Entertaining

To get any party started right - whether serving two or 50 - a great home bar should store evertything you need for working your drink-mixing magic.

Ensuring your table is decorated tastefully and elegantly is a surefire way to impress your dinner party guests and encourage them to have a festive time.

Seasoned book club members know that it's not just the books that draw people back time after time.

Every house should have a signature drink — one that reflects your personal style and comes out perfectly every time.

Plan the menu — choose a mix of easy and more challenging recipes, depending on your skill level.

Our deep admiration for the honeybee and sympathy for its mysterious plight gave us an idea for a great spring brunch.

A tapas party is a great way to introduce friends and family to the traditional Spanish style of casual eating based on small plates and small portions.

Countries on all sides of the Mediterranean enjoy small appetizer-size dishes called "mezze."

The egg, quintessential symbol of spring, is the subject of our Easter brunch that makes an art of decorating it, displaying it and eating it with style.

When it's sunny outside and the heat is on, nothing satisfies thirst like the icy, citrusy kick of a margarita.

Mary Corpening Barber and Sara Corpening Whiteford are masters in the kitchen.

A personalized wedding gift is a great way to show your love and well wishes to a newly married couple.

Games and planned activities are a fun addition to a great bridal shower.

Work with the bride or the bride's mother to choose a date that works for key guests, like family members and the bridal party.

When warm weather is upon us, we dream of getting away to a tropical island to soak up the beautiful sun on a relaxing vacation.

A summer party idea includes planning a warm weather feast washed down with refreshing drinks. This video displays some great summertime entertaining tips for creatively decorating and filling drink dispensers.

Creativity and personality are what make a bridal shower memorable.