and soups.

Cheese: Specific Varieties
Links to information and recipes for a variety of cheese types.

Chinese New Year
A directory of sites that will help you to learn more celebrating and entertaining during the Chinese New Year.

Corporate Event Planning and Etiquette
Plan your next corporate event and find suppliers of party planning services for businesses with the help of these resources. Also, learn about the etiquette do's and don'ts for business and corporate events.

Easter
Here are links for helping you entertain at Easter with brunch menu ideas, craft projects for the kids, and recipes for making your own Easter treats. Also greeting cards and useful information on entertaining with lamb and ham, the two popular Easter meats.

Father's Day Entertaining
Dad pleasing menu ideas and recipes for Father's Day.

Memorial Day Entertaining
Start planning your Memorial Day entertaining with the menus, grilling tips and other ideas that can be found on these pages.

Mother's Day Entertaining
Find inspiration among these links on how to entertain your mom on Mother's Day and give her the royal treatment she deserves.

St. Patrick's Day
Links to Irish food recipes, breads, beverages, toasts and history for entertaining on St. Patrick's Day.

Super Bowl Party and Entertaining Tips
Plan your next Super Bowl Party with the help of these Super Bowl party planning resources.

Tailgate Parties
Everything you need to enjoy entertaining at your next sporting event. Includes recipes, food safety tips and tailgate equipment.

Here's a list of some of my favorite chocolate companies and chocolate recipe collections.
Links to chocolate manufacturers, retailers and recipes including chocolate fondue, chocolate truffles, chocolate chip cookies and more.

Christmas
These links will help you plan the best Christmas celebration yet. Before you plan to entertain for Christmas, look into these sites for advice on menus, recipes, decorations, greeting cards and other information.

Coffees, Teas, and Accessories
This is the place to turn when you are planning to entertain and are looking for suppliers for specialty coffees, teas and related accessories. Also guidance on brewing these beverages.

Halloween
Plan your Halloween party here with the help of these Halloween party ideas, Halloween menus, snack, treats, Halloween costume ideas, Halloween recipes, games, and other activities.

July 4th - Independence Day
Plan your 4th of July celebration with the recipes and menu ideas found among these links. Entertaining tips, history, family projects, picnic and barbecuing tips can all be found here for celebrating Independence Day.

Labor Day Entertaining
A collection of links that will help you with your Labor Day weekend entertaining.

Mardi Gras
Everything You Need for Hosting a Mardi Gras Party, including recipes, decorations, costumes and menus.

Book and Product Reviews
Here are the books and entertaining products I've had the pleasure to review. I candidly share my opinions with you in order to help you decide whether these will be helpful to you when you entertain.

New Year's Eve and Day Collected Links
A collection of links to help celebrate New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Food, drinks, decorations, entertaining and party suggestions.

Party Favors
Suppliers of party favors for all events including birthdays, showers, corporate events and more. Also, gifts to bring to your favorite hostess the next time you are entertained.

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving entertaining help from recipes, to menus, invitations, to decorations.

Valentines Day
How to plan a romantic Valentine's Day with aphrodisiac food ideas, decorative tips and history on the holiday.

Cows on the Farm Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a farm theme birthday cake with cows for three-year-old birthday party. Page 120.

Unicorn Birthday Cake
Photo of a unicorn theme birthday cake. Page 121.

Santa Claus Cake
Photo of a Santa Claus Cake submitted by a reader.

Castle Theme Birthday Cake
Photo of a castle theme cake for a 6 year old birthday party. Page 122.

Red Riding Hood Theme Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Red Riding Hood Theme birthday cake. Page 109.

Baa Baa Cake
Reader submitted photo of a lamb theme birthday cake. Page 94.

Cinderella Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Cinderella theme cake. Page 95.

Cinderella's Carriage Birthday Cake
Cinderella's Carriage Birthday Cake. Page 96.

Fire Truck Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a boy's birthday cake made to look like a fire truck. Page 99.

Hot Cat Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Hot Cat Cake. Page 92.

Polly Pocket Pool Party Theme Cake
Photo of a Polly Pocket Theme Birthday cake. Page 93.

Rocket Theme Cakes
Reader submitted photo of rocket theme cakes. Page 97.

Train Cake
Reader submitted photo of a train theme cake. Page 98.

Clown Cake
Reader submitted photo of a clown theme birthday cake. Page 102.

Barbie Princess Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Barbie Theme birthday cake. Page 103.

Little Mermaid, Ariel Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Little Mermaid birthday cake. Page 104.

Small Tinkerbell Centerpiece
Tinkerbell centerpiece table decoration. Page 106.

Tinkerbell Centerpiece
Reader photo of a Tinkerbell Centerpiece. Page 107.

Train Cake
Reader submitted photo of a train theme birthday cake. Page 110.

Lego Cake for 6-Year-Old Birthday Party
Lego Cake for 6-Year-Old Birthday Party. Page 115.

Unicorn Theme Birthday Cake
Photo of a unicorn birthday cake for a tween girl birthday party. Page 116.

