RSVP. Bring a gift. Make a cocktail. Ask how you can help. There are ways to be a better guest, and here are just a few!
Atlanta Entertaining & Dinner Parties
Need some good ol' southern dinner party ideas? How about a playlist of great list music? You've come to the right place. We give you ideas to conquer a fabulous dinner party as nothing is better than an at-home party with good friends, good food and good drink! Throw in some perfect tunes and it's magical. In an effort to encourage ourselves, as well as our readers, to take the time to host a great meal every now and then, we create great ideas that actually do-able!
Playlists and holiday gatherings go together just like turkey and Thanksgiving, wreaths and Christmas … you get it. You need several at your fingertips, and here are the ones that we’ll have on hand!
With the holidays rapidly approaching, it’s time to start the prep work. Leave the basting of the turkey to someone else, and master the art of setting the table with style. Today, we share a few tips to inspire those hosting holiday parties with a table setting of our own!
Throw a holiday party that will impress the guests and show off your hosting skills with a little help from experts Danielle Rollins and Annette Joseph. Image: Brendon Pinola
Bookmark this article — The Dean of the Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits’ top nine dinner party tips will breathe new life into your next gathering!
Do the Beastie Boys proud and “fight for your right to party” at some awesome party venues in Atlanta that will totally impress your guests. Image: Trees Atlanta
Making Memorial Day, Labor Day and 4th of July entertaining a breeze with these helpful tips from some of the top entertainers in the South. They are here to guide you on how to set the table and what to serve! Image: Hester & Cook
If your entertaining skills need as much polishing as the silver you’re about to use to serve your guests, take a page out of Danielle Rollins’ book and let our FACE of Atlanta teach you to be a successful hostess.
Live your own version of “Downton Abbey” — enjoy a spot of afternoon tea in Atlanta at some fabulous tea rooms, including your own home!
Once you learn how to make cocktails, and delicious ones at that, you’ll stop pouring them out for your homies and start drinking them!
If you’re playing catch up to get ready for the holidays, here is a plan to throw an incredible holiday party for about $250 from Trader Joe’s.
Atlanta bartenders are creating special holiday cocktail recipes with ingredients like pumpkin-spiced moonshine and fig-infused bourbon. Grab a glass and read on!
We’ve sprinkled a little movie magic in today’s FACES feature with Lee Thomas, deputy commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office.
If water cooler football talk sounds like a foreign language, this is the year you’ll be fluent, thanks to our ultimate SEC football guide. From chants and gear to players to watch and games not to miss, we have it all here, as well as a handy pin-able cheat sheet so you’ll always be in-the-know! Go…
This little tip we just picked up is making us way too happy in this heat … This fruit water is so easy to make, it’s beautiful AND it chills down your water in a flash!
Here is an easy July 4 meal you can pull together for a preplanned or last-minute party! Give yourself an hour, and you’ll have a party with food for eight ready to go!
With these make ahead recipes and inspiring table decor, you WILL want to have some friends over! Stop making excuses and make a plan to gather with friends!
Not heading to New Orleans for Fat Tuesday? No worries! Celebrate the Mardi Gras way right where you are with these delicious NOLA-inspired recipes that will keep you warm and toasty in the frigid temperatures coming our way.
We’ve put together an easy-to-execute, memorable Chinese New Year dinner party plan. You can do this! Once you read about it, you’ll understand just how easy it can be.
It’s not too late! Want to entertain a few friends before the holidays are over? It’s easy with these expert tips for a stress-free get-together.
Sometimes the mood becomes more festive if the food appears effortlessly. Take the hassle out of your holiday with these Thanksgiving take-out options.
Praise the Lord and pass the pimento cheese! Find out what these Southern chefs wish would disappear from all tailgate spreads, as well as what their most favorite item is, and more …
Get ready to gush — today’s wedding is filled with imaginative details that are sure to delight!
Back by popular demand! Each Wednesday this month, we’re sharing beautiful wedding stories that are sure to inspire our entertaining this summer, if not rekindle the flames for our significant others.