Life of the Party: 5 Tips for Planning the Perfect Event

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!

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How to Find the Perfect House for You and Your Whole Family

Whether you are preparing to buy your first family home or you are planning an upgrading or downsizing experience, you need to find an ideal property that lives up to all of your expectations. While style is understandably a primary concern when you are selecting a new family home, keep in mind that this space affects your quality of life, your daily family living experience, your finances and more. Turning your attention to these factors will help you to locate a lovely home that is practical and functional for your family to live in.

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How to Plan the Perfect Garden Party

Are you thinking about throwing a garden party this summer? If so, you’ll probably be giving careful thought to all the aspects of the party from settings to food/drink menus to mood music.

One of the first things to look at is the size of your garden and the number of guests that it could realistically hold. You might initially feel like throwing the invites wide open, only to later realize that space is a bit tight, so take the time to determine who you’d most like to attend and work from there until you’ve reached a reasonable maximum. Once you’ve finalized the guest list, you can begin sending out invites to get a clear picture of expected attendance.
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Time for Family Pictures? Use These 4 Tips to Get the Perfect Shot

Family pictures can capture the essence of a family when done right. The problem is that taking a family portrait can be a bit of a hassle. The following are four tips to help you take that perfect shot you’ve been hoping for.

Look for a Team

You might think you need one photographer to get the right picture but that is not the case. What you want is a team to ensure that you get the right pose. The photographer is going to be focused on composition and exposure, but the rest of his or her team should be there to help ensure no one is out of place or doing something that might ruin the photograph.

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5 Keys to Choosing the Perfect Window Treatments for Your Home

Skillful use of window treatments can make a big impact on the interior design of your rooms. A number of different factors influence the type of window treatment you should use, including size of room, size of windows, use of light and temperature variation. Today, many different types of window treatments are available, which can make the choice confusing. Here are five factors you should keep in mind when choosing your home’s window treatments.

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5 Keys to Making Perfect Home Meals

It’s no secret that cooking and eating at home is better than eating out every night. After all, it can save you money and help you eat healthier. If you are like many people, though, you might struggle to make great meals at home. Even if you aren’t a very experienced cook, however, there are things that you can do to prepare the perfect home meals. These are a few tips that can help.

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4 Tips for Making the Perfect Kids Room

The rules of design are a bit different when it comes to working with a child’s space. While designing for a room for an adult might allow you to prioritize comfort or style, designing for a child means prioritizing a growing personality. As such, you may want to follow the four tips below.
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My Obsession with the Perfect Body

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Staying in perfect shape isn’t the easiest task. After all, you need the right amount of motivation to hit the gym or stay away from those carbs. All this may seem confusing at first, but nothing beats being able to fit in your old pair of jeans.

Having a toned, well-sculpted body not only looks good but also boosts your confidence. However, maintaining the perfect body requires effort so be prepared to take out your running shoes. If you think you still have a long way to go with your goals, it’s time you focus on boosting workout motivation and switch to a healthier lifestyle.

Here’s how you can achieve your dream body.
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Choosing the Perfect Wedding Gift for the Couple that Has Everything

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When you receive an invitation to a wedding, a whole host of challenges presents itself. Of course, you’re happy for your friends and their momentous occasion, but you’re dreading the shopping trip to buy them a gift. For the couple that has everything and provides no wish list or wishing well for donations, it becomes an all-the-more stressful occasion.

You’ve got no guidance, no idea what they already have, and money can often seem like an impersonal gift, no matter how appreciated it might be. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of wedding gifts that a couple who has everything will happily accept.
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Top Tips for Planning Your Perfect Outdoor Wedding

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If you are lucky enough to be planning a wedding during one of the fair-weather months, you have the wonderful opportunity to hold your ceremony and reception outside. Just think about it, instead of some stuffy, overly formal venue, you and your guests could enjoy the beauty of nature, the warmth and cheerful brightness of the sun, and sweet bird song. While it does take some planning and preparation, the task of planning an outdoor wedding is not overly complicated. Here are some things to take care of, for a perfect outdoor wedding.
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