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Your Winter Won’t Be Complete without This Genius Party Idea

Any activity that gets my family outdoors during the winter is a huge win in my book. But this hot chocolate and s’mores party? It’s not just a win, it’s genius—an afternoon that the whole crew can enjoy. Who doesn’t love a toasty fire and chocolatey, marshmallowy goodness? And with Comfort Cup® by Chinet® insulated hot cups stocked on your bar cart, that hot cocoa is sure to keep your soul warm even on the chilliest of days. See how simple it is to recreate this fun-filled winter activity for your family below!

It’s easy to get lured into hibernation when those chilly winter months roll around, especially if you’ve got kiddos. Cravings for those warm al fresco day are at an all time high, but friends, al fresco can be just as good this time of year and this party proves it. No one in the family will want to stay inside when you’ve got a toasty fire, hot chocolate bar and s’mores happening over a mini bonfire outside (and hopefully under the snowflakes!).

What You’ll Need

  • Comfort Cup® by Chinet® insulated hot cups
  • Outdoor fire pit
  • Bar cart
  • Hot chocolate + toppings
  • S’mores ingredients: graham crackers, marshmallows, chocolate
  • Marshmallow sticks
  • Cozy throws + pillows for extra warmth
  • The whole family!


Party Pros

When those little feet start running around (hello, sugar high!), it’s easy as ever to wrangle them up and head out for an adventure. With three layers of insulation and a tight-fitting lid that’s super easy-to-apply Comfort Cup® by Chinet® insulated hot cups are a convenient take-along for wagon rides and tree hunting—keeping tiny fingers warm and hearts happy.

The best part? This fuss-free party cleans up in seconds! A bonus (and must-have) if you’re a parent. Keep toppings and ingredients in jars for easy storage and just toss the Comfort Cup® by Chinet® insulated hot cups when done. All that’s left to do is wipe up those sweet chocolate smiles!

So gather up your family and friends when you’re feeling a little stir crazy and keep this party idea in your back pocket. The Chinet® brand makes it easy from start to finish so you can worry less about serving and cleanup and focus on QT with loved ones!

Photography: Ruth Eileen Photography | Comfort Cups: Chinet | Kid's Hat: Gap | Kid's Mittens: Gap | Kid's Scarf: Lands' End | Mini Wooden Scoops: Amazon | Patio Furniture: Abby Larson's Personal Collection | White Throw Pillow: Urban Outfitters

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