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Galentine’s Day Soiree

So many people complain about Valentine’s Day. And, while I’m not a hater of the holiday, (as I’ll take any excuse for a date night with my hubby) I’m really feeling the importance of the unofficial holiday, Galentine’s Day, made popular by Leslie Knope on Parks and...

To Favor or Not To Favor?

How do you feel about party favors? A party maker, or a budget breaker? For most people, favors have become an expected part of any party or event. And although they are seen by some as a thoughtful way to express thanks to your guests and/or serve as a memento of a...

From Drab to Fab: How to Style a Dessert Table

Anyone can put some desserts out on a table, but setting up a dessert table or cake display can be intimidating if you don’t know what you are doing. Here’s a quick guide to help turn a drab table in to a fab statement at your next event. First thing’s first! Don’t...

Building a Guest List

Setting a budget and building a guest list really do go hand in hand. And just like setting a budget, building a guest list isn’t something you can delegate to your event planner. It’s going to take a little time and effort to figure out who makes the cut. Let this...

Decorating with Color

Whether you are hosting a dinner party, birthday party, or wedding shower, try using color to plan an event with style and class instead of a gimmicky theme! Just a few weeks ago, I was helping my mother-in-law brainstorm an idea for my father-in-law’s retirement...

Start With A Budget

Many of you might have just gotten engaged over the holidays, or now that the holidays are over you’re finally ready to start thinking about a special event for 2017. Perhaps it’s a first birthday, a wedding shower, a baby shower, a bachelorette party, no matter the...