A guide to holiday parties


This week we chat all things holiday parties: themes, traditions, and our favorite recipes. We also discuss how to be a gracious guest as well as a stress-free host.

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What you'll hear:

  • Stories from Maggie's recent trip to Budapest
  • Jacey's adventures in novel writing
  • Our favorite (and least favorite) types of holiday parties
  • Fun party ideas, themes, tips, and recipes
  • How to be both a good party host and guest
  • Tips for dealing with awkward party social interactions

Can I quote you on that?

  • “Hosting tip, use your kids.” Maggie
  • “People will notice a stressed out host a lot more than they’ll notice an overcooked cookie.” Maggie
  • “Know your strengths and know what you like and what’s going ot be fun for you to do.” Jacey
  • “They’re a little mouthy these days.” Jacey on the World Health Organization
  • “Excuse yourself to go to the bathroom…and then don’t come back.” Maggie's strategy for leaving a party


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Show notesMaggie McDaris