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17 Secrets to Hosting a Stress-Free Holiday Party

Creating meaningful memories doesn't have to drain your energy or your wallet. Save time and money with these stress-less secrets for your holiday party.

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Cook Ahead

Do as much ahead of time as possible. "Soups and stews are the ultimate winter and holiday food — they'll feed a crowd. Quiches and tarts also freeze well," and you don't have to make them from scratch, Gunst says. Get the recipe for these Mini Quiche Florentines.

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