1) Music - get in the party mood
2) Cocktails - a signature cocktail and wine instead of full bar
3) Food - make ahead as much as possible and not the time for trying new recipes
4) Candles - sets a festive mood
5) Simple Decorations - look in your pantry for what's on hand like marshmallows in my Wayfair.com cloche!
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