Archive for the ‘Event Planning’ Category

How to Be an Amazing Host

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

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Everyone knows a good host should be gracious, kind, and well-prepared. The real question is: What are some of the little touches you can employ to elevate your hosting performance from good to amazing? Here are a few tips to take your host game to the next level. (more…)

3 Ideas for a Super Fun Birthday Party

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

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Your birthday only comes around once per year, so why not make the most of it? Many of us have fond childhood memories of moon bounces, face painting, laser tag and other classic birthday activities. But why should kids get to have all the fun? Many party themes can be applied to adult birthday gatherings as well. Read on for some ideas to help you plan your next birthday bash.


How to Throw an Awesome Super Bowl Party

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

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Friends, football, and food: with this combination, it’s hard not to have an incredible time on Super Bowl Sunday. Here’s a quick rundown of everything you need to throw an unforgettable Super Bowl party. (more…)

How to Choose the Best Invitations for Your Party

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

You can’t have a successful event if your guests don’t know when and where to turn up! If you think of your save-the-date as a tap on the shoulder, the event invitation is the formal greeting. You can certainly choose whatever design calls out to you, but there are a few things to consider if you want the best experience for your guests.

Who’s Drinking What? How To Serve Drinks At Your Event

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017


So, what’s everyone having? Alcohol can be a hot-button issue between hosts and guests. Because with different guests, come different perspectives around drinks at a party. Some folks think alcohol is an essential part of high-level celebrating. Others focus on the fun, friends, family aspect, and don’t necessarily care whether alcohol is available. First and foremost, the choice is yours–and your budget’s. And you can certainly use the beverage menu to set the tone, style and theme of your event.


3 Creative Ways to Remind Your Guests to Save the Date

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

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With new technologies enhancing our business and personal lives, it sometimes feels like life has never been busier. Whether it’s a wedding, birthday, anniversary, baby shower or any other celebrations, you don’t want to be just another appointment on your guests’ calendar. You need a way to be heard over the noise of everyday life while taking the opportunity to the stage for the tone and theme of your day. (more…)

How to Plan the Anniversary Party of Your Dreams

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

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Those milestone anniversary years—10, 25, 35, 50—always seem to cry out for greater recognition, and rightly so. Everyone enjoys a good love story marching through its years of happy ending. People draw strength and hope from these success stories. And if you plan it right, an anniversary party can be even better than the wedding. How is that possible? Read on for some thoughts on what it takes to put together a great anniversary party! (more…)

How To Decide When Your Wedding Should Be

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Weddings are all about decisions. Why else would there be a whole industry dedicated to helping plan them? But one of the first decisions (aside from saying YES!) you’ll need to make is when to hold your wedding. Depending on your style as a couple and what you want, one month is not necessarily just as good as another. So what should go into making your decision? We’ve got some advice to start you off! (more…)

Who to Invite? How To Keep A Guest List Manageable

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

When you’re planning a fancy event, before you can nail down any other serious plans, you need a sense of how many attendees you’re likely to have. Bloated guest lists are common, because people have a desire to share their happy occasion with as many friends and family as possible. Ultimately, though, you probably don’t want such a throng that your guests have difficulty socializing and you have a hard time seeing everyone. Here’s how to keep your list of guests to a manageable level. (more…)

The Checklist Before the Checklist

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

There are tons of checklist resources out there (like this wedding planning checklist from WeddingWire) to help brides with a timeline of booking their venue, photographer, caterer and all other important vendors.

All these timelines are important and incredibly helpful, but they forget to tell you all the things you need to have in order before you can even get started on this checklist. To help out all the future brides just getting started on wedding planning, we put together the checklist before the checklist.