Memorial Day is an important day for our nation. It marks a time to honor those who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces. For many of us, the day also marks the beginning of summer, making it a perfect weekend to relax with friends and family. Here are a few Memorial Day activities to help you respectfully observe the true meaning behind the holiday, enjoy the freedom that our veterans fought for, and make treasured memories with your loved ones!Read Story
Is your home full of tiny dancers? Shake off the last of the winter blues and throw a kids’ dance party! Whether you’re entertaining your kids at home over spring break or throwing an epic birthday dance party, start your planning with these must-try kids’ dance party ideas.Read Story
Whether you love to bake or dread it more than the mall parking lot on Christmas Eve, homemade cookies are a central part of the holidays. From traditional frosted sugar cookies and peanut butter blossoms, to ethnic treats like krumkake and biscochitos, everyone expects their favorites to be on hand throughout the season.
This year, rather than spend hours in the kitchen making an endless variety, try hosting a cookie swap. Not only will the exchange cut your cooking time in half — without sacrificing quality or quantity — the gathering of friends may likely become a sweet new holiday tradition. Here’s everything you need to know about hosting a successful cookie party.
Thinking about a DIY Thanksgiving craft for the holiday celebration? These DIY turkey place cards add a little bit of handmade and a whole lot of fun to your tablescape. Plus, assigned seating can lead to some of the best conversations between guests.
There’s soccer madness. And then there’s soccer madness — the kind that takes over every four years for four weeks straight, giving you all the soccer thrills you can handle (and some you can’t).
Throwing a game-watching party — or two or three — during this time is essential, even for the most casual of fans. Lucky for you, we can help with the party planning. From soccer ball snack skewers to easy soccer ball cookies, here are a few of our favorite ideas to help you score the honor of best DIY party host.
It’s hard not to feel festive on the Fourth of July. And with these affordable DIY ideas — from a rocket piñata to everything red, white, and blue — you can throw a budget-friendly party your friends won’t soon forget.
On game day, food is the one thing sports fans can count on. It doesn’t matter who wins the big game when there’s a tasty spread, right?
These cupcake-sized lasagna bites are the perfect game day snack for a watching party. Best of all, you can make them ahead of time so that your day-of party prep is kept to a minimum. Just reheat in the microwave or oven and serve.
Whether it’s a holiday cookie exchange, an office party, or just a thoughtful gift for a friend, these sweet little brownie Christmas trees are sure to please. The best part? They’re as easy to make as they are festive. So, grab your brownie mix, your decorating supplies, and your kiddos, and start baking.
A potluck Thanksgiving is a sure-fire way to ensure a stress-free holiday. When guests bring a dish, that’s less work for the host. Plus, it allows guests to enjoy (and share!) their own favorite Thanksgiving dishes.
Whether you’re hosting or attending a Thanksgiving potluck this year, here are a few crowd-pleasing ideas to make the planning, preparation, and party more fun.
Two of our favorite things return in September: football and primetime TV. Make that three: television-watching parties! Hosting a TV-centric party doesn’t require too much work in terms of décor, but you do need a selection of delicious snacks and drinks.