Here’s How You Could be the Perfect Party Host

By Hand On The Hip - 2/28/2017

If you know that you want to be the best party host but you just feel as though you are not good at socialising then you will understand how incredibly annoying this can be. After all, at times you may feel as though no matter what you do, you just can’t entertain people and you may even feel as though your guests are not having a good time. This is not the case at all, and when you are able to put the work in, you will soon find that hosting a party is easier than ever before.

Do What You Know

Sure, you want to impress your guests. This is completely understandable but that doesn’t mean that you should go ahead and do a beef wellington for the very first time. This is especially the case when you are expecting 12 or more people to arrive. When you are hosting, make sure that you stick to recipes that you can easily do with your eyes closed. This will save you a ton of time, money and effort, not to mention that it will also help you to boost your confidence for the big day as well.

Set the Mood

If you are anxious then there is a chance that you will send out vibes that reflect this. This can have a huge impact on the ambience of the room and it can also make your guests feel tense as well. The last thing that you want to have is a super tense party and for this reason it is important that you set the right tone, early on. Make sure that you greet your guests at the door and also make sure that you don’t dress up too much either. If you do this then you will give off the impression of being super chilled and this is exactly what you want when you are hosting a party.

Play Good Music

There is a reason why every single restaurant you have ever been to plays music. When you have music, you can really help to fill any awkward silences. Of course, if you are not quite sure what music to play then make sure that you go off whatever your guests like. If you still aren’t sure then try and play some hits. When you do this, you can encourage everyone to get up and dance and you can also make sure that you are catering to a huge range of people as well.

Order in!

Sometimes ordering items online can be the best way for you to host an amazing party. Consider getting cup cake delivered, or even try and look into ordering pizza. When you do this, you take a lot of the stress out of your order and you can also feel confident knowing that the whole thing will come together very well. Of course, if you are not quite sure how to go about organising everything then don’t be afraid to get your friends involved. Remember that just because you are hosting, doesn’t mean that you can’t ask for help.

P.S. This post is a collaborative post and not written by Hand On The Hip.

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