This past January, I decided to take a few months off from work to be home with my kids, so I’ve been living the stay-at-home mom life for the last six weeks. While the pros and cons of this decision are plentiful on both sides of the aisle, in general I’ve really enjoyed the change.
We all know, either intuitively or from careful observation, that a great hostess turns a party into a memory. But how – exactly – does she do it? For answers, I sat down with my dear friend and Hostess Extraordinaire, Lauren Bender. Lauren and her husband are extremely generous and gracious hosts. They frequently open