Party Ideas

Aloha! Decoration Ideas for Your Luau!

August 17, 2016

I love kitsch! The tackier the better. I have a soft spot for collecting Hawaiian tiki glasses and hula girls. You may not share the same hobby as me, but you can surely throw a luau with key decorations. Follow me to your very own island of pink flamingos and coconut daydreams. Inexpensive bamboo roll […]

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How to Throw a Kids birthday party without over spending

July 13, 2016

Your child’s birthday party doesn’t have to mean a missed mortgage payment. Here are some ideas for how to throw a kids birthday party without overspending. When planning the menu, foods that go further such as pasta, hot dogs or pizza (ask them to cut it into 16 slices) are great budget-friendly ways to feed […]

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Tips For Throwing The Best Kids Birthday Party Ever

June 1, 2016

Anyone that has kids knows that birthday parties are a super important thing in their world!   Kids go into school talking about what they had, what they did and how much fun they had with their friends.  The last thing you want to do is be an “un-cool” parent and throw a lame party for […]

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Party Ideas for a Sweet 16

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What better way than to celebrate a ‘Sweet 16’ than with a huge blowout including all your friends and family! There are some great themed party ideas to get the party started. Tropical Luau anyone! You can do so much for a luau themed party starting with the invitations, to dressing for the occasion, to […]

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Why You Should Have A Small Celebration For Your Child’s First Birthday

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Let’s be honest: none of us remembers much from when we were little. The first memory I can actually date is at the age of three, when my father had to carry me out of the theater sobbing when E.T. left Elliott and went home. So let me give you a few reasons why you […]

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Party Ideas for a Elementary School Graduation

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Graduating from elementary school is a benchmark in your child’s life. I don’t know if you’ve seen the work they do in elementary school today, but it is a lot harder than when I was in school. I tried to help my 5th grader with her math homework and felt like I needed to go […]

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Why You Should Have a Large Celebration for Your Child’s First Birthday

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If you are considering having a large celebration for your child’s first birthday, you have probably heard at least a few times, “Don’t bother. He will never remember it.” Well, your child may not remember this monumental day, but it is still a significant event in their life and in yours. Ignore the naysayers! A […]

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Lose the Cold Weather Blues – Have a Winter Luau

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Now that the craziness of the holidays is over and the thrill of a new year has come and gone, people tend to be “ho-hum” between the months of January through March. The weather is cold and snowy, and let’s face it, people’s moods tend to change around this frigid time. I’ve got the cure to […]

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Great Ideas for a Cocktail Party

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Are you tired of overpaying at the bar on Friday night? $15 bucks for a mixed drink! What? Huh? I can’t hear you over this loud thumping techno. Do you prefer a quieter evening full of interesting conversation? Then plan a throwback to the 1950’s & 60’s and host a Cocktail Party! Here are a […]

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Outdoor Party Ideas for Your Labor Day Bash

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Are you ready for the end of summer? I am definitely not. Savor that last weekend of bliss with a fun backyard celebration. Labor Day celebrates the hardworking American, so let’s loosen up and have a relaxing break. Here are a few ideas of how to throw a party on this last summer holiday weekend. […]

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