Birthday parties are just like holidays. Since they only come once a year, celebrating should be memorable. However, planning the perfect party isn’t always the easiest thing to do. As the host, you need to find ways to keep the party as festive as possible. Keep reading to learn four tips to keep your next birthday bash kicking.
Challenges are only part of the many problems you may encounter when you begin planning a large social event. Whether the guest list includes 1,000 people or 100,000 people, a successful project relies on detailed and specific organization. Knowing how to handle a crisis that crops up will certainly help you weather the storm during event planning, but you also need to make sure you find all the cracks as you plan and that nothing slips into the void before you catch it. Here are seven steps you can use when planning a large social event.
Baby showers are exciting celebrations for the newest member of any given family. While it’s traditional to throw a baby shower, most people can attest to attending a baby shower that seemed to never end. You don’t want that to be your story. Consider the following ways you can create a baby shower that your family and friends will love and remember for years.
A baby shower should be celebratory. People usually think that the decorations should be either pink or blue. This can look outdated quickly. If you don’t know the sex of the child or don’t care for traditional colors try fun themes like baby animals or adding different shades. Instead of plastering a wall with light pink add blushes, hot pinks, and golds. Gradients are fun and you can re-use the decorations. You can make banners out of paper pads sold at Michaels that can go with everything from a mermaid theme to a rustic chic look. If your family has a pet name for the baby like “honey” or “sugar bear” you can give little honey bottles with the baby’s name. Be creative and use pet names the expecting couple use to try and personalize the decor.
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Summer is the perfect opportunity to spend time outside with your family and friends. It’s also a great time for parties. Organising one just for adults is quite easy, but finding a good babysitter may come as an obstacle for many parents. If you’re thinking about throwing a party for both kids and adults but you’re unsure if it’s really challenging as it may seem, don’t worry. It’s easier than you might think. With the right tips, you’ll provide great entertainment for everyone on the guest list and inspire your friends to do the same. Here are some useful ideas that will help you become a master planner of family-friendly parties.
Have you got a special event coming up? Are you in charge of organising everything? Planning the perfect soirée is no easy feat, as there are so many things to think about and organise. Such is the burden that it can quickly turn you from a confident person into a nervous wreck! It doesn’t have to be that way. If you follow these five rules for event planning, you will find everything goes off without a hitch!
Have you ever felt like your party plans are missing something? Your expectations might be different to the result you end up with, so adding a few last-minute touches can make a big difference in how satisfied your guests feel after the celebrations are over:
by Stacey Shannon
Sloppy bachelorette parties aren’t for everyone…Celebrate your bride creatively and make memories you’ll actually have the next morning!
Congratulations! You’ve been chosen to be the maid of honor. You love the bride, are honored to be a part of her big day and will make it perfect for her, no matter what. She chose YOU for a reason. But suddenly you have a list of important tasks to do, including making decisions, solving crisis moments,… and having tons of tissues for your precious friend. You are now an event manager, psychologist, and fairy godmother – all in one. But you don’t have to be afraid! You’re up for the job! It can be a very demanding role between the showers, parties, wardrobe decisions, and detail-juggling, but fear not – you will have an amazing experience that you will never forget. (I know from personal experience.)
Having a moment to yourself matters when you’re a busy mummy having 2 little kids to take care of 24\7. Being one myself I made a little pact with my beloved man (who, by the way, is a service member and is away most of the time) to organize a special evening or a day meet-up on the day of my birthday.
It’s enticing to want to attend a lot of different special events throughout your lifetime, but you may be hesitant to accept certain invitations because you’re unsure of what to wear. The last situation you want is to show up to an occasion feeling over or underdressed and sticking out in a crowd of people.
Learn what you should wear to some of the most common special events, so you can stop stressing and truly enjoy yourself. It’s all about finding a balance between what’s considered appropriate and then working in a little bit of your personal style to the outfit.
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There’s nothing more exciting than receiving a box full of chocolate. Recently, R.M. Palmer sent over some of their amazing chocolates to sample and I was so excited when I saw they had color themes! It’s hard to find good chocolate that has specific colors you can buy to match party themes, etc.