Great article from The Cut about how to entertain party guests without alcohol – just in time for all the holiday parties in season for the next few weeks.
From The Ultimate Hostess Challenge: Entertaining People Who Don’t Drink, By Jamie Lauren Keiles :
We non-drinkers are legion, and we come from all walks of life: Mormons, Muslims, pregnant Christians; pregnant heathens, straight-edge punk kids; the sober, the underage, the antibiotic-taking, and the designated driving; the so-far-hung-over that even the hair of the dog is too much. Anyone can throw a half-decent party skating by on the lubricating power of alcohol — frat boys have done it for years — but the true display of hostess fortitude is the ability to show a good time to the guest who declines to imbibe. With this challenge in mind, I offer a holiday guide to entertaining the non-drinker.
Read the rest here: The Ultimate Hostess Challenge: Entertaining People Who Don’t Drink
For more tips to make your Holiday Party better, safer, and less embarrassing if you are drinking: