Potluck
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How To Organize The Perfect Potluck Party

Is the economy throwing a damp dishtowel on your dinner party plans? Don’t be too quick to cut social gatherings from your budget. Sharing good times with friends — no matter what the bank statement says — is too important to forgo. And with a little ingenuity, it doesn’t have to cost beaucoup bucks. Hosting …

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How To Plan A Party Low-Cost And Stress-Free

The weather outside may be frightful, but hosting a great holiday party shouldn’t be. If you’re game to entertain friends and family, you can make it festive and simple. How? Don’t do it all. Instead, choose one or two things and do them well — en masse. Skip the complicated and pricey array of hors …

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Halloween Ideas
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5 Spookiest Halloween Ideas To Scare Your Neighbors

Halloween is right around the corner — along with new opportunities for frighteningly good times. The trick, of course, is finding the right activities for your family now. Younger kids may scare easily, but older ones are tough to terrify — last year’s party tricks will seem lame. And considering the economy, elaborate productions may …

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Neighbourhood cook off
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How To Have A Great Neighborhood Cook-Off

It’s time for the annual block party, and you know what that means: burgers and dogs, brownies and ice pops, coolers of beer and juice boxes. Every family kicks in money and donates a dish, and everyone helps with the setup and cleanup. But instead of collaboration, maybe your block is ready for some friendly …

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