It has nothing to do with Halloween so just what is this spooky-sounding term referring to? Ghosting: disappearing from a party or social event without saying goodbye. Sounds rude, you may be thinking. Here's why it's not.
Are you hoping to hand-make some items to help you entertain this holiday season? Whether you're planning an intimate cocktail party with friends or a big family dinner, we've rounded up some of our favorite DIY projects for entertaining — from napkins, to tablecloths, to candle holders and more!
Here's everything, and we mean EVERYTHING you need to get inspired for Halloween. It's a collection of some of our greatest holiday ideas and finds for decorations, costumes, parties and crafts — all in one place. Check it out and make this October 31st your best one yet!
The holidays are approaching and you know what that means: pie! Maybe that sounds like a joke, but eating pie (and most holiday foods) is a perfect example of a ritual at home. And the more you practice them, the richer these rituals become.
Now, don't get me wrong. I can cut a rug to "The Monster Mash" with the best of them, but there are so many creepy, dark, and spooky songs out there that it seems a shame not to bring some new tunes into the fold.
For all those in-charge, always-organized holiday pros already far into holiday planning, this post isn't for you. For the rest of us who just recently noticed it's already the middle of October, you might find these four get-ahead-holiday things to tackle right now helpful!
One of my favorite parts of hosting a dinner party is setting the table, so I'm always looking for a little tabletop inspiration. Jessica Graves, the Atlanta-based writer whose living room we featured Friday, also sent us these photos of her dining room, staged for an intimate dinner party.
I moved into my first all-mine, no-roommates apartment in mid-August. Less than three weeks later, I was throwing a housewarming party. It's okay if you think I'm insane (my best friend did); but if you haven't had people over yet, there are compelling reasons to just do it already. Here's why: