A Roast and Toast themed party is perfect for the Fall season approaching. Imagine the cool chill in the air, sitting around a campfire and toasting to good friends. You’ll enjoy this fun, themed party and cherish the moment with your fabulous friends.
Who/What are we toasting…or roasting?
First off, a roast and toast is a themed party where you honor the special guest by telling humorous stories, jokes and toasting to that special person. It’s a good time to be had by all.
This can be for anything and anyone. A birthday surprise, retirement party, engagement party, housewarming party; whatever goes! A 50th birthday party or retirement would be perfect to roast their past and to toast their future. Also, an engagement party would be a perfect time to throw this theme out there, roasting and toasting the couple will provide good times and good laughs for all. Groomsmen will love to roast the groom, while bridesmaids will take the sentimental route, hopefully. Whoever and for whatever reason, it’ll provide a festive time for the guests and the special guest of honor by providing laughs to be had by all.
Themed, personalized invitations are a fun way to let your guests know that it’s a roast n’ toast theme. There are tons of fun ways to personalize invitations. Send out a personalized matchbox invitation; find them at your local party store that specializes in invitations. Personalize it with the guest of honor; it will let the guests know what kind of party and whom they are celebrating. Another route is to do a fun caricature of the person, including their weird hobbies and anything else they like. The invitations will be a fun tidbit of what’s in store.
A Campout for All
Food and Decorations are the key components to throw your party over the top. Keep the party decorations simple. Run up to your local party store and be on the look out for fun BBQ inspired décor, like red and white-checkered tablecloths or anything Fall inspired; it will add a rustic good ol' camp out feeling. Another added touch is to place pictures of the guest of honor around the party setting; funny ones are an added bonus. Lay out card-stock or scrapbook pages so guests to fill out about the special guest, it’ll let people share their funny stories together or toast to the future. Just keep it simple and fun.local caterer cater to your needs are simple enough. The main attraction will be the yummy s’mores bar and hot chocolate bar. This will definitely warm you up from the cool night air. Have s’more pops already to go for your guests, which are chocolate covered marshmallows rolled around in graham crackers; how cute! Lay marshmallows out on sticks so guests can roast them over the campfire. Let them make s’mores the old fashioned way or add special condiments, like melted chocolate, crushed graham crackers, berry toppings, cinnamon and coconut. Melt in your mouth goodness! Play up the hot chocolate bar with shaved chocolate, marshmallows, whipped cream and sprinkles. Mmm! Your guests will be toasting to your great hostess skills too! Another special detail is the cake. Get creative or hire your wonderful baker to shape the cake into the person you are celebrating. Such a fun and special detail to any party, it truly lets the guest of honor know this party is just for them.
All the special touches are just right now lets roast and toast the Fall night away to the special guest of honor and have a jokingly good time!
Smores photo courtesy of Jared via flickr