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Sweet 16

All birthdays are special, but there are really very few that qualify as milestones. Your sixteenth is definitely one of them, so now is not the time for a cookie-cutter celebration!

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Can you feel it in the air? It’s almost time for Prom! From a pre-Prom timeline to the perfect post-Prom breakfast party, we’ve got everything you need to get ready for your best night of the year! more

Feb 21, 2017 3:26 PM events/parties

After they’ve dressed up and danced the night away, why not host your teen’s friends for a late night/early morning breakfast? Here are a few delicious recipes from SUDIA that are perfect for your favorite hungry crowd! more

Feb 21, 2017 3:23 PM events/parties

Most default to renting, but is that really the smartest choice in the long run? If you plan on attending more than a couple of formals in your high school and college years, it may be smarter to buy! more

Feb 21, 2017 3:19 PM events/parties

Prom is an event with lifelong memories. So, how do you decide whether to wear a tux or suit? You can’t go wrong with either, as long as you go by three important fundamentals: keep it classic, timeless and tasteful. more

Feb 21, 2017 3:17 PM events/parties

You are nearing the end of your high school career, and with it is coming a night you have either been dreading or dreaming about the whole time: prom night. Excited or not, here it comes, because not going isn’t an option. more

Feb 21, 2017 3:11 PM events/parties

Football season is here, and there’s no better way to spice up your tailgate party than with delicious Jalapeño Poppers! Simple to prepare in advance and easy to pack, this recipe checks all the boxes for the perfect tailgate snack. more

Sep 1, 2016 12:45 PM events/parties

Going through Rush is a special time for girls as they begin their college career. Looking polished and confident is the key to being a winning recruit. Here are some tips for what to wear during rush week. more

May 11, 2016 1:17 PM events/parties

Celebrate your grad and send them off to college in style with these fun and functional gifts. more

May 7, 2015 11:16 AM events/parties

Hosting your teen’s friends after the prom and looking for ideas to feed a hungry group? Forego the usual chips and dip and throw a late-night breakfast party instead! Here’s a few easy rise-and-shine favorites that are sure to please the late-night more

Mar 26, 2015 12:16 PM events/parties

It’s Prom time! Chances are your teen’s prom looks very different from the dance you remember in your high school gym. Don’t stress: We’ve got the scoop on all things prom—from prom-posals to fashions to after prom events—to help you send off your te more

Mar 20, 2015 12:38 PM events/parties

You’ve got the outfit, the hair and the night planned out. Now check out these prom accessories that can pull double-duty to keep you going strong as the night goes on. more

Mar 20, 2015 10:53 AM events/parties

Christmas is a joyous time, filled with festive celebrations and so many reasons to count our blessings. But for some families, the holidays can be difficult. While it’s easy to get wrapped up in the holiday frenzy, help your family focus on the true more

Nov 19, 2014 11:14 AM events/parties

There’s no better time than the holidays to visit The Biltmore House in Asheville, N.C. Fully dressed up in seasonal finery, this grand home is the closest thing America has to a castle. more

Nov 17, 2014 12:17 PM events/parties

When it comes to tailgates, wearing your school colors is always the right style choice. Dress things up a bit and go beyond the jersey or team-themed T-shirt with these fashionable and versatile pieces, perfect for the big game and just about anythi more

Sep 19, 2014 3:33 PM events/parties

The big 1 - 6! It’s a milestone birthday, so why not celebrate it with a major birthday bash? We’ve got all the tips and ideas you need to plan the perfect party, plus advice and information on driving, dating and more.. more

Mar 21, 2014 4:05 PM events/parties

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The Distinguished Young Women program and pageants like Miss Alabama USA are recognizing far more than physical beauty and rewarding their winners with a lot more than a crown. more

Jan 24, 2014 5:24 PM events/parties

Whether you’re hosting fellow fans at your house or simply enjoying the action with your family, check out our ideas that will make watching any football game even more fun. more

Nov 21, 2013 10:40 AM events/parties

We asked teachers about the most standout gifts they’ve received over the years – some are thoughtful, others just plain bizarre. See which gifts made the grade! more

Jun 4, 2013 2:48 PM events/parties

Stumped on gifts for your teen this holiday? Check out these popular gift ideas that gear them up for everyday fun. more

Jun 4, 2013 11:39 AM events/parties

Nothing says fall in the South quite like cheering on your favorite team. No matter your colors, looking good while showing some school spirit doesn't mean you're stuck in a game day tee. more

Jun 4, 2013 10:48 AM events/parties

Parents guide to Prom

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A Parent's Guide to all things prom— from "Promposals" to hosting Pre-Prom Dinner Parties, here are all of the tips that you will need.

Get Set to Celebrate: Graduation

Celebrating Graduation

Savoring this special and exciting time with your soon-to-be graduate by hosting a graduation party can be exciting for you both. Here are some tips for throwing a memorable graduation party.