Category Archives: Party Planning

Countdown to A Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Party!

New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest parties of the year. It’s never too late to plan an amazing, rockin’ New Year’s party with your friends and family! Use this handy countdown checklist to properly plan for your New Year’s celebration.   BUDGET o Determine a budget for your New Year’s Eve party. o  Continue Reading »

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15

Did you know that as of 2014, there are 55 million people (about 17%) in the U.S. with Hispanic or Latino heritage? Most of them hail from one (or more) of twenty-one diverse countries from the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, South America, or Spain. Pop quiz question: Can you name all 21 countries? (Answer is  Continue Reading »

Pump Up Excitement for the Summer Games with Your Own Games!

The Summer Games are coming August 5 to August 21, 2016! Are you getting ready to celebrate this festive time? Need some new ideas to energize your friends and family? We’ve got lots of terrific ideas for you to take your summer games celebration to the next level. With our ideas and a little creativity, you  Continue Reading »

Top 10 Tips for a Rockin’ Fourth of July Celebration

The Fourth of July is always full of fun and excitement, for kids, grandparents, and everyone in between. This year, make your Independence Day celebration extra special with 10 great tips to cover the entire day, from decorations to food to games.   Set up a red, white, and blue beverage station with Watermelon Mint  Continue Reading »

How to Create a “Spooktacular” Ghost Story Party for Halloween

Pliny the Younger, who wrote that the ghost of an old man was haunting his house, recorded one of the first ghost stories in the first century A.D. In AD 856, the first poltergeist haunting was reported in Germany. This year put a new twist on your traditional Halloween party by giving it a “Ghost  Continue Reading »

Oktoberfest Traditions and Sayings to Use at U.S. Festivals

Cities, churches, and clubs across the U.S. have annual Oktoberfest celebrations. But how much do you know about the real deal in Germany? Take a few minutes to learn about typical German Oktoberfest traditions and sayings. You might learn a few new facts you can incorporate into your local Oktoberfest celebrations or nearest beer hall.  Continue Reading »

Autumn Celebrations From Around the World

Autumn is the traditional time of harvest and abundance, and most countries around the world celebrate this season is one form or another. Before you create your own fall party, check out these festivals from other countries to get some great ideas that you can incorporate into your own celebration.   China   The Mid-Autumn  Continue Reading »

Benefits of Gardening for Senior Residents

Gardening is a staple activity in assisted living communities, and is also very trendy! Many centers have garden committees made of residents that are dedicated to planning and maintaining a flower or vegetable/herb garden on the property. Garden committees like these and garden clubs are terrific ways for your seniors, even those with limited mobility, to  Continue Reading »

5 Summer Party Safety Tips

The sun is shining, the weather is nice, and the birds are chirping…summer is here! The arrival of summer means more picnics, backyard barbeques, family reunions, and other seasonal celebrations. No matter what kind of summer party you’re gearing up for, it’s important to keep safety in mind. Here are 5 summer party safety tips  Continue Reading »

Always a Reason to Celebrate: 5 Fun Party Theme Ideas

Just because there is not a major holiday during the month doesn’t you can’t have a party. It just means you have to get a little creative about what and how to celebrate. To help make the decision easier, we’ve put together a list of 5 party themes that are trending right now. Choose your  Continue Reading »

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