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Sanity Savers to Get You Through the Holidays

PureWow | Posted 12.22.2014 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

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 12.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

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 12.17.2014 | 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 12.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

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 11.24.2014 | 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 11.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

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 09.24.2014 | 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."

What Was It Like at Walt Disney World on 9/11

Jim Hill | Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

In several of the books that have since been written about 9/11, it's noted that the Walt Disney Company quickly closed its stateside theme parks that day. Reportedly out of concern that the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts might also be on the terrorists' target list.

Summer Party Etiquette for Hosts and Guests

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.04.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

School has long been out, the heat is on, and it's time for parties. From hosting a family barbecue to attending a summer celebration, mind your manners for optimum summer fun.

Hosting Thanksgiving Is No Picnic -- Some Survival Tips

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eileen Ogintz

Besides suggesting some of the relatives might be more comfortable at a nearby hotel, here are my six other tried-and-true tips for surviving the relatives this holiday season.

Snoop Dogg's Best Lines from Past TV Appearances

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

For a well-known hip-hop artist, Snoop seems to spend a lot of time making cameos on TV. Take a look at the best of Snoop's past appearances, along with his Snoopiest lines.

Boors At Sea

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lita Smith-Mines

A smashed sailor on deck requires a captain to recruit other guests as safety monitors to stop Soused Sarah from slipping over the side.

Twelve Tips For a Perfect Thanksgiving Guest

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Suzette Standring

How to lessen the stress on the Thanksgiving chef? Nix the nattering on allergies, food pathogens or how you "spit up a piece of beef the size of a golf ball" during a choking incident.