Fall Party Idea: Cozy Grilled Cheese Picnic

Entertaining pro Abby Larson takes the ooey-gooey goodness of grilled cheese outdoors for a fall-friendly picnic. Get her tips and recipes for celebrating our favorite cozy comfort food.

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Visual Party Menus

Visual party menus ahead! When it comes to throwing a party, we're just here for the food. Get photos of our favorite styled party menus, plus recipes, party tips, and serving ideas. No matter the occasion, we've got party-ready food spreads!

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Gorgeous Spiced Citrus Cocktail

Two-layer cranberry-flavor cocktails ring in the season. Add gumdrop swizzle sticks for the ultimate party drink.

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Our Latest Party Recipes

The latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens are all about in-season fall flavors. Change the way you think about beans with five inventive new recipes. Take on the classic Caesar salad with our creative kale version (no raw eggs here!). Plus, get weeknight-ready dinners and new ideas for cauliflower.

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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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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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Easy & Inexpensive Fabric Napkin Rings

Basic napkins become conversation-worthy when you wrap them with homemade napkin rings. You'll just need fabric scraps, wooden beads, and a bobby pin.

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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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