One big present instead of many little ones. With a tree full of gifts a new kitchen was the highlight leaving many unopened gifts even a few days later!Appies! MMMmm! Spinach Dip, Baked Brie, Des's Ham ball and Pam's new Hot Mama Southwest Chicken and Taco Dip......a huge hit!Salad's in parfait dishes. I was going for a red and green theme, pretty and yummy. Thanks to my brothers great teaching I even did a balsamic cran-raspberry dressing solo this year.Brunch. Brunch is my favorite. Quiche, fruit cups and fresh cinnamon buns are easy to do on a lazy Christmas morning. I loved sharing them with a few close family members-this was my favorite part of the day. Oo, and the vintage mugs from my collection-note to self look for more green and white fire king for next year-had enough for brunch but it was close for after dinner tea.Schmoo Torte.
Whipped up fresh Christmas morning (extra fresh whipped cream went on the fruit cups). Dessert also included home baked apple and Saskatoon berry pie and fresh fruit cups. I felt like a good hostess giving my guests options of what and when they wanted dessert. Dessert bar-definitely a do again-note to self- keep your eye out for a few more super dainty and cute vintage side plates, I think they make homemade pie taste even better!