Small ramekins of French Onion Soup followed and for a few minutes there was hardly a word spoken around the table as we spooned it up.I could try and blame Pinterest for encouraging me to pull out a few stops for my party, but I really just love to feed people.Newspapers In Education (NIE) was established so students would have the opportunity to obtain world and local knowledge through the news.NIE offers and supplies newspapers and educational supplements to students and teachers in an effort to provide valuable resources to aid students in their lifelong journey of learning.At a cookie swap there are no expectations for a big meal or buffet spread, and the event can be condensed into a few hours if you’re the type who likes to be in bed with a book by 10PM.) and homemade eggnog while we sampled at least twelve varieties of cookies.
As guests arrive, invite them to transfer their cookies to your platters.Invite double the amount of guests that you feel you can accommodate and don’t stress about over-crowding; this is the busiest time of the year and not everyone will be able to attend. Invite guests via a private Facebook group and encourage them to share what variety of cookie they are making on the event Wall. Cut rectangles out of stiff paper for labeling the cookies. A cookie swap offers the ideal opportunity to give back.This also serves as a good place to answer questions and keep track of the every-changing attendee list. Prepare a tried-and-true recipe that has proven to be popular among both young and old. One can’t help but feel blessed when greeted with a cookie-laden table and it’s only fitting for a swap to have a charitable side to it.At the very minimum, ask guests to bring a non-perishable item, which you can collect and donate to your local food bank.Other ideas include donating a dozen of each cookie to a family in need, or even just putting out a donation jar.