Holiday Party

Sticky Situation: The ABCs Of Holiday Partying

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

It's party season! The happ, happiest season of all! Maybe you're hosting, or maybe you'll be doing a lot of "guesting" ... Regardless, of what your Yule tiding role will be, here is the alphabet to guide you on the twenty-six dos and don'ts of party etiquette.

3 Party Hacks That Will Save You Some Embarrassment

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Living

Easy tricks from the pros.

4 Cocktails To Impress Your Guests This Holiday Season

Ryan Tessier | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Living
Ryan Tessier

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of year when it comes to hosting friends and family. Rather than serving the standard fair of rum & eggnog or wine and beer, unique cocktails bring a flair to the party that will be sure to impress your guests, even if the turkey is slightly overcooked.

Holiday Gift Ideas For Every Kind Of Host

Sari Friedman | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Tis' the season of get-togethers. Whether you are invited to a holiday lunch at your in-laws or to a cocktail party with your best friends, nothing says gracious guest quite as well as bringing along the perfect thank-you gift.

A One Of A Kind Holiday Party Dress You Can Make Yourself

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Style

This dress is sure to impress!

Use These Gift Ideas To Be the Best Dinner Guest in Toronto

Yelp Canada | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

It's great that you've gussied up, but the hosts don't care about your lipstick shade (it's Peach Pucker, thanks for noticing), they just care that you made it. Yeah. Right. They care what you brought them.

Dress Code: Decoding your Holiday Party Invitation

Karen Cleveland | Posted 02.14.2014 | Canada Living
Karen Cleveland

Festive? Cocktail? Or festive cocktail? The language of party invitations is key to cracking the dress code, well, code. Following are some cues to heed in your choice of attire. And heed away. Here's a guide to help you interpret the holiday party lingo.

10 Office Holiday Party No-No's

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Living

'Tis the season for celebration, but sometimes, it can be hard to distinguish between business and pleasure — especially at the office holiday party...

How to Throw a Holiday Dinner Party You Can Enjoy

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Parmjit Parmar

With the holiday season fast approaching many are thinking about having friends and family over for a dinner party. What better way to celebrate the season than having a swanky dinner party? With the dinner party in mind, we decided to check in with Toronto's home entertaining maven, Dee Brun, a.k.a., the Cocktail Deeva to solicit her advice on throwing the ultimate party.

How to S.N.A.P. into Holiday Fun!

Deri Latimer | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Living
Deri Latimer

It's the holidays! For some of us, getting to a sense of fun and joy at this time of year is easy. For others, rather than "Yipee, what fun!" you might be thinking "Bah, humbug!" Here's a little holiday acronym to help you S.N.A.P. into Holiday Fun!

How to Stay Healthy at Your Holiday Party

Jason Tetro | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg The holiday party is a tradition of the season. Thanks to germs, however, some of those memories may be less than pleasant. Infections are best spread in a crowd and the presence of a single person can lead to spread to some or all of the people in attendance. There are however, a few ways to minimize the chances for acquiring an infection and most are fairly easy to follow.

How To Cocktail the Smart Way this Holiday Season

Meghan Jessiman | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Jessiman

Some people go into the holiday season expecting to gain a few pounds. I say, that's the wrong perspective. Yes, inevitably you will indulge in a few favourites, but as far as calories in versus calories out is concerned, as long as you are still being active and getting your workouts in most days, maintaining your weight should not be an issue. Especially true if you are armed with some strategies beforehand.

Your Essential Holiday Hosting Party Planner For 2012

2 For Couples | Karen Cleveland | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Style

A bit of planning leading up to a holiday party is the key to quelling any hosting anxieties. (An extra shot of rum in the eggnog can't hurt, either.)...

Five Big Don'ts for the Office Holiday Party

Karen Cleveland | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Living
Karen Cleveland

Temperatures have plummeted. Clocks are set back. Any day now, your inbox will be inundated with an influx of holiday invitations. One invite will likely be tied to celebrating the season with your colleagues. Here are five sure-fire ways to flop at the office holiday party -- so, don't.

Holiday Party Survival Guide

Meghan Telpner | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

The windchill has set in and it is that time of year again when our calendars fill with the fun (and not-so-fun) holiday soirées. There are easy ways to make it through the season without needing to buy new jeans one size up come January -- and to do so without feeling totally deprived.

Planning A Holiday Party? Activities For All Ages

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living

It can be hard to keep people entertained during a holiday party. Your 14-year-old daughter might not want to play Trivial Pursuit with your mother, a...