Tangled Rapunzel Birthday Cake
Tangled Rapunzel Birthday Cake. Entertaining. Page 117.

Buzz Lightyear Birthday Cake
Buzz Lightyear Birthday Cake. Entertaining. Page 77.

Cars Birthday Cake
Cars Birthday Cake. Entertaining. Page 76.

Happy Pirate Theme Cupcake Birthday Cake
Happy Pirate Theme Cupcake Birthday Cake. Page 88.

Hello Kitty Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Hello Kitty birthday cake. Page 85.

Kitty Cat Theme Cupcakes
Reader submitted photo of a Kitty Cat Theme Cupcakes. Page 86.

Lego Birthday Cake
Lego Birthday Cake. Entertaining. Page 75.

Pencil Cake
Photo of a pencil shaped cake for back-to-school. Page 78.

Pirate Ship Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Pirate Ship Cake. Page 74.

Race Cars Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a race car themed birthday cake. Page 83.

Soccer Ball Birthday Cupcakes
Soccer Ball Birthday Cupcakes. Entertaining. Page 87.

Sorting Hat Cake
Sorting Hat Cake. Entertaining. Page 89.

Star Wars Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Star Wars birthday cake. Page 80.

Thomas the Tank Engine Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Thomas the Tank Engine theme birthday cake. Page 82.

Tinkerbell Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Tinkerbell theme cake. Page 81.

Winnie the Pooh Cupcake Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Winnie the Pooh cupcake cake. Page 84.

Red Velvet Birthday Cake
Photo of a red velvet birthday cake I made for my teen's birthday. Page 101.

Snake Cake for Reptile Theme Party
Reader submitted photo of a Snake Cake for Reptile Theme Party. Page 105.

Pirate Theme 3rd Birthday Cake
Pirate birthday cake for a boy's 3rd birthday. Page 111.

Horse Theme Cake for 6-Year-Old Birthday
Reader submitted photo of a Horse Theme Cake for 6-Year-Old Birthday. Page 112.

Baseball Theme Cake
Baseball Theme Cake. Entertaining. Page 113.

Pirate Ship Cake for One Year Old Birthday Party
Pirate Ship Cake for One Year Old Birthday Party. Page 114.

Butterflies Theme Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a butterflies theme birthday cake. Page 100.

Butterfly Princess Theme Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a butterfly princess theme birthday party cake. Page 65.

Cupcake Birthday Cake
Photo of a Cupcake Birthday Cake. Page 73.

Disney Princess Theme Birthday Cake
Reader photo of Disney Princess Theme Birthday Cake. Page 59.

Dolphin Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a dolphin theme birthday cake. Page 55.

Dragon Fly Cake
Reader submitted photo of a dragon fly cake. Page 68.

First Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a first birthday cake. Page 56.

Flower Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a flower shaped birthday cake. Page 70.

Happy Feet Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Happy Feet penguin cake. Page 67.

First Holy Communion Centerpiece
Reader photo of a First Holy Communion centerpiece. Page 79.

Little Mermaid Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Little Mermaid Birthday cake. Page 71.

Mermaid Birthday Cake
Photo of a Mermaid Birthday Cake. Page 72.

Winnie the Pooh Character Cupcakes
Reader photo of Winnie the Pooh theme birthday cupcakes. Page 60.

Princesses and Pirates 4th Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a Princeses and Pirates theme 4th birthday cake. Page 57.

Snowman Theme Birthday Cake
Photo of a snowman theme birthday cake.x. Page 58.

Strawberry Shortcake Birthday Cupcakes
Reader photo of strawberry shortcake cupcakes. Page 61.

Strawberry Shortcake Hat Cake
Reader submitted photo of Strawberry Shortcake Hat Cake. Page 66.

Teddy Bear Cake
Entertaining. Page 69.

Barnyard Theme Cupcakes
Reader photo of cupcakes for a barnyard theme birthday party. Page 52.

Baseball Diamond Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a baseball diamond theme cake. Page 41.

Butterfly Theme Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a butterfly theme birthday cake. Page 53.

Captain's Treasure Cake
Reader submitted photo of a treasure chest cake. Page 42.

Cat in the Hat Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Cat in the Hat cake. Page 37.

Caterpillar Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a very cute caterpillar shaped birthday cake. Page 38.

Caterpillar Pull-Toy First Birthday Cake
Caterpillar Pull-Toy First Birthday Cake. Page 33.

Dinosaur Cake
Reader submitted photo of a dinosaur theme birthday cake. Page 48.

Flip Flops Cake
Reader submitted photo of a flip flops theme birthday cake. Page 50.

Little Mermaid Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Little Mermaid theme birthday cake. Page 45.

Nemo Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Finding Nemo theme birthday cake. Page 54.

Pirate Ship Cake
Reader submitted photo of a pirate ship birthday cake. Page 46.

Pool Table Cake
Reader submitted photo of a pool table theme birthday cake. Page 51.

Racetrack Cake
Reader photo of a racetrack cake. Page 40.

Treasure Chest Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a treasure chest birthday cake. Page 35.

Under-the-Sea Theme First Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo for an undersea theme birthday cake. Page 34.

