Holiday Entertaining Made Easy

When entertaining, I relay on smart tools that do a lot of the work for me. To achieve high marks this holiday season without the hassle, check out my favorite gadgets and ready-made décor and dining essentials. Now, you’ll definitely have time to get your hair and nails done and always be your best you long before guests arrive. 

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Easy Decor

Pre-folded napkins make it seem like you spent hours doing intricate origami.
Fancy Nap Pre-Folded Star Fold Napkins $24 for 24,


Having a signature scent for your home sets the mood for a cozy soiree.
Skeem White Tea & Thyme Half Pint Candle $14,


Easy Dinner

Take the guesswork out of perfectly cooked and timed meals.

Taylor Multi Event Timer with Whiteboard $15,


Consider this your sous chef – chopping away to make easy sides and salads. 

BLACK+DECKER Glass Bowl Chopper, $40


A V-shaped rack for even browning – check. Tall sides preventing spills – check. Nonstick cleanup – check.  And Thanksgiving is difficult because…?!

All-Clad Nonstick Roasting Pan with Nonstick Rack $149,

Easy Dessert

Sure, those are homemade cookies – from ready-to-cook dough. Did I mention that it’s edible cookie dough! Stop. What? Yes, I’m eating it now! 

Cookie DŌ NYC $10 for 8 oz., $18 for 16 oz.,


Whip those cookies into tip-top, Martha Stewart-worthy shape with a simple spritz. 
Chef’n Cookie Machine $35,

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