Simone Hill is a Technical Product Owner for Estée Lauder Companies.
A former editor for The Knot, Simone has experience in web development and editorial writing.
Simone has a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School.
Instead of asking yourselves how to keep the kids occupied during the cocktail hour or reception, think about your entire guest list. Adding a few games or ice-breakers is the best way to get people mixing and mingling before they sit down to dinner. From signature drinks and cocktails to custom decorations and fun lawn games, we've rounded up our favorite creative cocktail hour ideas, below.