DIY Drink Stations (Cheers!)

Our favorite party trend? Creative DIY drink stations that let party-goers play mixologist. We're sharing our favorite beverage stations, including an infused vodka station, a mojito station, and more. Once you set out the listed supplies, you're all ready to party!

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Birthday Party Hat Cakes -- Made In a Muffin Tin!

Baked in basic muffin tins (really!), these adorable birthday-hat shape cakes would be the hit of any birthday party.

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Throw a Fancy Dinner Party

Good food, good drinks, good company -- key elements for a great dinner party. Our foolproof plan for throwing an elegant dinner party includes tips for pairing wine, setting the table, and preparing a menu so you can be the host(ess) with the mostest.

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Our Latest Party Recipes

The latest recipes from the pages of Better Homes and Gardens are here, and we're thinking breakfast! Whether you're hosting a Sunday brunch or eating on the go, we have fresh, inventive recipes. Plus, we're sharing weeknight dinners and new takes on grapes.

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Fireside Cocktail Party

Blogger and entertaining expert Erin Gleeson shares her secrets and recipes for the coziest fireside cocktail party. It's time to say so long to summer, hello to fall.

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30 Minutes to Cheers! Throw an Impromptu Party (Really)

Quick! You've got 30 minutes to host a party. It's easier than you think to make the whole affair look like Betty Draper spent days planning it. Fake it 'til you make it with our DIY party tips, quick party recipes, and easy drink ideas.

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Birthday Idea! So-Easy Cookie Cakes

Three cookies plus three frosting colors stack to create an adorable birthday dessert that doesn't have to be shared.

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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.

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