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.


Braided Top Knot

From The Shine Project

Side Braid with Braids

From Hair Romance

Twisted Together

From Twist Me Pretty

Outdoor Decor
Old Door Screen

From Not Just a Housewife

Party & Potting Table

From Dream Green DIY

Sisal Planter

From Four Generations One Roof

Upcycled Porch Makeover

From The Space Between

Citrusy Champagne Sangria

From Kiran Tarun

Jam Bramble

From Freutcake

Peach Pie Ice Cream Float

From Grandbaby Cakes

Rhubarb Margarita

From A Farmgirl's Dabbles

Main Dishes
BBQ Ribs with Blackberry Sauce

From Living Locurto

Brazilian Burger with Egg

From Oh Sweet Basil

Grilled Summer Squash Tacos

From Mountain Mama Cooks

Table Tops
Beach Themed Tablescape

From Uncommon Designs

Floral Tablescape

From Sugar and Cloth

Relaxed Summer Party

From Celebrations at Home

Watercolor Party

From The Handmade Home

Bubbles and Stripes

From The Lipstick Giraffe

Girl in Green

From Penny Pincher Fashion

Pink on Pink

From Seersucker + Saddles

Trellis Maxi Dress

From Lemon Stripes

Baseball Bat Flag

From Finding Home

Floral Monogram

From Daisy Mae Belle

Gilded Edge Agate Coasters

From Making Lemonade

Painted Deck

From the The Hunted Interior

Summer Party Ideas

Throw a summertime soiree on a budget with these relaxed party ideas!

Healthy Potluck Recipes

The good-for-you dishes skimp on calories but not on flavor!

Party Drink Basics

Create delicious coolers for your summer get-together with this simple guide to classic cocktails!

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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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Theme Ideas
Birthday Ideas
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