To kick off the holiday season, two work-at-home moms invited their Atlanta-area neighbors for a home-based version of an office party. And while this menu is inspired by their Jingle Mingle, it's perfect for a girls' lunch any time of the year. (Serves 8)

Warm Lemon-Rosemary Olives

Latina Lasagna
Green Beans with Garlic
Leafy Green Salad with Pears
Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake
Credit: Photo: Jim Franco; Styling: Leslie Siegel