Source: Martha Stewart Weddings
Whether you’re dating, engaged, recently married, or approaching your fifth anniversary, few things make you feel more like a full-blown adult than hosting your first holiday event. But the idea of it can be anxiety-provoking. Is your home or apartment big enough to fit everyone? Do you need a new dining room table? Do you have enough pots and pans? Can you make enough food to feed everyone? It’s no surprise that being asked to entertain over the holidays can send your mind spinning.
“Hosting a holiday for the first time is a personal and relationship landmark,” says April Masini, New York-based relationship and etiquette expert. “It’s a big deal—bigger than most people who take on this responsibility realize until they’re deep in the task!” First thing first: Don’t fret. You will survive your first holiday as head of the table. To help make sure everything goes smoothly, follow these tips for seamless holiday hosting. [Read more…] about Tips On Hosting Your First Holiday As A Couple