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The Best Recipes and Tips for Christmas

Hosting people for the holidays? Here’s everything you need to know about pulling off a perfect Christmas dinner, with our best Christmas recipes, tips, and tricks.

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How to Cook Christmas Dinner for 6 on a $75 Budget

Want to make Christmas dinner but don’t have a lot of money to spend? That’s okay; just because you’re on a tight budget doesn’t mean you have to be a

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How to Host a Holiday Happy Hour at Home

Does this scenario sound familiar? The holidays have arrived and you consider yourself social, but going out on the town has lost its appeal or has become unfeasible. Maybe you

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How to Throw a Hanukkah Dreidel Party

When most people think of the holiday season, it’s Christmas trees, wreaths, and a cornucopia of green and red lights that come to mind. But folks shouldn’t forget about the

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Decorating with Flowers for the Holidays

In the Venn diagram of people who geek out about hosting holidays, I think there are two circles: people who live to plan the food, and people who dream about

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5 Holiday Party Ideas That Aren’t Cookie Baking

Christmas cookie making parties are a dime a dozen every December. Your mom hosts one, that friend from work who does the bake sale hosts one, your neighbor you run

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How to Host a Hanukkah Potluck

You aren’t going to make huge, festive dinners for all eight nights of Hanukkah. It’s just not going to happen. Potlucks keep it casual, and you sane.

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How to Pull Off a Perfect Holiday Brunch Potluck

There are lots of festive ways to pull off a holiday party, but a brunch can be especially nice since evenings and weekend afternoons tend to book up fast. And

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Themed Holiday Party Ideas That Haven’t Been Done to Death

You stand at the snack table, pouring yourself another glass of eggnog. As you sip and survey the room, you mentally note that the mistletoe is hanging in the doorway

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Essential Thanksgiving Cooking Hacks So You Can Focus on Wine

Hosting a crowd for Thanksgiving? Here are a few essential Thanksgiving cooking hacks and time-saving shortcuts so you can focus on the important stuff, like pinot noir.  Let me guess. Mom made

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Thanksgiving Can Also Be a Time for Seafood Lovers

According to History.com, “Culinary historians believe that much of the [first] Thanksgiving meal consisted of seafood.” Let that sink in for a second. Do you have seafood at your Thanksgiving

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The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving

The best way to cook a stress-free dinner is to think ahead, which is why we’ve created this comprehensive Thanksgiving guide with tips, techniques, and game plans that will help

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Why Rosé Should Be the Only Wine on Your Thanksgiving Table

While the summer has dwindled away and so have the cries of “Slay all day and then rosé,” it may seem as though the wine should be retired until the

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Keeping It Real: How Far Should You Go to Accommodate Thanksgiving Guests?

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner, you want to welcome and accommodate your guests—but just how far should you go to make everyone happy (and all at once, too)?

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Be Sure to Stock Up on These Items to Avert Friendsgiving Disasters

When you’re hosting a party, you generally know to have enough food, but it’s surprisingly easy to overlook certain other necessities until it’s too late. Avert Thanksgiving disaster by making

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9 Grocery Store Wines Worth Entertaining With

It’s a given that you’ll be grocery shopping this holiday season. These are the best grocery store wines you can pick up while you’re at it, from ALDI, Trader Joe’s,

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Friendsgiving: The Ultimate Guide

Take a look back at the origins of Friendsgiving, and find out everything you need to know about pulling off the perfect Friendsgiving yourself. On that first Thanksgiving episode of

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You’ll Love These Unique Themes for This Year’s Friendsgiving

If you’ve ever been to a Friendsgiving, you likely had a great time. Great food. Great adult beverages. Great people. Lots of laughs. And maybe it was so much fun,

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Is Fakesgiving the New Friendsgiving?

Most people have at least heard the term “Friendsgiving.” Like a traditional Thanksgiving, you cook copious amounts of food, over-indulge, give thanks, and enjoy the company of friends on some

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Fun Friendsgiving Games, Icebreakers, and Group Activities

One of the best things about hosting Friendsgiving is that it can be whatever you want it to be—but it should definitely be fun. Ideally, the convivial atmosphere will develop

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How to Throw a Friendsgiving When Your Friends Have Kids

Those Friendsgivings from your early 20s have changed. Even if you don’t have children, chances are some of your friends do. And like it or not, that means celebrating the

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