|You will need: Mason jars (around 2 per guest), labels, and serving buckets|
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Notes On A Party
I am a wedding planner and a party thrower so a lot of my time is invested in all things parties. I know, it sounds like such an awful job but someone has got to help plan! I love sharing ideas for parties with anyone because you never know whose party you'll be attending next. Basically, these are three of my favorite party throwing tips and three of my cheapest!
Mason Jar Prepared Drinks
Offering your guests drinks that you have already mixed is a great way to get a drink in everyone's hand. For our Christmas party this past year, my friend Bethany and I used mason jars to serve drinks. We offered sangria, a bailey's drink, something with vodka and something with rum. (No mixers with carbonation!) We were able to buy cheaper booze and save a lot of money. Whatever mixers and alcohol we didn't use for the mason jar drinks we set up in the bar area for guests to make their own versions of our drinks.
Side note: always have wine glasses handy because wine-os usually bring their own bottle!
How to serve mason jar drinks:
Always offer straws, have a basket for lids, use an ice bucket/cooler or display them in your refrigerator.
Drinks that work for mason jars:
Mixed drinks with no carbonation, sangria, punches, dessert style cocktails, margaritas, etc...
Where to buy:
Grocery stores around canning time, trader horn, craft stores, home improvement stores, Walmart, etc...
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