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How to Make Your Summer Parties Rock

You stand firmly in command of the occasion. You are the host of a summer party that really rocks. Cold, icy drinks flow and people are laughing … having a good time. You’re serving up great food from the grill and your friends are lovin’ it. Everyone knows your place is the place to go ... Read More »

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Why we Love Evite

We love Evite®.  Why?  Because Evite removes one of the most pressing, and crippling barriers to hosting a party: the invitations.  Almost nobody mails invitations anymore.  MAYBE, for your child’s early birthday parties, or for a christening, or for a wedding. If you feel like you have to mail invitations, you might not be as ... Read More »

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Party Staging 101: Easy Refills within Reach

Good party staging can mean the difference between enjoying your own party and being stuck in the kitchen/pantry/garage all night long. Decorations are nice.  Plenty of ice is key.  Keeping the party playlist going and the drinks flowing are integral.  But good staging is what separates the men from the boys, the pros from the ... Read More »

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Using Party Props Effectively

Party props can take a halfhearted gathering from drab to fab in mere seconds.  Party props help set the scene, and carry the theme beyond traditional decorations, paper goods, and menu items.  Here are some ideas for choosing and using party props effectively to pump up the fun! Setting the Scene Decorations are an integral ... Read More »

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Having Parties in Small Spaces

You may think that if you live in a small house or have a small space for entertaining that you can’t have a party. This is simply not true! The key in having a party in a small space is to learn to maximize the area that you do have access to. You may have ... Read More »

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Who Was That Masked Man? Tips for a Superhero Birthday Party

Look…up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s the best party in your neighborhood! And congratulations – you’re hosting it. It’s worth the effort to hold this very popular party theme for your child’s birthday. And you’ll be a superhero in his or her book with these tips. For Boys Only? Keep ... Read More »

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Sleepover Parties

Sleepover parties are one of the great joys of childhood. Yet often, parents shy away from them because of certain worries (What if the guests break something? What if they have nothing to do and are running wild all over the house?). Good news: we have the perfect solution for you. Four of them, in ... Read More »

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Tips For a 1st Birthday Party

So your little boy or girl is turning one year old! I know it’s hard to believe (wasn’t she a newborn baby just moments ago?), but little ones do get big. And that means you’ll want to celebrate this milestone in a way you can always look back on. Guests You’ll Want to Invite Invite ... Read More »

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How to Choose Party Theme Colors

A major part of any party theme is the color scheme of the decorations.  There are certain holidays and occasions that are almost inextricably intertwined with traditional colors.  Here’s a guide to some traditional color schemes to follow, and other traditions that you can experiment and play with.  Not EVERY baby show for boys needs ... Read More »

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Think Green for Earth Day and Save Green All Year

It’s easy to go green and save money when you buy your party supplies in bulk so that they can be used for a multitude of parties and gatherings throughout the year. When you buy plates, cups, serving supplies and decorations for Christmas (especially if you can get them at huge savings at after-Christmas sales), ... Read More »

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