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wine tasting party kits

Speaking of wine…wine tasting parties are always a fun excuse to entertain – and great activity ideas for holiday or bachelorette/girls’ night parties. Throwing a wine tasting party is easier than ever these days – with ready-made wine tasting kits you can have delivered straight to your door. For example, this "Tasting Party Time " set from comes complete with six wines, a fun how-to guide, 22 tasting mats, and 6 bottle wrappers:

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mocktails: strawberries, bananas & blenders

virgin strawberry daiquiri and banana smoothieLooking for a yummy signature drink recipe that’s fun for everyone? Virgin daiquiris and fruit smoothies are great options for get-togethers such as baby showers, kids parties, brunches, spa parties, or anytime you want to offer guests a festive beverage, sans the alcohol. Serve the drinks in fun glasses, garnish them just like a cocktail, and they’ll look just as great as the “real thing” – but cost a lot less! Click below for the full recipes on


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domino: 5 steps to a foolproof fete

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Domino magazine has a great article on their website called "5 steps to a foolproof fete ". These easy-to-follow hosting tips include:

Serve a house cocktail
(a.k.a. a "signature drink" that coordinates with your theme)

Make your place smell fabulous
(using fragrant candles in key places)

Get the light right
(Avoid harsh lighting and go for a soft glow. Set out tons of unscented votives for pretty mood lighting.)

Edit your playlist
(Compile a great mix of tunes for your bash that will keep the party going.)

Serve just enough food
(Finger food and snacks that are easy to munch on will help to keep guests going strong at a drinks party.

    Click here to check out the full article with detailed info & images.

    (I’m also seriously loving the hot pink, asian-inspired tabletop pictured above!)

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