Event Planning

Planning events can be a great way to meet your neighbors and see family and friends more often. Get ideas and tips for event planning.

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Bourbon and Coke might be OK for tailgating, but we're going to show you how to host a bourbon tasting party. And trust us, it doesn't involve tailgating.

By Alison Cooper

Tedious small talk over cheese dip and cold beers? Too boring for your party! Turn up your event with these quirky themes.

By Denise Harrison

Planning a food drive? First, good for you. Second, it's not that hard to pull off if you plan ahead. We'll show you how.

By Sara Elliott

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Looking to take a tired affair and make it special, fun and memorable? No problem. We'll show you how to do it -- without breaking the bank!

By Sara Elliott

Planning an event can take a lot of work, but planning a gala means 10 times the amount of effort. We'll help you get started with some useful tips to consider.

By Emilie Sennebogen

Never have the time to get to know your neighbors? We'll tell you how to host a neighborhood meet and greet that's social and entertaining!

By Terri Briseno

Studies have shown amazing benefits to arts education in schools, and theater is a natural confidence-booster for young kids. So how can you plan a great-looking production that doesn't have to cost a ton of time, effort and money?

By Julia Layton

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Career fairs are great for bringing job hunters and employers together. But they require a lot of planning. Here some tips for making yours successful.

By Sarah Winkler

Fashion shows are all the rage and are a great way to showcase a talented designer's talents or raise money for your favorite charity. Here are five tips that will help your models step onto the runway on the right foot.

By Jessica Willis

Many people think of dinner as the meal most conducive to entertaining, but lunch, with its easygoing feel and lighter fare, is a better fit for some occasions. What's the key to hosting a top-notch luncheon?

By Julia Layton

The popularity of home poker tournaments, especially Texas Hold 'em, has grown with the spread of online gaming and TV events. Before you host a Hold 'em tournament, do you know a river from a flop? A blind from a pineapple? Here's your cheat sheet!

By Kim Williamson

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If you have a tower of books taking up every inch of extra space in your home, then it's time to host a book swap and trade in your favorite reads for some new ones!

By Sara Elliott

Hosting a tea party can bring a sense of refinement and fun to your gathering. Here's how to throw a classy tea bash to rival one thrown by the Queen of England!

By Sara Elliott

Hosting a gala event isn't an easy task. But we'll tell you how you can throw a successful soiree that will raise money and awareness for your cause.

By Danielle Fisher

Your guests arrive to your party to find out some alarming news: A "murder" has been committed. Was it Nancy, who's wearing a blond wig and false eyelashes? Was it her mustachioed date Joe? It's up to your friends-in-costumes to solve the mystery.

By Debra Ronca

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For your last big event, were you inundated with hand-written notes and Excel spreadsheets? Well, those days are over.

By Emilie Sennebogen

For your next party, don't just throw some chips in a bowl and some beer in the cooler. Step it up a notch with a casino night. We'll show you how it's done.

By Emilie Sennebogen

Who doesn't love a good party? And one where you can shop for jewelry, too? Sign us up! We'll tell you how to host your own successful jewelry show -- whether you designed the gems or not.

By Sara Elliott

You can find chili cook-offs in cities all over the country with all types of folks in attendance, from ranchers to hipsters to food critics. So how to do you host your own?

By Julia Layton

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Take your holiday party up a notch this year and host an elegant affair complete with fancy foods and divine décor. We'll show you how to do it.

By Emilie Sennebogen

As we get older and the real world starts to set in, the days of all-night clubbing are becoming a thing of the past. So, host a girl's night in with your besties and keep the party going.

By Emilie Sennebogen

Once you finish tricking out the man cave, a boy bash is inevitable, and what's fun for a girl's night probably won't translate. Here are five ideas that will have your boys excited.

By Sara Elliott

If you own a self-storage unit and the tenant doesn't pay up, you can sell off their goods to the highest bidder. But there are a few things you need to know first.

By Emilie Sennebogen

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These days, everyone has very busy lives, and the community is suffering for it. These 10 ideas will bring back the neighborly spirit in all of us.

By Sara Elliott

Are you tired of serving the same breakfast casserole every time you host brunch? These five fresh ideas will help you break out of a dull routine and are perfect for serving breakfast, lunch or anything in-between!

By Natalie Kilgore