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Time to Celebrate

Find your perfect celebration theme full of menu, decor, and recipe ideas...

From a Luau to Movie Night, Fondue to Bruschetta and so much more, we have you covered with fun ways to gather your favorite pals together.

Themed Gatherings

Commemorate your favorite country or culture with favorite menus from around the world.


Whether celebrating a Mother or a Father or a Wedding or Anniversary, having a good game plan will make the big day fun without a hitch.

Special Occasions

Celebrate the holidays with friends and family with these recipes and menu ideas. Christmas, Valentines, Easter, Thanksgiving and Halloween plans included.


Gathering ideas for every season. Hot chocolate, soup night and summer party menus are some of the fun ways to honor the change of seasons.


Find a new favorite theme and menu inspiration for your next gathering:

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Food Prep and Safety

Tips to celebrate safely

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A theme for every gathering...

Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Fruit Salad, Avocado Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

Ladies Lunch

Nautical, Ocean Cake, Anchor, Ship Decor, Nautical Party

Nautical Theme

Father's Day

Crepes with Berries, Chocolate Ganache, Wedding Decor

Wedding Shower

Purple Table Setting, Mother's Day, Mother's Brunch, Party, Violet, Decor

Mother's Day

Picnic Lunch

Cinco de Mayo, MexicaDecor, Mexican, Table Settings, Fiesta Decor

Mexican Theme

Backyard Barbecue

Baby Shower

4th of July


A Hint of Autumn

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Thanksgiving Feast

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Valentine's Dinner

Movie Night

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Hot Chocolate Bar

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Christmas Favorites

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Easter Dinner

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Bruschetta Party

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Summer Social

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Luau Dinner

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Spooky Soiree

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Game Night

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Fondue Night

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