LMP's Holiday Bar Essentials

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is in TWO DAYS?!  This year has gone by SO quickly and I can't believe that the Holiday season is already upon us.  In addition to spending time with family and friends, my favorite part of the Holidays is all of the gatherings and parties that are being thrown! So many excuses for delicious food, and more importantly, drinks!

All of these Holiday events give us an excuse to use our favorite bar essentials in fun and creative ways to create delicious cocktails.  It is also an excuse to reference our favorite cocktail "cheat sheet".  This sheet is included on the insert that comes in our limited edition 2016 New Years Eve Party in a Box, and outlines some of our tips and tricks for serving up the best cocktails when you host your party to ring in the New Year.

To showcase our favorite bar essentials, we set everything up on our favorite Gold Bar Cart from Target.

When I think essential Holiday drinks, I immediately think of festive champagne toasts, and we found the perfect stainless steel wine bucket and ice tongs from CB2 for chilling your favorite bottle of bubbly.

We styled the champagne next to our favorite new plaid cutting board from Target (perfect for cutting up citrus to garnish your cocktails), our feather bottle opener, and this adorable Pig Corkscrew.

Our stainless steel cocktail shaker from CB2 is neutral and goes with everything, which makes it super easy to style into your party set up! We also love to set out fun paper straws for any guests that may like to enjoy sipping on their drinks.  We found these birch patterned ones at a local party store, but we sell similar ones in our Little Miss Shower in a Box.

Coasters are also essential for keeping your counter tops protected when you are entertaining any time, and are also a fun way to add some personality to your decor. We love to set these 'party' ones at all of our events, which were custom designed by LMP!

On the bottom rack of our bar cart, we had some fun we stuck our reindeer bust from Target that we bought last year, whose neutral coloring and gold antlers makes him the perfect addition to any Holiday table. Next to him, we stuck these gorgeous coupé glasses from West Elm, which will come in handy for those champagne toasts that I mentioned earlier.

Do you see those awesome black shutter glasses, gold blow horns, metallic confetti and Cin Cin balloons? All of these fabulous decor items are included in our 2016 New Years Eve Party in a Box! It's your one stop shop for everything you need to throw a stunning party this NYE.

With these LMP Holiday Cocktail Essentials, you will have no problem serving up some delicious drinks for your family and friends.

Enjoy, and have a Happy Thanksgiving!