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Easy Entertaining Ideas: Midcentury Bar

Get ready for New Year’s celebrations with a unique bar setup that’s as much a focal point as it is a libation station.   Almost any cabinet can…

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Easy Entertaining Ideas: Cocktails for a Crowd

With company coming, you want to put your best entertaining foot forward and enjoy your party at the same time. The best solution? A cocktail or two that…

Entertaining Ideas: Activities for Holiday Guests

The family’s gathered around, you’ve caught up with folks you haven’t seen in a while and exchanged all the latest news and gossip. But, they’re here for another…

Gift Guides: Coffee, Tea or Books?

There’s nothing like a nice warm cup or tea or coffee and a good book in the winter. Make someone’s day by giving a gift to warm his…

Entertaining Ideas: Beer Bash Projects

Belly up to the bar with these simple beer-tasting projects made from shipping pallets and old wood.     On-tap selections await tasting in a keg holder built…

Entertaining Ideas: Beer Bash Recipes

  Make a beer tasting an event to remember with flavorful and fun finger foods served up buffet style. To create the right aura for the buffet, we…

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…

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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….

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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…