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Tell Us How You’re Celebrating Special Occasions Right Now

Tell Us How You’re Celebrating Special Occasions Right Now

Now that we’ve all been staying home for a while, chances are good that you or a family member or friend has marked at least one special occasion that, in the Before Times, would’ve been celebrated with a party or a night out: A nice round birthday. A fancy anniversary…

The Best Way To Keep Track Of Your Glass At A Party

The Best Way To Keep Track Of Your Glass At A Party

Parties are for drinking out of cups, and keeping track of your cup is an important part of that. I have, in my time as a hostess, encountered a few guests who just “aren’t into labels” but, seeing as organisation and order are the cornerstones of a good party, labelled…

You Should Serve Leftovers At Your Next Dinner Party

You Should Serve Leftovers At Your Next Dinner Party

Make-ahead entrées are a godsend during holiday entertaining season, but for some reason, it’s not the default technique for special-occasion meals. It really should be: not only is a day-old hearty braise easier on the host, but it actually tastes better than it does fresh from the oven.