Take Your Thanksgiving Celebration to the Next Level

Thanksgiving is a time to gather friends and family around the dinner table for a traditional holiday meal. This usually consists of warm buttered rolls, smoked savory ham, sweet potato casserole with toasted marshmallows on top, tangy cranberry sauce and, did we mention the star of the show, a gorgeous golden-brown turkey? This year, delight your guests with a few unexpected surprises that will tingle their taste buds! From the start of the evening with appetizers galore, to the nightcap of coffee and pumpkin pie, mix things up and give your guests a few nontraditional goods to gobble up and décor to delight in. Take a look at our list of unconventional ways to take your Thanksgiving Day dining experience to the next level.

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4 Guest Book Alternatives to Make Memories that Last

Your wedding day is full of moments that you’ll want to remember forever. Between the hustle and bustle of planning and hosting, it can be difficult to stop and take it all in. While it may seem like the only way to keep track of who attends your event, a traditional guest book doesn’t always capture your favorite memories. What if you could offer your friends and family an interactive way to mark their attendance that could also serve as a precious keepsake after your wedding day? Take a look at a few “guest book” alternatives that will help ensure that your wedding guests have a great time and you have memories to cherish for years to come!

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Gearing Up for Gameday

Down, set, tailgate! Football season is in full swing and that means you need a great tailgate to host family and friends. Along with tailgating events comes lots of preparation. From tents, chairs, tables, TVs, food, beverages and more, there are many ways to be the “host with the most” and take your event space to the next level. Show your best school spirit with our list of tips and tricks to help you get ready for your next gameday bash!

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Falling in Love With Four Wedding Must-Haves

Fall is in the air and the height of wedding season is just around the corner. This is often one of the best times to have an outdoor ceremony because minimal decorations are needed with nature’s vibrant colors at their brightest. The weather is cool, the air is dry and the trees are bursting with oranges and yellows just before they release their leaves. With nature in mind, here are our four favorite fall wedding must-haves to prepare for your perfect day.

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How to Be the Host With the Most

Hosting a party can be an exciting opportunity to bring the people in your life together. It’s a chance to create a welcoming space and plan activities that you’ve always wanted to try with your friends and family. However, planning is only half of the equation. Hosting also includes preparing, facilitating, decorating, cooking and cleaning. The host of a party takes on many roles in order to assure that the event runs smoothly. Follow these simple guidelines in order to be the host with the most.

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How to get your guests on the dance floor

On your wedding day, there is nothing more fun than a lively room packed with people you love. The night is over before you know it, and there isn’t a moment to waste! However, most people don’t want to be the first to step onto the dance floor. It can help to have a plan or two in place, in case your guests are hesitant to get the party started. The following tips can help get people up and moving. Read more

Must-have items for your summer event

Whether you’re planning a wedding, a graduation party or a family reunion, summer celebrations are in full swing! Outdoor events provide a scenic backdrop, natural lighting and ample space for all of your guests. Make sure your summer bash is unforgettable by including these must-have items.

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How to set the table for a dinner party

When it comes to dinner parties, the little details can make or break your evening. This is true for both casual and formal events. When you have a low key gathering with friends, you want your table to look its best. Meanwhile, an immaculate and well-presented table setting will impress people like your in-laws at a formal event. Read more

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6 Helpful Hacks to Plan the Perfect Office Party

Thinking about getting some co-workers together for a festive celebration? Whether it’s a holiday party, spring fling, or a we-landed-the-big-account get-together, follow these 6 helpful hacks to plan the perfect office party. Read more

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7 Killer Graduation Party Ideas

Planning an awesome graduation party takes effort and can be overwhelming. Start early! Otherwise, you won’t have the wide array of options or the time to handle those inevitable obstacles that crop up.

Need help getting started? Here are 7 killer graduation party ideas. Read more