ENJOY A HOT COCOA DATE! IT'S EASY WINTER ENTERTAINING!
When the weather turns cold it shouldn't be a reason to stop casually entertaining! Trade in the backyard BBQ for a Bar Cart Hot Cocoa party as a sure way to warm up your guests and fill your house with joy!
I've found my kids LOVE and I mean LOVE anything that involves marshmallows and this year they've become an instant fan of hot cocoa simply for the fact that they get to add a few fun marshmallows to their cup! And in this phase of life, I'm all about celebrating small moments of joy.
That said, a bar cart hot cocoa station is sure to please the adults and kids alike and makes an easy way to entertain without investing a ton of time in food prep!
First make sure you have the critical items including the hot cocoa of course and determine if you're going to use paper cups or mugs you already have at home! I'm not going to lie, finding disposable hot beverage paper cups without a crazy pattern all over them was a challenge so I took a trip up to my local coffee shop and asked if I could buy a few cups off them. While a slightly odd request they were happy to fill the order for cheaper than it would have cost me to go out and buy a big pack of cups!
And of course don't forget the marshmallows!
The chocolate dipped spoons tend to be seasonal during the holidays, but if you can't those good old Hersey bar squares work the same way to add a touch of richness to your winter beverage treat!
Once you have all the necessities for your hot cocoa bar, take a few minutes to pull together decor items you have around the house or out already for the holiday season, find a day that works for you, and invite some neighbors over and splurge on a delightful & fun hot cocoa bar that everyone will enjoy!
If you happen to want a bar cart too, I found this one at Target last year and have been using it for beverage and food setup throughout the year when entertaining!
I truly hope you enjoy the holiday season!
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