Time to party! Look here for great ideas for entertaining -- indoors and out. Whether you're looking for 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.


Christmas Movie Night Essentials
Wrapping Party

Grab some wine and paper and make it a party! Cute bow ideas here.

Fun Food Gifts

Bundle up a batch of cookies or a hearty Christmas casserole for friends and family.

Chilly Eggnog Drinks

Sip on cool eggnog punch -- complete with a cute candy cane garnish!

Winter Party Ideas
15 Party Ideas

Cheery Christmas parties you'll love to throw.

Movie Night

Check out the 17 greatest Christmas movies of all time.

Cookie Baking

Crank the classics and have yourself a merry little baking sesh.

White Elephant Party

Gather friends and family for this classic Christmas game.

New Year's Party Ideas
Glittery NYE Party

Usher in a fresh new year with a sparkly New Year's Eve party.

Fancy Dinners

Treat you and your party guests to a 5-star dinner at home.

Photo Booth

Models shouldn't have all the fun! Set up your own photo shoot.


What's your holiday party hosting style? Find out now!

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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.

Tips & Tricks
Theme Ideas
Birthday Ideas
Wedding Ideas



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