Yuletide Entertaining 2010

14 Stories • Available November 2010
Use Your 'nog'gin

Use Your 'nog'gin

The holidays always seem a little sweeter than the rest of the year. One great reason for that is the seasonal beverage eggnog. It's a versatile treat that truly christens this jolly time. Whether

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Holiday Hosting

Holiday Hosting

When it comes to holiday parties, most guests have a good time. The same, unfortunately, often can't be said of the host or hostess, who is too busy dealing with the high stress level that can acco

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Enjoy Yourself

Enjoy Yourself

Enjoying your own dinner party can be a challenge. Cook, serve, refill, clear, repeat. It's work. Not to mention the cleaning and decorating beforehand. Before this year's holiday season, take a br

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Holiday Office Party Tips

Holiday Office Party Tips

The holiday office party is an opportunity to thank employees for their hard work. It isn't a time for employees to go wild and forget their office etiquette. John Challenger -- the CEO of Challeng

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Decorating

Decorating

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Cheap And Easy Baking

Cheap And Easy Baking

A scrumptious dessert finishes any holiday party with a flourish. But chocolate, nuts and candied fruits are expensive, and any takeout treat worth buying costs even more. Here are five tips for de

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Good Times And Cheers

Good Times And Cheers

Alcohol does not guarantee a successful party. The presence of alcohol may even ruin an otherwise fun time if someone gets inebriated, especially if the person plans on driving home and is not of l

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Coming Down

Coming Down

Dec. 26 is the biggest return-shopping day of the year. We run to the malls and department stores to return our new light-up socks, ear-hair trimmers and singing fish. But what about those holiday

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Kids Snacks

Kids Snacks

Highbrow fare is fine for adults, but what about the kids at the party? They might not be satisfied with that fancy cheese platter and those exotic hors d'oeuvres. Instead, serve up some fun with c

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Sentimental Favorites

Sentimental Favorites

Every mom has a small stash hidden among the shiny bulbs and strings of lights. And every year, the kids create more. Tinfoil stars, construction paper chains, reindeer made from clothespins, ornam

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Killer Cookies

Killer Cookies

Want to know the secret to perfectly soft, perfectly browned, melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies? It's all in the technique. Whether "dry," "flat" or "flavorless," most common cookie complaints come

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Winter Holiday Dessert Bar

Winter Holiday Dessert Bar

The perfect end to your perfect holiday party is a great dessert. But when you have such a diverse guest list of extended family, kids, friends and guests' significant others coming to meet the fam

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The Festive Front Door

The Festive Front Door

Impress your party guests before they even walk through the door! When you decorate your front porch or entryway with your favorite style and theme of Christmas decorations, you give guests the imm

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The Music

The Music

Your holiday party can be a smash success and a hit with your guests when you create a fabulous playlist filled with festive songs to get everyone in that holiday spirit. Though you could buy holi

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Topping It Off

Topping It Off

Whether you're sitting down with your family for an intimate dinner or hosting an elaborate buffet for friends, creating a beautifully decorated table sets the mood for festive holiday gatherings.

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Yuletide Entertaining Facts 1

Yuletide Entertaining Facts 1

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Yuletide Entertaining Facts 2

Yuletide Entertaining Facts 2

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Yuletide Entertaining Facts 3

Yuletide Entertaining Facts 3

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