Entertaining Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

A Mexican Fiesta Dinner Club Menu - Menu for a Mexican Dinner Theme Party
Plan a fabulous Mexican fiesta for your next dinner party. Here are recipes, a menu, and decorating ideas for a Mexican fiesta dinner party. Page 2.

Getting Silly with a Dr. Seuss Party - Party Planning and Decorating Ideas
How to host a Dr. Seuss theme party for your kids.

Summer Birthday Party Favor Ideas for Children
Party favor ideas that are perfect for summer birthday party themes.

The Old-Fashioned, At-Home, Do-it-Yourself Party for Kids
This feature discusses hosting a party at home for your child and all the essential elements for a child's party. Page 2.

RSVP - Recent Emails and Comments
Reader feedback on the topic of whether RSVP means you must respond to an invitation.

A Trick to Make Guests RSVP to Your Invitation
A trick to make guests RSVP to your invitations.

Tips for Planning Your Party Menu
Tips for making party menu planning easier, as well as making life easier once the party's over.

Before You Host a Graduation Party
Checklist for the things you need to think about and do before you host a graduation party.

Favorite Tips for Easy Entertaining
Best tips for making it easier to host a party.

A Party Warmer Game
Warm up your party with this ice breaker game.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 3
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 parties

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 3 - A Formal Dinner Party at Home
Look here for lots of ideas for a formal dinner Sweet 16 party. Page 2.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 3 - A House Party
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 parties, including a House Party. Page 3.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 3 - A Hot Air Balloon Ride and Picnic
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 parties. Page 4.

A "Twilight" Vampire Theme Party
Party plan for a

Dirty Diaper Baby Shower Game
Dirty diaper baby shower game. Entertaining.

Kids Birthday Party Favors
Party favors for kids birthday parties.

Should My Host Open the Wine I Brought to the Party?
Answer to the frequently asked question about whether a guest should expect their wine gift to be opened and served at the party.

African Theme Dinner Party
How to host an African theme dinner party with your dinner club.

Baby Shower Planning Guide
Everything you need to know to plan a baby shower.

Dinosaur Theme Party Plan
A party plan for a kids' dinosaur theme party.

Multi-Purpose Fondue Sets
The best fondue sets for hosting a fondue party.

A Guest Book to Remember
How to create a memorable guest book for a party.

Throwing a Mardi Gras Party
All about hosting a Mardi Gras Party. Page 2.

Throwing a Mardi Gras Party- How to Join in the Fun
All about hosting a Mardi Gras Party

A Trick for Making Sure Guests Will RSVP
A reader submitted tip about how she makes sure her guests will RSVP.

A "Would You Rather" Ice Breaker
Ice breaker game for parties, business groups, school groups.

An Outdoor Movie Night Party
How to plan an Outdoor Movie Night Party.

Is It Necessary to Give Guests a Party Favor?
Reader question about whether party favors are necessary.

A Nifty Fifties Soda Fountain Theme Party
How to host a fifties theme party for a milestone birthday or a kid or teen party.

How to Host a Theme Party for "The Hunger Games".
Ideas for hosting a theme party based on

A Thai Dinner Party
How to host a Thai dinner party including table setting ideas, menu, and recipes.

Enjoying St. Patrick's Day, Even if You're Not Irish!
Ideas for celebrating St. Patrick's Day.

Hosting a Glamorous Oscars Viewing Party
Get the perfect recipe for a glamorous Oscars Viewing Party.

Create a Sweet Baby Buggy Shower Centerpiece
Easy ideas for baby shower centerpieces that you can make yourself, with photo examples. This one is a baby buggy basket with roses.

Easy Balloon Baby Shower Centerpiece
Easy ideas for baby shower centerpieces that you can make yourself, with photo examples. Here is an easy balloon centerpiece. Page 2.

Baby Bear and Balloons Baby Shower Centerpiece
Easy ideas for baby shower centerpieces that you can make yourself, with photo examples. Here is a baby bear with balloons centerpiece. Page 3.

Flower Plant Baby Shower Centerpiece
Easy ideas for baby shower centerpieces that you can make yourself, with photo examples. Here is a flowering plant centerpiece with a teddy bear. Page 4.

Baby Shower Centerpiece Ideas
Easy ideas for baby shower centerpieces that you can make yourself, with photo examples. Here is a baby ducky with a plant centerpiece idea. Page 5.

Do You Know Your Baby Food? - Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - Do You Know Your Baby Food?

Chocolate Party - Teen Girl Party Themes
Here's a plan for hosting a chocolate party for teen girls.

Planning Guide for Your Super Bowl Party
Plan your Super Bowl Party with these tips, recipes, and game ideas.

Super Bowl XLV Party Menu
A Party Menu for Super Bowl XLV. Entertaining.

Lift a Glass to Drinking Games
Drinking games for Super Bowl, football, or other sports theme parties.

Delivery Statistics Baby Shower Guessing Game
Delivery statistics baby shower guessing game.

Funeral and Mourning Ettiquette for Christians and Jews
Information on the social etiquette of rituals and traditions associated with funerals and mourning in Christianity and Judaism.

The Etiquette of Funerals and Mourning Rituals
Information on the social etiquette of rituals and traditions associated with funerals and mourning in Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism. Page 2.

