It’s that time of year again – the days are shorter, the weather is colder, and the winter blues are starting to set in. But there’s no need to let the winter doldrums get you down. One way we like to beat the winter blues is by throwing a fabulous dinner party for friends and […]

Beat the Winter Blues with a Dinner Party

After the holidays pass us, it seems a freeze takes over. Of course, there’s the literal freeze of a cold, harsh winter, but there’s also a chill that happens socially. After months of convivial, festive get-togethers, inviting people in seems to go on a hiatus. All of a sudden, it feels like a hassle to […]

The #HostfulHack Dinner Party Checklist | Free Printable

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Imagine this. You close the front door quietly after the last guests leave. Your dinner party was a huge success and you were able to catch up with loved ones you haven’t connected with in a while. A smile spreads itself broadly across your face as the night full of belly laughs and deep conversations […]

Cleaning #HostfulHacks: Only Worry About This After Guests Leave

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Want to style a stunning dinner party, but feel like a designer-level aesthetic is outside of your talents? One thing we’ve realized after years as tablescape design experts is that an elevated look for a dinner party is within everyone’s reach, even if you have absolutely no design experience! Just like with our Centerpiece and […]

5 Dinner Party Styling Tips When You Aren’t a Designer

Sophisticated Labor Day tablescape set with floral centerpieces and Labor Day recipes

One way to express love to those who matter most to you is through food. Serving up thoughtful meals to loved ones is a way to show how much you care. And, boy, did we ever feel the love from our grandmothers. When we reminisce about the meals they made for us growing up, our […]

How to Host a Dinner Party with Little-to-No Cooking

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