Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Thanksgiving Entertaining Tips

In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving (for the United States), households are busy preparing menus, seating, activities, and guest arrangements.  Below are a series of Green Door Hospitality posts … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · 13 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tips: Hostess Gifts

Hostess gifts play a part in both entertaining and being entertained all year round.  But the amount of gatherings, parties, etc. seem to triple during the holiday season.  Here are … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 10 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tips: Have a Place For Coats

You’ve got a bunch of people coming over for a holiday brunch, dinner, cocktail, etc.  They all arrive wearing coats.  Where do you put them?  Now for some of you … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 6 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tips: Don’t Forget Breakfast for Overnight Guests

The holidays often times mean overnight guests.  While you’re busy preparing that wonderful dinner for your family and friends spending the night, don’t forget to think about what they will … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · 11 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tip: Utilize What You Have

When decorating for your party or gathering, look around at the elements of your standard home decor.  What are pieces that may be able to be utilized in different and … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 6 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tip: Music To Cook By

When entertaining, generally you think of music to be played during the party.  Something for the background (or in the case of a dance party, something if the foreground!) But, … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 20 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tip: Stock Up

Make sure you have some basic essentials on hand for when your house is full of guests for the next couple months.  Here are some things you might forget: Paper … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 5 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tip: Create An Oven Time Schedule

So you’ve got your menu all planned out for the big dinner.  Main dish, a gazillion sides, multiple desserts… you are ready to feed the army that will descend upon … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · 6 Comments

Hospitality Entertaining Tip: Make Your Bathroom Guest Ready

As your busy running around getting ready for guests this holiday season, don’t forget about making sure your guest bathroom is prepared.  Some of these things might seem obvious, but … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · 5 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tip: Document Your Gathering

If you’re anything like me, you forget things from year to year (or month to month) if you don’t write them down.  Holiday entertaining tends to be the type of … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 13 Comments