Planning for Parties

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Wedding Shower vs Bridal Shower Differences

There are specific distinctions to consider.

Summer Olympics Party Ideas
2016 Summer Olympics Party Ideas

Thinking of throwing a Summer Olympics party? We have plenty of ideas for a medal-worthy event!

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Keep Guests Cool at Your Summer Party

Want to know how to beat the heat at your next summer gathering? Try these 5 cool-down tricks.

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5 Outdoor Party Hacks for the Perfect Summer Blowout

Are you ready to host the perfect summer blowout? We’ve pulled together five party hacks to use at your next outdoor get-together.

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DIY Party Favor—Think Inside the Box!

Make your own vessel for party favors.

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How to Throw a Party on a Boat

You might think you know how to throw a party, but when the party is set at sea, new challenges need to be met. While boats provide a great party experience for your guests, careful planning is necessary to assure smooth sailing. Tools and Materials Boat Pilot Life Vests Snacks Beverages Camera Step

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How To Host a Murder Mystery Dinner

A Murder mystery dinner party is a dinner party where the guests play a murder mystery role playing game. The concept draws inspiration from the so-called drawing room mysteries. You and your guests assume the roles of murder mystery characters and try to discover which one of them is the "murderer."

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Dinner Party Theme Ideas

If you'll soon be hosting a dinner party, you should familiarize yourself with a few popular party theme ideas. Although organizing a theme-based dinner party may seem a bit cumbersome, there are a number of themes that are very simple to pull off and ensure that a good time will be had by all in attendance.

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Eco Friendly Decorations for a Green Holiday

For a truly beautiful home this season, decorate with thoughtfulness and enjoy a green holiday. Not only will your home stand out from the crowd, but you’ll enjoy the energy saving benefits and natural longevity of eco-friendly decorations for the holiday season. Green Holiday Decorations for Any

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A Guide to Green Gift Giving

Giving green gifts for the holidays is good for the environment and for your wallet. There are gifts to suit all personalities and you surely can fund a green gift for everyone on your list. From your tech savvy nephew to your office coworkers, there are green gifts to make everyone's holiday season

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Great Green Ideas for Holiday Parties

It's time to start thinking about holiday parties, but something you may not have considered is having a green party. There are many creative ideas for having a green party and still being creative and festive. Invitations Save trees, resources, time and money by skipping paper invitations and postage.

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Assembling Impressive Green Gift Baskets

Putting together a green gift basket makes a wonderful present for eco-friendly friends and families. Gift baskets are a simple yet meaningful way to give a collection of small yet useful presents and when those presents are environmentally friendly, it becomes even more special. Here are some tips on

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5 Event Management Tips For Corporate Events

Corporate event management is regarded as one of the most effective ways of communication and strategic

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10 Foods and Drinks NOT to Serve at Your Outdoor Summer Bash

Choose healthy and safe foods while gathering with friends.

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The Legalities of Renting Your Property for Events

Help someone have the event of their dreams by renting out your home for their special day!

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Handfasting Rituals

Handfasting rituals are popular additions to traditional wedding ceremonies because they have a strong

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Formal or Informal Wedding?

Choosing the formality of your wedding can be difficult.

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Install a Mini Bar Fridge In Your Cabinet

Keep the beer cool and the cocktails shaking.

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How to Throw a Super Easy Superbowl Party

Throwing a Super Bowl party can be stress-free with our tips for decorations, food, and even invites.

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Bring Your Garden to the Party (in Yummy Ways)

The garden is a place for you-time, but it's also the best place to shop for the upcoming summer party.

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13 Tips and Tricks for a Pest-free Outdoor Party

Nothing kills a party like constantly swatting away mosquitoes and flies. These tips will help keep your outdoor shindig running smooth with minimal pest invasion.

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5 Outdoor Theme Parties to Try This Summer

Are you tired of the same old summer get-togethers? Look no further to ensure your next party stands out from the crowd.

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How to Throw a Last-minute BBQ Bash

It’s a great sunny day and you’ve decided to throw a BBQ on the fly. How are you going to put a classy event together on such short notice?

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8 Beautiful (and Colorful) Summer Table Settings Ideas

Need help reviving your dining space? We have 8 creative and colorful table setting ideas for you to try this summer.

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6 Fun Ideas for the Best BBQ Bash

From days in the summer sun to nights under the stars, a BBQ bash is the best way to enjoy it all with friends and family.

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Best DIY Outdoor Games to Liven Up Your Party

The warm weather means it is time for hosting barbecues. So, here are five DIY outdoor games to liven up your party.

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6 Best Canopies for Windy Situations

Wind can create problems when you’re using canopies to cover outdoor events, so learn which kinds are best for gusty situations.

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Host the Perfect Potluck Party

Assigning dishes to guests is not the only important component of hosting a pot luck party.

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4 Things to Consider Before Planning Your Wedding Reception Menu

These tips can help you narrow down how to best serve guests at your wedding reception.

Home Projects for Optimal Fall Entertainment Space

Gearing up for the holiday season? Get your home ready for gatherings things fall.

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How to Animal / Childproof Your House for a Party

Take these safety precautions to make the most of your party.

Entertaining in Small Spaces

Many people love entertaining and hosting parties for holidays and other special occasions, but not everyone

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The Best Wedding Seating Arrangements

Everybody knows that formal weddings require certain seating arrangements. But many people don't

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5 Quick Fixes Before Your Guests Arrive

Everything's ready for your party. What could possibly go wrong?