Holiday Parties

Find great ways to celebrate the seasons with ideas for every holiday from Valentine's Day to Christmas (and everything in between). Here's what to cook, games kids can play, traditions, music, gifts, and more.

End-o'-the-Rainbow Cookies

Instructions for making St. Patrick's Day sugar cookies that look like rainbows.

6 Ways to Celebrate Mardi Gras With Kids

You don't have to go full-on Bourbon Street revelry to have some Mardi Gras fun. Here's six family-friendly ideas to bring the party to your own home.

Swinging Shamrocks

Instructions for making hanging shamrocks from cardboard tubes and fishing line.

Faux Chicken Wings

Instructions for making an April Fools Day treat that looks like Buffalo Wings.

A Holiday Ornament-Making Party

Get your gang into the hands-on holiday spirit with an afternoon of ornament crafts, cocoa sipping, yummy snacks, and general jolliness.

Cookie Swaps: Amazing Tips and Recipes

Want to sweeten your holidays? Throw a cookie swap party! With these eight amazing recipes and step-by-step planning tips from the author of the blog Se7en, a mom of eight who's also a seasoned cookie swapper, it's not as crazy as it sounds. (You just have to make one batch.)

5 Festive Hotels With New Year's Eve Parties for Families

Need some festive end-of-year inspiration? Ring in the New Year as a family with these kid-friendly New Year's Eve hotel celebrations.