Chic Entertaining Tips.....

Christmas is in the air, I can almost taste it..........

The holidays have arrived and with it brings reasons to celebrate with family and friends. Here are some basic tips for entertaining for the holidays:

  • Be sure to plan ahead, let guests know the date of your party, as the holidays get booked really quick.
  • Make your front porch and walkway warm and inviting with a big wreath lit up with tiny white lights.
  • Dress up your table with a beautiful fabric tablecloth.
  • Add a centerpiece with pillar candles.
  • Serve finger foods, such as, cheese balls and crackers, mini quiches, Thai Wings, and the like.
  • Play soothing Christmas music in the background. (We all love those chipmunks but let's just hold off for this event.....)
  • Light candles in scents of cinnamon and sugar cookie. (Make sure to keep a close eye on them if little ones are around.)
  • Serve homemade egg nog or hot cocoa.
  • Have Christmas movies on hand to keep the kids entertained.
  • Take photos of guests to later create a holiday scrapbook album.
  • Play board games and cards.

Last but not least, make sure to take time to enjoy your guests and have a good time.