From party planning tips to gift ideas, Country Woman Magazine has tons of great ideas to make entertaining a snap.

Girl holding decorated sugar cookie

Hosting a Cookie Decorating Party

Invite your friends over for a fun, easy-to-throw cookie decorating party.

Sugar Cookies

Top Tips for Baking Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookie baking tips from Country Woman’s test kitchen.

Cindy Syria and Sandy Manion with pumpkins

Pumpkin-Carving Halloween Party

Sisters carve some fun into fall, with pumpkin-carving parties for family and friends.

Supper Swap

How to arrange a Supper Swap

Busy mom and author, Trish Berg shares advice on how to save time and money by starting a supper swap with friends.

Close-up of cup of herbal tea.

How to Make a Perfect Cup of Tea

Throwing a tea party? Follow these simple steps for brewing refreshing hot or iced tea for your guests.

Our Garden Party Planning Expert

Garden Party Ideas

Throw a garden party to remember with these bountiful tips from our expert.

Baby shower fun

Throwing a Baby Shower

Throwing a baby shower for the mom-to-be is a snap with these fun games, gifts, recipes and ideas.

Quilting Retreat

Quilting Retreats on the Homestead

Crafters find friendship, food, fabric and fun at quilting retreats in a farm bed-and-breakfast.

Supper Swap

Co-op Cooking Simplifies Mealtime

Trish Berg of Dalton, Ohio, tells CW how she swaps meals with friends to save time and money.

Valentine's Day Party

Valentine’s Day Party for Friends

What better way to show your forever friends how much they mean to you than with a girls-only valentine party? This creative collector puts her heart into doing just that.