Party Planning Tips

How to make sure your next party goes as smoothly as possible: Select an occasion and pick a date. Create a guest list. Pick a party theme. Themes are especially helpful during the planning process! Jot down your ideas as they come to you. Don’t depend on your memory! Invitations – purchased or hand made to be mailed. Email or e-vite can be sent electronically. Incorporate your theme in the invitations. Create the menu. Select foods that work well together. Remember to include snacks, meal items, beverages and deserts. Gather the utensils, plates, napkins, serving supplies and store them in one spot. Decide on decorations and make necessarypurchases. Buy food ingredients. If possible, prepare as much as you can ahead of time. Chill the beverages. Set the mood with decorations, lighting and music. Don’t forget to pick out comfortable clothes that look nice and make you feel festive! Set out snacks, beverages and favors. Relax and welcome the guests! As we move into the party season … football games, tail gate cook outs, bonfires, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years … a little pre planning will make the party go so much easier. … Continue reading →