You will need
- A somewhat copious supply of alcohol
- A cocktail shaker
- Mason jars
- Hors d’oeuvres (more commonly known as snacks)
- A banging playlist
Step 1 – Plan the menu
Is your cocktail party going to be a sophisticated affair? Or, is it more of a pizza and chicken nuggets kind of do?
Either way, you need to decide on some dishes before hand and prepare them all in advance so you can socialise when your guests arrive.
Step 2 – Create an epic playlist
Aside from the food and drink, the music is the most important factor in giving a party ambience. Here’s some of my favourite tunes of the moment:
Step 3 – Cocktails!
Obviously, no cocktail party is complete without some cocktails. Serve them in jam jars with vintage stickers on for a little extra oomph.
Strawberry Lemonade Smash Recipe
1 part Malibu rum
1 part fresh lemon juice
A handful of crushed strawberries
2 parts lemonade and/or strawberry and lime cordial
Have you thrown any parties recently? What are your party tips? Let me know in the comments below!
Until next time,