Our hot chocolate bar consisted of both homemade sipping chocolate & marshmallows, caramel sauce, chocolate ganache, peppermint simple syrup, whipped cream, mini marshmallows & crushed peppermint sticks.....and to top it off, I made swizzle sticks out of treat sticks & tinsel from the shop (because let's face it, a custom beverage always tastes better with something sparkly in it!) We also nibbled on peppermint meringues & creme filled gingersnap sandwich cookies...and if that wasn't enough sugar, I felt the need to throw in "frosted" shirley temples.
Of course, no party would be complete without an activity. I decided that making gingerbread houses would be a fun way to spend a chilly winter afternoon. I purchased kids sized paper chef hats and embellished them with cupcake liner & coffee filter flowers so they looked like glamourous little pastry chefs.
I can honestly say that the kids had a wonderful afternoon & I had the best time putting this party together for them. There is nothing quite like watching you children enjoy a little Christmas magic.
Happy Holidays, Friends!
sources & credits:
party styling & design, treats & hot chocolate bar, photography: stevie pattyn for shop sweet luluphotography: myah mcneill of glo photography
milk glass cake stands, long tall sally sodapop stripey straws, treat sticks, tinsel, polkadot washi tape, teeny tiny diagonal stripe treat bags in gray, mini candy cups in red dot, white candy & cupcake cups, red stripe cupcake liners, tissue paper balls, tissue paper fans: shop sweet lulu
children's paper chef hats: growing cooks
A BIG, HUGE & ENORMOUS thanks to my VERY talented friend Myah McNeill of Glo Photography for helping me photograph this party! xo