Gwyneth Paltrow loves hosting dance parties.

The 38-year-old actress - who has children Apple, six, and Moses, four, with husband Chris Martin - enjoys nothing more than inviting her friends into her London home to show off their moves to their favourite songs.

She said: "I like having dance parties at my house and being super-goofy with my girlfriends. We just play dance music like whatever is on the radio and then old stuff - Michael Jackson, disco - and Mew stuff. We mix it up. It's fun."

The blonde beauty also goes on a date with her husband every weekend in order to give herself a break from cooking for the family.

Explaining a typical Saturday, she said in an interview for InStyle magazine: "Well, last Saturday night, I made turkey meatballs and we all had dinner together, then we put the kids to bed and watched a movie.

"We always go out one night of the weekend because it's nice for me to get out of the house. I cook so much during the week, it's good for me to have a break and eat something I didn't make, like sashimi or Indian food."