So many people are afraid to invite friends over, even for a casual dinner party. Do you feel that way? I want to help you gain confidence to host your friends because there's nothing better than to connect with people you love over a good meal. That's why I decided to turn to … [Read more...] about 30 Food Bloggers Share Their Best Casual Dinner Party Ideas
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When you invite someone over for dinner, you need a good repertoire of recipes from which to choose. That's why today I'm sharing with you 13 of the best cookbooks for entertaining. They are the best of the best, and you can have confidence cooking out of them each and every time … [Read more...] about 13 Best Cookbooks for Entertaining
I'm sure you'll agree with me that making friends as an adult is hard. You can't just run up to another mom on the playground, tell her you love her hair, and skip off together holding hands like you could when you were a kid. But what if I told you that by inviting someone … [Read more...] about Building Friendships with Dinner Guests
If you do much entertaining, dinner party mistakes are inevitable. Today I'm going to share with you what to do and how to recover when something goes wrong. A few months ago, I threw a study party for my son's academic team at school before their big state competition. I had … [Read more...] about Dinner Party Mistakes: What to Do and How to Recover
If money is tight, should you give up on inviting people over? Is entertaining on a budget impossible? No, and no. When my husband and I were newly married, we lived on a super tight budget. We went on $10 date nights, ate a lot of beans and rice, and almost always said no … [Read more...] about Entertaining on a Budget: 6 Ways to Save Big on Food