A table setting for a tropical party.


You’ll be the host with the most with these entertaining recipes and tutorials. Study up or get a refresher on how to set the table, how stock a home bar, plus how to DIY the easiest and cutest beautiful decorations at home. In addition to individual guides, I have entertaining inspiration for events like a Tropical Party that combine all of those elements into one unforgettable soirée.

Start with the party hosting basics: Download my Shopping List Template, learn How to Set a Table, invest in these Bar Tools and Equipment, and discover How to Stock a Bar Cart for entertaining. Then channel your inner Midwesterner by hosting a Friday Night Fish Fry or an epic Tailgate Party. Up next, prepare for all forms of holiday entertaining with my menus for A Complete Make Ahead Thanksgiving (or a Midwestern Thanksgiving), A Very Merry Christmas Dinner, an unforgettable Easter DinnerA Sparkling 4th of July Potluck, and more.

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