Have you ever thought about having a Friendsgiving Progressive Dinner with your neighbors?
What a great way to celebrate with your neighbors. You are only responsible for one course and you don’t need to call an uber.
You of course can do this with a group of friends who might not be neighbors.
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I want to thank Heidi from Eleanor Rose Home for hosting this fun blog hop.
Be sure to visit all the blogs for some great Friendsgiving Inspiration
If you’re coming from Pasha at Pasha is Home I hope you enjoyed her Friendsgiving Table Setting
What is a Progressive Dinner?
Progressive dinners were very popular in the ’70s (when I was in High School)
My parents always seemed to be participating in a progressive dinner party.
I also remember them being fondue parties sometimes. Another big ’70s thing!
A Progressive Dinner is a multi-course event where each home hosts one course and the diners travel from house to house enjoying a course at each location.
A Progressive Dinner usually takes at least 4 hours. You should plan on a minimum of 45 minutes at each house and then time to walk or drive from house to house. In our neighborhood, we can use golf carts.
Typically there were four courses.
- Main Course
Cocktails & Hors d’oeurves
I chose to have cocktails and appetizers at our home.
I’m serving a fall Friendsgiving Punch with a fall Charcuterie Board.
Our greenhouse has been the site for a bar on several occasions. So I wanted to continue with that since my house is torn apart for the One Room Challenge.
When our daughter Annie got married at our home we had the bar in the greenhouse. You can read about that HERE
Our house will be the first house on the tour for happy hour and then we will move to our next-door neighbors for soup and salad.
Other Greenhouse Entertaining
The greenhouse was also the site of another fall gathering which you can read about HERE. You’ll also find my recipe for a Salted Carmel Apple Martini in this post.
- Large Measuring Cup
- sharp knife
- punch bowl
- 1 gallon apple cider or cranberry juice
- 1 bottle prosecco
- 1 cup vodka
- 2 bottles ginger beer
- 1 bag cranberries frozen
- 1 orange, sliced
- 1 apple, cored and sliced
- Mix all the ingredients together in a large punch bowl or beverage dispenser. Add frozen cranberries right before serving. I serve with ice from an ice bucket so it doesn't water down the punch 🙂
I have a pumpkin soup tureen and it a fun way to serve my punch!
Are you Hosting a Friendsgiving Dinner?
Make sure to visit all of the amazing bloggers below and see what they have to help inspire your celebration.
Now it’s time to head over to Cindy at Cloches & Lavender for some Friendsgiving Dinner Ideas.
Friendsgiving Ideas & Inspiration
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