You Can Be a Winner ...

It’s your party, and you’ll make what you want to.

trader tiki’s! Pass the Tiki Torch
Take your next drinks guests on a tropical staycation with small-batch, artisanal syrups ($10-$12) in flavors like vanilla and cinnamon.
sur la table! A Tight Squeeze
Personalizing cookies and cakes is less messy and much easier when you use this colorful decorating kit ($24).
gretel! Use Protection
Avoid ring around the table with charming rubber doily coasters ($19) — they make for a perfect balance between cutesy and cool.
monopoly revolution! Pass Go
Everybody’s favorite game got a makeover: Monopoly Revolution (preorder for $35) features a round board, electronic banking, and music.
jacques torres! Cereal Killer
Guests will love to hate you when you get them hooked on chocolate-covered Cheerios from Jacques Torres Chocolate ($5).

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