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Spring Celebrations


If you're looking for a way to jazz up a bridal shower or graduation party without spending a lot of money, give your guests a fun spread of finger foods. Appetizers that are easy to make and easy to eat can pack a lot of flavor - and fun - into any gathering.


Set out some colorful bowls, trays and baskets and have fun filling them with things such as:


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How to Score With Your Big Game Day Party


Planning a party for the big game day shouldn't be stressful. The atmosphere is casual and the attire is simple (your favorite team jersey); so it's a party you can sit back, relax and enjoy. A little creativity and planning ahead will ensure your gathering is a success.


First and Ten -- Decor
Let's be honest, no one goes to a party for the d ... Continue reading How to Score With Your Big Game Day Party

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FrugalMom's Guide to Holiday Entertaining


By Angela Heidt


Yes, it is that time again. While some of us get giddy with excitement at the thought of the holidays just around the corner, many of us simply cringe when they consider how much it is going to cost, especially if it is up to you to host a holiday party or dinner. Fortunately there are some ways to skimp on the ingredients of a great p ... Continue reading FrugalMom's Guide to Holiday Entertaining

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FrugalMom's Guide to Childrens' Birthday Parties on a Budget


by Angela Heidt


So it is time once again to plan your kid's birthday party. While every child should have an extra-special birthday we don't need to pull out all the bells and whistles to make it a good one. Children aren't impressed with how much we spend. For most kids, having everyone's attention focused on them is often special enough.


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Cooking For A Crowd: Entertaining On A Budget


Whether you're expecting family for the weekend or a dozen friends for a party, feeding a lot of people can be challenging. But with some creativity and wallet-stretching tips, you can satisfy the hungry hoards without breaking the bank.


Weekend Menu


Friday Night Dinner: Home-style Comfort Meal. Make a one-pot meal that's ready whene ... Continue reading Cooking For A Crowd: Entertaining On A Budget

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Easy Sweet Treats for Your Next Summer Gathering

Summer is the perfect time to bring fun, family and friends together. Whether it's for a neighborhood pool party, backyard barbecue or brunch on the patio, people gather to experience the food and flavors of the season. The right refreshing dessert is sure to impress your guests and end your summer soiree on a deliciously high note.


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A Puppy Party Is A Dog-Gone Good Idea!


Here's a summer afternoon party idea the kids and adults alike will love --host a neighborhood puppy party and invite local pugs, poodles, and Pomeranians (and their people) over for playtime and snacks.


It's easy to pull together. Designate a secure area for the pups to play. Plan a few friendly competitions--catch the Frisbee or the ball, best manners, and 'com ... Continue reading A Puppy Party Is A Dog-Gone Good Idea!

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Party Planning Online

By Elizabeth Wasserman

The holidays are always a hectic time of year. Knowing this, Kimberly Notarianni decided to take full advantage of the Internet to streamline the planning of her annual holiday cookie exchange. She signed on to Evite to send her invitations and keep track of RSVPs. She even set it up to automatically generate thank-you notes after the gathering is over.< ... Continue reading Party Planning Online

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Tasty Tips for Last-minute Bakers

The holiday baking frenzy is in full swing. Get out your measuring cups and a mixing bowl -- with a few helpful tips and these fool-proof recipes, your baking endeavors are sure to be a delicious success.  



Award-winning pastry chef Mindy Segal, owner of HotChocolate restaurant in Chicago, shares her favorite holiday recipe for Gingersnap Cookies. Five di ... Continue reading Tasty Tips for Last-minute Bakers

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Throw a Grown-Up Birthday Bash


By Pamela Stock

Considering how much fuss parents make over their kids birthdays (theme parties, special dinners, cupcakes at school, etc.), and how little fuss they make over their own ("oh, I don't want anything special this year, honey"), you'd think birthdays were something you outgrow. While turning 33 may not seem quite as momentous as turning 3, or 13, you never ... Continue reading Throw a Grown-Up Birthday Bash

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