Fairly often we entertain groups of people in our home. This past weekend we hosted a lovely Sunday School class fellowship, a group of young married couples. They obviously have a good time together and it was a privilege to spend an evening with them in our home.
I always provide drinks for the party along with a few other food items to combine with whatever the others are bringing. Usually I make sweet and unsweet tea so everyone will have a choice. I know in many parts of the country the only kind of iced tea IS sweet tea, but in these parts we like options. In the past I have made little tent cards to set on the counter or I have affixed a label to the pitcher identifying which was which.
This time while preparing the drinks the idea of writing straight on the pitcher popped into my head. I grabbed a dry-erase marker and labeled each one. Worked like a charm! At the end of the evening I just gave it a wipe and the glass was clean.
With many occasions to entertain right around the corner, I thought this might be a helpful tip for you. Do you have any quick, helpful party hostessing tips? I'd love to read them in the comments!