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Styling the Summer Party: Making Your End-of-Summer Fete Ultra Chic

Condiment | Posted 07.28.2014 | Style
Condiment

With the summer months winding down in the coming weeks and the end-of-season holiday to finish it all off, there's no better time to squeeze in a few more fun fetes or whatever big event you might be hosting on your calendar.

10 Genius Ways To Upgrade Your Cheese Plate

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.11.2014 | Taste

Never serve a boring cheese plate again.

Turn These 11 Everyday Items Into Your Fourth of July Decor

Hometalk | Posted 06.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

You'll be surprised at how many everyday items can take on a new life as fabulous Fourth of July decorations! Here are 11 ideas to get you started, but once the creative juices get flowing, who knows where you'll stop!

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.

How To Make Your Own Cake Stencils

Food52 | Posted 07.30.2014 | Taste
Food52

Sometimes a light dusting of powdered sugar is all the decoration a cake needs.

Farm to Table: Brenda Brock, Founder of Farmaesthetics

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 06.21.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Brenda Brock knows a lot about natural ingredients. Her beauty line Farmaesthethetics boasts complete natural ingredients and sustainable cultivatio...

A Little Bite Of Paris

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 05.05.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

There are macarons and then there are Ladurée macarons.

Birthday Party Themes for 30-Somethings

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.31.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

But just because you're an "adult" now doesn't mean you can't celebrate your birthday with the same pizazz and excitement as you did when you were a kid.

'Love Spell' Tea Cookies

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

This recipe has been developed exclusively for Tay Tea by pastry chef Lizabelle Burke. Master tea blender Nini Ordoubadi's loose-leaf teas are a m...

PHOTOS: Fall Is The Sexiest Season

Posted 10.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's finally Friday and that means we're rounding up our favorite Instagram photos of the week. From Jeremiah Brent showing off his color skills, to K...

Dazzle Your Party Guests With This Photo Display

Maureen Anderson | Posted 12.18.2013 | HuffPost Home
Maureen Anderson

I'd arranged them and rearranged them on the floor at home until I liked what I saw. I didn't want all the baby photos in one spot, or too many posed photos in a row. I was going for random -- a fireworks display of fun.

PHOTOS: The Coolest Party Idea Ever?

Posted 10.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's the end of the week and we couldn't be more excited about what's ahead. But it wouldn't be right to get the weekend started without calling out t...

Celeb Reveals The Secret To A Fabulous Party

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

Ali Larter is a gorgeous actress, but you might not have known that she's also an entertaining guru. In her new book "Kitchen Revelry," Larter shows o...

Score! How to Homegate

Dana Holmes | Posted 11.23.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

This NFL season, skip the hassle and hustle of going to the game and put your energy into throwing the best homegating party ever!

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You May Be Making At Parties

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

There's nothing more satisfying than throwing a fabulous party. When your friends and family have a great time at your home and thank you for being a ...

LOOK: The Most Creative Party Invitation We've Seen Yet

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

We often get stumped when trying to come up with the best way to ask friends to come over. Evites can be kind of lame, the traditional paper variety ...

PHOTOS: The 10 Most Annoying Guests You'll Meet At Your Next Party

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.09.2013 | HuffPost Home

Hosting a party can be a lesson in human dynamics. You'll see, in the comfort of your own home, how people respond after they let their guards down --...

Whiskey Slushie Recipe Can Be Your Dirty Little Summer Secret

The Stir | Posted 09.25.2013 | Taste
The Stir

Just make sure the kids know it's not for them!

PRO TIPS: How To Throw The Perfect Party

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy

Throwing the perfect soiree is easy if you follow these tips. 1. Dip - Having (or not having) the right dip can make or break your party. Think lon...

PHOTOS: 8 Ways To Make Your Next Party Fabulous

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

Nothing transforms a dinner party from ho-hum to unforgettable like a beautiful tablescape. And the summertime is a perfect excuse to throw a fabulous...

5 Summer Party Must-Haves You Didn't Know You Needed

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.30.2013 | HuffPost Home

"How on earth did you live without a bottle opener bracelet?"

This Is The Opposite Of Every Memorial Day Party You've Attended

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 05.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

Colin Cowie reveals why you should rethink those paper towels-turned-napkins.

PHOTOS: Bust Out A Pinata For Cinco De Mayo

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 05.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

This is a sure way to bring some flavor (other than booze) to your party.

How To Host A Wine Tasting Party

Posted 05.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

With a few simple basics, you can learn to swirl, sniff, and sip with the best of them....

12 Cinco De Mayo Party Essentials

Posted 07.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

If Cinco de Mayo isn't on your radar, you might want to reconsider. Commemorating the Mexican victory in the Battle of Puebla (yes, we looked that up)...