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11 Last-Minute Things To Bring To Holiday Parties In A Pinch

Because everyone else is bringing the second-cheapest bottle from the wine store around the corner.

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1. A solid playlist 🔈🎵

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Get things started by throwing some bops into a mix and asking for the AUX cord.

2. Flowers 🌼 🌹

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Tuck a festive bouquet or even a small tree under your arm for a fun way to bring literal life to the party.

3. Board/card games 🎲🃏

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Grab one on the way out the door so you can spice things up with a little friendly competition later on in the evening.

4. Scratch-off tickets 🎰 💰

Who know$? Maybe someone will hit it big and be able to bankroll the whole night.
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Who know$? Maybe someone will hit it big and be able to bankroll the whole night.

5. A disposable camera 📷 😁

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Pass it around so people can take turns snapping photos. Unlike your phone, it won't matter if people drop it or spill guac on the lens.

6. Balloons 🎈 🎉

They're easy to pick up at drug stores and instantly fill the room with color and cheer.
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They're easy to pick up at drug stores and instantly fill the room with color and cheer.

7. Treats for the host's pets 🐶 🐱

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Because people so often overlook some of the most important guests in the room.

8. Sparklers 💥 🔥

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Great for holding up high as you belt out the lyrics to "Don't Stop Believin'."

9. Pizza 🍕 🍴

Any party that doesn't accept pizza is not a party worth attending tbh.
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Any party that doesn't accept pizza is not a party worth attending tbh.

10. Breath freshener 🙊 🌿

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You might need it after the pizza...

11. And, of course, anything with electrolytes 💊 😌

Make sure your besties stay hydrated and pop some in the host's fridge as a surprise for the morning (in case they wake up feeling sluggish).
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Make sure your besties stay hydrated and pop some in the host's fridge as a surprise for the morning (in case they wake up feeling sluggish).

Want to make Friendsgiving even better? Bring along a six-pack of Samuel Adams.