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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Birthdays

Plan a fun birthday party with games, birthday invitations, party ideas, and more! Whether you're planning the party for yourself, your son or daughter, or a friend, you'll find everything you need to make the birthday as special as can be. Start with our birthday party themes to get an idea of what kind of birthday bash you want to plan -- we have step-by-step instructions for an outdoor-theme birthday party, a Hawaiian luau party, and more! Next, find a couple of fun birthday party games to keep everyone engaged in the festivities. We have easy ideas for outdoor games for kids, plus other fun indoor party activities. Bake the birthday boy or girl a homemade cake that showcases his or her personality and interests -- we have birthday cakes and cupcakes for the sports-lover, animal-lover, and more. Best of all, they're easy to make! Add another personal touch to a birthday party with a homemade birthday card or gift. We even have clever gift wrap ideas you'll love and pretty gift wraps and bows for that extra-special touch.

Fun Outdoor Games for Kids Birthday Parties

Give your child a birthday party to remember with a host of fun, energetic...

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Make super quick gifts for any occasion. Simple and fun, present family,...

Crafty Gift Wrap for All Occasions

Special presents require special presentation. Enjoy quick gift-wrap projects...

Visual Party Menus

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Birthday Cakes and Cupcakes for Girls

Whether you have an athlete or a princess, these cakes and cupcakes will thril...

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Summer Entertaining: Avoid These 3 Party Mistakes!

Summer entertaining should be fun and easy. Maxwell Ryan shares his three tips...

Party Drinks Calculator

How much wine do I need for my party? How much beer do I need? When deciding...

Best Chocolate Cake Ever: Chocolate Sour Cream Cake with Fudgy Frosting

Chocolate cake unlike any you've made before: Fudgy, tender, and moist are jus...

Summer Party: How To Set Up An Outdoor Buffet

Make your next summer party stress-free with a self-serve buffet. Here are...

Funny Birthday Jokes, Poems & Riddles

Laugh it up! These birthday jokes and riddles will bring a smile to the...

DIY Drink Stations (Cheers!)

Our favorite party trend? Creative DIY drink stations that let party-goers pla...

Handmade Birthday Cards

Dress up a simple birthday card with these adorable and easy handmade tips.

Party Favors for Adults

Share the love by giving fun party favors to your guests. Our list of clever -...

Our Best Birthday Cake Recipes

Celebrate the special days in your loved ones' lives with an elegant and...

Sugar-Coated Ice Cream Social

I scream, you scream ... You know the drill. Host a sugar-coated ice cream...

Creative Birthday Cakes for Kids

The birthday cake is a great place to start for a party theme. Whether your...

How to Make Strawberry Shortcake

Make delicious strawberry shortcake from scratch we show you how to cut in the...

Summer Party: Making The Most of Berries!

Make fresh-picked berries the star of your next outdoor party with these easy...

Sophisticated Birthday Cakes for Adults

Simple yet elegant birthday cakes are perfect for classy adult birthday partie...

Baby's First Birthday Party Ideas: Start a Birthday Tradition

Birthday traditions begin with that first birthday milestone. Start a birthday...

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

Baked in basic muffin tins (really!), these adorable birthday-hat shape cakes...

Easy Buffet Party Idea: Baked Potato Bar

A serve-yourself potato bar is the easiest buffet party to throw. It's...

Charming Garden Party

Greet the season with friends, flowers, and ice cream floats! Featuring pretty...

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