Let’s face it, no one does it better than Mom. She is truly the definition of the hostess with the mostest. We sat down to chat with our featured Mother’s Day Moms (thank you Cheryl, Anne, Lyndie, Christina) and those closest to us to compile the tips they swear by for the ultimate gathering.
So whether you’re planning a casual get-together or an elegant soiree, these tips will help ensure that your guests are well taken care of and leave feeling relaxed and welcome.
Anne Sisteron, Mom of 2
Founder of Anne Sisteron Jewelry
Cheryl Saban, Mom of 4
Founder of Saban Glass
Christina Zilber, Mom of 2
Founder of Jouer Cosmetics
Lyndie Benson, Mom of 2
Founder of Bleusalt
First and foremost, it’s important to plan ahead and prepare everything in advance. This includes setting the table, making any necessary food or drink preparations, and getting all of your décor ready beforehand.
In addition to this, you’ll want to make sure that everyone is well fed throughout the event. This means providing a variety of delicious foods that appeal to all tastes, as well as plenty of drinks for hydration.
Finally, don’t forget the importance of creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for your guests. This means decorating with care, using thoughtful touches like flowers or candles to make the space feel welcoming.
So get ready to wow your guests and bring out all the showstoppers! Whether it’s your elegant china, crystal glasses, or fanciful tableware, be unafraid to use them and create a truly memorable experience for all. Oh, and don’t forget to treat yourself to that well-deserved cocktail before things get started!
Happy hosting! Oh and for those being hosted, never show up empty handed! Always bring a thoughtful thank you for the hostess.