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A yule log, some egg nog and a year on the blog...

As we sit and soak up all the holiday wonderfulness, egg nog in hand and yule log burning bright, we thought it appropriate to reminisce about some of the most popular posts from our blog this year.

Some posts you loved this year:

Super Bowl recipes & more: getting ready for the biggest Sunday of the year: This is one that you'll want to study-up on since the Big Game is a little over a month away . You can be sure we'll be revealing some great new ideas this year in preparation for Super Sunday, but this post delivers on party ideas the same way a running-back can power through a defensive line!

How to: Make the strongest application possible As we kicked-off our new "How to" series, we started by covering some of the basic ways that you can make sure you're giving yourself the best chance in selection to be a House Party host or a Chatterbox. Your response to this post was fantastic and we're really pleased to keep bringing you great blog posts to make your House Party and Chatterbox experiences as exciting as possible.

The #HPHolidays Twitter Party is coming up! This was the post that brought you all the fun details about our annual #HPHolidays Twitter Party, which proved to be a memorable, chock-full-o-tweets extravaganza. With bunches of great ideas for holiday entertaining, food and traditions, we awarded a whole slew of prizes and had an hour of tweets that ushered-in the 2013 holiday season - the way only the House Party community does!

35 gift ideas for everyone on your list You'll want to keep this blog post bookmarked as you strategize your year-long search for all those presents you'll be delivering to family and friends one year from now. After all, it's never too soon to start shopping - so, why not make your 2014 holiday season a cinch and get a leg-up on shopping with this list...starting now!

"And the #HPHolidays charitable donation winner is..." Along with the #HPHolidays Twitter Party fun, prizes and conversation, you helped us select a list of charities to whom House Party could make a $1,000 holiday donation. After the Twitter Party, you voted and as a community selected The Ronald McDonald House Charities and we're happy to have made sure you had a voice in making our donation.

These are just a sampling of the most popular posts from 2013. What post was your favorite? Let us know and we'll be sure to add it to the list and give you a shout-out!






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Happy New Year! (Now, let's "Begin, Pin & Win!")