Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hosting 101: Insider Secrets for Memorable Entertaining

Whether you’re hosting a gathering in your own home or are the chair of a church committee, it helps to understand the true art of entertaining. You can make guests feel welcome in any setting by taking into consideration the … Continue reading

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How to Keep Kids Entertained at a Holiday Meal

If you’re hosting the family gathering for Christmas or Thanksgiving this year, you probably have dozens of details on your mind. Baking a turkey, making pies, and making sure that you have enough folding tables and chairs for all of … Continue reading

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How to Set a Table for a Party

Whether you’re throwing a dinner party in a formal dining room or setting up plastic folding tables for a casual backyard barbecue, it helps to know the basics of proper table setting. Many hostesses still have a hard time remembering … Continue reading

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3 Clever Ideas for the Modern Baby Shower

If you have the honor of throwing a baby shower for a friend or family member this year, it may be time to think outside of the box to move beyond the traditional, formal shower as we know it. While … Continue reading

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Special Etiquette Rules for Weekend Guests

What is that old saying? Houseguests and fish have one thing in common; they start to stink after three days. If you have the pleasure of staying with a friend or family member for a long weekend, it’s important to … Continue reading

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What It Takes to Raise a Happy Family

If you’re wondering what it takes to keep your family happy day after day, there’s not always one right answer. Each family is entirely unique, and what works for your family dynamic may not work for another. With that being … Continue reading

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Tips for Planning an Unforgettable Theme Party

Planning the perfect party for a birthday, anniversary, or promotion at work is much more than making sure you have enough stacking chairs to accommodate your guests. If you want to be the hostess with the mostest, you can give … Continue reading

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The Keys to Successful Dinner Party Entertaining

So you’re planning an upcoming dinner party for the holidays… Now’s the time to get out your notepad or iPad, start making lists, and get organized far before your guests arrive. If you’re absolutely clueless when it comes to planning … Continue reading

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Important Tips to Plan a Fall Baby Shower

For any little ones who are set to arrive just before winter, an autumn-themed baby shower is a wonderful, cozy way to celebrate new life. Even better, a fall baby shower theme is both easy and affordable. Check out these … Continue reading

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How to Plan a Delicious Baby Shower Menu

Now that you have a date set and invitations sent, it’s time to put your nose to the grindstone and plan a mouth-watering baby shower menu. If you’re throwing a baby shower for the first time and have never experienced … Continue reading

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