All week I've been busy planning my Easter meal. I'm very excited for Easter because I'm spending the weekend with my brother in LA and will get to cook in his new kitchen. A year ago he bought a condo and had the kitchen totally remodeled and furnished with only the most state-of-the-art appliances, stainless steel gadgets, and granite counter tops. I started the party plan on Monday by sending out crafty Easter egg shaped invitations. Next I planned a menu, offering both brunch and dinner ideas. You can't have a brunch or dinner without specialty cocktails and pretty decor, so I figured out the drinks and the look of Easter as well. There is only one last thing to do before I start to cook and that is create a playlist. To see my suggestions, read more
This is kind of a tough party to plan music for because it has to be family friendly and not too loud and rocker to be able to play softly in the background while the meal time conversation ensues. Choosing one type of genre like a nice jazz or a smooth bluegrass is your best bet. BuzzSugar recommended Alison Krause and Norah Jones. If you've got a younger crowd the new Hilary Duff is a great pick and for an older crowd: the soundtrack to the classic Judy Garland musical, Easter Parade is a must.
What will you be listening to during your Easter meal? Tell me about your playlists below. Happy Easter!