It’s that time of year again! We are entering the season of family gatherings, holiday soirees and dinner parties (and in our, case open houses)! Entertaining family and friends is a rewarding and fun experience…but it can come with its own dose of stress! Not everyone is a ready-made expert hostess (and even if they are, there is still plenty to learn!). That’s why I wanted to gather my five go-to hostess tips for making every function, whether a weekend-long stay for guests or a one-night cocktail party, the best it can be!