Wait! Don’t Throw That Christmas Party Without Reading This First!

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Christmas table

Host a Christmas party that your guests will never forget! Your party is this weekend…no problem! Here’s a list of last-minute things you can do that will ensure your friends will be asking to be invited year after year:


  • Play some Christmas music quietly in the background; just turn on the holiday music channel on tv or hook up your phone to a speaker and turn on Pandora.
  • Light candles around the house, for a warm glow (either real or battery-operated), and turn down the lights just a little.

Christmas candles


  • Desserts are fun and easy to make ahead of time, and keep it festive, like melted snowman cookies or reindeer brownies
  • Decorate your table with a few seasonal items, like pine branches, cranberries, pinecones, and a few glittery decorations or ornaments
  • Do a gift swap, but keep the budget small (under $20, for example)

Christmas gift

Mulled wine

  • Set up that karaoke machine in the living room and offer a selection of Christmas songs.
  • Make 3-D origami snowflakes and hang them from the ceiling all over your house.
  • Don’t forget to hang mistletoe somewhere in your home where people will get caught underneath!
  • Bake gingerbread men & have your guests decorate them.

Gingerbread men

  • Set up a photobooth area by decorating one wall in your home with wrapping paper, tinsel, garlands, & twinkle lights; and offer a few props made of cardstock and wooden sticks.
  • Give each guest a baggie full of cookies as they’re leaving, to remember your wonderful event once they’re home.  

Merry Christmas! 🎄🎅

What are your tips & tricks for hosting a successful Christmas party?

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