Dicas para a noite de natal.
O post de hoje está traduzido em homenagem aos meus amigos estrangeiros!
As a promise is a promise today I bring some tips for our Christmas dinner.
Already faced the mall or shopping center as it is called here in Portugal??
I’ve bought all my souvenirs, because, I hate to leave everything to the last minute, that’s all right here in Portugal is not the same madness of Rio de Janeiro where people push and almost kill themselves in the stores in time for Christmas, however , I’m free of those concerns.
Well, the tips that we promised yesterday …
The post today is translated in respect to my foreign friends!
Concerned with the long-awaited Christmas Eve with the family?? It’s your turn to receive family and friends? Do not panic!
With these tips I found on the net is all very easy, just follow these tips and good luck:
“What first aid should I take to welcome my guests?
See everything in advance:
Make a guest list and menu;
Make sure the materials (cups, plates, cutlery and so on.) Are sufficient or whether it will be necessary to rent;
Make sure there is a need to hire a waiter, assessing the amount of guests who will come;
Provide sufficient ice for drinks;
Choose a nice repertoire of songs;
Above all, do not show nervousness.
On what kind of planning (for the organization of space) do I need to provide a pleasant environment?
You have to give the furniture of the environments used, arranging the tables, prepare the toilet with towels impeccable and always have a first aid kit available to guests “(…)
Also, “remove delicate objects of transitional environments to avoid any embarrassment the incident and asked if he break,” he added.
I get a lot of guests (children and adults), how should I prepare my home?
“The day before, leave the furniture arranged to encourage the movement, let the change of environment. Your guests will certainly notice that you are prepared to receive them.
Moreover, available chairs, sofas and ottomans in small groups, together with supporting tables. This helps with the groups that form naturally at the party “(…)
Another important tip: If you leave an area for dancing, take the furniture to the sides. “Spread of an organized, which will offer the party. In this space, has a sideboard or table and improvise there a bar, with glasses, beverage and ice. The dinner itself goes to another mobile and preferably away from the drinks.
And do not forget the piles of dishes and cutlery not need to be in the same amount of food, but it is important to stay close.
To serve, separate children from adults? I serve them before? Reserve a special space?
“There is no need to separate them because they like to participate in all the occasion calls this union. What can be done is to prioritize them now, after all, they are still unable to serve themselves and sometimes do not identify the food “(…). Children love to eat together, exchange ideas, laugh, short, naturally form cliques, as well as adults. If they are few, the suggestion is that “you use a child table with chairs. But, if four or more, come up with such a small place where not interfere with movement, with a red cloth on the floor (…)
I leave the Christmas tree in a more reserved or as you enter the environment of the party?
The Christmas tree is an essential item, the ideal is that it becomes a privileged corner and if you have a mirror nearby, even better. Thus, you will appreciate her presence.
What is the best time to perform the secret friend: before or after supper?
(…) Is the best after dinner, when all are directed to the Christmas tree to get their gifts. It is time that more symbolizes the arrival of Santa Claus.
It is better to ask first what people like to eat and prepare or make a traditional Christmas dinner. After all, everyone knows what is going to have?
If you are a person who likes to innovate, but to share with the guests, asking their opinion, whether they like that particular meal and what they think. But even a traditional dinner is very nice to exchange ideas and even, perhaps, to divide the tasks.
I serve supper at midnight or may be before?
Being a family reunion some families like to keep the tradition of ceiar at midnight, but not mean it is a mandatory requirement. Interestingly ceiar before ,(…) even as children are half angry to wait and also because it is possible to give a different dynamic to the party, and dividing time. For example, the entry, supper, compliments and religious rituals, the exchange of gifts and secret friend, and great fun!
Now that you know everything, there will be no error (…)