Simple Rules for Preparing a Cheese Board
Learn all the tips and tricks for preparing a cheese board, one of the easiest entertaining courses.

Planning a Dr. Seuss Party - Activities and Menu
Activities and menu ideas for a Dr. Seuss theme party. Page 2.

Baby Shower Invitation Examples for Unknown Gender Baby
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when it isn't known whether a boy or girl is expected.

Summer Party Tips
Tips to make your summer parties a success.

Advice on Planning a Bar or Bat Mitzvah Party
How to plan your child's bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah party. How to choose the date, plan the venue, choose the theme, food and beverage options, entertainment choices, and invitations.

Planning a Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah Party - All the Other Details
How to plan your child's bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah party. Other details such as out-of-town guests, special transportation, photographer, party favors, candle lighting ceremony and centerpieces. Page 2.

Host a Professional Wrestling Theme Birthday Party
Host a WWE, professional wrestling theme birthday party for your child.

Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples (Baby Boy)
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby boy.

Planning Your Super Bowl Party
How to throw a Super Bowl Party.

Baby Shower Invitation Wording Examples
Sample invitation wording for a baby shower when the mother is expecting a baby girl.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Birthday Gifts for a Favorite Host or Hostess
Ideas for the perfect birthday gift for your favorite host or hostess.

Tips for Hosting Your First Thanksgiving Dinner
Tips for hosting your first Thanksgiving dinner.

Birthday Party Planning Guide
All the resources you need to plan a birthday party for that someone special in your life including theme ideas and birthday cake suggestions.

Recipes for Stuffed Mushrooms - an Elegant Appetizer
Find many delicious recipes for stuffed mushrooms, a perfect appetizer for your next party.

Recipes for Stuffed Mushrooms - an Elegant Appetizer
Find many delicious recipes for stuffed mushrooms, a perfect appetizer for your next party.

Easy Summer Party Ideas
A collection of easy party ideas with menus to take you easily through the summer party season.

Christmas and New Year's Decorating Trends for 2012 from Pottery Barn
Pottery Barn Experts share holiday decorating trends for 2012.

Favorite Party Appetizers and Hors d'Oeuvres
Find all of the most popular party appetizers and recipes for them here.

Easy, Inexpensive Decorating Ideas for New Year's Eve
Interview with Safeway spokeswoman Debi Lilly on easy and inexpensive ways to decorate your home for a New Year's Eve party.

Super Bowl Party Food and Beverage Recipes from Around About
Food and beverage recipes for the perfect Super Bowl Party.

Worst Foods to Serve on Valentine's Day
What are some of the worst foods to put on your Valentine's Day menu? Which foods will be the quickest to kill the mood?

Collection of Movies for Foodies
List of movies about food and entertaining for people who love food.

Tuna Salad and Celery Tea Sandwich Recipe
Recipe for tuna salad and celery tea sandwiches.

Charleston Shrimp and Grits Breakfast Recipe
Recipe for Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real American Breakfast.

Thinking About Your Guests When You Plan a Party
Tips for making guests feel comfortable; for dealing with problem guests; and other considerations when you plan a party.

Survivor I Finale Party
How to throw a party for the finale of Survivor.

Irish Potato Candy Recipe
Recipe for Irish Potato Candy. Entertaining.

A Daytona 500 Party
A party plan for Daytona 500 race fans.

Super Bowl Party Snack Table
How to decorate a snack table for a Super Bowl Party.

Easy Antipasto Appetizer
How to arrange an easy antipasto appetizer.

Wasabi Peas as an Appetizer
How to serve wasabi peas as an easy appetizer.

An Update to the Classic Cheese Ball
How to update the classic cheese ball for an easy party appetizer.

Hummus Makes for an Easy Party Appetizer
How to use hummus as one of the easiest party appetizers you'll serve.

Marcona Almonds as an Appetizer
How to use marcona almonds as one of the easiest party appetizers you'll serve.

Herbed Green Olives as an Appetizer
How to serve herbed green olives as one of your easiest party appetizers or snacks.

Prosciutto and Bread Sticks as an Appetizer
How to prepare prosciutto and bread sticks as one of the easiest party appetizers you'll serve.

Radishes and Sea Salt as an Easy Party Appetizer
How to serve radishes with Sea Salt as an easy party appetizer.

Sopressata Slices as an Appetizer
How to present Sopressata slices as an easy party appetizer.

Tortellini Skewers and Dip as an Appetizer
Offer tortellini skewers and dip as an easy party appetizer.

Easy Party Appetizers 2
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve.

Easy Party Appetizers 2 - Asparagus and Dip
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve, asparagus and dip.

Easy Party Appetizers 2 - Cheese Straws
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve, Cheese Straws.

Easy Party Appetizers 2 - Baba Ganoush
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve, Baba Ganoush.

Easy Party Appetizers 2 - Boursin Stuffed Tomatoes
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve. - Boursin Stuffed Tomatoes

Easy Party Appetizers 2 - Cucumbers with Smoked Salmon
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve, Cucumbers with smoked salmon.

Easy Party Appetizers 2 - Cantaloupe with Mint and Honey
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve, cantaloupe with mint and honey.

Easy Party Appetizers 2 - Cheese Crisps
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve, cheese crisps.

Easy Party Appetizers 2 - Tomato Bruschetta
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve, tomato bruschetta.

