Friendsgiving is a great way to connect with friends and show them we are grateful for their friendship even if we don’t see them on a regular basis.
Tips for Hosting the Perfect Friendsgiving:
Potluck- Everyone brings something. As the host, you are in charge of the turkey and drinks!
What are the appropriate serving sizes? Use these charts to find out how much is enough.
Decorations: Keep it simple! Go- to decorations are a table runner, mini pumpkins and candles spaced on the table. Grab a flower bouquet (stick with orange/yellow/fall shades) and divide it up among several vases or various sizes on the table and your serving counter.
Set the tone with music. Get the guests in the mood with your favorite tunes playing on Alexa as they arrive.
Gratitude board- When guests arrive, have them write what they are grateful for this season on the board.
Have guests BYOT- bring your own Tupperware. With all that food, you will be sure to want to send some home!
Desserts- your guests may bring desserts, but be ready with the coffee and hot chocolate!
Try this Mocktail Recipe from This Vivacious Life!
- Ginger beer
- Pomegranate juice
- Pomegranate arils
- Cinnamon sticks
- Agave syrup
Step 1: Fill your copper cups with large pieces of ice
Step 2: Pour 1 tbsp pomegranate juice and 6 oz. ginger beer or tonic water in each cup over ice
Step 3: Squeeze each cup with half lime and stir gently to combine
Step 4: Top with a dash of fresh ground nutmeg, cinnamon stick and drizzle of agave syrup if desired for more sweetness”
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