It's 6:00pm, and your friends let you know they might "drop by" for dinner. Next thing you know, you've got a head count of more than 10 and you're hosting the shebang of the century. How to jazz up this fete? Make these fast and easy decorations and you'll look like you've been planning this party for years.
Martha Stewart and Kevin Sharkey cohosted an intimate cocktail event in honor of the FEED Supper initiative, a campaign that advocates the power of food to bring people together. See who showed up, what was served, and how you can get involved.
The '90s brought us the grunge look, (good) Madonna, and one long list of cult-classic moviegoing experiences. It also gave us a decade of perfect teen-angst melodrama that you are still reliving with your friends 20 years later. This weekend, call up your best bud, put on your favorite flannel, pop in the VHS, and munch on our '90s-inspired fare.
You've got your case of business cards, a drink name you can order with confidence at the bar (even if you're not entirely sure what it is), a stain-remover pen (just in case), and all the mints your clutch can carry. You're ready for this cocktail party. Before you try out one of your amazing ice-breaking initiations with potential colleagues, read our list of social no-nos to avoid.
Who wants to sleep when there's so much fun to be had? Our slumber party includes "Z"-shaped chocolate cookies, easy-to-assemble canvas tents, starry-night decorations, and DIY sleep masks as party favors.