Easy Party Appetizers 2 - Cold Soup
More Ideas for the Easiest Party Appetizers you can serve, cold soup.

Create the Goal Posts
Create goal posts for a football cake.

Create a Football Theme Cake
Instructions for creating football cakes for a Super Bowl party.

Complete the Football Cake
Final assembly instructions for football cake.

Can I Mention Gift Preferences on an Invitation?
Can a host or hostess mention gift preferences on an invitation?

Romantic Table Decorating Ideas for Valentine's Day
Romantic Table Setting Ideas for Valentine's Day

Rice Krispies Cookies Recipe
Recipe for Rice Krispies Cookies from The Kellogg's Cookbook

Egg Salad Tea Sandwich
Egg Salad Tea Sandwich Recipe. Entertaining.

Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Recipe for making chocolate covered pretzels.

Recipe for Brie and Apple Appetizers
Recipe for Brie and Apple Appetizers.

A First Communion Brunch
How to host a brunch party for a First Communion celebration including a menu.

Party Countdown Checklist for a Casual Party
A checklist for your casual party as you count down to the fun event.

Plan a Picnic Dinner in the Park
Tips and advice for bringing a picnic dinner to the park.

Menu for a Picnic Dinner in the Park
Menu suggestions and recipes for bringing a picnic dinner to the park. Page 2.

Throw a Surprise Party - How to Host a Surprise Party
a simple how to on throwing a surprise party, from your about.com guide

A Summer Seafood Dinner Party
How to host a Summer Seafood Dinner Party.

And Baby Turns One - Celebrating Baby's First Birthday
How to plan a baby's first birthday party.

A Fairytale Theme Party
How to plan a fairytale theme party.

What Not to Do When You’re Hosting Guests
Don't make these mistakes when you're hosting a party or entertaining houseguests.

Baby Shower Cakes
You'll find recipes, ideas, and supplies for creating special cakes for the next baby shower your host.

Getting to Know You, A Little Better - Party Ice Breaker Game
An ice breaker game to help group members get to know one another better.

An Elegant Birthday Celebration
Recommendations for hosting an elegant birthday dinner with menu and recipes.

Valentine's Day Party Games for Kids
Valentine's Day party games perfect for children's parties at home or at school.

Hire a Caterer
A simple how to on hiring a caterer.

Steps for Planning a Family Reunion
Basic steps for planning your family reunion.

Activities and Memory Making for Your Family Reunion
Basic steps for planning your family reunion, with advice on activities and memory building. Page 2.

Deviled Eggs - A Favorite Hors D'oeuvre
Recipes for a favorite hors d'oeuvre, deviled eggs.

Asparagus - Recipes that Use Asparagus
A collection of asparagus recipes for a great addition to a springtime meal.

Make a Small Bunch of Flowers Stand Out
Make a small bunch of flowers stand out with these two tips. Page 2.

Single Flowers Can Make a Statement
How to use single flowers to make a statement. Page 3.

Unusual Ingredients Combine in an Intriguing Display
Artichokes and pods make an intriguing display. Page 5.

Kumquats and Carnations on Display
A beautiful but surprising combination of flowers and produce. Page 4.

Turning the Ordinary into Something Special
How to use carnations in a creative, unusual way. Page 6.

A Pile of Ginger Adds Interest
How to decorate using fresh ginger. Page 7.

Mums Create a Landscape
Using mums to decorate a serving platter. Page 8.

Habanero Peppers Fire Up this Arrangement
Add habanero peppers to your display. Page 9.

A monochromatic palette can make a big impact.
See how using a single color can create a dramatic tabletop effect.

Best Ways to Survive the Stress of Holiday Entertaining
Best ways to make holiday entertaining easier on the hostess.

Bridal Shower Gifts
Ideas for gifts for the bride at her bridal shower.

Super Bowl Party Food and Drink Ideas
Find great ideas and recipes for your 2014 Super Bowl Party.

Catholic Prayer Before Meals - a Mealtime Blessing
A traditional Catholic Church prayer before meals.

Christmas Eve Seafood for a Crowd
How to plan a Christmas Eve seafood dinner.

Thoroughly Modern Milkshakes, 100 Thick and Creamy Shakes You Can Make at Home by Adam Ried
Review of Thoroughly Modern Milkshakes by Adam Ried

Patisserie: Mastering the Fundamentals of French Pastry
Review of Patisserie: Mastering the Fundamentals of French Pastry by Christophe Felder

Kiss Mix Cocktails
Review of Kiss Mix pre-blended cocktails.

"Give Me a Kiss" Valentine's Day Table Setting Idea


Farmer’s Garden™ by Vlasic®
Review of Farmer’s Garden™ by Vlasic®.

Mustache Theme Party Plan
A plan for a mustache theme party that's fun for all ages.

A Graduation Party Barbecue
Host a Barbecue for your Graduation Party

Boardwalk Theme Party
Here's a party plan for a boardwalk theme party.

A Chocolate Theme Party
Find ideas for hosting a chocolate theme party for Valentine's Day or any day you're in the mood for something sweet.

Picnic at the Winery
What to bring along for a picnic at the winery.

Zombie Theme Halloween Party
How to host a zombie theme party for Halloween.

50 Activities to Entertain Your Houseguests
Keep everyone amused by planning fun activities for the next time you host houseguests.

