Holiday Entertaining with Eastern Shore Honey

Holiday Entertaining with honey makes the season so bright.

Holiday entertaining always seems so daunting-but fear not! We are here to help. We’ve put together a list of our favorite bee-inspired snacks and gifts that will make your home shine like no other. Whether you’re having a decked-out dinner party or a simple girls night in, we have what you need to easily pull everything together, even in a pinch.

Getting Ready for Guests

The ambiance of your home is always important when you have guests coming. Tired looking holiday decorations, dim lighting, and odd smells from the kitchen can really put a damper on the holiday mood! Clear out your space and freshen everything up before your guests arrive-a winter centerpiece and bright candles always look beautiful. We love using our Forest candles at holiday functions. They’re bright and warm, and fill the home with the scent of pine and citrus.

Our other holiday favorites include Sweet, Harvest, and Peace on Earth. All are festive and cheerful, and will transform your home into a cozy wonderland for winter.

Forest soy candle in jelly jar

Warm your guests up with a pot of our organic blended teas-if they aren’t a fan of coffee, they will love a cup of Raven or Artful! Get a kettle of hot water going before they arrive, and treat them to a warm brew to banish the cold of the winter. Add in a spoonful of our Eastern Shore Honey for a perfect sweetness.

Our Tea Tower is a collection of our favorite organic, hand-blended loose leaf teas.

If you’re having your girlfriends over, you should most definitely treat them to one of our Dry Masks. Perfect for clearing away dry, dull skin and revealing a fresher, healthier complexion. A perfect way to get your evening started-a glass of wine would pair with these masks perfectly.

Autumn Facial, sea and tea facial, bee inspired facial each on a different model beautiful on the inside and out

Treats to Make Holiday Party Entertaining Easier

Rushing around the kitchen is no fun-especially when you have guests arriving! These super simple recipes would be great for on any party platter to keep your friends happy.

These Soft Pretzel Bites are yummy and easy to make in large batches. And, they’re so easy to customize-sprinkle with grated cheese, add diced jalapeño peppers or pimentos to the dough, or swirl in cinnamon.

Honey Soft Pretzel Bites with Honey Mustard Sauce

These spicy nuts take just a few steps to cook up, and are great for leaving in bowls around your space. They pair well with a little drizzle of honey-a perfect sweet and spicy finger food.

spicy honey nut mix in square skillet accompanied by pinch pot full of seasoning mix and open jar of raw honey and honey hangtag on black marble slab

Easy and so yummy, our Honey Glazed Bacon Wrapped Shrimp are a great way to kick off your holiday meals. Make a bunch, because they’ll go quickly!

Bacon wrapped shrimp make a great appetizer or meal. Goes well with cornbread.

Potato Latkes are a traditional dish for Hanukah-but they’re great for any winter festivity! Sweet and savory, you can add your favorite toppings and sauces to really make them shine.

Potato Latkes

Want something sweet to go along with all of these savory party foods? Our friend Marly has made plenty of festive pumpkin sweets that would be great on your holiday table-check out these adorable pumpkin donuts!

Pumpkin Spiced Donut from Namely Marly

Wrap up your party planning with a honey cocktail. Perfect for Christmas parties and your New Year’s bash, you’ll be playing bartender all night with our favorite Eastern Shore drinks. Enjoy!

Our Blossoms and Bourbon Cocktail is made with fresh citrus juices and a drizzle of honey and looks great in a cocktail glass

We’d love it if you’d share your holiday memories and photos with us! Tag us on Instagram, and use the hashtag #waxingkara all season long.

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