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Cocktail Parties

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5 Ways Being Older Helps You Cope At Cocktail Parties

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.06.2014 | Fifty

Being older does make us wiser in certain situations. Here's how being older helps you cope at cocktail parties and social situations: 1. You aren'...

Be A Hot Home Mixologist With Maureen Petrosky's Cool Cocktails

Regina Varolli | Posted 08.05.2014 | Taste
Regina Varolli

I've always been shy to mix up cocktails at home. Among my friends, the feeling is generally the same.

QUIZ: Are You Secretly A Terrible Party Guest?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste

Are you the life of the party or a total buzz kill?

New Year's Eve: Stay Home and Watch the Ball Drop, or Go Out and Watch My Mouth?

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 03.01.2014 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

As I see it, I have three choices: Follow up on that query letter to Saint Nick, cancel our plans to attend a party or get crying, cursing and cobbling.

The Holiday Collection: How to Get Out of a Conversation

Debra Fine | Posted 02.21.2014 | Business
Debra Fine

The key is to be authentic. Do not lie. I have heard too many stories of people saying they had to go call the babysitter only to be caught minutes later by the conversation dumpee yukking it up on the other side of the room.

Deciphering Cryptic Holiday Dress Codes

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 02.08.2014 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

Holiday dressing is all about stepping up one's style; adding a dash of flash, a higher heel, some sequins and a bold, red lip. But, the plethora of party dress codes has confused legions of ladies. Can one wear fishnets to an office celebration?

How to Be Your Fabulous Self at a Cocktail Party

Terrence Chappell | Posted 09.25.2012 | Chicago
Terrence Chappell

In support of future cocktail parties, I've put together a top 10 list of dos and mostly don'ts for your next cocktail party. For some it's mere social, common sense while sadly for others it's actual, hard-hitting news.

The Liquor Cabinet: How To Set Up A Home Bar

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Whether you're a beginner at entertaining or have been hosting parties for years, a home bar is great to have. With just a few basic items you can mix...

Vintage Tips For A Fabulous Party

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Lesley M. M. Blume

Front page photo by Lemmy Caution. The holiday season always seems like a good time to spend some time with sassy grande dame Elsie de Wolfe, who, si...

How to Have a Healthy Holiday Season

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 12.26.2011 | Home
Jordana Zizmor

"You should always eat before because you never know what's going to be served. You should try to avoid sauces because they usually have cream and butter. You should also avoid doughy items like pretzels."

Sisters' Secrets to Confident Entertaining

Lauren Purcell and Anne Purcell Grissinger | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Purcell and Anne Purcell Grissinger

Canapés are a classic cocktail-party offering. They look great on a tray, are easy for guests to pick up and let you combine interesting flavors and ingredients in one quick bite. But they are a royal pain to make.

How to Work a Cocktail Party

Adrien Field | Posted 09.18.2011 | Style
Adrien Field

Here's seven ways you to advance in your industry, be it art, fashion, or over clinking champagne glasses. Hey, they don't call it networking for nothing.

Theme Parties Are The Best Parties: Tips & Tricks

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

As quarter-lifers, when we don't know much about things, we tend to reach into the farthest depths of our minds, extract a few minor details, and ge...

Global Holiday Cocktails and Appetizers

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
OneTravel

Are you hosting a dinner or cocktail party this holiday season? Tired of serving the same old cheese plate, cookies and cocktails? Then draw from your travels for culinary inspiration.

How Not to Work a Cocktail Party

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

People who make a lot of money tend to talk about it too much to people who don't. Why do people do these things? Do we all, to some extent, undermine ourselves in one way or another?

The New York A-List Flock Together

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Erica Abeel

The famous gravitated toward the other famous.