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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Baby Shower

Make any mom-to-be feel special by throwing her a fun and unique baby shower -- we have great ideas for cute decorations, fun baby shower games, handmade invitations, and more! For a fancy get-together, put together our bling-theme baby shower. The decorating ideas include adorable rhinestone pacifiers and brightly colored place settings, plus we give you ideas for glitzy party favors and fun guessing games. Our adorable bubbly ducky baby shower theme keeps it simple yet modern with a blue-and-yellow color scheme, cozy decor, and cute duck accents, including a sweet (and easy-to-make) centerpiece -- a fishbowl filled with white plastic-foam balls, clear glass baubles, and a rubber ducky. Need ideas for baby shower food? Our quick and easy party food recipes are sophisticated and sure to dazzle shower guests, from sweet spreadables to skewered meat. Pick-and-mix your favorite baby shower ideas or follow a full theme for a wonderful celebration with friends.

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