Yuletide Entertaining 2012

12 Stories • Available November 2012
Holiday Mishaps

Holiday Mishaps

While the holidays are fun and joyous, they can also be hectic and stressful. Problems are bound to happen, and being prepared will help you handle the situation. "Don't ever let a party proble

Read More

Retro Style

Retro Style

The retro look is back in a big way -- especially for Christmas. From white tinsel trees that pop with turquoise and pink ornaments to light-up color wheels and blown-glass reflector finials, Mid-C

Read More

Surviving The Company Christmas Party

Surviving The Company Christmas Party

It looms. The annual company festivity is creeping around the cheery corporate corner and remains one of the year's best balancing acts. You don't want to be the awkward anti-social in the corner,

Read More

Holiday Brunch

Holiday Brunch

Gather family and friends earlier in the day for a holiday brunch as an alternative to the traditional holiday dinner. This trend is picking up in popularity for the following reasons: --Relatives

Read More

Christmas Sweets

Christmas Sweets

Everyone at your holiday dinner (SET ITAL) loves (END ITAL) the desserts! Incorporating treasured, traditional desserts into your menu makes guests happy and elicits favorite family memories. But i

Read More

Hot Cocktails For The Holidays

Hot Cocktails For The Holidays

During the holiday season, many people like to throw parties. For some, a holiday party can mean re-creating traditional beverages. For others, it can be an opportunity to surprise guests with an u

Read More

Dinner Is Served!

Dinner Is Served!

Holiday eating is tasty, but it's often excessive. A typical menu includes yummy appetizers, savory entrees and sweet desserts. All that food comes at a weighty price. "It's estimated that the ave

Read More

An At-home Happy New Year

An At-home Happy New Year

Ringing in the new year might mean venturing out to swanky, formal parties where the champagne flows and pounding club music keeps the dance floor filled into the wee hours. Hotels and nightclubs t

Read More

Wine

Wine

Read More

Welcoming The New Year

Welcoming The New Year

Get ready to par-tay this New Year's Eve at some of the nation's biggest celebrations. Since many schools and businesses are closed around the winter holidays, this makes a perfect time to g

Read More

Guest Etiquette

Guest Etiquette

Being polite is always a priority, but it's essential during the holidays when circumstances can go from respectful to rude in a hurry. "Most importantly, guests should remember to be gracious, pa

Read More

All's Right By Candlelight

All's Right By Candlelight

No matter how lovely the furnishings, flowers and china, nothing completes the evening ambiance of a dining room, garden or reception hall like candlelight. According to the National Candle Associa

Read More

Yuletide Entertaining Facts 1

Yuletide Entertaining Facts 1

Read More

Yuletide Entertaining Facts 2

Yuletide Entertaining Facts 2

Read More

Yuletide Entertaining Facts 3

Yuletide Entertaining Facts 3

Read More