Originally Posted by CarolPa
My Christmas entertaining is usually buffet style. I always have ham, with the fixings for sandwiches, and potato salad, but any further than that it's whatever finger food I happen to make. Never planned and never the same from year to year. People come when they want, eat what and when they want, and leave when they want, always with a package of leftovers. Some bring a dish, some don't. It's very casual. I prefer this to having a sit-down meal like Thanksgiving.
Carol, I do the same thing.
Buffet style for Christmas day works for my small family. Some of them have other places to go, with family coming in from out of town, or out of state. I love the dropping in, and it often extends to a few days after Christmas day.