Holidays are meant to be spent with friends and family, and what better way to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company than by hosting a dinner party! Check out these tips for planning a holiday dinner party.
Before you even begin planning your holiday dinner party, make a guest list. Once you’ve made your guest list, choose a way to send your invitations. Whether you choose to send invitations through email, phone call, or mail, make sure you are keeping track of the number of people who have confirmed their attendance. This will let you know how many tables and chairs you’ll need and how much food you should prepare.
Once you have a complete guest list, make sure you have enough of the following items:
This is just a general list of items that you’ll need for your perfect holiday dinner party!
Another thing you’ll want to do is create a holiday menu that you know everyone will enjoy. If you’re not sure what to make, check out these holiday menus for inspiration! Once you’ve selected your main dish and sides, add something sweet to your menu such as holiday sugar cookies or some Christmas tree brownies.
When planning your menu, take any food allergies that guests may have into consideration. Finally, make sure you anticipate having additional (or just really hungry) guests by making plenty of food.
As the day of your dinner party gets closer, try to clean the areas that your guests will spend the most time in. Consider renting a carpet cleaner or a floor polisher to get a deeper clean to your home. Once your home is nice and clean, add holiday decorations to give your home a festive environment.
The final thing that you should do is to create a holiday-themed environment with some decorations. Get creative with your dinner table by adding holiday-themed table cloths, ornaments, and candles. This will set the holiday mood for your dinner party.
Planning a holiday dinner party has never been easier! With these tips,you’ll have everything your need need for a holiday dinner party.
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