entertaining

Home Inspiration: 10 Bar Carts For Under $150

“I’m outdoorsy in that I like getting drunk on patios,” pretty much sums me up to a T. I think we can all agree that one of the best things…

Katie Oldenburg | May 25, 2014 - 11:00 am

13 Glassware Sets To Class Up Your Cocktails

Although we all strive to make the perfect cocktail, few of us can truly be called mixologists. No need to pretend you know how to make a Hemingway Daiquiri. The…

Sophie Leon | February 6, 2014 - 3:00 pm

How To Prepare The Perfect Cheese Board

As I’ve mentioned before, my boyfriend Nick is a cheesemonger, which means he spends at least 40 hours a week packaging, preparing, selling, discussing, and sampling cheeses. With the holiday…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 10, 2012 - 10:00 am

Get Stuffed At Your Next BBQ

We’re psyched for spring for a number of reasons; warm weather brings bare legs, iced coffee, peonies, and, perhaps most importantly, the desire to fire up the grill. (Though we…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 3, 2011 - 11:40 am

Conversation Starters From The Palm Of Your Hand

At a loss for words? Whip out these babies to get the conversation flowing. These topic cards are perfect for a long road trip, lightening up a discussion, or just…

Lauren Gold | August 4, 2010 - 1:50 pm

We’re Going On A Picnic, And We’re Bringing …

Summer has all of us here at The Frisky craving good old-fashioned, outdoorsy fun, but, alas, we are stuck in our office, clicking away on our computers. To quell our…

Lauren Gold | July 17, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Frisky Entertaining Etiquette 101 For Hosts And Guests

Some people can entertain graciously or be an enthusiastic guest effortlessly. For others, the thought of throwing a party or stepping into a room full of strangers makes them quake…

Annika Harris | July 12, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Are Multiple Birthday Parties Becoming, Like, A Thing?

Last night, circa 8 p.m., you would have found me three-deep in cherry vodka cocktails. Tomorrow’s agenda? Cupcakes on the beach. Why all the fuss? My bestest friend in all…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2010 - 3:30 pm

How To Throw A Backyard Bash On The Cheap

Bar tabs, cab fares, and cover charges — it’s all just too expensive sometimes! Money is tight this summer, but that doesn’t mean you need to cut down on your…

Lauren Gold | July 3, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Shopping Guide: Outdoor Tablecloths

I like hosting outdoor get-togethers because they’re a whole lot more relaxed than regular entertaining. And even though a barbecue doesn’t require the same effort as a cocktail party, it’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 28, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Serve Dharma Food And Drink At Your “Lost” Series Finale Party

If you’re hosting a “Lost” season finale party this Sunday (or attending one), make sure to pick up some Dharma Initiative snacks and beverages for the gathering. Your local grocery…

Catherine Strawn | May 22, 2010 - 4:00 pm

How To Throw A Kick-Ass Party

Over the weekend I threw a big birthday bash for my husband’s 40th. It was the third party we’ve thrown in the last year — not counting small dinner parties —…

Wendy Atterberry | April 12, 2010 - 4:00 pm
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