This couple puts a fun-loving spin on the usual holiday fare. "Our best parties are grab-a-plate style," says Mindi Shapiro Levine, as she and husband Brett prepare for visitors. "We like it when guests settle on barstools and hang out," Brett chimes in.
Their Hanukkah celebration is smartly streamlined. "We opted to skip the appetizer and a brisket dish," says Mindi, "so everyone has plenty of appetite for latkes."