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Host Your Most Stress-Free Thanksgiving Dinner Ever

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy good food with family and friends, but for many, it’s a day of sheer and utter panic. There’s that gigantic bird to baste, the dozens of guests to please, the whole house to clean, and through it all, you have to be the very image of party-planning poise. Sounds totally impossible, eh? Nay! We’ve... CONTINUE READING 5

How to Host a Perfect Pop-Up Dinner Party

What better way to bid farewell to this fabulous summer than by throwing your very own pop-up dinner party? Pop-up restaurants have been, well, popping up all over cities like Portland’s Cruz, San Fran’s FoodLab and Brighton in Manhattan, with famous toques temporarily taking over a space for a night here, a week there, to create a spontaneous dinner party... CONTINUE READING 18

Spring Wedding Beauty

Do you hear those wedding bells? It’s the season for spring weddings and if you aren’t the bride, chances are you will be attending the wedding of a friend, family member or co-worker. I’ve got six perfect wedding-appropriate beauty buys for blushing brides and their excited attendees. BRIDE: You beautiful bride you, why not make sure that guests in the back... CONTINUE READING 13

Best Haute Hostess Girlfriend

She is the modern day version of Martha Stewart for home décor, and a babely update of Betty Crocker in the kitchen—all while she’s looking up recipes and inviting more guests over on her iPhone. And when it comes to throwing a party? Her shindigs are so organized and creative. “Whether she's mixing up some yummy margaritas, cooking a delicious meal... CONTINUE READING 2


Does this situation sound familiar? Your friends, your man, your parents, invite themselves over last minute…and your place is an absolute mess. Keep these items handy to make last-minute guests happy…and your own life so much easier! Before You Clean: Go through your space room by room as a guest would—start in the front hallway, go to the living room, the... CONTINUE READING 19