From Casual Gatherings to Elegant Parties

Entertaining can be as simple or extravagant as you choose to make it. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned host, we hope to inspire you with information that will spur your own confidence and creativity.

Opportunities to entertain guests come all year 'round--from children's birthday parties and Super Bowl bashes to formal cocktail parties and summer picnics. Whether you are hosting houseguests or planning a dinner party, we can help you plan with ease.

These times together are your chance to share good times, stay connected to friends and family and build traditions. Cheers!


Hosts and Guests

Party Etiquette Tips for Hosts & Guests

Food Allergies and Special Dietary Requests

Twelve Houseguest Thank-You Gift Ideas

Do's & Don'ts for Houseguests

Invitations and Announcements

Invitation Etiquette

Invitation Timing: When to Send Out the Invitation

What to do When Guests Don't RSVP

Uninvited Guests

Guides to Setting the Table

Basic Table Setting

Formal Table Setting

Informal Table Setting


Party Planning Tips - Lizzie Hosts a Jewelry Party for Estelle

How to Set the Family Dinner Table with Lizzie Post

Tricia Sets a Holiday Table


Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Soup with Sage

Lizzie's Creamy Chicken with Biscuits

Lizzie's Ham and Cheese Crostini

Lizzie's Chicken Soup with Rice

Dan and Cindy's Icebox Cake

Mini Chocolate Spice Cakes

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