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Hosting holiday parties can be great fun and is a wonderful way to gather your friends and family to enjoy time together. But how do you help ensure your efforts pay off and your guests enjoy themselves (and get plenty of good food to eat)? I’ve come up with five tips (not coincidentally, using PARTY as an acronym!) to help you on your way to hosting a successful party, gluten-free or otherwise!
*P* lan. As the years go by and I host more and more parties, I do this more and more. In order to save sanity, planning is essential. Write it all down. Start a grocery list, and make a schedule. Write down all preparation tasks – everything from making tasty appetizers, to ironing tablecloths, and putting up decorations. A good, written plan will keep you from running around panicked.