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This Is What Your Guests Notice Most About Your Home

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.25.2016 | HuffPost Home

Having guests stay at your house can be exhausting. What if they're loud or messy or in-laws? But even before the arrive, they can cause stress. Ever...

8 Things Single Guests Think at Weddings

BRIDES | Posted 01.22.2017 | Weddings

by Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose If you've ever been single (duh!), you can sympathize with the fact that navigating t...

4 Unique Wedding Favors You Can Give Your Guests

BRIDES | Posted 11.06.2016 | Weddings

If you're looking to do something different, something memorable, take a look at these four unique ideas for wedding favors.

9 Real Brides On The Guests Who Tried To Stop Their Weddings

BRIDES | Posted 10.02.2016 | Weddings

For a few unlucky women, someone actually did decide to object to the ceremony rather than hold his or her peace. Read the stories from real brides below!

Why Picky Eaters Aren't Welcome For Dinner

Inga | Posted 08.22.2016 | Fifty

It's an old joke: if you only ate healthy food, would you live to 100, or would it just seem that way? A close friend of many years, Gina, regaled us at a recent birthday lunch about the Dinner Guests from Hell whose dietary requirements were so draconian she feared serving her first ever company meal of carrot sticks and water.

5 Tips for Hosting Out-of-Town Guests

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 08.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Make sure your out-of-town guests-- whether they're long-distance relatives or old friends-- feel like they are welcomed in your home. Clean sheets and hot water are a given for your house guests, but there are many other things you can do be the perfect host.

10 Ways To Spot A Wedding Crasher

The Knot | Posted 06.05.2016 | Weddings
The Knot

These tips for how to pick uninvited guests out of the crowd are more useful than ever.

11 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Inviting Someone To Your Wedding

BRIDES | Posted 05.18.2016 | Weddings

The guest list is one of the most stressful parts of planning a wedding.

Sanity Savers to Get You Through the Holidays

PureWow | Posted 02.21.2015 | HuffPost Home

Deep breath in. Annnnnd out. Why is Christmas so damn stressful? These sites will help you manage that mountain of to-dos--and let you get back to eat...

Modern Party Etiquette For Hosts And Guests

Houzz | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Navigating modern party etiquette can be tricky for both hosts and guests. These 10 do's and don'ts should help clear up everything from what to bring (try a book instead of flowers) to those pesky details (t.p., olive pit bowls) you will not want to forget.

Don't Be Addicted to the Approval of Others This Holiday Season

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

The holidays are one of the most stressful times of the year, but not for the reasons you may think. Many people get caught up and overwhelmed in the ...

Tips for Squeezing in More Guest Beds

Houzz | Posted 02.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

Have the whole clan coming to stay during the holidays? If you're wondering where on earth to put everyone, these ideas can help. From chic sleeper sofas and daybeds to trundles, bunks, hide-a-beds and air mattresses, see which of these solutions can work for you.

Thanksgiving Dos and Don'ts for Hosts and Guests

Yvonne Durant | Posted 01.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Yvonne Durant

Some of us will spend the most time we've ever spent all year round in our kitchens basting, chopping, stirring and hoping that it all turns out well. I thought I'd whip up some dos and don'ts for both hosts and guests.

The Ultimate Guest Pampering Guide to Host Like Martha

Hometalk | Posted 01.21.2015 | HuffPost Home

Dusting and changing bed sheets are nice, but, to bring your best hostess game, you've got to go all out holiday inn, and create the perfect cozy space in your home for guests to feel welcome and comfortable.

How to Make Your Place Guest-Ready In 30 Minutes

Erika Hollinshead Ward | Posted 06.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Erika Hollinshead Ward

When you have five kids and a dog, as I do—not to mention a husband and a demanding career—one of the most frightening sentences in the English la...

'SNL' Plans Their Most Epic Anniversary Yet

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.18.2014 | TV

Get ready for a lot more cowbell. NBC will celebrate "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary by airing a three-hour live broadcast special on Sun...

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 5: Be Our Guest(Room)!

Mr. Kate | Posted 06.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Joey's parents wanted to come visit and see our first house so we had to quickly get the guest room guest-ready! Watch the video above to see the entire transformation including how we spruced up a thrift store dresser in a matter of hours.

I'm Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner for 15 in My NYC Apartment and It Will Be Low Stress. Here's How

Emma Johnson | Posted 01.27.2014 | New York
Emma Johnson

I've hosted Thanksgiving dinner for the past few years and it's always a good time. Guests include a mix of friends and family, friends of friends and a few neighbors stop by for a pre-dinner drink. This year it's shaping up to a whole new level.

Restaurant Miscues -- The Night When I Was the Biggest Problem

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 12.03.2013 | Business
Steve DiFillippo

In restaurants it really is all about the guest. Among many other things, it's about spending time with guests, getting to know them, keeping track of what they like and don't like, helping them to feel special.

Where To And Not To Take New York Friends When Visiting LA

Mike Metz | Posted 11.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Mike Metz

At this point I've dealt with enough Manhattanites to know where to and not to take them when they visit the Southland.

Wedding Shower Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.11.2013 | Weddings
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When you are a bride-to-be, you want to do everything right, and there's a lot to get right. Along with planning the wedding and all the myriad details that involves, it's important to know the etiquette of wedding showers.

Forget Reality TV -- Respect Your Inner Guest!

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Steve DiFillippo

Show me a well-run restaurant, and I'll show you a place that's way too boring for television. It's a place where people care about each other and help each other out. It's also a place where people might not get it right every time, but where they do their best to learn from their mistakes.

Sorry, You Aren't Invited: A Practical Guide to Children's Birthday Party Guest Lists

Emma Jenner | Posted 05.11.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

Being on all three sides of a guest list -- inviter, invited and uninvited -- can help children not only become more resilient, but also more conscientious and empathetic. It's up to parents to use parties as opportunities for chats about friendship, kindness, and etiquette.

Orlando Jones Stars in New Interactive Web Series 'Meridian'

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.19.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Meridian stars Orlando Jones (Drumline, MAD TV) as Jeff, a bored employee at a tech support call center whose life is changed when he discovers a mysterious Aztec amulet.

A Tale Of Two Guests

Bill Marriott | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Bill Marriott

"On the coffee table in front of us was a large arrangement of roses in the shape of the number 23 surrounded by rose petals."