Pretty Fun: Creating and Celebrating a Lifetime of Tradition

Pretty Fun: Creating and Celebrating a Lifetime of Tradition

by Kate Hudson


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Celebrate all of the special moments in your life, big and small, with this warm and welcoming, illustrated lifestyle and entertaining guide, complete with delicious, healthy recipes, from actress, fashion icon, entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Happy Kate Hudson.

In Pretty Happy Kate Hudson shared her wisdom and advice for living a healthy, strong, and mindful life. In Pretty Fun she shares her philosophy behind gatherings, how to be in the moment, make them uniquely yours, embracing occasions to just be together. A beautiful, fun, and nourishing guide filled with dozens of dazzling color photos, fabulous recipes for healthy and even some more indulgent snacks and beverages, and infused with Kate’s mindful and healthy approach to life, Pretty Fun will help you plan a year of special events, while remembering the healing power of gathering and celebration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062685766
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/31/2017
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 300,918
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kate Hudson is an actress, producer, fashion icon, and cofounder of Fabletics. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A New Way to Gather 1

Part 1 Pretty Prepared

Chapter 1 Starting Your Celebration Practice 13

Reasons to Have a Party 15

What's Your Why? 20

A Formal Note on Formal 25

When Parties Just Happen 26

Family Dinners Are Gatherings Too 27

Chapter 2 Pretty Fun Planning Basics 31

Budget Basics 31

Keeping Track of Expenses 32

Food and Drink Basics 35

Pretty Fun Party Rules: to Sum It Up 43

Part 2 Pretty Excited!

Chapter 3 Winter 51

Holiday Cookie Bake-off 53

New Year's Eve 63

Open-Door Football Sunday 73

Valentine's Day: Naughty and Nice 81

Cozy Pop-Up Party 87

Family Dinner Night: Happy Hump Day 95

Chapter 4 Spring 111

Mom's Favorite Things Brunch 113

Easter/Spring Celebration 121

Bestie's Bachelorette 125

Tea-Tasting Garden Party 131

Just-Add-Rain Pop-Up Party 141

Family Dinner Night: Sunday Roast 147

Chapter 5 Summer 159

Fourth of July Lawn Chair Cookout 161

All-the-Kids Birthday Party 173

Backyard Tournament Pop-Up Party 180

Father's Day Pienic 185

Back-to-School Taco Night 189

Family Dinner Night: Saturday Night In 195

Chapter 6 Fall 207

Harvest Moon Gazing 209

Day of the Dead Fiesta 217

Game Night 227

Pop-Up Party for One 232

Family Dinner Night: Monday Night Dinner 235

Thanksgiving with All the Piec 239

Conclusion: Checking In 251

Acknowledgments 255

Notes 257

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Pretty Fun: Creating and Celebrating a Lifetime of Tradition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a fun book with great tips and some yummy recipes.