Throw a Housewarming Party!

Housewarming Party

Leederville house 2 by vagawi  (CC BY 2.0)

Have you recently moved? Or maybe you’re looking to get reacquainted with your neighborhood. What better way to connect with your neighbors than to throw a housewarming party! It’s the perfect excuse to make new friends and build community. And when it comes to housewarming parties, it’s all in the details.  Take a look at how you can unpack the fun when throwing your own housewarming party.

Fantastic Finger Foods

Housewarming Party: food - Avocado Appetizer

Food can play a huge role when throwing a housewarming party. Make sure to choose foods that are low maintenance and easy to eat. Stay green with this fun Tortellini and Pesto Skewer recipe. Instead of using meat, this healthier and greener alternative uses tortellini. If you’re a stickler for meat and you got to have your fix, try these savory Bacon Cheese Pops. Modeled after the classic cake pop, these cheesy pops are sure to get the party started. Keep the party going with this yummy homemade Orange Sorbet recipe. Take a look at some of these other party foods that’ll have your guests ready to dig in.

Chalkboard Wine Bottle Vase by winestyr (CC BY 2.0)

Dazzling Decorations

Decorating a new home or reorganizing your current one can be a really fun time. It’s a great way to add your own personal touch to a home. Get the party guests involved with this creative painting activity. Make sure to use biodegradable balloons and environmentally friendly paints. Upcycled materials from the move or items that you no longer use make great decorations. Crafting together is another fun and green way to make new connections and bond. Just remember when it comes to decorations, there’s no need for pomp. Keep it simple and everyone will have a good time.

Great Gamesmakeover backyard by LouiseLePierres (CC BY 2.0)

Nothing says housewarming party like fun-for-all party games! Your guests need something to do when they’re not chowing down on your delicious food or creating works of art. Background music is a great way to set the atmosphere. Create a playlist, pop on some tunes, and let the music move everyone. It doesn’t matter what age you are, anyone can get moving with these kid-friendly party games. Upcycle those old moving pallets and build your very own Giant Jenga Set. Keep your guests entertained with everything from wacky card games to backyard Twister.  There is no game like a housewarming party game — your guests will not want to stop!

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What are your favorite housewarming party ideas?  Do you have a unique housewarming party story? Feel free to share your thoughts below.