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9 Holiday Shindig Twists

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 12.08.2016 | Good News

Holiday traditions make the season more festive and give us something to look forward to. I’ll admit that every year without fail, I turn into an ov...

Everyone Deserves A Party: Organizing Events for People and Pets

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts
Brie Witherspoon

When you envision a birthday party what do you see? A cake, balloons, party hats, and a room full of your closest friends, right? Well when the almost...

Is Boudin, Bourbon & Beer the Best Party in the South?

Denver Nicks | Posted 11.18.2016 | Taste
Denver Nicks

I know that's saying a lot. Hear me out. The Emeril Legasse Foundation's twin fundraisers, Carnival du Vin and Boudin, Bourbon & Beer, come every ye...

The Popular Vote-Electoral College Disconnect: The New Normal?

Mark Siegel | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
Mark Siegel

The Electoral College envisioned by our Founding Fathers bears little resemblance to the Electoral College that will convene on December 19, 2016 to select Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.

Did Zuckerberg Just Announce The Metaverse At OC3?

Jesse Damiani | Posted 10.10.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

There were a variety of announcements throughout the keynote, by Zuckerberg and other Oculus executives, but the takeaway was simple: Oculus intends to build the Metaverse.

Trump's Goon Squads

Mark Siegel | Posted 09.03.2016 | Politics
Mark Siegel

If you look at Donald Trump's website you'll find an application form for election monitors "to help stop crooked Hillary from rigging this election." It is Trump's purpose to undermine the fair electoral process as a face-saving alibi for his impending electoral defeat.

Glamorous As Marilyn

Christina Oxenberg | Posted 09.02.2016 | Good News
Christina Oxenberg

One night last week at David Wolkowsky's residence, for his 97th birthday, with his little sis the divine concert pianist Beth Greenberg, at 95, playing her own version of Happy Birthday. Guests were instructed not to bring gifts, naturally no one complied and David's glorious home was more full than usual with orchids. I too disobeyed the request. I have a trove of Nancy Berry Photography note cards, each a serious piece of gorgeous artwork.

6 Of The Wildest Parties Around The World

Courtney Lambert | Posted 08.26.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Move over Full Moon Party and Coachella. From fashion to vegetable flinging and music festivals to national holidays, take a sneak peek at how the world parties hard and perhaps you animals may find yourself at one for your next international escapade.

'The Hungry Fan's Game Day Cookbook'

Suna Senman | Posted 08.12.2016 | Books
Suna Senman

The Hungry Fans Game Day Cookbook is divided up into starters, light meals, sandwiches, main dishes (including BBQ) and deserts. If tasting this little summary wets your appetite, I suggest you go get the whole enchilada. This cookbook is a hundred real treats to have!

A New Political Era: The 2016-2020 Realignment Is Underway

Mark Siegel | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
Mark Siegel

In 1928, despite Democrat Al Smith's loss to Republican Herbert Hoover, political scientists found critical changes in American electoral and demographic patterns that began the reversal of the three decade Republican lock on party identification.

College Football Player & Entrepreneur Has Tackled The Vegas Party Scene | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment

If you pictured what a dominant D1 defensive tackle looked like, you'd probably think of someone like Kevin McReynolds--a 6'2", 300-pound beast who ca...

New York Days Summed up in New York Minutes

Michael Tommasiello | Posted 06.26.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Tommasiello

So I have to apologize the past few weeks have been a little nuts. The weather gets nicer and all of a sudden people lose their damn minds and schedul...

Election Fraud Hits Roque De La Fuente, Presidential Candidate

Judy Frankel | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

For Tuesday's primary, Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente will appear on the ballot as a Presidential contender for the Democrats. A millionaire businessman a...

Buffet Bonding

Tom Kramer | Posted 06.03.2016 | Comedy
Tom Kramer

I feel ignored when I attend Hollywood parties. Not that I go to many, but whether they're classy events or casual affairs, I'm bummed at being shunne...

Marital Chat-iquette

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer It started as a fun informal poll that my husband and I would ask ...

Trump, Hillary Haters Take a Hard Look at the Constitution Party

Judy Frankel | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Speaking in a southern drawl from Memphis, Tennessee, Darryll Castle, Presidential nominee for the Constitution Party answered my questions.

Hip Hop Artist Runs for President

Judy Frankel | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Powerful and fit like a boxer, 43-year-old Hispanic/Native American Presidential candidate Robert Ornelas uses music to rap with students in the 'hood...

Candidate for POTUS Warns of Russian Invasion of Alaska

Judy Frankel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

John Richard (J.R.) Myers, who lives in Alaska, warns that the Russians are claiming large areas of the Arctic. He's on the ballot in the California J...

Prohibition Again?

Judy Frankel | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

I interviewed James Hedges, Prohibition Party candidate for President of the United States to find out why he was running for POTUS.

American Independent Party Presidential Candidate Wiley Drake

Judy Frankel | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Southern Baptist pastor Wiley Drake, of the First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park in California, spoke with me over the phone about his run for ...

Cocktail Party Commandments -- 10 Rules Every Hostess Should Follow

Kim Cox | Posted 05.05.2016 | Style
Kim Cox

Everyone loves a good cocktail party -- cocktails and conversation -- what's not to love?

How to Be a Write-in Candidate for POTUS

Judy Frankel | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Disappointed in your "two choices" for President of the United States? Don't like the Tea Party, Green Party, Libertarian Party or any party for that matter? How about voting for a write-in candidate?

5 Theme Ideas For Spring And Summer Parties

Carla McDonald | Posted 04.15.2016 | HuffPost Home
Carla McDonald

An inspired party theme is a lot like a good glass of giggle water. Both incorporate quality ingredients, showcase creativity, have layers of interest...

Celebrate Loved Ones and What They Still Mean to You -- Host a Memory Bash

Allison Gilbert | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

It's my birthday this week! I still love my birthday. The day brings back wonderful memories of my mom and dad who always made the day special. In the years since they've passed away, I've continued making the day extraordinary -- not just for me, but in celebration of their memory.

And Some to Grow On: 11 Cardinal Sins of Kids' Birthday Parties

Allison Bagley | Posted 02.21.2017 | Parents
Allison Bagley

You issued a RSVP deadline... for a party that takes place in your backyard. Are there place cards? Why the need to know if we're coming 14 days out? (Oh wait, you're a Pinterest mom. Ignore this one. You're personalizing each goody bag. Thanks in advance!)