15 Cheap and Delicious Punch Recipes for Holiday Parties

Bring on the holiday festivities! These delicious and simple party drinks sure do pack a punch.

16 Ways to Host an Oktoberfest Party on the Cheap

Break out the dirndls and lederhosen — we've got your frugal, fun Oktoberfest party covered. Prōst!

10 Barbecue Hacks to Master This Summer

You'll reach Grillmaster status with these simple tricks for healthier, tastier, and easier barbecuing this summer. Get outside and cook!

7 Unexpected Costs That Could Ruin Your Wedding Budget

The biggest day of your life can also be the most expensive. Start your marriage on the right financial foot by minding these runaway costs.

14 Crock-Pot Dishes to Serve at Your Next Party

Your slow cooker already makes weeknight meals a snap. Why not rely on the same ease and convenience to help you feed your party guests?

8 of the Most Costly New Year's Eve Parties Ever

A New Year's Eve bash generally involves some excess — too much food, too much drink, and too much money. Sometimes, way, way too much money.

How to Host a Great New Year's Eve Party for Cheap

Get a headstart on your resolution to spend less next year by hosting a frugal (but still fun!) New Year's Eve Party.

5 Frugal, Non-Depressing Ways to Spend NYE

Don't let the hype around New Year's Eve spoil your budget — or your mood. Have a fun, non-spendy evening with people you care about.

5 Fun, Cheap Party Games You Didn't Know About

You can turn a fun get-together into an awesome party with any of these entertaining and frugal party games (and none of them are Charades).

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.

5 Thanksgiving Traditions You Should Skip

Is tradition bogging you down more than the stuffing? Drop these five musty traditions and create new ones for you and your family to enjoy.

How to Attend a Wedding for Cheap (Without Actually Looking Cheap)

Even simply attending a wedding these days is expensive. Trim the cost without insulting your hosts with these simple expense-savers.

14 Dos and Don'ts to Ensure a Happy New Year's Eve

It's time to say goodbye to the last 12 months and ring in the New Year! Have a fun, happy, and safe New Year's Eve with these tips.

4 Ways to Avoid Awkward Moments at White Elephant Parties

It's better to give than to receive...especially when you're stuck with the worst gift at a white elephant party. Follow these tips to keep things fun.

Managing a Holiday Potluck: How to Keep Things Under Control

There are a few tricks I've picked up on that keep a potluck meal from winding up with ten desserts and no salad.

How to be charming

What makes someone charming? Is it their bearing, their countenance? Is it their sparkling conversation? Their dazzling personality and razor-sharp wit? You might be surprised to know that it's really none of the above. [more]