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HalloweenFairy85 Apr 26, 2011 06:05 PM

So I am having a Christmas In July party this summer..I came here before I started to plan anything to see what you people would do if you hosted one.And if anyone else has ever had one.

Any suggestions?Huh? Huh?

Any will be greatly appreciated and can't wait to see what come up with!

  1. rworange Apr 26, 2011 06:34 PM

    Sounds like fun. Where will the party be? In a hot area?

    If that is the case, I'd do cool takes on Christmas foods ... eggnog ice cream, iced chocolate You could problably do some fun things with sugar cookies such as snowmen with sun glasses instead of scarve or Santa in shorts. Red and green snow cones? A tropical gingerbread house wih a thatced palm roof and palm trees

    How many people? What type of group?

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      HalloweenFairy85 Apr 26, 2011 06:49 PM

      It's going to be at my apartment and I will have the air going since it gets pretty warm in the summer...I was thinking about eggnog with the cookies,only because I got a cool vintage egg nog bowl with matching cups that I didn't get to use last year.

      Thanks for the heads up!

      1. re: HalloweenFairy85
        rworange Apr 26, 2011 07:08 PM

        Ok, mabye some red and green themed food such as summer tomatoes with basil ... you could try to get creative and make them look like ornaments. Or just a green salad with cherry tomatoes. Add some dried cranberries and nuts.

        Either grilling classic Christmas dinner meats or maybe a buffet tray with roast beef, ham and turkey.

        Angel food cake topped wit whipped cream and crused peppermint?

        1. re: HalloweenFairy85
          MplsM ary Apr 26, 2011 08:41 PM

          While it will be cool in your apartment, I'd ditch the eggnog as eggnog idea. rworange has a good thought with eggnog icecream, but as eggnog? It's so heavy and rich for July. Could just be me but I'd eye it with suspicion in July.

          As for Ideas, all I can think of are sweets. Petit fours decorated as little packages, gingerbread people (maybe decked out with leis?).

          This is a much tougher proposition than coming up with ideas for our annual January Jungle Party.

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