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Our Brewfest

Entertaining Ideas: Craft a Beer Fest

Give your favorite brew its due by hosting a beer bash focusing on regional craft beers. Celebrate brews by throwing a casual beer bash and explore the wide…

Stack of painted mugs

Easy DIY Ideas: Petal-Perfect Painted Mugs

Doodles on your dishware? Why not? Create custom cups with your own designs in just a few easy steps.   Gather your materials for a mug marking session….

galena in the fall

Seasonal Sensations: Fun Things to Do This Fall

Once the busyness of summer is gone and the slow dance of autumn begins, it’s tempting to start hibernation habits a bit early. Don’t give in! There’s a…

Shaved Ice with syrup

Easy Entertaining Ideas: Shaved Ice Cocktails

Cool off and recapture your childhood while giving it a grownup twist with our shaved ice cocktail recipes.   The secret to truly nostalgic snow cones or shaved…

Summer patio party eating table for brat fest

Entertaining Ideas: A Labor Day Brat Bar

Make your Labor Day entertaining as enjoyable for the hostess as it is for her guests with this easy-to-prepare and simple-to-serve brat bar.   Set up tables on…

Retro party table

Entertaining Ideas: Fiesta-Inspired Garden Party

Party like it’s 1938 with furniture, accessories, and linens as colorful as the vintage Fiesta plates we used as inspiration.   Sometimes you just gotta pull the collectibles…

Paper flower chandelier with a pool in the background

Entertaining Ideas: How to Make Paper Flowers

Paper flowers bring a festive feeling to any celebration. See how easy it is to make these colorful and eye-catching decorations.   Supplies for making paper flowers are…

Fiesta party paper flower bouquet

Entertaining Ideas: A Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Host a festive Cinco de Mayo party with these easy table setting and decorating ideas. Opt for a color scheme of vivid, saturated hues—no delicate tints allowed! Think…

Bar Cart Overall

Easy DIY Ideas: IKEA Bar Cart Hack

Get ready to entertain in style with this simple makeover. An easy facelift and some clever accents and you’ve got a drinks station that will grace dining room,…

Plate of goulash

Entertaining Ideas: Heartwarming Entrees

A spread of soups or pastas is an easy entertaining option on a cold winter night. Offer your guests two or more entrees to provide something delicious for…

Homemade Chili

Entertaining Ideas: Comfort Food

Baby, it’s cold outside. And when the temperature drops, nothing tastes as good as warm and wonderful comfort food. Gather your friends for a cozy evening of potluck…

Modern English with cinnamon stick in coup glass with gin

Entertaining Ideas: Holiday cocktails

Whether you’re hosting a holiday bash or just snuggling with your sweetie, these flavor-filled cocktails are the ideal way to warm your winter evenings.   The Modern English…