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
- How to leave an iTunes review:
- Around the Table Christmas spotify playlist
- Sole Hope
- Ina Garten's Cheese Straws
- Shutterbean Easy Appetizer Ideas
- Salted Rocky Road Fudge
- Cranberry Ginger Fizz
- Cranberry Margaritas
- Two-ingredient Cocktails
- Winter Sangria
- Russian Tea Cakes
- Chocolate Toffee Kettle Corn
- Maggie's Holiday Candy Trio
Thoughts, questions, comments?
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- Maggie on Instagram, Twitter, and her blog
- Jacey on Instagram, Twitter and her blog
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