Thursday, December 22, 2011

Christmas Dinner Party

Today was the big day...our dinner party with all the family, there ended up being 17 people in attendance! It was busy and chaotic but a ton of fun as well!

Firstly, the menu:

Appetizers -
Stuffed Mushrooms
Spinach & Onion Dip

Stuffed Mushrooms

Brochetta (huge hit, gone in about 60 seconds once the guest arrived)

Spinach and Onion Dip
Carolina 6 Marinated Sirloin Steak
Red Potatoes with Butter and Parsley
Sweet Carrots

Rice Crispy Treats
Sugar Cookies

Rice Crispy Treats drizzled with chocolate, Jonathan helped make these
Sweet Red Wine
Sweet White Wine
Cheerwine and Pineapple Punch

Sweet Red Wine and Sweet White Wine

Cheerwine and Pineapple Punch
Next, the preparation:

With baby full secured, the preparations started bright and early...there was tons of cooking, set-up and cleaning to get done!

It's a bit difficult to take a picture of yourself!
With 17 people to seat, we had placesettings everywhere!
The little guy is in his dress up clothes!
The dining room
All ready for the guests to arrive!

Sawyer and Dory dressed up too!

Milly was not as thrilled!
Kamerin and Samuel came to help out
Finally, the guests arrived:

The girls headed straight for the train set!

Pilar & Pierce, Kelly & I
Mike hanging with Kamerin
Katelynn with Santa
I like this one!
Making sugar cookies!
Kristyn and Baby Sebastian
With the girls
My BABY!!!
He's so handsome when he smiles!
Emma and Lilly!
Such a great time and a wonderful way to start the holiday weekend!!!

1 comment:

  1. Looks like fun! Hope y'all had a merry Christmas!