TODAY | November 05, 2012
>>> no matter which side of the aisle you fall on, tomorrow will be a big one.
>> why not celebrate by throwing a patriotic party for your friends? here to pull it off, carly rooney.
>> hello, how are you?
>> good to be here.
>> you got to be careful with these kinds of parties, you don't want to offend anybody.
>> the worst part is when somebody, like, cracks a joke that offends half of your company.
>> this country is pretty easily divided.
>> the thing is really to just always laugh. always laugh and move on.
>> people who never laugh at anything cruel.
>> also red, white, and blue is a great time to get out your old leftover 4th of july , red, white, blue gumballs are cheap and fun, gives you something to pop in your mouth when you don't want to answer the question who are you voting for. it's all about food and drink . the idea here is to do a buffet inspired by the home states of our two candidates. we have chicago-style deep dish pizza for obama and hotdogs. for massachusetts, we, of course, have lobster rolls and clam chowder . cocktails are critical. we have the obama-tini.
>> what's in that one?
>> vodka and curasa.
>> that makes your tongue blue.
>> this is romney on the rocks. grapefruit juice and splash of vodka. then dessert, this gets kids involved.
>> is that raisins?
>> no, blueberries and fruit roll up.
>> not hard at all.
>> super easy and fun.
>> i hope this hasn't been sitting around for about four hours. that looks so good.
>> we'll make you one fresh, girlfriend. then you also want to entertain your guests, there's a long time over the course of the evening.
>> this one, too, late, late night .
>> so these are -- we have these downloadable trivia about ex-presidents. how short was james madison , the smallest president.
>> 4'3"? wow, that's short.
>> also a big map, grab staples and over the course of the evening put them in.
>> so what is that? who won what state?
>> who won what state.
>> that's a clever idea.
>> yeah, super fun.
>> sounds like a fun party.
>> you can come to my house.
>> all right, thank you, carly. hope your power comes on soon, honey.
>>> tomorrow we're going to be celebrating election day with good-old american cooking .
>> plus yoga muoves at your desk and how to parent in public.