Bulldozer Birthday Cake
Photo of a birthday cake made to look like a bulldozer for a boys birthday party. Page 25.

Bumblebee Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a bumblebee birthday cake. Page 11.

Cactus Birthday Cake
Photo of a cactus theme birthday cake for a western and cowboy theme birthday party. Page 20.

Carousel Birthday Cake
Reader photo of carousel ponies birthday cake for a child's birthday party. Page 13.

Christening Baby Booties Cake
Reader photo of a baby booties cake made for a baby's christening. Page 16.

Cowboy Rocco Birthday Cake
Reader-submitted photo of a cowboy theme birthday cake. Page 28.

Dancing Princesses Birthday Cupcakes
Reader photo of kelly cupcakes for a barbie dancing princess birthday party. Page 27.

Fondant Flowers First Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a first birthday cake made with fondant flowers. Page 32.

Heaven and Hell Birthday Cake
Reader-submitted photo of a Heaven and Hell Birthday Cake. Page 29.

Horseshoe Birthday Cake
Photo of a Horseshoe shape cake for a western theme first birthday party. Page 21.

Kitty Cupcakes
Photo of cat theme party cupcakes. Page 23.

Ladybug Birthday Cakes
Reader submitted photo of a ladybug birthday cake. Page 10.

Ladybug Cake with Cupcakes
Reader photo of a ladybug birthday cake with cupcakes for a two year old birthday party. Page 15.

Pirate Ship Cake
Reader photo of a pirate ship cake for a 6-year-old boy birthday party. Page 17.

Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake. Page 26.

Princess Castle Birthday Cake
Photo of a Princess Castle Birthday Cake for a Little Girl Birthday Party. Page 22.

Scooby Doo Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Scooby Doo birthday cake. Page 24.

Tea Pot Birthday Cake
Reader submitted cake photo of a Tea Pot Cake. Page 12.

Yeehaw! Rocking Horse Birthday Cake
Photo of a rocking horse birthday cake for a cowboy theme first birthday party. Page 19.

Zane's Rocking Horse Birthday Cake
Photo of a rocking horse birthday cake for Zane's first birthday party. Page 18.

Wiggles Birthday Cake
Reader photo of Wiggles car cake for Wiggles theme birthday party. Page 9.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Little Kid Birthday Cake Gallery
Enjoy these photos of birthday cakes that were baked by readers for their kids' birthday parties.

Grilled Appetizers
Here is a collection of appetizers that can be cooked up while sipping a cool cocktail on the patio with your guests.

Cream Cheese
Links to information and recipes for Cream Cheese.

Feta
Links to information and recipes for a variety of cheese types.

Goat Cheese
Links to information and recipes for goat cheese.

Gorgonzola
Links to information and recipes for gorgonzola, a blue cheese from Italy.

Low-Fat/Healthy Appetizers and Cooking Tips
Links to low-fat, fat-free and healthy appetizer recipes and cooking tips.

Hors D'Oeuvres, Canapes and Finger Foods
Links to recipes for hors d'oeuvres canapes and finger foods.

Specific Recipes: Macaroni and Cheese
Links to a variety of recipes for Macaroni and Cheese.

Mascarpone
Links to information and recipes for Mascarpone.

Mozzarella
Links to information and recipes for Mozzarella

Quick, Easy or Make-Ahead Appetizers
Appetizer recipes that you can quickly toss together with a minimum of ingredients and fuss. Some of these can be made-ahead and frozen to really save time.

Seafood Appetizers
Links to recipes for appetizers made with fish or seafood as well as many related helpful tips.

Vegetable Appetizers
Links to appetizer recipes made with vegetables.

Blue Cheese
Links to information and recipes for blue cheese.

Brie
Links to information and recipes for brie.

Camembert
Links to information and recipes for Camembert cheese.

Cheddar
Links to information and recipes for Cheddar.

Cheese/Egg Appetizers
Links to appetizer recipes made with cheese.

Cheese: General Information
Links to assorted information on cheese.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes
Recipes for chocolate chip cookies, one of the favorite desserts of all time.

Chocolate Truffle Recipes
Recipes for making your own chocolate truffles - it's easier than you think!

Dips and Spreads
Links to dip and spread recipes,

Specific Recipes: Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Links to a variety of recipes for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches.

Hot and Spicy Appetizers
Links to appetizers using hot peppers and hot sauces among their ingredients including chiles, poppers, buffalo wings, and more.

Parmesan
Links to information and recipes for parmesan cheese.

Swiss Cheese
Links to information about and recipes for Swiss Cheese.

Desserts
Dessert Recipes. Entertaining.

Product Reviews of Entertaining Items
Product reviews from your guide of things that you might purchase while planning to entertain.

Anniversary Party Favors
Party Favors to give to guests at an Anniversary Party.

Before You Buy Products for Entertaining
The essential things you need to know before you buy products for entertaining, including books, kitchenware, table accessories, gourmet food and more.

Caterers - How to Find and Use One
Turn here for assistance in locating a caterer in your area the next time you plan to entertain. Also advice on how to work most successfully with your chosen caterer.