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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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13 Common Cooking Mistakes to Avoid This Thanksgiving

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful even for seasoned experts. It’s a complex task that takes planning both in and out of the kitchen: how many guests will you have,

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How to Host an Easy Friendsgiving Brunch

Getting everyone together for Friendsgiving is a lot of fun, but it’s not always easy—people have kids and extended families they have to eat Thanksgiving dinner with, besides which, you

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A College Student’s Guide to Friendsgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday is a popular time of year for college students to gather in celebration. It’s often the case that many students are unable to travel home during this

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Cooking Novice? Thanksgiving for Beginners Guide

Easy recipes with maximum flavor.

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How Professional Chefs Throw the Ultimate Thanksgiving

Nobody knows how to throw an epic Thanksgiving better than culinary pros and chefs. Which is exactly why we asked them for all of their hosting secrets and Thanksgiving planning

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The Ultimate Friendsgiving Timeline

It’s the night before Friendsgiving and you’re simultaneously cleaning, trying to roll out from-scratch pie dough, and suddenly realizing that you’re out of oregano. Even for planners, nailing the timing

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Special Occasion Dishes and Table Linens to Set the Scene

We’ve curated some of our favorite fine dishes and table linens—from classic and elegant to modern and rustic—that you can pull out for special occasions. There’s a time and place

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Halloween Party Planning: Common Horrors to Avoid

You want your Halloween party to be a scream, but not in a truly awful, lame, or man-this-sucks kinda way. Keep these warnings in mind as you make your plans,

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How to Host a Creepy Yet Classy Halloween Party

Sure, Halloween is prime time for all things spooky and scary, but it’s also become a time for lots of tackiness. It doesn’t have to be that way! We’re here

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Everything You Need to Know About Hosting a Fall Wine Tasting Party

Just because rosé season is on its way out doesn’t mean it’s time to stop sipping vino. You already know fall is the perfect time to go wine tasting, but

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Instagram-Worthy Halloween Party Decorations

The best Halloween party decorations are elegant yet still atmospheric, and often have a vintage vibe. Yes, you can stay classy, people—even while you nurture your dark side. Forget bright

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How to Host a Fall Dinner Party

Hosting a fall dinner party? We got some autumn entertaining tips from an expert and scoured the web for our favorite fall dinnerware and table linens—so you can pull off

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12 College Football Team-Inspired Snacks for Your Next Viewing Party

College football fan? Here are some great college team inspired snack ideas for your tailgating parties. The fast-approaching fall brings with it the return of football season. Party stores will

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Throw a Downton Inspired Dinner Party with Help from ‘The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook’

Here’s how to host the Downton Abbey dinner party of your dreams, with help from “The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook.”

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How to Host Your Own Oktoberfest

Here’s everything you need to know about hosting your own Oktoberfest party (and in case you were wondering when Oktoberfest 2019 is, it’s officially celebrated from September 21 through October

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Don’t Lose at Tailgating: 10 Tips for the Win

Tailgating season is here, but it pays to have a plan—here’s how to have the best tailgating bash possible. If you’ve got some wicked face paint, beer, and a bunch

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Kick Off Football Season with These 14 Great & Greasy Pub Grub Recipes

There’s no better excuse to eat greasy pub grub than football season and we’ve got the best copycat recipes for pub burgers, buffalo wings, potato skins, and more to make

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Employ This Ina Garten Clambake Hack for Labor Day Weekend

For a low-key but festive Labor Day dinner, try Ina Garten’s easy clambake recipe—all done on the stovetop.

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Fire Up the Grill for a Paella Feast This Labor Day

Here’s how to throw a perfect grilled paella feast for the end of summer. When you think of Labor Day, paella isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. That’s

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15 Tips for Throwing the Ultimate Labor Day Party

Labor Day is the holiday that brings the long hot days of summer to a close. Say farewell to the season in festive style by throwing a Labor Day party

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