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Host a Dinner Party

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Do you need something to do on a weekend? Invite some of your friends to come over to your Houston, TX apartment for a dinner party! Dinner parties are a great way for you to catch up with your friends and to enjoy an evening of food and fun. In this week’s Driscoll Place Blog, we’ve got a few tips on how you can host a better party!

Clean Your Home

If you’re going to have guests over, make sure your home is clean. This means getting rid of any clutter that may be filling your public spaces, sweeping your floor and putting away any clothing laying about. Cleaning your home should always be a priority, but especially for when you have your friends over. Your apartment is meant to be shown off, so make sure it’s at peak cleanliness.

Create a Menu

Since it’s a dinner party, you’re going to want an awesome dinner! Plan a menu and consider the dietary needs of your guests. If you aren’t experienced in planning a menu, start by choosing a theme, then find suitable appetizers and entrees. Consider planning for a few entrees so that everyone gets a sizeable portion to eat.    

Make It a Potluck

Regardless of if you have a menu or not, you can always make your dinner party a potluck. If you do have a theme, make sure your guests are well aware of the theme so they can bring a dish that complements the other dishes. Potlucks allow your guests to feel a little more invested in the event, plus it will help you save money rather than providing food for a large group of people. Don’t forget to provide drinks!


Do you have any tips for hosting a dinner party? Let our Houston, TX apartment community know of them by leaving a comment for us! Thank you for reading.