From super sweet 16's, to Bar Mitzvah's to birthdays and anniversaries, I love to create memorable parties with stunning details that blow even the most professional guests away. Whether you're looking to plan a holiday soiree or your families reunion, you don’t have to do it alone. It doesn’t matter if need an event designer or just a helping hand in managing the planning process, there are plenty of party planners around but I give my promise I can help make the process more fun and exciting for you and your guests.
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Friday, April 25, 2014
Memorial Day allows us to show our respect and gratitude to the men and women who have lost their lives fighting for our country -- and is also considered the unofficial kickoff of summer fun!! Yay! It is a holiday that is celebrated every year on the final Monday in May, (this year May 25th 2014). We celebrate and honor them on this day with parades, fireworks, and family get togethers and other festivities.
After long years of hard work, your scholar has made it! He or she is ready to turn the tassel and take on the world. It's your their big day so be sure to throw a party they will never forget. Graduating is a big accomplishment and deserves a big party to celebrate. Show everyone how proud you are of your graduate by throwing a huge celebration right after the ceremony complete with decorations, yummy food and of course presents.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
For this year's Super Bowl, take the DIY route and make your own party decorations to give your bash a homemade and personalized touch. Whether your a 49ers fan or a Ravens fan you can make plenty of decorations for far cheaper then going to the store and just picking something up. Although it is much easier to go run to Party City or Target and get some stuff, making your own invitations and football decorations maybe fun for the kids as well. You can also spice up an old table by adding printed out signs of each team and taping them to the table edges. You could paint some old tin cans like footballs or players numbers, then place forks spoons or knives in them. You can even make your own pennants or flags to hang up. One way to show creativity at a party is with party decorations. One need not be an interior decorator to pull this off! Red, gold, black and white streamers or purple and gold, are a great starting point. Stream them along the walls and above the doorway. Use bunches of team-colored balloons at the places where the streamers intersect for a festive look.
Ask the party guests to come dressed in the team colors to further add to the 49ers atmosphere. Hold a costume contest to see who represents the team best. Kids can come with their face painted in the teams colors. The adults might be up to some face painting as well! Another way to get guest involved more is you can have some sort of raffle.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Calling all Cupids! If you're planning a special Valentine's Day evening for you and your honey, all you need are some candles and a bouquet of red roses to set the mood. But if you're throwing a Valentine's Day bash for your friends and family, you'll want to spice things up in other ways.Vintage-style Valentine's Day cards add a classic touch to your Valentine's Day party decor. Keep the lights dim and hang clear white Christmas lights or heart string lights. Use candles in creative ways to give off romantic lighting. Fill clear glass votive holders with red hot candies and top with tea light candles, use red or white pillar candles in groups throughout the party area, or fill clear glass bowls with water, add a few rose petals, and stick a few float in heart candles.
If you're going to be serving a sit-down meal, sprinkle the candy hearts down the center of your table and place one or two on each napkin. Love is on the menu for Valentine's Day, and you can easily incorporate rumored aphrodisiacs like oysters and champagne into your Valentine's Day party food ideas. Looking for Valentine's Day dessert ideas, well chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate truffles, chocolate fondue and chocolate heart-shaped cookies are always a good way to go. Now don't forget about the drinks. There are so many choices for you to choose. Try and choose one theme drink for the party so you don't have to buy a lot of alcohol or other beverages. You can either find a drink that looks good and looks like a Valentines day drink and name it yourself and decorate it or you can use one of these:
<3 Love Potion Punch: A fun drink for the kids or non-alcoholic crowd. Combine 2 (64-oz) bottles of cran-apple or cran-raspberry juice and a 2-liter bottle of chilled ginger ale. Combine in a punch bowl, or pour into individual glasses and garnish with fresh raspberries.
<3 Chocolate Covered Cherry: For each drink, pour 3/4 oz. Amaretto and 1/4 oz. Kahlua into a coffee mug. Fill the mug the rest of the way up with hot chocolate, and top with whipped cream and a cherry.
<3 Love Potion #9: To create this drink you will need a pitcher or punch bowl. Pour 20 oz. of cherry kool-aid, then add 8 oz. of vodka and 3 oz. of white rum, Then add on additional pouch of cherry kool-aid mix and stir. Add heart shaped ice cubes to keep it cold.
<3 Love Birds: For each drink mix 0.5 oz of grenadine, 1 dash of dark rum, 2 oz. sour mix, and 1.5 oz of vodka, add ice and garnish with mint leaves or two cherries.
For added party fun, have everyone come dressed in red, white, or pink. Red and pink are the traditional colors of Valentine's Day, but that doesn't mean you have to dress in hearts and flowers from head to toe. Also be sure to set the mood by playing some good tunes in the background. Songs about love are a good choice, but keep them upbeat mostly. You can also have some games for everyone whether they are for kids or adults.
<3 Full of Love: Fill a large jar with Valentine candies and have the kids guess how many candies are inside. The one that guesses the closest wins the candies.
<3 Valentine Craft Activity: Have the kids get crafty by making their own Valentine cards or collages. Just provide them with the supplies and let them get busy making their masterpieces.
<3 Cupid's Challenge: Purchase the Newlywed Game and have the couples compete to see who knows each other best, or get creative and make your own questions.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Remember this is supposed to be fun for the bride so make sure she will be comfortable with what you choose. Schedule things that she'll like, with people she loves, and so the rules for who must be there and what must be done.
Friday, January 11, 2013
The countdown has begun for the big day. Soon your buddy will be exchanging vows with his lovely bride and embark down a wonderful journey. Deciding on a place to have a bachelor party may seem like an easy task but if your going to do it right, you and your buddies should have some sense to do it far from home.
1. New York, New York
2. Black Rock Desert, Nevada (Burning Man)
3. Miami, Florida
4. Vancouver, Canada
5. Paradise Island, Bahamas
6. Munich, Germany (Oktoberfest)
7. Las Vegas, Nevada
8. New Orleans, Louisiana (Mardi Gras)
9.Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
10. Atlantic City, New Jersey
Choosing a destination bachelor's party is always a fun way to "do things up." Of corse you can always stay around town and have fun that way. I mean not everyone had $1,000's of dollars just lying around. Stay at a posh local hotel and go hit the bars, play poker, grill, go fishing, whatever it is make sure it will be unforgettable.