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Party planning and entertaining can be one of life's true pleasures. Planning a party or entertaining guests gives us the opportunity to use our creativity and imagination, and that brings out the inner child in all of us. And in the end, when the planning is done and the party begins, the reward for our effort is to spend time with friends and family in a celebratory atmosphere.

When it comes to party planning, its the details that make the difference. Putting in that extra little bit of thought and imagination will set you apart as an ace party planner! Your guests will not only be impressed, they'll look forward to your parties with anxious anticipation, eager to discover what lovely little surpirses or special little touches you've dreamed up for their enjoyment.

Here you'll find oodles of party planning ideas that will WOW your guests and make your parties POP, plus easy entertaining ideas that will turn you into the ultimate hostess. Prepare for lots of compliments!

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Ideas, Inspiration and 'How-To'
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Holiday Entertaining: A Passion for Parties

Fabulous party planning ideas, plus inspiration for easy and elegant entertaining from expert party planner, David Tutera - the celebrity party planner to the stars. Ideas for a New Years Eve Party, Thanksgiving Dinner Party, Christmas Celebration, and Memorial Day Clambake.

Party Idea: Make Floral Ice Cubes

Prove that you're the ultimate party planner when you serve your guests drinks with stunning floral ice-cubes. Yes, ice-cubes with small flowers or flower petals frozen within them. Your guests will be oohing and aahing all evening long. Packs a powerful WOW factor! This idea is perfect for a bridal shower, wedding, Christmas party, backyard party, dinner party or whenever... Give it a try for your next party or gathering.

Party Planning Tips

Secrets to throwing amazing parties

Playing Hostess: Having Guests to Stay

Move over Martha Stewart! Ideas and suggestions for wowing guests with your ability to make them feel well taken care of when they come to stay. Make your mark as the ultimate hostess!

Domestic Bliss: Playing Hostess

Having a good time, that's what it's really all about. Entertaining is about creating as well as enjoying a good time, about making special memories for you and your friends and guests. Gathering friends and family at your place to enjoy good food and good company sounds so appealing, but the idea of planning the party, cleaning the house, making the food, and playing hostess seems so stressful and time-consuming. Pulling off an enjoyable party is something to be proud of. You should feel good that you can plan, organize, and execute a successful event, that you can entertain in your own inimitable style. Read an excerpt from the book Domestic Bliss: Simple Ways to Add Style to Your Life by Rita Konig

Dinner Party Etiquette

Whether dining with friends, family, or business associates, we know that an elegant setting and gracious manners bring style to the occasion. Yet when it comes to knowing precisely how to set a table for formal and informal dining, which fork is for dessert and which for the appetizer, how to serve different types of wine -- even how to eat certain foods -- many of us are not fully confident. Brush up on your dinner party etiquette with this fascinating look at the proper protocal for a dinner party. When your done, you'll have mastered enough good graces to have the Queen to dine!

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Make a Pineapple Palm Tree for the buffet table at your party or reception. Online video "how-to" demonstration shows you exactly how to make this in easy step by step instructions. Your guests will think you spent a fortune on this display - they never need to know you did it yourself, or how easy it was!

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