Plan A Midsummer Night's Dream Theme Barbecue with Spanish Flavors
How to create a Midsummer Night's Dream theme, late summer barbecue using Spanish flavors.

An Affordable, Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner
How to prepare an affordable, romantic Valentine's Day dinner.

The Classic Christmas Dinner
How to create and serve the classic Christmas dinner.

Host a "Project Runway" Party
Host a viewing party for the hit show

A Thanksgiving Primer for the New Host
A beginner's guide to hosting Thanksgiving.

New Year's Open House Brunch
How to plan and host a New Year's Day open house brunch.

A Cozy Valentine's Day Fondue Menu for Two
A cozy Valentine's Day menu for two that includes two luscious fondues.

Can I Invite Guests to My Party Who Don't Like One Another?
Reader question about how to put together a guest list when you know they may not all get along.

Do I Need to Invite the Neighbors to My Party?
Answer to the question of whether you should invite the neighbors to your party.

Is It Impolite to Ask Guests to Bring Their Own Meat?
How rude is it to ask your guests to contribute their own meat?

Baby Item Memory Game
A baby memory game for baby showers.

Previous Entertaining Tips
Most Recent Weekly Entertaining Tips.

The Best Guacamole Recipes
A collection of the best recipes for guacamole dip.

Host a Holiday Tapas Cocktail Party
How to host a Holiday Tapas Party, with tapas recipes, wine suggestions, music ideas, and cocktail party tips.

Thanksgiving Centerpieces
Here are many ideas for easy craft projects to create your own Thanksgiving centerpiece.

Welcoming Vegetarians to Your Thanksgiving Table
How to make a Thanksgiving dinner that Vegetarians can enjoy.

Welcoming Vegetarians to Your Thanksgiving Table
How to plan your Thanksgiving menu so that vegetarians can be included. Page 2.

Famous Baseball Quotes Quiz
Take this quiz to test your knowledge of famous baseball quotes.

Setting the Mood with Food on Valentine's Day - Two Romantic Valentine's Day Menus
Creating romance on Valentine's Day with two different aphrodisiac menus.

Presentation is Half the Battle When You Entertain
Simple tips and tricks for impressing your guests when you entertain.

Presentation is Half the Battle When You Entertain
Simple tips and tricks for impressing your guests when you entertain, including chooosing your serving pieces. Page 2.

That Woman Deserves a Shower!
How to create a unique, memorable baby shower.

Mommy the Juggler, Baby Shower Game
A juggling game for a baby shower.

Guess the Number of M & M's, Baby Shower Game
Guess the Number of M & M's baby shower game.

Pin the Binky on the Baby, Baby Shower Game
Pin the binky on the baby - baby shower game.

Baby Shower Decorations
Visit here for decorating and theme ideas for baby showers.

Baby Picture Shower Game
A baby picture guessing game for baby showers.

Can You Change a Baby?, Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game - Can You Change a Baby?

Baby Shower Favors
A guide to online favors for baby showers that can be customized and personalized, along with ideas for making your own baby shower favors.

Baby Shower Food
Recipes for appetizers, drinks and desserts for the next baby shower you host.

Menu for a Girls' Night Tupperware or Similar Party
Menu ideas for hosting a girls' night Tupperware or similar party. Page 2.

Hottest Trends in Cold Beverages
The latest trends in cold beverages for adults.

Creating a Mardi Gras Jazz Brunch
A party plan for throwing a typical New Orleans brunch with jazz as a Mardi Gras celebration.

Sweet Sixteen Birthday Party Links
A collection of links to help you plan your daughter's Sweet 16 celebration, with ideas for menus, themes, and sources for party supplies.

Sweet 16 Parties - Part 1
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 celebrations.

Sweet 16 Parties and Events - A Large Catered Party
Planning a large, catered Sweet 16 party. Page 2.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 1 - A Dinner and Theater Night
Planning a dinner and theater outing Sweet Sixteen party. Page 3.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 1 - A Day at the Spa
Planning a Spa Day for your daughter's Sweet 16 party. Page 4.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 1 - A Tea Party
Host a tea party for your daughter's Sweet 16. Page 5.

Sweet 16 Parties - Part 2
Look here for lots of ideas for Sweet 16 parties including beach parties.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 2 - A Ski Party
Look here for ideas for a Sweet 16 Ski Party. Page 2.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 2 - A Brunch Party
Look here for ideas for Sweet 16 parties including a Brunch Party. Page 3.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 2 - A Slumber Party
Look here for ideas for a Sweet 16 slumber party. Page 4.

Sweet 16 Parties, Part 2 - A Backyard Barbecue
Look here for a Backyard Barbecue Plan for Sweet 16 parties. Page 5.

Star-Spangled Nibbles - A 4th of July Fireworks Outing
Spicy snacks and a cooling dessert to pack for watching 4th of July fireworks.

Easy Ways to Create a Patriotic Tabletop
How to decorate your summertime and July 4th tables with red, white and blue as you entertain.

A Back-to-School Party
Getting the Kids Ready with a Back-to-School Party.

A President's Day Cabin Fever Party
Hosting a President's Weekend party.

Hosting a World Series Party
Fun ideas for hosting a World Series Party.

