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
Invite Them Over!
A couple of days ago, my husband said, "We should have someone over tonight." Our house was relatively clean, I had just bought a few pounds of ground beef on sale, and it had been a long time since we had gotten together with the neighbors on our cul-de-sac. Why not invite a … [Read more...] about Choosing Go-To Meals for Last-Minute Entertaining
How to Build Friendships with Dinner Guests I'm sure you'll agree with me that making friends as an adult is hard. You can't just run up to someone at the grocery store, tell her that you love her hair and run off skipping together, holding hands, like you could as a kid. But … [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 … [Read more...] about Dinner Party Mistakes: What to Do and How to Recover
How to Save Money When Entertaining Guests If money is tight, you might feel like you can't afford to entertain guests. But that's not necessarily true. 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 … [Read more...] about Entertaining on a Budget: 6 Ways to Save Big on Food