Coffee and Cocoa Christmas Party {PHFR+ a Recipe}


My boys had an entire week off of school before we went "home" for Christmas.  They each asked me to invite friends over to play so I decided to invite them all at the same time along with their mothers. I wanted a playdate too!

To send out the invitations I used an alternative to evite called Punchbowl.  It's free and more fun than evite in my opinion.

Part of the joy of having a party for me is having an excuse to make some extravagant recipes and pull out the German gluhwein mugs my sister has diligently brought me from her trips overseas.


It does my heart such good to spend a few hours in the company of faith-filled moms who share openly and support one another through the journey of parenthood.  


My three year old son had fun sharing his toys with his buddies from school.  When I spotted them beneath the train table I had to snap a photo. I wonder what they were discussing?

The downside of having 13 boys over to play:  The Lego aftermath.


This quiche recipe is the simplest to make and has become my go-to recipe.  My only suggestion is that I use extra sharp cheddar rather than monterey jack cheese for more flavor and zip.

I hope you are inspired to host a playdate for you and your kids soon!

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  1. what a lovely party! A treat for all of you.

    Thanks for your prayer for me this morning - I know I am resting on prayers. So glad I'm not in life alone :)

  2. That looks like fun. Thanks for the inspiration :)

  3. Your photos are always so lovely and inspirational! Looks like a fabulous party. Although when my Andrew saw the photo of the Thomas table he wanted to know when we were getting one. ;-) I also want to try that quiche recipe. Looks delicious.

    1. Thanks! The Thomas table was a gift from grandparents years ago and is worth its weight in gold. Best toy in the house!

  4. Your graciousness and hospitality are shown so clearly... Such a wonderful post to read this morning. Blessings.

  5. Wow! Looks amazing! You and your family had fun and of course great time together. Everyone can tell by your beautiful photography.

  6. I love that you make the world a brighter and better every place that you are. Especially the place you hold in my heart. What I wouldn't give to be one of those moms at your playdate...such beauty and elegance with such ease! I love you!

    1. Of course I wish you were able to be here too! You are loved ~ xo.

  7. What a great idea. Love that you were able to spend time with like-minded mums while your kids had a good time too.

  8. Thanks for joining! Your hospitality looks so gracious. What a gift to your friends!

  9. What a fun morning, Misty. How lovely!


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