Whether you're hosting just a few friends or a big, open-to-all affair, the best way to make sure your guests enjoy themselves is to enjoy yourself—a relaxed, unruffled host makes guests feel welcome and at ease. Do some preparation ahead of time and be sure to enlist help. Even if you're doing the cooking, invite guest to bring a snack or appetizer to share.
Read on for holiday party ideas and tips to make this year's festivities joyful and stress-free.
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