Blog 11 of Top 25 Party Planning Moms - 2012
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Of all the parties you've thrown, which was your favorite?
As much fun as it is to do a blow-out, fully decorated shindig, I equally love a nice dinner party or other simple celebration where setup doesn't take too much longer than the event itself. This spring I threw a mom-kiddo happy hour for friends and their kids. It was on Friday the 13th – perfect for a monster theme. The dreary weather dictated that everything stay inside, so I set up super simple but really fun kid activities and minimal but bold decorations, offered a few kid-friendly and bright foods, and made sure moms had plenty to drink. It was a great time for everyone to catch up. Check it out...http://thesidestuff.com/2012/04/15/a-monstrous-mash-for-friday-the-13th/
What's a great tip for keeping a party affordable?
Stick to one or two colors or designs and repeat, repeat, repeat. It will make so much more of an impact than lots of choppy decorations, reduces the cost and energy, and ties everything together.
What are some unique ideas for party favors?
I love sending dinner party guests home with breakfast for the next morning. A couple of freshly baked muffins or scones in a box with a cute tag does the trick.
If you could give new moms or moms-to-be one piece of advice, what words of wisdom would you share? Read More
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