Mind Your Table Manners - Especially for Business!
Proper rules of behavior for business meals, especially if you're being interviewed or are taking a business prospect out to dine. This part deals with place settings and personal habits.

Mind Your Table Manners - Especially for Business
Proper rules of behavior for business meals, especially if you're being interviewed or are taking a business prospect out to eat. This part deals with commonsense suggestions. Page 2.

Decorating Your Home for Halloween
Decorating ideas for creating a scary and fun Halloween party.

A Summer Harvest Feast
A menu and recipes for hosting a dinner party with summer harvest ingredients.

A Party for the Final Episodes of HBO's The Sopranos
Host a Party to Watch the Final Episodes of HBO's The Sopranos.

A Party for the Final Episodes of HBO's The Sopranos
Two Italian American menus with recipes for a party to watch The Sopranos. Page 2.

An Impressionist Garden Party
How to set the stage for an impressionist theme garden party.

How to Host an Italian American Dinner Party
An Italian dinner party menu that recreates the traditions of an Italian American family dinner.

Recreate the Mood and Flavors of an Italian American Dinner Party
Setting the stage and menu for an Italian dinner party menu that recreates the classic Italian American family dinner. Page 2.

Appetizers with Tomatoes
Appetizers that use tomatoes. Entertaining.

Guess the Mother's Waist Size Baby Shower Game
Baby shower game where all guests take turns guessing the mother's waist size.

Baby Word Scramble Shower Game
A word scramble game for baby showers.

Host a Graduation Open House Luncheon Party
An open house luncheon for a graduation party with decoration, invitation and menu ideas.

A Graduation Open House Luncheon
Menu ideas for an open house luncheon for graduation. Page 2.

Coconut Shrimp
A collection of recipes for coconut shrimp, a favorite hors d'oeuvres or appetizer.

How to Plan a Summertime Potluck Party
Tips for how to organize a summertime potluck party including appetizer, first course, and main course recipes that are perfect for a summertime potluck.

Recipes for a Summertime Potluck Party - Salads, Sides, Desserts and Beverages
Recipes that are perfect for a summertime potluck party, including salad, side dish, dessert and beverage recipes. Page 2.

Organize Your Thanksgiving Entertaining Plans
Your one stop resource to help plan your Thanksgiving holiday.

Top Supplies Needed for Picnics
Everything you need to take with you to picnics.

An Easy Mother's Day Dinner - Take Care of Mom on Mother's Day
A Mother's Day Dinner that even less experienced cooks can prepare easily.

A Cozy New Year's Eve Party
How to plan a cozy, easy New Year's Eve party.

A Cozy New Year's Eve Party Menu
How to plan a cozy, easy New Year's Eve party menu. Page 2.

Preparing for Drop In Guests
How to prepare for drop in guests.

An Apple Theme Dinner Party
How to host a dinner party using apples as decorations and as the main ingredient in your menu.

A Simple Soup Party
Plan for a simple party based around various soups.

Hosting a Bachelor or Bachelorette Party
Ideas for how to throw a bachelor or bachelorette party.

Hosting a Bachelor Party
A variety of ideas for hosting a bachelor party. Page 2.

Hosting a Bachelorette Party
How to host a memorable, fun bachelorette party for the bride. Page 3.

Throw a Monkey Theme Party for Kids
A monkey theme party plan for kids.

An Oktoberfest Party for Kids
How to host an Oktobefest harvest party for kids.

Mirror Tray with Candles Centerpiece
Turn a mirror and candles into a centerpiece perfect for your Christmas table. Page 5.

Metallic Holiday Packages Centerpiece
You can use gift boxes to create a Christmas or New Year's centerpiece both quickly and economically. Page 9.

Candles and Pearls Centerpiece
Turn candles and garland into this great winter holiday centerpiece. Page 6.

Blue Ornaments New Year's Centerpiece
Make a blue-colored New Year's centerpiece using ornaments. Page 7.

Champagne Bucket and Flowers Centerpiece
How to create a New Year's centerpiece using a champagne bucket to hold flowers. Page 8.

Evergreens Centerpiece
How to make centerpieces for Christmas and New Year's, quickly and cheaply. Make a centerpiece with Christmas tree trimmings.

A Bowl of Ornaments
Another idea for creating centerpieces for Christmas and New Year's, quickly and cheaply. How to turn ornaments into a centerpiece. Page 2.

A Pillar Candle and Berries Centerpiece
How to turn a pillar candle into a centerpiece for Christmas and New Year's, quickly and cheaply. Page 3.

Simple Christmas Candy Cane Centerpiece
Use readily available Christmas candy to make centerpieces for Christmas and New Year's quickly and cheaply. Page 4.

Easy-to-Make Patriotic Summer Centerpiece
How to make an easy patriotic centerpiece for the summer.

IL Prosecco and IL Moscato from Mionetto Wines
Review of the IL Prosecco and Moscato sparkling wines from Mionetto.

Build-A-Bear Theme Birthday Cake
Build-A-Bear Theme Birthday Cake. Page 118.

Disney Princess Cake
Reader photo of a Disney Princess birthday cake. Page 119.

Golf Theme Cake
Reader submitted cake photo of golf theme cake for third birthday party. Page 91.

Tinkerbell Theme Birthday Cake
Tinkerbell Theme Birthday Cake. Entertaining. Page 90.

