to cozying up by a roaring fire indoors with family and friends.
And today, I am joining my Balsam Hill family and sharing 3 simple &
easy ideas for entertaining this winter.
Winter entertaining can leave you feeling a bit cold.
Between the chilly temperatures and lack of vibrant greens and blooms outdoors
hosting a get together isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind.
But- winter can be cozy.
Bring in a couple chunky throws, add more candles and a warm fire is always a good thing-
and you have the makings for a simple and inspired evening get together.
a table setting outdoors is a perfect way to celebrate an everyday or special occasion.
Fruit and cheese platters are some of my favorite things to serve at a get together.
Go to cheese board elements?
fresh and dried fruit such as apricots and grapes
3 varieties (or more) of cheese- my favorites are brie,
Dubliner ( I could eat the entire brick myself)
and a goat cheese.
A dark chocolate almond bark is excellent.
than a game night with friends.
A fire pit is a perfect spot for roasting marshmallows and making s’mores
or just enjoying the ambiance and laughter.
when we used to go camping and backpacking when I was growing up.
The smell of the fresh air and smoke maybe… or
maybe I am remembering how cold it always was in the mountains at night-
and how that fire was a very warm thing to cozy up to haha.
and outdoors and I love the simplicity of the construction and style.
I am joining my friends at Balsam Hill and these amazing bloggers
as they share inspired entertaining ideas.
Here is the line up:
The Mellionaire House
The Preppy Hostess
Pink on the Cheek
Stay tuned for a look at a simple, inexpensive Valentines place setting idea on Wednesday-
which is also the preview of a new series showing how to get a designer look for less.
disclosure: I work with Balsam Hill as their brand ambassador -but all opinions are my own.