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  1. Lora, your potato bar is so pretty with the printable you made and those adorable little ceramic potatoes to fill!!! I’ve never seen those before ~ super cute! Sorry I didn’t comment before; I was reading on one of the last days at school before the Christmas break and didn’t finish. I love how we had a similar idea!! Crunchy potato skins are what we like in this family. 🙂

    Hope your Christmas was extra special! Happy New Year!!!
    Barb 🙂

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Barb!

  2. such clever little potato bowls! never saw them before but will be looking for them now. we’ve been hosting baked potato bars since the 80s when our kids were in high school & college. great for both big groups or small cozy times. last nite we hosted our church youth. I did 2 crockpots, one with chili the other with cheese, broccoli & ham. toppings included grilled onions, corn, black beans & avocados in addition to many you suggested. a big green salad & rolls rounded out the evening. we have celiac kids in our group so this is a great menu for everyone. wish I’d seen this yesterday so I could’ve used the printable.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Well you can grab the printable for next time, Pamela! Hopefully you’ll find some of these fun little potato bowls for your next party! Your party sounds like a huge success!

  3. Those potatoes are just adorable. I like your utensil holder too. You find some great thrifted stuff. Cute display!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Christy! Those funky little handmade potatoes really do make this idea fun!

  4. Julie Briones says:

    Looks like your potato bar is all ready to go! Love those fun serving dishes!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Definitely, Julie! Been enjoying the spuds all week!

  5. I’m with you – styling and decorating is much more my thang. I hate to cook and will never be a food blogger! Love your set up. It’s precious and perfect for a potato station! And how cute are those potato bowls? I’ll tell ya, SUPER cute! Thanks so much for putting in the effort to join us today. You are greatly appreciated! Merry Christmas

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I do love cooking, but blogging about it these days with everyone’s different dietary needs-no thanks! Years ago I sold a oversized potato serving dish like this with a matching lid. It was so cool; never seen another one. Kinda wished I would have kept it:( Have a Merry Christmas, Cindy!

  6. A baked potato bar is a wonderful and easy way to entertain guests. Love those ceramic potato bowls. I’ve never seen anything like them!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I’m so surprised no one else has seen them, Paula! They’re such a 70’s thing, when everyone was going to pottery class. Bet everyone will start noticing them now;) Merry Christmas!

  7. This is a fun idea. All of you have come up with easy, fun and great ideas.

    Thanks for the inspiration.

    Cindy

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Cindy! Yes, there was a great variety on this one with lots of great tips!

  8. How have I never seen ceramic baked potato tureens? Beyond darling! I love a good spud. Merry Christmas!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      You’ll be looking for them now, Laura! It’s so fun that each one is unique!