Hello Kitty Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Hello Kitty cake. Page 108.

Baptism Cake
Reader submitted photo of a cake made for a baby's baptism. Page 64.

Confirmation Cake
Reader submitted photo of a cake made for a Confirmation. Page 62.

Ducky Theme First Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a first birthday ducky cake. Page 63.

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

Shape Up that Rice - Entertaining Tip of the Week
How to serve rice with an artful presentation.: sprig of rosemary measuring cup submission form chive stainless steel

Bridal Shower Heart Cake
A bridal shower cake made from two hearts close together. Page 2.

Bruschetta - Greek Feta and Kalamata Olives
Greek Feta and Kalamata Olives for an Easy Party Appetizer. Page 2.

Bruschetta - Pineapple and Coconut Bruschetta
Pineapple and Coconut Bruschetta for an Easy Party Appetizer or Dessert. Page 3.

Bruschetta - Nutella and Raspberry Bruschetta
An easy bruschetta for a cocktail party or dessert buffet. Page 4.

Bruschetta - Greek Yogurt, Honey and Mint Bruschetta
Greek Yogurt, Honey and Mint Bruschetta for a party appetizer. Page 5.

Bruschetta - Tuna, Olive and Capers Bruschetta
Tuna, Olive and Capers Bruschetta for an easy party appetizer ideas. Page 6.

Bruschetta - Tomato Basil Bruschetta
Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta. Entertaining. Page 7.

Bruschetta - Caprese Bruschetta
Caprese Bruschetta for an easy antipasto party appetizer. Page 8.

Bruschetta - Salmon and Dill Bruschetta
Salmon and Dill Bruschetta for an easy party appetizer. Page 9.

Create a Diaper Wreath
Supplies you will need to create a diaper wreath. Page 2.

Create a Diaper Wreath
How to attach the diapers onto the wreath frame. Page 3.

Create a Diaper Wreath
Wreath with diapers attached. Entertaining. Page 4.

Create a Diaper Wreath
The final steps for creating a diaper wreath and photo of finished project. Page 5.

Lemons and Ribbons Centerpiece
Create a centerpiece with lemons and ribbons. Page 2.

Lemons and Sage Centerpiece
Create a centerpiece using lemons and sage leaves. Page 3.

Simple Fall Flowers Arranged
How to arrange a simple fall flowers bouquet for your table. Page 2.

Top 10 Ways to Be a Good Guest
Being a good guest is just as important as being a good host or hostess. Here are ways to make sure you get a return invitation.

Bridal Shower Towel Cake Centerpiece
A bridal shower centerpiece made from towels to look like a cake. Page 4.

Easter Basket Surprise Cake
Easter Basket Surprise Cake. Entertaining. Page 3.

Baking Stone
Pboto of a baking stone. Entertaining. Page 10.

Cherry Pitter
Photo of a Cherry Pitter. Entertaining. Page 8.

Cooking Tongs
Photo of cooking tongs. Entertaining. Page 2.

French Press Coffee Pot
Photo of a Bodum Coffee Pot. Entertaining. Page 9.

Hand (immersion) Blender
Photo of a hand blender. Entertaining. Page 11.

Le Creuset Pot
Photo of a Le Creuset Pot. Entertaining. Page 6.

Bridal Shower Cake
Photo of a bridal shower cake in the design of the invitation. Page 6.

Eggs and Daffodils Centerpiece
Eggs and Daffodils Centerpiece. Entertaining.

Forsythia Bud Vase
Photo of a simple bud vase with forsythia. Page 7.

Tulips and Hypericum Centerpiece
Tulips and Hypericum Centerpiece. Page 8.

Pumpkin Cake for a Halloween Birthday
A pumpkin cake for a Halloween birthday. Page 2.

Monster Eye Treats
Photo of Monster Eye Treats. Entertaining. Page 7.

Monster Fingers
Photo of Halloween Monster FInger Treats. Page 6.

Trick-or-Treat Halloween Pumpkin Cake
Reader-submitted photo of a halloween pumpkin birthday cake. Page 3.

Halloween Cake Pops
Halloween Cake Pops. Entertaining. Page 9.

Anniversary Cupcakes Cake
Reader submitted photo of anniversary cupcakes. Page 19.

Barnyard Theme Cupcakes
Reader photo of cupcakes for a barnyard theme birthday party. Page 3.

Candy Cane Cake
Reader photo of a Candy Cane Cake. Page 14.

Dancing Princesses Birthday Cupcakes
Reader photo of kelly cupcakes for a barbie dancing princess birthday party. Page 10.

Happy Pirate Theme Cupcake Birthday Cake
Happy Pirate Theme Cupcake Birthday Cake. Page 7.

Ladybug Cake with Cupcakes
Reader photo of a ladybug birthday cake with cupcakes for a two year old birthday party. Page 13.

Monkey Face Cupcake
Monkey face cupcake for a monkey theme kids party. Page 12.

Mystery Party Cupcake
Photo of a cupcake made for a mystery party. Page 9.

Peace Cupcakes Cake
Reader submitted photo of Peace Cupcakes Cake. Page 15.

Penguin Theme Cupcakes Cake
Reader submitted photo of Penguin Theme Cupcakes Cake. Page 17.

Smiley Face Cupcakes
Photo of a birthday cake made from 70's theme smiley cupcakes. Page 8.

