One of the things I’ve learned over the years is that it’s a lot more stressful if you try to do absolutely every little detail yourself
when you are planning an event.
There are opportunities to do a little delegating regardless of what you are planning. Let’s face it, you want to enjoy the event too and it’s hard if you are managing every miniscule detail so…here’s my advice: Continue reading
Creating the bar that is the best for your event and your budget can be one of the hardest planning aspects of your event, but don’t fret! The main thing to remember is that there is no right or wrong way. Every event is different and many factors can contribute to your decision including the time of event, the venue, the budget, the guest list, the theme, the occasion, and of course, your preferences. You are not constrained to just a straight open bar or cash bar; there are many options. Consider the following options or modify and create your own scenario or combination:
Planning events is fun! Use this little piece of satire to help keep everything in perspective. Don’t kill your event by taking anything for granted and committing one of these event planning crimes.
When you’re planning an event, it’s always good to start planning ahead of time. There are often dozens – if not hundreds – of details to corral, so the more lead time you give yourself, the better off you’ll be. Continue reading
Should you make your own or buy decorations? Our Pros and Cons lists will help you decide! Continue reading
Fundraising is an important piece to the profit puzzle for any organization. With these tips, rising up to the challenge while exceeding event expectations is quite tangible. Whether it’s for a sports team, 4H club, or a friend with health-related issues, these tips can help you meet new goals and raise more money: Continue reading
When planning an event, the location can play a big role. Are you going to host at home or rent a venue? There are many factors that contribute to this decision. Below are advantages and disadvantages to each that will help you get an idea of what might be appropriate for your event. Continue reading
As Northlanders we all know that weather can create havoc with our regular daily activities, especially if we live close to Lake Superior. Here are just a few tips that will make things a little easier if you are dealing with less than ideal conditions on event day. Continue reading
When you are planning a party at your home, especially if it will be primarily outdoors, keep these items in mind for first impressions: Continue reading