Party Planning 101

Secrets From a Party Planner: Top 10 Tips for a Stress-Free Party

Learn how to host like a pro without breaking a sweat. Camille Styles, event planner and party blog editor, shares her top tips and "rules to live by" when hosting your next big party or get-together.

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I always keep several lists that I continually update through the planning process: a master to-do list where I highlight every task that must be accomplished, a shopping list that ensures I won't forget any supplies, and an all-important guest list where I track contact information, dietary restrictions and RSVPs. Photography by Chris Caselli

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