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14 Essential Accessories for Your Roe v. Wade Anniversary Party

I am not saying that you have to host a Roe v.s. Wade anniversary party,but if you are looking for a reason to throw a fete after you’ve tossed out your Festivus tree, start plannng for January 22nd.  More »


Emily Postmodern: How To Gracefully Irish Exit Any Party

You can leave a party without saying goodbye, but do it the right way. More »


How To Host A Perfect Dinner Party, According To Ina Garten

One of my goals in life is to at some point become the kind of person who hosts effortless dinner parties on the regular. We all know these goddesses of food and home who pull off lovely evenings with whatever they’ve got to work with, whether they live in a sprawling house or in the smallest (or… More »


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 about the warm weather is the ability to throw back cocktails in the sunshine, am I right? So when the people move from indoors to… More »


10 Reasons Women Hate Their Birthdays

A few weeks ago, I texted my brother to see if he’d had a good birthday. “It was great!” he said, “I stayed home, ate some roast chicken, and watched a movie.”

“Wait, that was a good birthday?” I asked, trying to communicate my confusion without being rude. “I’m glad you were into… More »


Frisky Rant: Asking Friends To Pay Cash To Attend Your Parties Is Hella Tacky

The following is an etiquette question sent to one of my favorite blogs, The Kitchn, from a reader:
A friend just invited me to his home for Thanksgiving dinner — and asked me to pay $50 upfront. I understand that hosting can be expensive and I wouldn’t mind being asked to bring a dish, but asking… More »


9 People You’ll Meet At A Halloween Party

Halloween parties are a special breed of social gathering. Everyone’s wearing costumes, which makes the whole thing much more exciting (and confusing), plus there’s usually copious amounts of spiked punch to be consumed, “Monster Mash” dancing to do, and cheesy pickup lines to be attempted. Overall, it’s one of the most unpredictable nights of the… More »


We Want To Go To There: London’s Hot Tub Cinema

I love movies. I love hot tubs. I love champagne. I love rooftop parties. I love London. Hot Tub Cinema just happens to be a combination of all of those things, so obviously I want to get in on the action. For the past year, Hot Tub Cinema has been putting on rooftop hot tub… More »


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 party season just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to combine our talents and force him to help me write a post… More »


10 Party Foods Guaranteed To Make You Popular

I spend most of my life thinking about food, but as soon as I get an invite to a party that includes the phrase, “Please bring a dish to share,” my mind goes completely blank. For someone who loves to cook, I’ve showed up at way too many parties sheepishly holding a store-bought cold cuts… More »


Astrology 101: How To Spot Each Sign … At A Party

Astrology can help us see our good qualities and face our not-so-good ones, but it can also give us clues about how we interact with other people and deal with certain situations. At a social event, for example, which sign is likely to be chilling out with old friends? Which sign is making the rounds… More »


You’re Invited To A Typical New Year’s Eve Party

Not that I saw that terrible looking movie “New Year’s Eve” — I’m waiting for it to be on DVD, obvs — but there was a line from the trailer that I found to be quite on point. “New Year’s is the worst holiday to go out on,” says Ashton Kutcher’s sure-to-be-douche-y character. “People who… More »


Maxim Party Invite “For Beautiful Female Guests Only”

I guess we shouldn’t be too surprised when Maxim does something totally looks-ist and gross. Apparently, the magazine sent out a pretty horrifying invite to their Hot 100 party that is going down in Los Angeles next week. The party is to celebrate the 100 women who they’ve dubbed the hottest in the world—#1 this… More »


Ke$ha Wants To Throw A Skinny Dipping Party For Britney Spears

“Skinny dipping. It would be a dress-up-like-Ke$ha-or-Britney party. I have a small, salt-water pool that has laser beams in it and a stereo so you can be under water listening to music. It’s really magical. I hope people are ready to come and take their clothes off.”

Ke$ha describes her dream party to celebrate… More »


Girl Talk: I’m Skipping New Year’s

Have a great time partying it up this New Year’s Eve. You won’t see me there.

Instead of getting wildly drunk and making out with a random stranger, I’m going to do what I’ve done for the last four years: I’m skipping New Year’s.

There will be no wild parties with… More »


Win This! My Coke Rewards Tailgating Prize Pack

Football season has officially arrived and it’s time for the tailgating to begin. MyCokeRewards.com is offering a … More »


Original Summer Party Ideas Ideal For Your Own Backyard

After months of being cooped up inside the house, the joy of summer is being able to go outside and enjoy the warm weather. You can hit the beach, cuddle up at the drive-in or take in an outdoor concert, but sometimes the best times are with friends in your own backyard. Traditional cook-outs can… More »


5 Ways To Turn Your BBQ Into The Talk Of The Town

I know your summer calendar is filling up with activities, and the most frequent offender is the BBQ. It may be a summer cliche, but doesn’t something about longer days, warmer evenings, and sunshine all week-long just inspire you to invite all your friends, neighbors, and family over for some chillin’ and grilin’? But with… More »


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