Holiday Entertaining

Get ready for the holiday party season with easy appetizer recipes, tips on setting a pretty table and more.

Party Planning Ideas

How to Fix 10 Common Thanksgiving Problems

A guide to get you over some of the holiday dinner’s most common hurdles.

How Do You Make Holiday Entertaining Less Stressful?

Real Simple readers share 16 trusted tips for enjoying―not dreading―the season.

4 Decorative Napkin Folding Ideas

You don't have to be an origami master to make a linen napkin feel extra special.

Inexpensive Ideas for Holiday Party Food

Don’t let sky-high food-and-drink bills crash your party. These affordable strategies let you scrimp without looking like Scrooge.

Breaking the Turkey Wishbone: A Thanksgiving Tradition

Discover the real meaning behind this Turkey Day custom.

How to Serve Hors d’Oeuvres

Seven expert tips to kick-start your party.

Natural Fall Décor

Decorate your home for Thanksgiving with the season’s natural elements—from the farm stand, the grocery store, and even your own backyard.

Appetizers, Cocktails, and More

Getting Ready for Overnight Guests

Easy ideas for prepping your place ahead of time, so visitors feel at home.

10 DIY Fall Wreaths That Are Way Better Than a Welcome Mat

Your neighbors will be oh-so-jealous when they see one of these hanging on your front door.