Strawberry Shortcake Birthday Cupcakes
Reader photo of strawberry shortcake cupcakes. Page 4.

Tinkerbell Cupcakes Cake
Reader submitted photo of Tinkerbell Cupcakes Cake. Page 16.

Chocolate Covered Cookies with Pastel Toppings
Photo of chocolate covered cookies with pastel toppings. Page 4.

Easy Springtime Treats Table
Photo of table with easy to make springtime treats. Page 2.

Spring Birds Nest Treats
Photo of spring birds' nest treats. Page 5.

Hello Kitty Cupcakes
Reader photo of Hello Kitty Cupcakes. Page 20.

Winnie the Pooh Character Cupcakes
Reader photo of Winnie the Pooh theme birthday cupcakes. Page 2.

Bumblebee Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a bumblebee birthday cake. Page 5.

Caterpillar Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a very cute caterpillar shaped birthday cake. Page 9.

Entertaining
Entertaining. Page 4.

Valentine's Day Cake Balls
Valentine's Day Cake Balls. Entertaining. Page 33.

70th Birthday Party Cake
Reader submitted photo of a 70th birthday cake. Page 26.

Camping and Fishing Theme Cake
Reader photo of a Camping and Fishing Theme Cake. Page 30.

Construction Theme Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a construction theme birthday cake. Page 29.

Summer Surprises
Photo of a birthday cake with a summer theme covered in fondant decorations. Page 28.

Celebration Birthday Cake
A Celebration Birthday Cake. Entertaining. Page 31.

Scuba Diver Theme Birthday Cake
A Scuba Diver themed 50th birthday cake. Page 32.

Candy Cane Cake
Reader photo of a Candy Cane Cake. Page 17.

Checkerboard Cake
Photo of a cake that looks like a checkerboard. Page 10.

Chocolate Fudge Ball Cake
Reader photo of a 5 layer chocolate fudge cake. Page 23.

Chocolate Strawberry Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a chocolate strawberry birthday cake. Page 25.

Eiffel Tower Theme Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Bon Voyage Eiffel Tower theme cake. Page 19.

Father's Day Cake
Photo of a Father's Day Cake for Dad. Page 12.

Fisherman Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a birthday cake with a man fishing on it. Fisherman birthday party theme. Page 6.

Fresh Berry Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Fresh Berry Birthday Cake. Page 24.

Giraffe Theme Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a giraffe theme birthday cake. Page 9.

Guitar Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a guitar shaped birthday cake. Page 20.

Heart Shape, Tiered Wedding Cake
Reader submitted photo of a heart shaped, tiered wedding cake. Page 11.

Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
Reader photo of an Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini birthday cake. Page 14.

Mardi Gras Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Mardi Gras theme birthday cake. Page 21.

Navy Pin-up Cake
Reader photo of a 30th birthday cake with a Navy Pin-Up Girl theme. Page 18.

Octopus Cake
Reader submitted photo of an octopus birthday cake. Page 13.

Purse Cake
Reader submitted photo of a purse cake. Page 27.

Scuba Diver Cake
Reader submitted photo of a scuba dive theme birthday cake. Page 16.

Singleville Cake
Reader photo of a bridal shower cake. Page 22.

Soccer Bikini Cake
Reader photo of a cake made to look like a soccer ball bikini. Page 7.

Tiered Anniversary Cake
Reader photo of a tiered anniversary cake. Page 8.

Wedding Rings Cake with a Kiss
Reader photo of a bridal shower cake with a wedding rings design. Page 15.

Woman's 50th Birthday Party Cake
Photo of a cake for a woman's 50th birthday party. Page 4.

Big Top of Hope Cake, View 2
Photo of Closeup of Big Top of Hope, Circus Theme Cake. Page 3.

Big Top of Hope Cake, View 1
Photo of Contest-Winning Big Top Of Hope, Circus Theme Cake. Page 2.

25th Birthday Party Golf Theme Cake
Photo of a golf theme birthday cake. Page 5.

Car Theme Birthday Cake
Reader submitted photo of a car theme birthday cake. Page 47.

Dora the Explorer Cake
Reader submitted photo of a Dora the Explorer birthday cake. Page 43.

Flip Flops Cake
Reader submitted photo of a flip flops birthday cake. Page 49.

Pirate Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a pirate ship theme child's birthday cake. Page 39.

Princess Aurora Birthday Cake
Photo of a reader submitted Princess Aurora birthday cake. Page 36.

Soccer Ball Cake
Reader-submitted photo of a soccer ball birthday cake. Page 44.

A Snake Cake for a Reptile Theme Birthday Party
Photo of a snake cake made for a birthday party. Page 31.

First American Birthday Cake
Reader photo of a birthday cake made for an adopted girl's first american birthday party. Page 30.

Big Top Cake for a Circus Theme Birthday Party
Birthday cake for a circus theme party for a two-year-old. Page 7.

Blues Clues Cake for a Three-Year-Old Party
A Blues Clues Cake for a Three Year Old Birthday Party. Page 8.

Dora the Explorer birthday cake for a two-year-old birthday party.
A Dora the Explorer birthday cake for a two-year-old birthday party. Page 4.

Fairy Theme Party Cake
Fairy theme birthday cake for a four-year-old party. Page 6.

