How to Host a Holiday Bash
The holidays are here again, and you know what that means — gifts, good cheer, bright colors and winter wonders everywhere. With the big days approaching, family coming in from out of town and friends gathering for the festivities, what better way to celebrate this year than by throwing the best holiday party of the season?
If you’re looking for tips on hosting a marvelous holiday bash, we’re here to help. Here are some must-haves for making your party as merry and bright as the time of year.
No holiday party would be complete without the perfect decorations, so make it your goal to go all-out with your decor for your holiday bash. Choose a color scheme and the theme of the party beforehand to give yourself an idea of what will match your aesthetic. For example, is your party specifically a holiday party, or would you like it to have a non-religious, non-specific focus that speaks purely to the sparkling season?
Your color scheme depends on your vision. Will you have deep reds, greens, silvers and golds, or will you decide on a blue, white, gray and silver scheme to emulate snow? Pick your colors and party theme, and complement it with according decorations like streamers, banners, snowflakes, snowmen and other wintry decor items to match.
Friends and Family
What could be more important during the holidays than connecting with the ones you love most? To make your holiday party the best it can be, fill it with not only the most festive decorations but also the most fantastic people!
Do you want your party to be a small, intimate family affair filled with love, or do you want to deck your halls with as many bright faces as possible? Whether you invite family, close friends, coworkers or a combination of everyone you know and love, filling your house with warm personalities ensures your holiday bash will be a hit.
Complement your delightful decorations with festive tableware to match the occasion. Choose napkins, paper plates, cutlery, tablecloths and other table decor in the colors that bring out your aesthetic choice for the party. Blue, white and gray is a good color scheme for a wintry, snowy decor theme, and silver and gold work well for a warm, holiday-specific appearance. Decorate your table tastefully so that your guests can eat with as much good cheer as they feel.
Warm, Festive Dishes
The crowning feature of a festive party is the food you serve — and for the holidays, you want the warmest, most delicious dishes to welcome your guests warmly, fill them with festive cheer and set the mood with full flavors. When you’re looking for warm, wonderful meals to reward your friends and family, both unique and traditional sausage recipes are fantastic, flavorful choices.
Get the party started with tempting appetizers like Middle Eastern Sausage Rolls and Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms, and turn up the heat with satisfying entrees like Savory Stuffing, White Christmas Sausage Lasagna, Root Veggie and Sausage Casserole and so much more.