If you read my hosting gift guide for the holidays, you know my theory on gifts: They should show your gratitude and also make your host’s life easier after you leave. Now, while I don’t believe gifts are totally necessary for a party (I never expect them!), if you’re spending a weekend at your friend’s lake house, you don’t want to show up empty-handed. Here are five easy hostess ideas to get you started.
Super-honored to be a part of the LA Times Festival of books this weekend. If you're in SoCal, stop by my presentation on Sunday (4/23) at 11 am. Info at www.latimes.com/festivalofbooks for exact location. (It's on the USC campus.) #free #ihateveryoneexceptyou #bookfest