31 No-Stress Holiday Entertaining Tips

No need to run yourself ragged over the holidays. Try these tips for simple, elegant holiday entertaining.
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Less really is more

When it comes to holiday entertaining, quality (and inventiveness) beats quantity—and beats stress. By focusing on a few fantastic appetizers, one favorite playlist, online shopping for everyone in the family (and how about a theme; maybe healthy gifts?), all-white linens (so it's easy to get out wine stains), two standout cocktails, and simple holiday decorating, you'll cover all the entertaining must-haves but significantly lower your fuss.