Tradeshow-Elvis impersonator

Hiring Elvis

 

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Happy Birthday Elvis! Today would have been Elvis’s 78th birthday and people across the country are celebrating. Although I’ve always liked Elvis and his music (and have even been to Graceland twice), I didn’t always understand the appeal of an Elvis impersonator. Then, I hired one. Read more…

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2013 Party Dates

party planning calendar 2013

Every year on our wedding blog we run a list of dates that are good and not so good for weddings for the next two years. But, it occurred to me that people planning weddings aren’t the only one who need to keep a good eye on the calendar. Anyone planning a party or corporate event can run into trouble (or miss a good opportunity for a party) if they aren’t aware of the calendar. Read more…

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Party with Kids? Yes You Can!

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Remember when you were a teenager and you had a friend with out-of-town parents? It meant one thing, party! Who knew then that adults wanted kids out of the way for a party just as much as kids want adults gone? If your friends have young kids this can be a challenge, especially around the holidays. Read more…

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Last Minute Party, a Survival Plan

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There are some people who can whip up a party on the spur of the moment. I am not one of those people. I love parties, but I love planning a good party almost as much as the actual party. Still, sometimes the holidays with their free time and visits from long lost friends and family make throwing a last minute party a necessity. I have a survival plan. Read more…

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Hanukkah Play List

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For years there have basically been three Chanukah songs: I Had a Little Dreidel, Rock of Ages, and Oh Hanukkah, O Hanukkah. That’s all changing now though and so in honor of the eight night holiday, we give you eight great Hanukkah songs. Read more…

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The Royal Baby & Your Parties

pregnant Kate Middleton

Couples who got married in 2011 faced a lot of additional scrutiny to their wedding plans.  Normally, most people who aren’t planning a wedding or “in the business” don’t pay much attention to wedding talk, but the royal wedding had everyone discussing  fascinators and protocol. Now, many of those same couples (and others) face similar scrutiny as they find themselves pregnant at the same time as Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge. Read more…