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Fun and Funky Ideas for a Summer Baby Shower

12th May

Baby showers have earned a bad name with many audiences, as events that are filled with awkward games and endless hours of present opening.  However, you can have your cake and eat it too, if you think outside the box when planning your baby shower.

Make Your Next Family Reunion a Smashing Success

22nd March

Family reunions can be great experiences, and the summer is a wonderful season for bringing several generations together.  This is a great way to introduce the youngest to the oldest, and to make new connections within the family tree.  As you plan your party, we suggest you consider these wonderful ideas.

Throwing a Valentine’s Party- A Few Tips

19th January

Throwing a Valentine’s party is a fun idea to gather friends and family and give them a chance to express their love to their significant other in a fun atmosphere. So, here are a few tips to get you started in planning the best Valentine’s party.

Tip Number 1: Start with your guest list. Before you do anything else, be sure to make your guest list. Everything else will have to be planned around your guest list. LIFE can accommodate a small party, midsize party or very large party. But, we want to make sure that we are putting you in the right size space for the number of people you plan to have. So, it is important to have your guest list complete before you make your reservation so that we know right where to put you.

Now, THAT is a Great Party Theme…

24th December

If you are throwing a party –whether it is for a family reunion, to celebrate an engagement, or wish someone a happy birthday, or to get your coworkers out of the office for a bit – you should consider a theme.  While there will undoubtedly be the occasional naysayer, the majority of people enjoy an excuse to dress up and have some fun.  If you are still in the process of planning, consider these awesome party themes.

Five Ways to Make Your Kids Birthday Party Even Better

23rd December

Birthday parties create memories that will last a lifetime, and you undoubtedly want to make the experience extra special for your child.  Consider these helpful hints to get your planning underway.  A little bit of creative thinking can ensure that everyone has a great time on your child’s big day.

The Back to Nature Wedding Trend

22nd December

Though there have certainly been some very beautiful weddings in the past, which had very little tie to nature, there simply is no way to compete with Mother Nature.  She has executed the very best design plans ever known, so it is no wonder that so many brides, in 2015, are taking her lead.

Nature-inspired weddings, and those that celebrate the local products are becoming increasingly popular.  Fish pulled from the local bodies of water are served as main dishes.  Fresh fruit, hand-picked from local farms are used to adorn otherwise simplistic cakes.  And, the decorations are more eco-friendly than ever before, often including pieces found in nature, such as twigs and pinecones.

Smart Catering: Know How Much You Really Need

11th December

There is a lot that goes into preparing for a catering job, so be prepared to answer a long list of questions if you are dealing with an experienced catering service.  If you don’t have that luxury, then you will have to make the same considerations on your own.  There are several questions that you should be asking yourself as you prepare the menu for your big event.

Healthy Snacks for Kids’ Parties

10th December

Kids’ birthday parties are wonderful, fun filled events, but there is one downside.  Most of those parties leave kids on sugar highs and with stomach aches at the end of the day.  Too much sugar is never a good thing, even on a child’s special day.  That’s why we are all in favor of serving healthy and tasty treats at kids’ birthday parties.

Make Her Sweet 16 Amazing With These Tips

Hitting 16 is an amazing milestone in a girl’s life, and few parents don’t want to ensure she has an amazing party to go with this big day. What can you do to make sure her party is absolutely perfect? These tips can help.
• Find a great theme. Not every girl wants the same sweet 16 party theme, so you may need to do a bit of work to find out what would be ideal. A tropical party can be lots of fun, particularly if it’s cold outside, but the candy store theme is really catching on for these kinds of parties too. You could also get creative with something like a masquerade ball. Whatever you choose, though, make sure it’s a theme she’d actually want.
• Choose a venue. You need to do this well in advance of her party. Trying to …

3 Things to Look for in a Wedding Reception Venue

It’s your special day, and everything has to be perfect, from the dress to the cake and everything in between. That’s why many couples feel so much pressure when it comes to choosing the right venue for their wedding reception. However, with a little planning (okay, a lot of planning in some cases), you can find a place that is perfect for your wedding after-party. Here are three things you should be looking for in a venue:

Catering options – One of the biggest parts of any wedding reception is the food. After the big event, everyone is usually ready to indulge in food and drink. Your reception venue should offer a variety of catering options to suit your specific needs, whether you want French delicacies or kosher foods only.
Flexible space – Another concern for couples searching for the ideal reception …

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