Friday, December 26, 2014

Mimosa Bar

 

 

 

My family always celebrates Christmas with a brunch on Christmas Eve. It is a wonderful and easy tradition, with a meal that is easy for the hostess to put together. We serve a variety of egg dishes, ham, spinach potatoes, quiche, fruit, bagels and this year I added a delicious strawberry, cream cheese french toast.

Another part of the festivities are the mimosas we serve as everyone arrives. I decided to prepare a Mimosa Bar this year with everything set up for ease of serving and it looked pretty too. In two special glass pitchers, I pored both orange juice and cranberry juice. Sparkling champagne glasses were lined up and a good quality prosecco was in an ice bucket, chilling. A dish with raspberries sat on the counter too for a lovely and festive garnish.

When my family arrived, the mimosas were easily offered and served, with the choice of traditional orange juice, cranberry juice or a delicious mixture of the two juices. As brunch was being put on the buffet table, everyone was happy with a festive drink in their hand, because our family Christmas celebration had arrived for another year.

Happy Friday!

 

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6 comments:

  1. What a great idea! I think I will try this next year with my kids. They are all so busy Christmas Eve brunch sounds like fun!

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  2. Sounds lovely Vicki . . .
    Sometimes the best times are those when we are celebrating family traditions . . .

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  3. Great idea! We always have mimosas on Christmas morning too!

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  4. Sounds like a great tradition, Vicki! And I love the photo of your girls in the matching pajamas in your previous post!

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  5. Happy New Year, dear Vicki! The mimosas look delish!!

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  6. Looks like fun about to happen:) Enjoy your day dear friend, HUGS!

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