Using Evite, I sent FREE invitations to my friends and family with the title line saying, "I have a lot of problems with you people!"
Festivus Poles as the centerpiece of the buffet table. We used them as door prizes along with "Astronaut Pens," Jujyfruits, and Junior Mints!
To keep guests in the Festivus mood, I printed out some memorable moments/quotes from Seinfeld and posted them all around the house in some unexpected places!
Now... for the menu! Everything on the table was Seinfeld inspired which was easy to do since so many episodes focused on food:
THE Marble Rye
"These Pretzles Are Making Me Thirsty"
"Don't Double Dip" Veggies & Dip
"Elaine's" Big Salad
"Frank Costanza's" Kasha & Brown Gravy
"The Soup Nazi's" Jambalaya*
"Kenny Rogers Roasters" Chicken
THE Chocolate Babka*
Muffin Tops (with Stumps for the Homeless)
THE Black & White Cookies
"George's Garbage" Eclairs
"The Wedding Cake of Edward VIII"
Snicker's Bars to "Eat with a Fork"
"Open the Vault" Peach Schnapps Punch*
What a great time! Having a Festivus party took all of the formality out of the traditional holiday party and it also made it possible to serve some very different foods from the usual cheese ball and shrimp cocktail! I think it was a hit because there was very little food left afterwards (that, and I gave guests a plate to fill for their lunches the following day)! Waste not, Want not!
*Recipes Coming Soon!