Believe it or not, you don’t have to be Suzy Homemaker to throw a killer holiday party. Sure, the shiny, happy, holiday parties you’ve seen Pinterest can be intimidating (just look at why it’s terrible for planning a wedding!) but most of those are from magazine photo shoots anyway, so don’t let them take away your confidence.You can throw a holiday cocktail party that your guests will enjoy and you can do it without trying too hard, just follow our lead. See all five steps in the slideshow: they’re big on impact and easy on execution. Put them all together and voila! You’ve got yourself a house full of friends and a good, good time.
Now, don’t forget to buy gifts for everyone on your list! Check out our Going Going Gone gift guide, find out what guys want under the tree, and subscribe to our newsletter to be alerted of the latest!