Christmas Persuasive Essay

The holiday season is full with joy. It’s a time of magic and rising excitement. The traditions of Christmas evoke many feelings in people, and Christmas has a feeling all its own. The cold crisp air, the warm glow of the fireplace, and the smells of freshly baked molasses and cinnamon gingerbread cookies permeate the house. Sounds of Bing Crosby crooning, “White Christmas” and the brightly lit Christmas trees with shiny glass bulbs, satin ribbons are a feast for our eyes. The holiday season inspires and reminds us of those that are dear to us. What better way to show those you care for than gathering them together for an evening of holiday joy. Christmas parties are one of the most exciting types of parties that people love to attend. …show more content…
In deciding your budget, you will be able to determine if you will cook or have your event catered. Try to set an amount for things you need invitations, decorations, food, entertainment and anything else you would like to provide for your guests. For a party of 25 to 30 guests, I believe a budget of $12.00 per person would be adequate for your food and drink budget. To keep cost down on other things for your party, bring out your holiday CD’s for music, your tree decorated will take care of decorations and ask a couple of friends or neighbors if they have any extra tables and chairs you could borrow for your …show more content…
I would serve things that can be prepared hours before the party and use warming dishes to keep everything heated up. For an easy cocktail party, think about serving h’orderves. These small, savory finger foods can be eaten in one or two bites. If you are planning to have your cocktail party during typical meal hours, eight to ten types of h’orderves would be sufficient, plan on each guest eating two to three of each kind of appetizer. Some wonderful easy appetizers would be mini quiche, egg rolls, taquitos and meatballs. Meatballs are a great appetizer. They are not expensive and go along way. You can prepare them in advance and serve them with different dipping sauces such as Ranch dressing, barbeque sauce or a sweet ’n sour sauce. Just serve your sauces in different bowls and display them around your meatballs. Salads and deviled eggs can also be made the day before just keep in the refrigerator until time for the party. To also ensure that you have enough food is to include things such as nuts, olives and a vegetable tray. You can also set up a cheese tray with a variety of cheeses and crackers. Do the same with your beverages make a nice holiday punch and serve in a bowl so your guest can serve themselves. Open a few bottles of wine and have them ready for your guest. You don’t want to be in the kitchen all night you want to be out with your

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