Entertaining Ideas

The Dinner-Changing Magic of Candlesticks

Candles make dinner feel fancy, even when you're having scrambled eggs on a Tuesday.

Six Delicious Spritzes to Make This Summer

To drink poolside, oceanside, riverside, sprinkler-side.

14 Thoughtful Gifts for Hosts

Surprise and delight your host with one of these easy gifts.

An Old-School Photo Birthday Cake

The kids went bananas.

10 Tips for a Small-Space Dinner Party

Three words: scatter the snacks.

The Crazy Thing We Did at My 40th Birthday Party

I couldn't believe it.

What Birthday Cake Do You Like?

Which do you like best?

Winter Survival Idea: Soup Group

The best way to survive winter is with friends, eating soup.

My Social Anxiety Cure-All

Three words that changed everything for writer Lisa Rubisch.