Podcast, Ep. 334: Holiday Decorating and Hosting Q&A with Karen (Part 1)

It’s a fun episode this week as we get ready for all things holiday. From hosting large holiday parties to decorating for intimate festivities, we answer questions from Instagram about food, decor and hosting. We also discuss how to set a beautiful table for the holidays, great food and drink that will wow your guests without costing a fortune, and setting up your home to welcome guests.

What You’ll Hear This Episode:

  • Kids tables – yay or nay? And if yay, how to make them cute, decorative and easily cleanable after the inevitable mess has been made.
  • Setting a beautiful table on a budget.
  • Favorite dishes to bring to a holiday dinner.
  • Flow of the party: pacing the meals out correctly and making sure everything is served in the right order and in time.
  • Some suggestions for great table wine that won’t break the bank.
  • Getting creative with seating that will make your guests feel social and comfortable.
  • A check list of items to prepare for if you are expecting house guests.

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Happy Decorating!

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Kelley Bostian

Kelley enjoys a light and livable home and is always searching for that perfect "finishing touch" antique piece. Here on How to Decorate, it's his goal to help you bring your own unique design vision to life.