Party Planning can be the most fun of the event.
Creativity and organization is key to the success of planning
your party. Make the party planning
process fun by inviting friends and family to participate with ideas
and other tasks. Friends can be helpful with unique
party games, activities and party music ideas.
shopping lists (market, online party supplies store, etc.)
after you choose your theme
some kid friend foods like chicken strips and macaroni and
a party theme throughout the event from the invitations to
the thank you notes
major events, call friends and family members 6 - 8 weeks in
advance (send actual party invitations 4 - 6 weeks prior
sit down dinners can have place-cards. Place-cards
such as mini picture frames can double as party favors
with crayons help keep the kids busy at the dinner/lunch
extra party favors for siblings and unexpected guests -
don't be caught short
guests that don't RSVP just incase they didn't receive the
If you are planning to throw a great party, you'll need to spend plenty of time
party planning. Make a list of all the things you are going to need and stay organized, because things can become real hectic when party-time approaches. Remember the importance of your role as a host and stay focused. Invitations should clearly state instructions about dress code, and when the party starts and ends. Keep in mind the number of people you can easily accommodate and know the actual number of people turning up. If it�s not a formal party, keep the food and drinks simple, especially if you�re planning your party on a tight budget.