Author of Free-Range Kids, Lenore Skenazy thinks that many helicopter parents are less scared about what might happen to their kids if they leave them unsupervised than they are about the shaming and harassment that they might be letting themselves in for.
HGTV.ca hostess extraordinaire Rana Florida shows you how to pull off a Halloween party practically overnight.
The end of October is a beautiful time of year, when the air is crisp and the foliage is at its spectacular peak. I can’t think of a better time to gather with friends around a roaring fire.
Fashion and politics may be strange bedfellows, but they definitely go together. Rana Florida interviews Shauna Levy, the President of the Design Exchange and Frank Toskan, co-founder of MAC Cosmetics and talks about the Design Exchange annual party.
As summer slipped away this week, the air is crisp and the leaves are falling, it’s the perfect time of year to entertain at home with friends over some hearty and delicious comfort foods.
Entertaining doesn’t have to be timely, expensive or fancy. Here are 10 tips to keep it simple yet sophisticated this season. And watch Creative Entertaining: Dinner at the Farm for more suggestions.
August is the most popular month for summer vacations, and if you are lucky, you have some friends who will invite you to visit them at their beach house, their mountain cabin, or their lakeside get-away. Before you accept their invitation, please make sure you’ve mastered these simple rules for house-guest etiquette, especially if you want to increase your chances of being invited again next year.
The world’s oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament, Wimbledon kicked off this week gathering the world’s all stars. While 15,000 spectators will gather in Center Court at the All England Club almost 400 million people around the world are expected to tune from home. So whether you’re cheering for last year’s reigning British champ or this year’s French Open winner, what better time to don your tennis whites and host a viewing party for friends and family?
Steak on the outdoor grill: It’s the iconic summer meal, and doing it to perfection is an art that every man must master. This video shows him how. Old myths are shattered as he learns how to ensure a seared outside–with perfect grill marks–and a tender and juicy inside. From choosing the right cut to letting the meat rest, Creative Entertaining makes it easy to get this classic dish just right.
Running out of ideas for keeping your kids occupied this summer? This video shows you how to set up a cooking play date that lets kids do the creating while you stealthily impart lessons on nutrition, working together, safety in the kitchen, even how to adapt a recipe. Cooking with kids is not only the best kind of teachable moment for all sorts of life-lessons; it’s also more fun than any adult deserves to have.
Today is the fifth of May and that means Cinco de Mayo gatherings are in full swing. The day, to commemorate the freedom and democracy during the beginning of the American Civil War is now observed as a celebration of Mexican culture and hertigage. No other theme is more vibrant and festive. Transform any space into a Mexican sala de fiesta. Here are some creative tips to host your own Cinco de Mayo fete.