Tips for Planning A Holiday Dinner Party

Hollyscoop host Diana Madison shares some ideas to simplify your holiday party and keep it fun.
4:24 | 11/14/13

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-- two weeks away right now. We talk about planning a holiday party really simple -- Whether you're having a traditional honor here on the fence about hosting we have some easy on tips on how to make your party extra special here's -- and a host of -- -- TV. And her team and style expert and a nice and yeah okay so let's talk about what's the sort of most simple. -- thing to do or to avoid. At first saying is make the food stempel like the -- -- what -- would help Melissa parties be stuck in the kitchen cooking I write up of sport it's not but nevertheless having a good time in the living room. And indicting them you're stuck in the kitchen. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It really cool and remember you're really -- into Canada partied exactly that you and I meaning. With a -- BB -- -- the party such a cute idea I also loved your idea just simply wrapping one cookie if you make a few dozen cookies and you -- -- -- they're they're pretty and just as sort of a thank you when you -- the moment I mean I always feel like when you leave the dinner party like ambush eight more. -- that -- -- to have in that aren't going home. And then on another way to make a pretty memorable Abu let's let that you know we'll take photos -- -- -- -- and hardly average the well I thought as far as anything you post such. Puts -- deplored camera the look would you let me just take a photo like ballistic when -- -- that was an initial. Both Hillary and -- really good about it's only ticketed if you're got -- you take it all that otherwise an op it's really cute and again with a little -- sharply you know the date and then and I didn't -- yeah I'm -- -- and the so this is the next generation of it is Paula writes it and it's seemingly like certain people don't think about it but I do agree how many pictures to be out governor found that. Never see the light -- day slavery and is a great party -- And down dating back to the wall lets you drinks and then let's check for the drinks like this is great I'm so it's fun to have a signature drink at your party maybe even make a sign I am not Cox highlights always get recipes like -- like to see every dot com is really -- -- at this Avery dot com and -- -- fifteen an estimate it's basically raspberry syrup cinnamon I was checking girls at the suggesting in there. And a touch of Rosemary and it's easily -- -- -- But don't let the holidays and yeah. Accompanied -- -- Nixon went on -- -- -- and I don't know but don't go with some other kind of hiring was a beautiful picture coming in a close up then this. A party hammers I don't want to give your gas and -- Ended it there and got regular coming to a party. And another pregnant and you'll never forget this nominee William. Manuel region year. And it's so signature locked down always a great way to graduates like that up -- bond at fifteen to thirteen part -- I think. And then finally gotten back to the food. I -- when -- go to parties and -- eating something a small finger but you're trying to sell I didn't -- all over your -- through her -- your chart its officers competition -- try to bite into the food. Letting go easy when it -- appetizers. She's assortment fruits crackers so badly about it at all my idea and -- -- happens -- Pataki and you don't want the toothpick comes to us that then files with I don't know I don't know -- to -- -- -- yeah standing in real conundrum and the -- -- Virginia wine -- -- -- like magic it's you don't and that's keydets I don't speak for yourself and yeah. Hunter and I think yeah I did what -- that -- my shirt with everything you have and who doesn't have a little guacamole in. And Mike Hampton happy -- -- -- plan. Sounds really. I'm ready for that you know I'm kidding me get a mortgage -- of these crimes -- coming up my mind my mom's recipe. I swear to ponder his arrest -- yeah. And regularly doing we're gonna do recipes and I'm gonna and one in Atlanta an Atlanta Anderson because not night army against -- something Jim and I. Great great great symbol -- and you can check out Diana how -- -- dot com and get more for dinner party ideas act. Less savory dot com I know I -- to great recipes I love that -- to -- -- yeah we know Lance.

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