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.
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 […]
Friends, football, and food: with this combination, it’s hard not to have an incredible time on Super Bowl Sunday. We’re sharing a quick rundown of everything you need to throw an unforgettable Super Bowl party.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]