A housewarming party is a fun way to share your new home or apartment with your friends and family. Here are a few tips for keeping things fun and easy.
Don’t Rush Your Party Date
As excited as you may be to show off your new home don’t rush your housewarming date. This will only create stress, and moving is stressful enough so there is no need to create more.
Keep The Menu Simple
You will be investing more time than usual showing people around meaning you won’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. So, keep the menu simple with items that can be prepared ahead of time, and require little to no ongoing prep. This includes:
- Chopped fruit and veggies
- Premade dips and spreads
- Meat and cheese platters
- No-bake deli items
- Refrigerator-free pastries and desserts
- Bottled beverages or a large pre-made punch
- Self-serve wine or drink bar
Invite The Neighbors
While your primary focus is to share your new home with those you know, your housewarming party is a low-pressure way to get to know your neighbors—so be ensure to invite them too.
Last but not least, be sure to send out your invitations at least a few weeks in advance. Welcome to your new home!