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We’ve all been there, especially over the holidays. You’re unwinding at home when suddenly, surprise! You’ve got unexpected guests on your doorstep. No problem! Stock up on a few fridge and pantry must-haves, and turn any surprise gathering into a memorable and festive affair.

Fun Fizzy Drinks

Keep the mood light and bubbly with a selection of fun fizzy drinks. Whether it’s sparkling water with a splash of fruit juice, colourful sodas or even a DIY soda station, these refreshing beverages will instantly lift everyone’s spirits. Consider adding some sliced citrus fruit or berries for an extra burst of flavour and a touch of elegance.

Ice, Ice, Baby

Don’t let a lack of ice put a damper on your gathering. Stock up on ice cubes or get creative with flavoured ice cubes using herbs or edible flowers. Not only do they keep drinks cool, they also add a touch of sophistication. Keep an ice bucket handy, and you’ll be ready to serve up chilled beverages in style.

Frozen Appetizers

Turn to your freezer for quick and delicious snack solutions. Keep a stash of your favourite frozen appetizers on hand – from mini quiches to crispy spring rolls. Pop them in the oven, and within minutes, you’ll have a spread that looks like it took hours to prepare. Your guests will be impressed, and you’ll have more time to enjoy the party.

Frozen Cookie Dough Delight

No gathering is complete without something sweet. Surprise your guests with the aroma of freshly baked cookies wafting through your home. Keep a roll of your favourite frozen cookie dough in the freezer, slice and bake. In no time, you’ll have warm, gooey cookies that are sure to be a hit.

Coffee & Tea Station

As the evening winds down, transition to a cozy coffee or tea station. Set up a self-serve area with an assortment of hot beverages, flavoured syrups and toppings. It’s a thoughtful touch that allows your guests to wind down and savour the moment


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