Prepare for Holiday Parties

The snow is falling, stores are packed, and holiday cheer is all around! It is the time of year filled with holiday parties to celebrate with friends and family. You likely are either throwing a party this season or will be attending one as a guest. We think that every holiday party should have some fun decorations and treats for all to enjoy!

Here is a list of some fun to-do’s for your next holiday party, just in time for the weekend!

Snacks and Treats

Food is always a focal point of any great get together! If you’re stuck on some ideas to spice it up this year – take a look at the ideas below. There’s sure to be something to satisfy the kids and adults!

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Masterpiece Recipe Here

These Pomegranate – Cranberry bruschetta pieces are to die for! Not only are they the gorgeous holiday colors to match your decor, they have all the flavors that just scream holiday!

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Recipe Here

Pull apart cheesy bread in Christmas Tree form. Who doesn’t like cheesy bread? This simple recipe is a tasty snack that everyone will love. Bonus – you can use this recipe any other time of year, just change the shape!

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Grinchy Goodness Here

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is one of our all time favorite movies. We watch it every year to get us in the Holiday spirit. This recipe is perfect as a sweet treat for both adults and kids while enjoying the holiday classic.

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Directions Here

Here’s one the kiddo’s can help with! These Christmas Tree brownies have the right decorations to make them into little hand held Christmas tree treats. Simply bake up a tray of brownies, cut into triangles and decorate accordingly.

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Jingle Juice Here

This one is just for the grown ups! This jingle juice is all sorts of bubbly goodness to keep you in the festive mood while you have friends over. You may even want to save a little extra to enjoy while wrapping up some Christmas gifts. Tis’ the season…

Decor

While we’re sure that you have some of the holiday decor down, it’s always fun to have a few extra items ready to go for a get together! Here are a few ideas that your guests will love.

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Print Outs and Details Here

Can we have this Hot Cocoa Bar all year round? This creative set up is perfect for any holiday get together! Whether you’re having a morning brunch or finishing off the evening, everyone loves a cup of Cocoa to keep warm. The link above brings you to the site with all the labels and more images to get the perfect bar set up.

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Stocking Tips Here

Decorating in a pinch? Mini stockings are a great way to dress up any dinner table. These cutesy stockings can be a little gift for your guests, or keep them around to hang up on the mantle after your party.

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Twinkle Twinkle

Twinkle lights just make everything more magical, don’t they? These centerpieces are the perfect combination of holiday and winter pieces with a little bit of holiday magic to them. They will give a nice glow to your entertaining space all night long!

 

Hostess Gifts

Attending a party instead of throwing one? Don’t worry, you still can help bring the holiday spirit! Here are some great gift ideas that you can bring for the host of your party this weekend that they’ll love!

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Other Ideas

We LOVE getting bottles of wine! If you’re going to a party, bringing a bottle of wine is a classic and perfect gift for your host. Make it festive by adding some jewels to it – it only takes a few minutes and it instantly makes it a fun and thoughtful gift!

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Reindeer Beer

Your party host doesn’t like wine? Do not fret! Try doing some Reindeer Beer instead! Some google-y eyes, pipe cleaners, and a little poofs and you’re set! The best part of about this idea? You can do it for the kiddos too! Get some root beer or coke bottles and make it a kid friendly gift as well.

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Buy it Here!

Do you want to give your host something they can enjoy a little longer? These winter candles will make their home smell great well after the party is over! Many local stores will have great options for similar smelling candles, otherwise, visit the link above for more candles like this one.

 

Do you feel like you need some more space to entertain? Or you are ready for a new home to show off for a party? Let us know! We talked about in our last post how winter is a great time to buy your home. You still have time to buy a home this winter and have everything ready to be in your new home for the holidays next year!

Happy Celebrating!

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