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!
Louisville 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 the holiday parties with a table setting of our own!
Expecting guests this holiday season? Well don’t sweat a thing — here are 9 tips from local tastemakers on how to pull off an amazingly tasteful party at a fraction of the sweat equity.
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!
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
What to drink this summer? We have 10 great summer wines for you to try, all of them under $30.
Host a modern tea party for your friends, complete with cocktails, small bites and a delicious dessert from the author of Carolina Girl Cooks, Jennifer Glover.
Looking for just the right venue for your small- to medium-size event? Here are 13 great event spaces perfect for your celebration.
Today, we have two great casseroles for your Derby brunch: one sweet, one savory and both delicious. Enjoy!
We set the perfect scene for a Derby brunch in this newly decorated dining room. And it’s a color you would never expect …
The wants of a young bride are very different from the needs of a woman who’s been married for a while. Fill out your wedding registry with your future self in mind. Here’s a guide to get you started.
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.
Not the same old bottle of wine again! Here are some great hostess gifts to bring to the next holiday party.
Gone are the days of spa treatments and holistic medicine at Foxhollow Farm, located just 15 minutes north of Louisville. Today, it’s a modern, working farm and a producer of some of the best local, grass-fed beef, all thanks to the mother-daughter team of Janey Newton and Maggie Keith, who happen to be the third and…
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.
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.