10 of the Best Hacks for Putting Together a Last Minute Dinner Party « House Sitting Jobs:
"No matter how much you love to throw a dinner party, they’re nothing short of nerve-wracking when they spring up spontaneously and you don’t have enough time to prepare properly. You don’t have to be restricted to take-out from a nearby restaurant when you have an unexpectedly large party to feed on short notice, though; you just have to keep these 10 life hacks and others of their ilk in mind. By making the most of your time and the resources at your disposal, you can pull off a last minute party with the same aplomb as one you’ve planned for weeks."
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