Everybody loves a holiday get-together — except maybe the person who's hosting it. While throwing a party and making your home look beautiful can be fun, it's also hard to stay merry and bright if your potatoes are boiling over, you're trying to change into a nice outfit, and your Great-Uncle Jerry is (loudly) sharing his unpopular opinions. But fear not: we've got 25 tips to make your season a little brighter, your hosting duties a little easier, and your holiday happenings a little more . . . well, happening.