How to plan a Friendsgiving cocktail party: A time to make space and time for friends
The holidays are a busy time of year, but it's important to make space and time for friends. A Friendsgiving cocktail party is a great way to do just that!
Why it's important to make space and time for friends
Friends are an important part of our lives. They provide us with love, support, and companionship. In today's busy world, it can be difficult to make time for friends. However, it's important to prioritize our friendships.
Friends can help us to reduce stress, improve our mental health, and increase our overall well-being. They can also help us to stay connected to our communities and to experience new things.
The holidays are a great time to make space and time for friends. It's a time to celebrate, give thanks, and be with the people we love. A Friendsgiving cocktail party is a perfect way to do just that.
So gather your friends, raise a glass, and be thankful for the people who make your life richer.
Here are some tips for décor, music, and mocktail recipes for your Friendsgiving cocktail party:
- Keep it simple and cozy. You don't need to go overboard with the decorations. A few candles, pumpkins, and fall-themed accents will do the trick.
- Use natural elements. Bring in some fresh flowers, branches, or leaves to add a touch of nature to your décor.
- Create a welcoming atmosphere. Set up a few comfortable seating areas where your guests can relax and chat.
- Don't forget the lighting. Dim lighting can create a warm and inviting atmosphere.
- Choose music that is both festive and relaxing. You want to create an atmosphere where your guests can enjoy each other's company and have a good time.
- Avoid music that is too loud or too upbeat. You want your guests to be able to hear each other talk without having to shout.
- Create a playlist of your favorite songs or find a pre-made playlist online.
- Sparkling cranberry mocktail: Combine equal parts cranberry juice and sparkling water in a glass. Add a splash of lime juice and a sprig of rosemary for garnish.
- Apple cider mocktail: Combine equal parts apple cider and sparkling water in a glass. Add a dash of cinnamon and a slice of apple for garnish.
- Lemon-ginger mocktail: Combine equal parts lemon juice, ginger ale, and sparkling water in a glass. Add a slice of lemon and a piece of fresh ginger for garnish.
- Non-alcoholic sangria: Combine equal parts grape juice, orange juice, and sparkling water in a pitcher. Add chopped fruit, such as apples, oranges, and grapes. Let chill for several hours before serving.
These are just a few ideas to get you started. With a little planning, you can throw a Friendsgiving cocktail party that your guests will love.