Holidays and Special Occasions

Create a meal to remember for your next holiday party, birthday party, or other special occasion. Here's everything you need from menu planning to shopping tips. Plus easy ways to bring it all together.

Green-Goblin Punch

Apple juice and seltzer are poured over green gelatin to make this cool and spooky drink.

Orange Freeze

Milk and orange juice concentrate create this cool drink, which makes a refreshing snack on a summer day.

Real Strawberry Milk

Fresh strawberries are blended into milk to make this snack drink.

Peach Parfait

Blended peaches are layered with fresh raspberries to make this sweet snack or dessert.

Slime Punch

Make this frothy green drink recipe for a Halloween party.

A Quick Etiquette Guide to Baby Celebrations

Get the lowdown on what's expected at these special (and emotion-filled) social events.

How to Host an Easter Buffet: Recipes & Tips

Welcome friends and family with this simple, stylish Easter menu of recipes and table decorations that's guaranteed to delight little bunnies and grown-ups alike.

4 Sweet Treats Made with Peeps

Delight your kids and rack up the "likes" with these Insta-worthy crafts. (You can eat 'em after you make 'em!)

Fresh Spring Desserts

Take a cue from the warming temperatures of spring and spruce up dessert with these fruit-filled creations. Berries, stone fruit, and citrus punch up cakes, parfaits, pies, and more! Any of these simple sweets is sure to brighten your table at Easter or any time your family craves a special treat.

Jewel Box Jigglers

No more one-colored treats: Prettify your gelatin desserts with this recipe for Jewel Box Jigglers.

Unicorn Milkshake

The key to this adorable Unicorn Milkshake is not to skimp on the pizzazz! It's all about the decorations: sprinkles, chocolate and whipped cream.

Bake A Back-to-School School-Bus Cake

Celebrate the new school year with a dessert that's as fun to make as it is to eat.

I Did Nothing for My Baby's First Christmas (and I'm OK With It)

For my baby's first Christmas, I had visions of pretty garland, shiny gifts and a bright, sparkling tree dancing in my head. But then reality stepped in.

Fiesta Fun: How to Throw a Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Break out the blender and throw a family-friendly Cinco de Mayo party with easy crafts and fun recipes from Mexican mom Pati Jinich, author of the new cookbook Mexican Today.

6 Easy St. Patrick's Day Desserts

They say everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day -- so get your kids in the spirit with these easy recipe ideas. From veggies and baby food to cupcakes, there's something for everyone.

Best Baby Shower Appetizers

Ace the baby shower planning with these downright delicious appetizers. Mom-to-be and her guests will swoon over your sophisticated finger foods, and no one needs to know just how easy they are to prepare.

The Ideal Baby Shower Brunch Menu

Planning a baby shower brunch menu? We've got you covered. These simple, yet special, dishes will make any mom-to-be happy. Plus, you'll be able to whip up these baby shower foods in no time -- these are easy recipes, we promise!

3 Fun Snack Upgrades for Movie Night

Bring some big-screen magic home with these cute twists on classic theater treats. Snuggle up and snack away!

5 Grown-Up Treats Inspired by Kids' Favorite Snacks

These boozy goodies are perfect for the mom or dad who's still a kid at heart.

The Nutritional Benefits of Eggs

There are plenty of reasons to serve up this staple regularly--and not just for breakfast.

6 Festive Holiday Punch Recipes

Your holiday party will feel extra festive with these gorgeous drinks. Plus, they're a cinch to make. Cheers!

Homemade Pink Food Coloring

Not in love with artificial food dye? Try this homemade pink coloring made with raspberries.