There is nothing quite like having all of your loved ones around as you celebrate a big milestone in your life. Since these special occasions do not occur very often, you need to be able to celebrate them in style. These are the five things you need to have stocked in your home to celebrate a special occasion.


There is nothing quite like the feeling of coming home after getting good news and popping a bottle of champagne to celebrate. The celebration loses some of its allure if you have to stop off at the store for the champagne, so make sure to always keep a bottle stocked in the house. Since champagne lasts for several years, you will have no problem finding the right time to open it up.

Fine China

Gathering the family around the dining room table for a special meal is far more exciting than going out to celebrate at a restaurant. If you are going to celebrate with a nice dinner at home, then you need to set the table with fine china. It just will not feel like a special occasion if you are using the dishes eat off of on a regular basis.

Cloth Napkins

If you are going to eat a meal with fine china, then you also need to set the table with cloth napkins. The mood is going to be ruined if you have paper napkins next to beautiful china. Cloth napkins are extremely easy to clean, so it will take no time to get them ready for the next big occasion.

Unique Wine Glasses

If you are going to celebrate with a few glasses of champagne, then you need drink it out of some fun and unique wine glasses. Fancy wine glasses can class up any occasion, so they are a necessity when celebrating a special occasion. There is a near endless supply of unique and fun stemware available to purchase, so you will have no problem finding some that fit your style.

Extra Seating

Inviting friends and family over to the house for a party is a great way to spread the good news. If you are going to have a lot of people at your house, then you will need somewhere for them to sit. Adding a few stylish benches to the living area is a great way to add seating without hurting the decor of the house.

While there is nothing wrong with going out to celebrate, some things just need to be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home with your family and friends. If you stock these five items in your home, then you will be prepared to commemorate a special occasion at any time.

Author's Bio: 

Dixie Somers is a freelance writer and blogger for business, home, and family niches. Dixie lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and is the proud mother of three beautiful girls and wife to a wonderful husband.