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RL Entertaining: A Casual Christmas Picnic

Throw a relaxed but classy Yuletide party for your friends in your own backyard

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Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Pictorial Direction: Gwyn Guanzon Styling: Cleone Baradas

December is a month filled with reunions and get-togethers. Does the list of engagements include a dinner with your childhood or college barkada?  If yours is a little group of four or five mommies, it would be interesting to hold a festive afternoon party instead—with the kids! It’ll be a perfect time to catch up with your inaanaks and establish friendship among the little ones. 

Here are a few tips to make the gathering even more memorable:

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  • Find out the ages of the kids expected to join the party to help you decide on the food to serve and games to prepare.
  • Choose an outdoor venue, preferably a playground, to give kids the space to run around and play games. It would be better if the playground has a covered gazebo or a function room nearby in case of rain. 
  • Remind your guests to dress up in pretty yet comfortable frocks as they are expected to join in the fun and let loose. 

Read the original article ("Christmas Cheers for Peers”) in the December 2010 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details. 

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