Hosting a party does not have to be stressful. By following these tips you can host the perfect party without worrying or having to make last minute adjustments.
The first word of advice for hosting a good party is to do some planning. By planning ahead you can save a lot of time and frustration later on. Write down what is most important to your party. Make a note of what is most important and work downwards according to your priorities. This will help you achieve the most important things and help you reduce stress.
Creating a plan is good. However, staying organized is as equally as important. Create lists of things to buy and setups to make. Organization will ensure a stress free party planning and save you time to boot. Organizing by creating lists will also help you better meet the needs of guests who may have dietary restrictions or special needs.
Many people do not create themes for their parties. Create a theme in advance. This will make choosing the decorations, food and even entertainment much easier. Once you have chosen upon a theme just build upon it and you should have a masterful and event themed party.
Send out invitations. The most effective type of invitation is a personal one that is handwritten or decorated and sent by mail. You can invite people by email and even the phone. Do what works best for you. Remember though, that personal invitations are the best.
For the actual party, you can create self serve bars. This can eliminate the need for a bartender which will help you cut costs. In allows allows guests to mix their own drinks. For appetizers, it is best to keep it simple, bite size and offer plenty of variety. Guests like variety and keeping the portions small will encourage people to go and mingle with other guests.
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