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How to Host Thanksgiving in a Tiny Apartment

Make the most of your tiny situation and all your guests this Thanksgiving will wonder how you did it.

20 Ways to Entertain Your Kids for Free

Mom! Dad! I'm bored! Not anymore with this list of fun — and free — games and activities that will entertain everybody.

14 Things Good Hosts Never Do

You're sure to be the host with the least if you're doing any of this at your next gathering.

50 Fun, Free Ways to Have a Great Time With Friends

Take your next friendly gathering from zero to fun with this collection of engaging and frugal group activities.

15 Fun Nights Out for $5 or Less

A fun night out doesn't have to cost a lot. In fact, with these creative and fun ideas, it doesn't have to cost more than five bucks.

10 Ways to Have a Cheaper Evening Hanging Out With Friends

Strengthen your friendship bonds without weakening your finances with these fun, cheap outings and get-togethers.

18 Frugal and Romantic Dates at Home

Date nights are important to your relationship, but restaurants and babysitters are expensive. Here's how to have fun at home for less.

13 Ideas for Entertaining on a Budget

If you're not careful, your at-home shindig can cost as much as going out. Keep your gatherings fun and affordable with these creative activities.

10 Frugal-but-Classy Appetizers

Delicious appetizers are part of what make parties awesome — and what can make them expensive, too. Keep costs down with these recipes.

The DOs and DON'Ts of Great Hostess Gifts

Whether you're invited to a casual dinner party, a weekend stay, or even a fancy banquet, discover the best ways to say thanks to your host.

Quick, Easy, and Festive Cream Cheese Appetizers

Whether you want something salty or sweet, for ultra-quick, delicious appetizers, try one of these 16 no-bake cream cheese ideas.

How to Throw a Fabulous (and Frugal!) Dinner Party

Dinner parties are lots of fun, but their costs can add up fast. Learn how to throw a deliciously memorable, yet budget-friendly party with these tips.

15 Tips for Hosting Holiday Houseguests

Keep houseguests happy and stay stress-free during the holidays by following these fun, frugal, and festive hosting suggestions.

Surviving the Holiday Season: Entertaining (and Being Entertained) on a Budget

With the holiday season upon us, invitations to dinner parties – and expectations of reciprocating invitations – are on the increase. You bring a nice bottle of wine or bouquet of