House parties set quite the stage for socialising. They also come with the burden of painfully detailed planning. The guest list must be screened, the entertainment must be a crowd-pleaser, the food has to be sensitive to all palates and allergies, and toughest of all, setting the right mood is completely the responsibility of the host. One wrong call and you might just lose your standing as party-giver. Stay on top of your game with these helpful pointers.
Plan your guest list: