summer entertaining

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…

Valerie David |

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,…

Kelly Herdrich |

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 |

8 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Outfit For Your Pool Party

You’ve got the food, the drinks, the inflatable lounge chairs with cup holders — everything to make your summer pool party perfect. But, more importantly, what are you going to…

Valerie David |

20 Things You Have Permission To Do This Weekend

Remember when we were kids and these summer days seemed so endless? Sadly, the older we get the faster they go by, and so the last thing you should be…

Wendy Atterberry |

How Not To Pick Up A Guy At A Party

Of all the places where you could possibly pick up a guy, a party is a pretty safe bet. After all, presumably all the guests have been vetted, and if…

Judy McGuire |

10 Tips For Throwing The Best Bachelorette Beach Party Ever

If the future bride isn’t crazy about Vegas, male strippers or pornographic party favors, try hitting the beach for a memorable bachelorette party. Be as tame or as wild as…

Valerie David |

10 Horrible Summer Party Ideas To Steer Clear Of

Summer is the time for fabulous parties that, when done right, are the stuff legends are made of. If you want your summer soiree to be famous and not infamous,…

Bina Ross |

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 |

Dating Don’ts: How NOT To Mesh Your Friends With His

You’ve met his friends; he’s met yours. Now it’s time to add fruity cocktails and mix. Short of introducing your parents to his, combining your two sets of friends—especially if…

Judy McGuire |