With the holidays fast approaching, and the thought of festive parties on our minds, the team at Dot & Bo began to wonder: which states are doing the most at-home entertaining this season and every season?
If you're anything like us, "set the table" usually means plopping down the mats, napkins, knives and forks so we can chow down. Here are a few easy guidelines, tips and tricks from pros to help home cooks and party planners do it right.
Fall and winter offer ample opportunities to entertain, not only on holidays (of which there are plenty!) but also with more casual gatherings. And whether you entertain a lot or a little, having a well-stocked home can take a lot of the stress out of party planning.
Hosting Thanksgiving at your house this year? With so many details to coordinate, guests to host and dishes to cook, having a plan will save headaches and pave the way for a beautiful feast you can really feel grateful for.
Short on outdoor dining space? Hunt down a few sawhorses and top them with a length of board as big as you want your table to be. You can paint the board, cover it with a cloth or butcher paper, or leave it as is.