Parties

Six Tips to Get Out There and Enjoy Those Work Social Events

Hannah Jack | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Living
Hannah Jack

Listen, the only thing people hate more than a work party is a fucking negative Nancy at a work party. Smile, you little bitch! People like happy people. So be happy, be present, swallow your desire to stab yourself in the eye with a canapé toothpick! It will all be over soon and you can be watching Home Alone 2: Lost in New York in footie pyjamas!

Ask These Questions Before Your Teen Goes to Party

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada Living
Jennifer Pellegrini

While the house party that was recently broken up by police in Brampton had some expensive -- and terrifying -- lessons for the families involved, they're teachable moments for the rest of us. So, here's a checklist of what to ask your teen before they hit the party circuit this weekend or this summer.

Dîner en Blanc Brings Sparkly Spectacle Back to Vancouver

Heather Magee | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

Vancouverites descended on the neighboring grounds beside Science World last night for the city's second annual Dîner en Blanc pop-up picnic and after party. About 2,500 lucky attendees donned whimsical white ensembles to participate in a tradition that began in Paris 25 years ago and I've been anticipating this event for weeks.

I Don't Need Alcohol to Enjoy the Majesty of Rock 'n' Roll

Danko Jones | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Music
Danko Jones

I must state that I don't drink. I also understand that over the years people have been brought up to accept alcohol as a requirement intrinsic to the Rock 'n' Roll experience. Maybe I'm an oddity, but I've never needed any help to appreciate Rock.

New Year's Eve With Kids? Six Ways to Make it Fun for Everyone

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Gone are the days when you waited for New Year's Eve with anticipation. No, you are in a different stage of your life now. You are a parent of children. Young children. Though it may seem this way as you approach December 31 with the family, all hope is not lost. There are things that you can do with the kids where you and the little ones can enjoy the celebration.

Don't Stress About Hosting, Enjoy Your Guests

Karen Cleveland | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Living
Karen Cleveland

At some point, I don't know when, I started to plan a bit too much for hosting company. Perhaps I got so caught up that I became fussed, sucking the spontaneity out of what should be fun. Those that profess to enjoy hosting often agree that the trick to keeping it stress free is to be prepared and organized. But don't forget to relax and enjoy your guest's company.

Party Like a (Savvy) Champion

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.pngWe've got an idea that's worthy of a gold medal -- and we're sure your little athletes will agree. When it comes to the next birthday party in your household, place first on the podium by throwing a party like a champion.

How To Host A Stress-Free Holiday Party With Tips From Janette Ewan

The Huffington Post Canada | Meredith Gillies | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Style

So you want to throw a holiday party and you're thinking about all of the planning details -- menu, drinks, decor and the guest list. Hosting the perf...