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The most wonderful time of the year—CHRISTMAS, is upon us. Perhaps nothing helps you get into the warm holiday spirit like a cheerful Christmas party with friends and loved ones.  

Are you still thinking about what to prepare for this year's Christmas party? Please make sure to add the followings to your party list.

  1. Drinks

A great signature drink immediately makes a party more wonderful. It's a good idea to set up a self-serve beverage station. Provide pre-made signature cocktails, wine in elegant glasses or beer in Christmas-themed cups. Consider offering one non-alcoholic specialty drink, such as peppermint iced tea and hot cocoa, for guests who don’t drink or who are underage. The more self-serve options offered, the more everyone will ll be able to relax and enjoy yourself.

Here are some holiday cocktail recipes listed below so you can choose your favorite.

Vanilla Cranberry Mimosas

Apple Cider Mimosas

Turtle Doves Cocktail

Salted Caramel Apple Martini

Eggnog Cocktail

White Christmas Sangria

Cinnamon Roll Cocktail

Chocolate Peppermint Martini

Cranberry Beergaritas

Nutcracker Cocktail

  1. Food

Food, of course, is the most essential aspect of your party. Amaze your guests this holiday season with delicious and unique party food ideas below.

Sparkling Cranberry Cider

Cranberry and Feta Pinwheels

Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip

Pigs in a Blanket Wreath

Crock Pot Meatballs

Turkey, Cranberry, and Brie Rolls

Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots

Or you can set out a simple buffet, such as cheese and crackers, hot soup and small sandwiches, a few fabulous desserts. Also popular in now is sharing the food responsibilities. The host supplies the main dish and guests bring their favorite holiday recipe, salads, side dishes or desserts.The focus is on getting together with your guests, not on the food.

  1. Decorations

Decorations are a must. Traditional Christmas decorations include a Christmas tree, candles, lights, and other holiday decorations. Make it festive by hanging lots of sparkly decor. Set the table with traditional colors like red and green. If it's a themed party decorate accordingly.

Whatever theme you decided on, you can't go wrong with preparing the following decorations:

Christmas tree/ornaments

Christmas lights

Door wreath


Themed napkins and tablecloths

Garlands or hanging wreaths

Fake snow (if you’ve got it)


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