The 20 Best Games You Can Play at Home with Just 2 PeopleLife
From conversation starting cards to countertop curling.
May 15, 2024
20 Fun Games to Play with Friends (Because Adults Deserve Joy, Too!)Life
Bring people together, break the ice, or just provide old friends with new tricks.
May 16, 2024
14 Fun Ideas for Summer Parties That’ll Inspire New Core MemoriesLife
Whether you’re hosting inside or out.
May 8, 2024
24 Fun Backyard Games to Play This Summer (Beyond Just Cornhole)Life
When was the last time you played capture the flag?
May 6, 2024
The Unexpected Reason You Should Charge Party Guests an "Entry Fee" (They'll LovLife
And 11 other housewarming party ideas.
May 3, 2024
The Unexpected Reason You Should Always Keep Paper Towels in Your Bathroom
NEWS
Your guests will love you for it.
Apr 30, 2024
20 Fun Rainy Day Games to Play When the Weather SucksLife
These will brighten up the dreariest of days.
Apr 28, 2024
This “Ingenious” Viral Housewarming Party Idea Is So WholesomeLife
And it’s basically free.
Apr 15, 2024
This “Beautiful” Bar Cart Is Giving CB2 Vibes (but Only Costs $80!)Design Ideas
Shoppers even use it as an accent table.
Mar 15, 2024
15 Weird & Wonderful Vintage Parlor Games to Play at Your Next PartyLife
These party games will save your gathering from dull small talk.
Mar 15, 2024
Anthropologie Is Selling a $26 Playing Card Set That Doubles As Instant DecorLife
The humble deck of playing cards got a major style upgrade.
Mar 6, 2024
15 Expandable Dining Room Tables Perfect for Small ApartmentsDesign Ideas
These tables are a no-brainer, especially when it comes to holiday entertaining!
Mar 1, 2024
The Transformer Table That Makes Hosting a Breeze in My Small ApartmentLife
It’s a small-space miracle worker.
Dec 21, 2023
Five Below’s “Adorable” Serving Tray Is Just What Your Holiday Dinner NeedsLife
Make the perfect cheese plate in seconds.
Dec 20, 2023
10 Tips for Being a Great Holiday Party Host, According to Event PlannersLife
A great host means actually enjoying the party yourself.
Dec 20, 2023
The $9 Small Bathroom Staple That My Guests Love Me ForLife
It’s delightfully plush.
Dec 13, 2023
37 of the Best Board Games for Families, Adults, Couples, or AnyoneLife
Never wonder what to play on your next game night again.
Dec 9, 2023
The Best Editor-Tested Air Mattresses for an Instant Guest BedDesign Ideas
No space for a guest bed? These air mattresses have got you covered.
Dec 7, 2023
These Free Bingo Cards Are What Your Next Holiday Party NeedsLife
Here’s how to gamify your next Hallmark movie binge.
Dec 6, 2023
8 Tips to Ensure You Can Actually Enjoy Your Own Holiday PartyLife
Throw a holiday bash to remember without all the stress by using these tips from a top party planner in Beverly Hills.
Dec 1, 2023
12 "Dinner Party Questions" That Are Controversial — In a Good WayLife
“Which five liquids would you want to be able to dispense from your fingertips at any given time?”
Nov 21, 2023
10 Thankfully Simple Ways to Be a More Relaxed HostLife
Friendsgivings and holiday parties, here we come.
Nov 20, 2023
5 Dining Room “Rules” to Break, According to Entertaining ExpertsLife
Here’s what dinner party pros say just isn’t worth the stress.
Nov 15, 2023
14 Things Everyone Should Have Somewhere in Their Dining Area
Life
Here’s what to have on hand for your next dinner party.
Nov 7, 2023
Former Holiday Faux Pas That Are Totally Acceptable in 2017Life
If you’re new to the hosting game, especially if you’re hosting your first Thanksgiving or another holiday dinner or party, it can be a little scary. You want to have fun, but you also want to make sure everything goes right. And you’re probably worried about following proper etiquette—which can be hard to do when it feels like it’s always changing.
Oct 3, 2023
15 Adult Piñata Ideas to Elevate Your Next GatheringPlants & Yard
Yes, we include booze in here.
Sep 1, 2023
16 Bar Cart Essentials for Creating Perfect Cocktails at HomeLife
Because everyone deserves a bar cart Don Draper would be proud of.
Aug 18, 2023
The 10 Best Budget-Friendly Wine Glasses Under $10Life
Wine glasses are a lovely thing to have around, whether you’re enjoying a glass of vino while watching your favorite TV show or hosting a dinner party for 12 people. But this kind of glassware can also be very delicate — we’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve broken a glass while washing dishes or just by setting one on the countertop a little too vigorously.
Jul 25, 2023
Bye-Bye Blooms: 10 Frugal & Fabulous Wedding Centerpieces Without Any Flowers in SightPlants & Yard
When it comes time to choose decorations for your wedding reception, the first thing you’ll probably consider are the flowers. But many couples are trying to save money on their weddings these days, and one of the biggest ways to cut down is to slash the flower budget. That means you may want to explore some non-floral wedding table centerpiece ideas.
Jul 24, 2023
Every Adult Needs a "Dinner Party Question" — Here's WhyDesign Ideas
One TikToker has an interesting one to share.
Feb 2, 2023
How to Choose the Perfect Playlist Name Based on Your OccasionLife
This foolproof guide is packed with perfect playlist name ideas for every occasion. 
Dec 30, 2022
A Guide to Tablecloth Sizes (and How to Choose the Right One)Projects & Improvements
When it comes to tablecloths, one size does not fit all.
Dec 29, 2022
12 Fun Card Games You Can Still Get In Time For Your Holiday GatheringLife
There are picks for every age!
