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How to Host a Holiday Party

How to Host a Holiday Party

Hosting a holiday party doesn’t have to be daunting. With Eastern Shore Crab Cakes and these tips, you’ll be set!

The holiday spirit is infectious. How can you not want to celebrate the season with friends and family? If you have the privilege to host a holiday party, whether large or small, you can use the following tips below to have your celebrations go as smoothly as possible.

Make a Budget

One of the best ways to plan a party is by starting with a budget. Don’t go above it and plan accordingly. Doing so can save you a lot of stress and give you practical limitations on what you will need to make the party a success. Some items may come much more cheaply than you’d think, such as decorations and table cloths. Opting for disposable cups, plates, and cutlery can also save you cash and make cleaning up much easier.

Make a Menu

With the menu, large centerpieces are your best option. Crab dip provided by Eastern Shore Crab Cakes is sure to please, which you can order online and have the next day if you make your purchase before 10 AM the day before. Another way to make the feasting a breeze is to make the event a potluck. Ask people to bring side dishes while you provide the main one, but make sure you give people plenty of time to prepare.


Besides eating and conversing, you can add some extra spice to the festivities by preparing a few classic games. No matter what age group you are catering to, it is not difficult to find ice breaker games and other group games that are engaging and fun for all. “Who am I?” and “Fish Bowl” are two good ones.


If you have a Christmas party, arranging a few holiday elements around the house will be enough to give the effect you are looking for. If it is New Year’s, decorations are not as necessary, but there are plenty of options out there, from balloons to confetti to banners. You can also incorporate traditional holiday dishes into your menu to make the party even more authentic.


At the end of the day, you can do your best and let go of the rest. A holiday party is your time to share your generosity with others in light of what you are celebrating and enjoy time together. Prepare the best you can and enjoy the fruits of your labor. 

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With a lifetime of history alongside the Chesapeake Bay, Chef Michael Matassa proudly creates Eastern Shore Crab Cakes for you and your family to enjoy. From warming crab soups to our classic crab cakes, there is something delicious for everyone at Eastern Shore Crab Cakes this year. Order your delicious crab meat products online, and visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, and LinkedIn for more updates on your favorite Maryland crab dishes! We don’t cook, we create! Get your delicious crab cakes from Eastern Shore Crab Cakes today!

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