Time to party! Look here for great ideas for entertaining -- indoors and out. Whether it's party recipes, party decorating ideas, or great themes and recipes for birthdays and baby showers, this collection of ideas for entertaining guests will inspire you to throw a party this weekend. A birthday is one of the most popular occasions for a party. Check out our birthday ideas -- including birthday party favors, cake recipes for boys and girls, game ideas, and fun birthday traditions. If you're giving or heading to a baby shower, check out our great ideas. A baby shower party is all about the new mom and dad -- pamper them with cute gifts and nibble on delicious light bites related to your party theme. Sometimes parties are best as casual get-togethers. Invite friends over for a weeknight grill-out, a low-key potluck, or a wine-and-cheese party. Each gathering ignites conversation and is sure to create memories of a fun-filled evening. If you're not hosting, peruse our potluck recipes and hostess gifts to show your thanks for the party invitation.


Fabulous Fall Party Ideas
Host an Apple Party

Welcome fall with an apple party complete with cider, sack races, and a trip to the orchard!

Fun Football Party

Nothing says fall like football. No game-day tickets this weekend? Bring your tailgate party indoors!

Cute Serving Ideas

Planning your menu is only half the fun! Here are 12 cute and easy ways to pretty up your fall party.

Pair Party Foods Like a Pro
How to Pair Wine & Cheese

Become a wine and cheese expert with our FREE downloadable guide.

Beer + Hot Dogs = Love

Grilling guru Jamie Purviance creates four sensational pairings.

23 Incredible Food Mash-Ups

It's true what they say: Two are better than one. See for yourself!

Artsy & Adorable Party Ideas
Pretty Painting Party

Party colorfully with an afternoon of painting, snacking, and sweet sips.

Cute Monogram Party

Our monogram party is easy, darling, and perfect for a birthday party.

Party Like Picasso

Kids will love this artsy party filled with fun colors, crafts, and treats.

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Party Recipes
  • Quick and Easy Party Foods

    Fill your table with these fabulous finger foods that your guests are sure to love.

  • Easy Party Dips

    It's not a party without a good dip! Here are our best party dip recipes.

  • Our Best Game-Day Snack Recipes

    Your house will be the hot spot to watch the big game when you serve these delicious starters, snacks, and dips.

  • Easy Slow Cooker Appetizers

    Want to throw a party without the worry of getting stuck in the kitchen? Try one of these slow cooker recipes.

  • Party-Ready Finger Food Ideas

    These bite-size snacks and sweets are easy to make and easy to eat. Your guests will be begging for the recipes.

  • Potluck-Perfect Desserts

    Find the perfect potluck dessert recipe in this collection of fresh ideas for brownies, bars, and more.

  • Healthy Potluck Recipes

    Looking to bring something a little healthier to the table? These taste-tested recipes are sure to be a hit.

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