Garden Theme Birthday Cake for Three-Year-Old Birthday Party
Photo of a garden-theme birthday cake for a three year old birthday party. Page 3.

Holy Communion Brunch Cake
Reader photo of a cake made for daughter's first Holy Communion brunch party. Page 14.

Humpty Dumpty Birthday Cake for 1-year-old birthday party with nursery rhyme theme.
Humpty Dumpty birthday cake for nursery rhyme theme party for a 1-year-old. Page 5.

St. Patrick's Day Care Bear Cake
Photo of a St. Patrick's Day Care Bear cake for a three-year-old birthday party. Page 2.

Create a Timetable For a Party
a simple how to on creating a timetable for a party, from your about.com guide

Italian Ham and Cheese Bruschetta
Italian Ham and Cheese Bruschetta for an Easy Party Appetizer

Create a Diaper Wreath
How to create a diaper wreath for a baby shower or new baby gift.

Two Easy-to-Make, Inexpensive, Lemon Centerpiece Ideas
How to make two easy, inexpensive lemon centerpieces.

Simple Fall Flowers Table Arrangement
How to create a simple floral table arrangement using autumn spider mums.

Apple Centerpiece for September
Instructions for creating an apple centerpiece for September.

Review of "The Pioneer Woman Cooks, Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl".
Review of

A Dessert Party
How to host a Dessert Party. Entertaining.

New Year's Eve Party Supplies
Recommendations for New Year's Eve party supplies.

Free, Online Invitations for Your Super Bowl Party
Find Free, Online Invitations for Your Super Bowl Party

Is it Bad Etiquette to Pick Up a Fallen Piece of Silverware in a Restaurant?
Answer to an etiquette question about picking up a fallen fork.

Rude Houseguests
Reader etiquette question about how to deal with rude, careless houseguests.

Is it Rude to Bring an Uninvited Guest to a Party?
Answer to the question of whether it's rude to bring an uninvited guest to a party.

Help! My Home is Too Small and Messy to Entertain
Do you have to entertain if your house is too small or messy?

Super Bowl Party Decorations and Table Necessities
Everything you'll need to host a terrific Super Bowl party.

Party Cakes for Adults and Special Events
Reader-submitted photos of cakes for adult parties and special events.

Party Cakes for Adults and Special Events
Reader-submitted photos of cakes for adult parties and special events.

Party Cakes for Adults and Special Events
Reader-submitted photos of cakes for adult parties and special events.

Cupcake Gallery
Reader's photos of cupcakes and cupcake cakes.

Bridal Shower Cakes
Here are two cakes made for a bridal shower, one is a centerpiece cake from towels, the other is an edible heart cake.

Guest of Honor Trivia Game
A fun game to play while celebrating the guest of honor.

Ladybug Birthday Cake
Photograph of ladybug birthday cake for a ladybug theme birthday party.

What's a Dame to Do?
Review of the girls' party game What's a Dame to Do?

Grana Padano Cheese
A tasting review of the Italian cheese grana padano.

Bridal Shower Party Favor Cake
Photo of a Bridal Shower Party Favor Cake.

Halloween Pumpkin Party Table Photo
Photo of a Halloween Pumpkin Party

Ladybug Two Tier Birthday Cake
Photo of a two-tier ladybug theme birthday cake.

Dartboard Birthday Cake
Photo of a Dartboard Birthday Cake

Chill It! - Entertaining Tip of the Week
A reader sumitted tip creating a clever wine chiller.

Shape Up that Rice - Entertaining Tip of the Week
How to keep food hot on a buffet table or when serving a large crowd.

C is for Corporate Entertaining - [Your Site Name]
Corporate Entertaining, from your About.com Guide: holiday feast thanksgiving table thanksgiving meal special diets vegetarians

Entertaining Tip of the Week - Entertaining
Entertaining tips, from your About.com Guide: cookie lovers cookie exchange holiday cookie smart cookie flavors

Entertaining Tip of the Week - Time for an Intermission
218 ways to use a cookie cutter.: dinner preparations game suggestions holiday meals own games game links

Entertaining Tip of the Week - Tidy Up with Baskets - Entertaining
Here's a tip about baskets that will help you to tidy your home, from your About.com Guide

Entertaining Tip of the Week - Fondue is a Fun Dessert
This fondue is a delicious and easy dessert to serve guests when entertaining.

O is for Occasions and Theme Parties- Entertaining
Decorations, Flowers, Centerpieces, Party Supplies, from your About.com Guide

Planning Your Child's Party at an Outside Facility
All the questions you need to ask when planning an outside party for your child, and suggestions for places to hold the kids party

C is for Corporate Entertaining - [Your Site Name]
Corporate Entertaining, from your About.com Guide: event planners party etiquette party venues breaking the ice professional event

New Year's Centerpieces
Use these links to help you create your own festive New Year's centerpiece.

Entertaining Tip of the Week - Halloween Glow-in-the-Dark Spooktacular
How to create a spooky glow in the dark Halloween party.

Classy Cloths - Entertaining Tip of the Week
A classy tip for your powder room.

Keeping it Simple - Entertaining Tip of the Week
A reader sumitted tip on easy menu planning.

Karaoke Resources
Resources for karaoke including sources for lyrics, tapes and online karaoke sites.

Oscar the Octopus
Reader submitted octopus theme cake.