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Autumn is going with full speed and those chilly nights has arrived. Fall is the absolute perfect time of the year to throw a fun backyard bonfire party! I love to sit around the fire while making s’mores, being warpped with cozy blankets and listening to music while sipping on my favorite hot chocolate. Does it sound like your kind of night too? These are the best times to invite friends over to a nice chat party. Today I will show you how you can throw that fun bonfire party with a little bit of style.
I teamed up with Kirkland’s and I picked some of my favorite items from their online shop that helped me to throw a stylish bonfire party. You know how I like to set everything beautifully, right? It is no difference when it comes to my backyard bonfire party.
So sit back and enjoy my bonfire spirit and get inspired for your next get together with your friends!
- SET UP A COZY SERVING STATION
I like to have things handy when we make a bonfire especially if there s’mores are to be made. And normally there are:-) The serving station is perfect to keep your mugs, glasses, plates and any other kitchen accessories that you may use for your party.
Quick Styling Tip: Throw one or two cozy plaid blankets on a table for decoration.
2. HAVE SOME COZY. WARM BLANKETS HANDY
Evenings and nights can get real chilly in the fall. Be sure to set out some of your favorite blankets that will keep you warm while you are out there enjoying your friends and family.
3. PLACE LANTERNS AROUND YOUR SET UP
Lanterns are great to decorate with. I knew I would love to make the yard look fun and inviting, so I decided to add some awesome lanterns to the scene. This fun copper lantern that I found on Kirkland’s shop is not only stylish, but it is a perfect size lantern.
And how about this fun Terra Cotta Jack o’ lantern?.Oh, my! LOVE this guy! I ordered a smaller and larger size, and they just look great together! It would make the perfect decoration to your front porch as well, and you’d save some time on pumpkin carving!
4. MAKE THE BEST S’MORES HOT CHOCOLATE:-)
Do you love hot chocolate? How about s’mores hot chocolate? It’s pretty easy to make, and it’s great to drink to enjoy around the fire! When I spied these red woodland moose mugs, I knew they will come to mamma! Love their color and design. Kirkland’s also has plates that match with the mugs!
So back to the hot chocolate…here is an easy and yummy recipe for you!
- 2 cups milk, any kind
- 1 cup water ( optional - or add 1c milk)
- ¼ cup cocoa powder
- 2 Tbsp light chocolate syrup
- 2 Tbsp sugar
- Heat milk and water in a saucepan over medium heat until warmed through - about 5 minutes. Be careful not to overheat.
- Add cocoa powder, chocolate syrup, sugar, and salt and whisk vigorously until thoroughly combined.
- Serve it with toasted marshmallow and enjoy the bonfire!
Uhmmm…that hot chocolate was heavenly!!
I hope you are already planning your next bonfire party in your head!
Quick recap of my items that I used from Kirkland’s:
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Thank you for reading Today! Enjoy this beautiful time of the year!