From major holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day to smaller celebrations like birthdays and graduations, every gathering is worth a little extra attention and effort. We’ve got entertaining, gifting, and hosting guides for them all, with menu ideas, recipes, table settings, decorations, and more.

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How to Set a Table: Basic, Casual, and Formal Table Settings

Learn how to set a table, from a basic table setting, to an informal table setting for a casual dinner party, to a formal place setting for a holiday.

6 Genius Ways to Thicken Gravy with Whatever You Have in Your Pantry

Here's how to easily thicken gravy using cornstarch or flour—plus, alternative ingredients for thickening gravy (including gluten-free options) that work great.

50 Mason Jar Christmas Gifts and Craft Ideas

Find the best craft ideas for how to decorate mason jars, for Christmas gifts that everyone on your list will love.

How Long to Cook a Turkey, in One Easy Chart

You have your bird, but how long, exactly, should you plan to cook it to ensure Thanksgiving dinner is served on time? Here's a handy turkey cooking chart.

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The Best—and Worst—Ways to Store Every Type of Cookie

A guide to keeping cookies tasting freshly baked for as close as possible.