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How to Set a Global Table for Thanksgiving

Fathom | Posted 11.12.2014 | HuffPost Home
Fathom

The Japanese, Danish, and Swedes are known for their clean, simple aesthetic, making their homeware lines an invaluable source for a minimalist traveler's dream dinner table. Here are a few pieces I'm looking to add to my collection.

9 Great Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

You can easily round out the turkey day traditional dishes with sides that accommodate a variety of dietary restrictions.

Isabel Lewis on Hosting 'Occasions'

Crane.tv | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Berlin-based artist and DJ Isabel Lewis has come up with her own concept that is refreshingly different, originating in her passion for several different areas of nightlife culture.

10 Questions To Ask When Cooking For Restricted Eaters

Johanna Bond | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Johanna Bond

If I eat hot peppers or tree nuts, the reaction can range from uncomfortable at best to life-threatening at worst. Having been both hostess and guest in this situation, I can offer some advice to those who are considering welcoming a restricted eater to their meal or their food-related event.

Three Ways Hosting an Exchange Student Enriches Your Life

Evan Ryan | Posted 09.24.2014 | Education
Evan Ryan

Hundreds of State Department-sponsored international high school exchange students recently met in Washington, D.C., after a successful year at schools across the United States

Hosting an Exchange Student Expands Your World

Evan Ryan | Posted 08.13.2014 | Education
Evan Ryan

"When hosting an exchange student, you learn a lot about your own family; you learn about listening, patience, and other countries. People connect wi...

How to Be the Perfect Host

Maureen Anderson | Posted 08.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Maureen Anderson

Maybe you've heard marriage isn't so much about finding the right person as it is being the right person. The same is true for parties. It isn't so much about finding the perfect guests -- though that helps -- as it is being the perfect host.

7 Healthy Ways to Get Your Memorial Day Grill On

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Now that the Polar Vortex is a distant nightmare and the Farmer's Market has begun to show many signs of life, I'm finally ready to dust off my salad bowl and start preparing for summer. And now that Memorial Day is officially upon us, that can only mean one thing: It's time to get grilling.

5 Mistakes No Host Should Ever Make

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.28.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

These mistakes can turn a party from fun to flop in a short amount of time.

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?

Web Host Revolution: The Age of Service Is Finally Here

Jayson DeMers | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

As the competitiveness of the web hosting industry continues to rise, consumers will continue to benefit. More services will become standard and included at existing prices, enabling and accelerating the flood of blogs, business websites, and SaaS software. The age of service has finally arrived, and this is a boon for everyone.

The 8 Best Healthy Holiday Finger Foods

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 02.12.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

I thought it wise for all you conscientious party throwers out there to know about some healthier options.

What Dinner Guests REALLY Notice (Hint: It's Not The Food)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

It may be hard to think of your Thanksgiving dinner as a legitimate "dinner party" with your nosy aunt Esther and Instagram-obsessed younger cousin at...

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.

Cranberry Carving And 4 Other Ways To Make Thanksgiving Way More Fun

Dana Bisenius | Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste
Dana Bisenius

Who would have thought that a can of jellied cranberry sauce would provide the perfect medium?

Why Choosing the Best Web Hosting Is Crucial for Your Business

Syed Balkhi | Posted 11.18.2013 | Small Business
Syed Balkhi

While most business owners see the value of creating awesome content, the importance of selecting a good web host often takes a back seat.

What's Most Important When Choosing the Right Hosting Company

John Rampton | Posted 04.25.2013 | Technology
John Rampton

Everybody looks for something different in a hosting company. It's something that every business in the world needs but most don't know where to find....

How to Host a Stress-Free Holiday Meal

Giada de Laurentiis | Posted 02.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Giada de Laurentiis

The stress of preparing for and hosting holiday parties takes away from some of the enjoyment.

Why We Should Be Hosting Slackers

Diane Kline | Posted 01.29.2013 | Fifty
Diane Kline

Blame it on the Food Network or Colin Cowie's articles in O Magazine, but we feel compelled to be the perfect hostess. Not only have women bought into impossible expectations, we perpetuate them.

Stress-Free Holiday Hosting Is Possible

Beth Golden | Posted 01.15.2013 | HuffPost Home
Beth Golden

First, throw out all your expectations.

Support Solutions to Going Plant-Based

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

The benefits of a potluck are many. These get-togethers are a great way to see how others make major life changes work in their own lives. They provide time to reunite with old friends and meet new ones, to be inspired and made hopeful.

Hotdogs vs. Burgers: What It Says About You

Anne Zeiser | Posted 09.03.2012 | Home
Anne Zeiser

As I did the math on how many people were coming to our cookout this week, I realized there was a big question yet to be answered, "Hotdogs or hamburgers?"

The Non-Foodie's Guide To Throwing A Great Dinner Party

Posted 01.17.2012 | Women

Patti Sewall | The Daily Muse It's your turn to have the gang over for dinner, and - well, let's just say your oven might as well be used for stora...

The Best Sweet Toasts: Drinks & Desserts For New Year's Eve

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

For new year's, we like to host. We drink, we dance and sometimes we go out into the city night. But the party at home with friends is usually the best part.

How To Throw A Holiday Cocktail Party With A DIY Bar

Menuism | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Menuism

Imagine snow floating silently down from the sky outside. Inside, your friends are gathered together, each holding a festive cocktail in one hand and a mouthwatering appetizer in the other.