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5 Easy Steps to Create a Candy Buffet

Creating a candy buffet is a fun and easy way to bring an interactive sweet treat to your party. You can create a memorable candy buffet with these 5 easy steps. 

1. Choose a color theme.

This can be all one color or multi-colored. For example: St. Patrick’s Day parties might offer only green:...

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3 Tips to Help You Stay Stress-Free the Day of Your Party

You almost made it! It’s the day before your big party—it’s almost here! You’re so excited, but your mind is spinning. The stress is starting to build, how can you get a hold of yourself to pull off this party? 

Here are three simple things you should add to your party...

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9 Baby Shower Theme Ideas

Baby showers are a time to celebrate, shower, and love on the soon-to-be parents. You can have an all women’s shower or a co-ed shower and invite the dad and his buddies. Remember to think outside the box and choose a theme that is personal to you, those are the little things that your guests will...

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Can family host a shower?

“Showers are friendly gatherings held in honor of a bride-to-be or in welcome of a new clergyman or in expectation of the arrival of the stork for almost anything, in fact, that the imagination can invent. So, too, the setting for a shower can be almost anything – a luncheon, a...
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6 Steps to Throwing a Baby Shower from Start to Finish

So you’ve decided to throw a baby shower for someone you love. Baby showers have been around for hundreds of years--the origin can even be traced back to ancient Greek and Egyptian civilizations. Victorian era baby showers were celebratory tea parties with the mom-to-be and a select group of women....

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5 Fun Party Theme Ideas for a 7-year-old Girl

Kid parties are so much fun! But, it can be hard to think of a theme idea that is unique and fun for your little girl. Here are five fun theme ideas for the awesome seven-year-old girl in your life!

Spa Party

This is so easy and fun. There are vendors who will come to your house and do this kind of...

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7 Simple Steps to Hosting a Mystery Dinner Party

Mystery dinners are fun for everyone even the host! All it takes are some simple steps to successfully pull off this event. Here are seven easy steps to hosting a killer mystery dinner party!

First Step: Choose a Theme

There are so many fun themes out there to choose from! Keep in mind, the...

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9 First Birthday Party Theme Ideas

Can you believe your baby is ONE!? It’s time to celebrate all those milestones and “firsts!” First birthday parties are always a fun way to celebrate your baby’s first year (and you surviving that first year as parents). The key to a good party is making your theme personal. What...

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5 Awesome 18th Birthday Party Ideas

Birthday parties get trickier to pull off the older kids get – teenagers can be picky and their definition of “cool” can be different than yours. Choosing a theme can make or break your party. Here are some awesome ideas that any newly-18-year-old in your life will love! 

1. Decade...

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5 Fun Activities to do at a Child’s Birthday Party

Kids’ parties are always a blast – they make you feel like a kid again! Most of the time it’s easy to come up with endless ideas for kids' parties. But sometimes it might feel a little daunting to think of fun activities for the guest of honor and attendees that will keep them...

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