Entertaining

From dinner parties to cocktail hours, these are our favorite ways to entertain.
15 Recipes To Keep Houseguests Well Fed | http://saltandwind.com

15 Recipes To Keep Houseguests Well Fed

The holiday menu is planned, every last gift bought, and the guest beds all set up. You're a ringer for best hostess around but you'll be even more winning if you plan on what to serve everyone once they arrive chez toi. Here are our choice recipes to feed your houseguests. 

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These Chic But Easy Appetizers Will Rule Your Next Cocktail Party | http://saltandwind.com

These Chic But Easy Appetizers Will Rule Your Next Cocktail Party

The holiday party detail that separates the women from the girls? Having a few chic homemade appetizers that are elegant but easy AF to prepare. 

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10 Tips To Help You Master Holiday Entertaining | http://saltandwind.com

10 Tips To Help You Master Holiday Entertaining

No matter how well you plan, entertaining during the holidays can be stressful. Here are our 10 tips for elegant but low-stress entertaining.

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The Perfect Holiday Side: Shredded Carrot, Arugula, and Wild Rice Salad | http://saltandwind.com

The Perfect Holiday Side: Shredded Carrot, Arugula, and Wild Rice Salad

Need a super simple, make-ahead dish for the holidays that's allergen friendly? Check out this recipe that's gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian!

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How To Make A Handcrafted Italian Soda Bar For Your Next Party | http://saltandwind.com

How To Make A Handcrafted Italian Soda Bar For Your Next Party

One party trend we're always onboard for? Self-serve anything. Be it for ice cream, cocktails, or these handcrafted Italian sodas. Here's how to make a soda bar happen at your next party. 

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Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party

Halloween is all well and good but we'll take Day Of The Dead over it anytime. This is how we'd throw the ultimate Day Of The Dead party with a full-on Mexican menu, a homemade fruit and flower altar, and lots of margaritas!

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American Craftsmanship: 5 U.S. Makers We're Crushing On | http://saltandwind.com

American Craftsmanship: 5 U.S. Makers We're Crushing On

Lately, it seems more than ever, we can hardly keep track of all the amazing creative businesses around the country who are producing specialty design items for the home. So we did some research and we’ve pulled together 5 businesses we’re currently crushing on based right here in the good ‘ol US of A who have flung hearts into our eyes and hefty orders into our mailboxes.

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Make The Most of 4th Of July With These 15+ Make-Ahead Recipes | http://saltandwind.com

Make The Most of 4th Of July With These 15+ Make-Ahead Recipes

The 4th of July is here which means it’s time for pool parties, bbq-ing, and fireworks galore. In trying to be hostess extraordinaire, it’s easy to get caught up in the kitchen and miss all the fun. The solution? This list of 15+ make-ahead recipes so you can spend minimal time cooking and max time enjoying your Independence Day.

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10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart | http://saltandwind.com

10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart

The moment we felt like we made it in life (okay, in our entertaining life)? When we finally sprung for a bar cart. Nothing pulls a party together like a beautiful bar cart except one that's perfectly organized. Here are our tips to make that happen:

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Toasting The Season With Multi-Task Mingling  | http://saltandwind.com

Toasting The Season With Multi-Task Mingling

Between the holiday card writing, menu planning, and events, the “to do” list just doesn’t quit this time of year. And rather than waiting to see friends at more formal festivities, we’re switching it up. Instead we’re getting things done while our friends come over. That way we can hang and still get those gifts wrapped. 

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Friends Who Fete: Start A New Holiday Tradition And Host A Tamalada Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: Start A New Holiday Tradition And Host A Tamalada Party

The new holiday tradition we're all about? Hosting a tamalada! It's like a cookie-making party but for tamales. And you get tons of amazing food as a result!

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All-American Recipes For An Olympic Viewing Party | http://saltandwind.com

All-American Recipes For An Olympic Viewing Party

When it comes to our travels we aim to be citizens of the world. But when it comes to the Olympics, we're all about supporting Team USA. Here 10 All-American recipes to throw an Olympics viewing party in style!

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Tips For Easy Winter Celebrations | http://saltandwind.com

Tips For Easy Winter Celebrations

We’re always fans of any and every reason for a celebration, but here we are: in that shoulder season between the holidays when there’s not a ton to celebrate. Of course, we’re not going to let that stop us so we say gather your friends and just celebrate celebrations. For the occasion, we’re teaming up with Hangar 1® Vodka to help kickoff Vodka Picking Season and to share our favorite brunch cocktail of the moment. 

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How To Achieve Martini Perfection | http://saltandwind.com

How To Achieve Martini Perfection

It's time to talk Martinis. Our key to mastering holiday entertaining is to put a festive twist on a classic cocktail, perferably one that can be just as easily make for a party of ten as a party of two.

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Summer Entertaining Must-Haves | http://saltandwind.com

Summer Entertaining Must-Haves

Summer is about breaking the rules a bit, isn’t it? Similar to picking out this year’s statement swimsuit, there is a certain care thrown to the wind and excuse to dip our toes into a little more color or pattern than normal, so we’ve picked out our current fave pops of personality sure to get any summer celebration started in style.

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6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees | http://saltandwind.com

6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees

It's a long weekend and we can't wait to celebrate. If you're like us, you like to make things memorable so every last detail is planned. But that doesn't mean we're willing to spend hours prepping (it's too hot, and summer is supposed to be laidback), so we plan on easy drinks that have a little extra flair.

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