Dec 19, 2022
“Diagonal Dining” Might Be the Key to Squeezing In More People at Your TableLife
Maximize your floor and seating space.
Dec 9, 2022
What RSVP Really Means — And All of Your Other Invite Questions, AnsweredLife
Who knew four little letters could cause so much strife?
Dec 8, 2022
The Free Tool I Use to Make Book Clubs and Dinner Parties Feel Extra SpecialLife
You can use it for everything from book club, to brunch, to birthday parties.
Dec 5, 2022
Full Moon Parties: What They Are and How to Host Your OwnLife
Honoring the full moon requires introspection, but hosting your own full moon party — chock-full of meaningful rituals — can be a way to draw your loved ones closer and combine your energies for an even greater effect.
Nov 29, 2022
10 Creative Napkin Folding Ideas to Help You Build a Beautiful TableLife
Whether you’ve just found your first apartment or you’ve owned a home for 25 years, there are always new tips and tricks you can learn to step up your hosting game — and that includes napkin folding.
Nov 25, 2022
5 Simple Ways to Make a Small Thanksgiving Feel Extra SpecialLife
It doesn't take much to make your scaled-down celebration memorable.
Nov 13, 2022
4 Tasty Boards to Try Beyond the Trending TikTok Butter BoardsLife
These pretty platters actually make a lot of sense.
Nov 2, 2022
Make the Holiday Season Merrier with Le Creuset’s Noel Collection
Shopping
Spread some cheer while you serve some food!
Nov 1, 2022
5 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Diwali at HomeLife
Happy Diwali!
Oct 20, 2022
How To Create a Home That All Your Friends Want to Hang Out InLife
Do you fantasize about having the kind of home that everyone wants to hang out in? Do you daydream about dinner parties where the lights are lit low, the food is delicious and the conversation a mix of intelligent discourse and lighthearted teasing? Do you want to start your own tradition with friends in your own home? Whatever your reasons for wanting to have the kind of place that your friends always want to hang out in, here are the things to try in your space to transform it.
Oct 16, 2022
How To Host a Successful Super Bowl Party: A Countdown ChecklistLife
If you are hosting a party this Sunday, you may be pretending that it’s all about the outcome of the battle between Patriots and Seahawks. But, everyone knows that the real reason for any party is for everyone to have a good time and the best way to make that happen is to be a relaxed and happy host. If you want your Superbowl shindig to be a success, the time between now and Sunday evening is key.
Oct 14, 2022
Florist Secrets: 8 Great Alternatives to Traditional VasesLife
I’ve been working with flowers for a few years now, yet somehow I do not own a vase. Not a single one – and frankly, you don’t need one! When it’s time to display some flowers, I can always scrounge up plenty of teapots, teacups, bottles, bowls, and more. Here are some of my favorite flower-holding alternatives. Teapot: Above we have my grocery store flower arrangement, plonked in a teapot.
Oct 14, 2022
Host An “As Seen On TV” Gift Exchange This Holiday SeasonLife
If you’ve ever wondered if The Clapper works as great as the commercial is or if the ShamWow! really can clean up all of that water then consider hosting a White Elephant gift exchange holiday party this year with a fun twist – As Seen On TV products. Check out party details after the jump.RULES FOR THE WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT EXCHANGE:1) Ask your guests to bring a wrapped and unlabeled As Seen on TV gift.
Oct 13, 2022
7 Little Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe While Entertaining at HomeLife
Here's how to keep them stress-free at your next holiday party.
Oct 12, 2022
Setting Up a Glamorous Home Bar: Ideas from Real Life HomesDesign Ideas
The popularity of cocktails is on the rise, and the home bar is making a comeback in the American home. But even if you’re not lucky enough to have a wet bar, you can still set up a dedicated space for mixing drinks, no matter the size of your home. Read on for plenty of ideas from our tours. Above: Marina has a fairly impressive collection of liquor that lives on the kitchen countertop in her New York apartment.
Oct 12, 2022
21 Spotify Playlists That Are Actually Worth Listening ToLife
Set the mood with these curated soundtracks.
Sep 20, 2022
This Is the $4 IKEA Item Kourtney Kardashian and I Both Swear ByDesign Ideas
And it's always on my bar cart!
Aug 23, 2022
This One Inspired TikTok Tip Will Make Your Dinner Parties Even More Magical Life
Be gone, awkward before-the-food-is-ready gap!
Aug 23, 2022
8 Perennially Fun Things to Do at SleepoversLife
Whether it's a slumber party for the kiddos or an all-nighter with your friends.
Aug 9, 2022
My "High-Low Rule" for Bringing the Perfect Host Gift Every TimeLife
This is why I bring Champagne and Cheez-its to every party.
Aug 5, 2022
3 DIY Simmer Pots to Make Your Home Smell Like SummerCleaning
It'll freshen up your space before guests arrive.
Aug 5, 2022
20 Simple DIY Crafts to Try at Home (That You Can Do in One Day)Life
Marble trays, mirror boxes, and macrame, oh my!
Jul 26, 2022
10 Fun Lawn Games You Didn’t Know Existed (Until Now!)Plants & Yard
From oversized outdoor takes on old classics to remixes of timeless tailgate games, these are sure to put a smile on everyone’s face.
Jul 23, 2022
7 Things You Should Always Have in a Sober-Friendly Home BarLife
Cheers to a bar cart that’s stocked for everyone.
Jul 13, 2022
8 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Overnight Guests (Yes, the Romantic Kind)Life
You've brought your date home — now, what? Check out this advice from queer dating coach Ariella Serur.
Jul 8, 2022
Mix Up Your Usual Happy Hour by Having Friends Over for a Rainbow-Hued Party Life
Taste the rainbow with this easy at-home social.
Jul 7, 2022