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Entries from the ‘Entertaining’ Category

The Living Blog Has a New Home!

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Going forward, you can follow us at a new location: marthastewart.com/celebrate. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! At our new home, you’ll be able to find party ideas, holiday inspiration and more. We hope to see you there! Tweet

Instagram Love: Scenes from New Year’s Eve

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Here’s how a few of our favorite Instagrammers rang in 2014. How did you celebrate? (Check out Living‘s Instagram here!) @ohhappyday‘s vintage party supplies. A toast by @unrulythings. @sugarandcloth counted down with cupcakes. Gold-dipped balloons from @studiodiy. The day after: @cannellevanille‘s waffle breakfast. Tweet

Holiday Cookie Swap

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I’ll be home in Missouri for Christmas, but I’m starting my festivities early with some holiday parties in the city. First up, my neighbors are throwing a cookie-swap party! One of the pressures of being a Martha Stewart Living employee is that my friends expect something scrumptious from me. However, I’m embarrassed to admit that baking [...]

9 Holiday Dinner Recipes

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When my colleagues in the test kitchen happened upon my red folder titled “Holiday Recipes” they poked a little good-humored fun (it was the first week of October). Now that December has finally arrived, let’s talk Christmas! Some of my friends think it’s extreme that I plan dinner before I’ve had breakfast, so this is [...]

6 Wine Night Accessories Under $50

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With the holidays fast approaching, my search for the perfect gifts has begun. I started looking for fun, inexpensive presents for all of my wine night accomplices. Although, to be honest, I might be buying doubles and keeping one for myself! Check out these wine night accessories that won’t break your bank. These Camille Wine [...]

A Thanksgiving Tablescape

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The countdown has begun–Thanksgiving is next week! Rich reds and metallics always put us in the holiday spirit, so we’ve been eyeing these festive Martha Stewart Collection for Macy’s products to dress up our tables this year (only to better show off our fabulous home cooking!). Here are just a few favorites… Martha Stewart Collection [...]

Wednesday Wine Night

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No matter how much you love your job, the workweek can seem long. That’s why my friends and I devised a plan to break up our mid-week blues with Wednesday Wine Nights! Each guest brings a bottle of wine and a carefully selected cheese and convenes for an evening of catch-up. Even though we are [...]

What to Bring to “Friends-giving”

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Every year, I attend a “Friends-giving” party—a twist on the traditional Thanksgiving feast. Each guest brings a homemade side dish or dessert and the host is in charge of the turkey and stuffing. It’s a fun and delicious way to kick off the season before we all head home for the holiday. Here are some [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Haunted Houses (Plus Decoration Ideas!)

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Remember the cool renovation review site Porch? In honor of Halloween, the Porch team compiled an infographic about haunted houses across the country with a bunch of fun facts. Check it out here. We learned that twice as many people decorate their homes for Halloween than visit a haunted house! If you’re feeling crafty, we have tons [...]

Late Summer 2013 Playlist

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This playlist aims to keep you entertained while your hands are busy crafting, cleaning, cooking or while you’re just enjoying the last lingering summer days. It includes some of the best music released this year by artists you likely aren’t hearing on FM radio stations.                       [...]