The countdown begins. Eleven days to Christmas and 17 days to New Year’s Eve. The countdown can bring pressure, especially if you are entertaining at home. Perhaps some of these tips can help you move your planning and execution right...

As an event planner and designer, I am accustomed to taking something traditional and turning it into something non-traditional. The blue gourd in the photo reminds me of what happens when you take something and add a colorful spin to...