All posts tagged: entertaining

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How To Throw A Royal Wedding Party, Part Three: Games and Activities

Pay attention, people: the royal wedding happens in THREE DAYS. The countdown to the lavish proceedings, as well as this how-to series on royal wedding party planning, is drawing to a close. In the final days until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say “I do” in front of bajillions of TV viewers, the anticipation surrounding the still-unknown elements grows: what will Meghan’s gown look like? Which famous celebrities will be there? What time exactly will the proceedings begin so I can set my alarm and sleep to the last possible minute? But even if you’re just now tuning in to Read More

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How To Throw a Royal Wedding Party, Part Two: Food and Drink

Welcome back, royal wedding enthusiasts! Now that you have transformed your home into a little slice of London and properly decorated for your royal wedding viewing party, it’s time to focus on the most delicious part of entertaining: eating and drinking. Since this an early morning party (7am is actually a reasonable start time), not to mention a British party, there is zero question that tea will be involved. And what goes better with tea than scones, clotted cream, and a few other traditional English treats? Below, we’ve gathered all the suggestions you need for how to beautifully display and Read More

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How To Throw a Royal Wedding Party, Part One: Decorations

In just a few short days, the world will be glued to their televisions to watch American actress Meghan Markle ascend the throne (no joke) from basic celebrity to astronomical superstar when she weds Prince Harry. A royal wedding doesn’t come along very often, but when it does, it’s a BIG. DEAL. So big, in fact, that many Americans will be waking up super early (we’re talking TV coverage beginning at 4 a.m.) this Saturday, May 19th to take in every minute of OTT pomp and circumstance that characterizes this ultimate fairytale wedding day. If it seems as though everyone Read More

Tory Burch Home is Here! Here Are Our 5 Favorite Pieces

You’ve probably walked in her iconic flats, stashed your essentials in one of her sophisticated handbags, or zipped yourself up in one of her chic party dresses. If this iconic designer fills your closet, it’s time for her to fill the rest of your home, too. That’s right—you can now register for all things Tory Burch Home at Zola (and we’re the only registry where you can do so). Tory Burch Home is inspired by Tory’s lifetime love of home decor and international travel souvenirs. Her biggest inspiration for the line was her mother and the antique ceramics they collected together Read More

Super Bowl Party Guide

It doesn’t matter if you’re in it for the game or just sticking around for the commercials/Beyonce, a Super Bowl party is really all about good old-fashioned fun and a nasty hangover on Monday. We have all your entertaining needs to throw a Super Bowl soiree to remember. Rectangular Three Tier Bar Cart While your guests are busy fixating on the score, bring the refreshments to them with this versatile bar cart stocked with all the essentials. They’ll thank you later for being an accommodating (and stylish) host who knows how to throw a legendary party. Square Ottoman Our Super Read More

NYE Dinner Party Trends

After a season of glittering holiday parties on the town, a New Year’s celebration at home is the perfect way to cap off 2016 and start 2017 with your nearest and dearest. Ahead, PartySlate shares favorite tips for a memorable New Year’s Eve dinner party! Cocktail Pairings Wine pairings are fabulous, but cocktail pairings mean business. Select beverages to pair with each course, and get even more clever by giving the naming rights for them to your party-guests. Even more fun? Mini versions to give guests a taste of different potions that blend beautifully with your salad or main course. Read More

Holiday Entertaining

Now that we are fully in the swing of the Holiday Season, the next few weeks are going to be a whirlwind of a whole lot of food and fun. Whether you are hosting co-workers, in-laws or friends, be sure to check out our picks below to make your holiday entertaining a breeze. Co-Workers It’s always great to switch it up and bring the co-workers back to your place. It’s a lot cozier than the water cooler and you don’t have to worry about your pesky supervisor lurking over your shoulder. Ice Shot Glass Mold This crew likes to get rowdy when taken out Read More

Beginner’s Guide to: Hosting Essentials

Whether you’re the hostess with the mostess or your idea of entertaining is having friends over for movie night on the couch, these hosting essentials will have you covered for all your in-home social events. What is it? Basically, think of this as your one-stop-shop for all of your entertaining needs. I need this if? You need this is you ever plan on having anyone over for more than just a few minutes. Think friends, family, coworkers or even that nice lady down the hall. How many settings do I need? At the very least, you need the basics. For starter Read More

Game Night Essentials

When the mercury dips and it’s hard to muster up the energy to leave the house, bring the party indoors with game night. Whether you’re into some friendly or not-so-friendly competition, these classic games are sure to keep your bookie in business, too. Wobble Chess Set This traditional chess set is updated with a twist that will shake up even the most seasoned player. Its concave texture allows the rounded pieces to move – wobble, if you will – for a fun take on the classic. Talk about a statement piece! Roulette Bring the rush of Vegas right into your very own home. This Read More

Football Sunday Essentials

Football season is one of the only things that takes the edge off the realization that summer is officially over. Whether you’re a diehard fan or just love an excuse to get together with friends, you’re guaranteed to have some fun come Sunday afternoon. Check out our MVPs for your perfect Football Sunday. Quarterly Brew Club + Starter Kit MYOB is the new BYOB with this make-your-own-beer kit. The subscription service delivers straight to your door, so all you have to do is sign for the package and you’re on your way to a handcrafted artisanal buzz. Dauville Platinum Glazed Chip Read More