Throwing a party but stumped on where to start? Check out this list to a good time for everyone!
Do you have a theme? Most parties celebrate an occasion, season, or simply have a color as a theme. Need an idea? There’s cops and robbers, angels and devils and hippie parties. Check out more party ideas to celebrate the season or just something silly to have fun. . Oh, and don’t forget the evite, a free and easy way to invite folks and to keep track of whose attending.
I know, seems obvious, right? A couple things about serving food to your guests. Make sure that there is enough food. How embarrassing and frankly, inhospitable if you run out of food! Always err on the side of more than less; you can always send the extras home with your guest or keep it. If culinary arts are not your things, admit it and hire a caterer or have a foodie friend help. No worries, not everyone is a kitchen guru! Here’s some really fun and simple party foods to consider.
have plenty of drinks on hand including water. Serve alcohol wisely and always have a plan for those guests who indulge. You can offer to have them stay the night, provide a ride home or contact Uber or Lyft for reasonably priced rides.
Be sure to have enough plates and silver ware and paper and plastic is fine to use just match it to you theme. At a loss for a centerpiece idea? Top off the table with a NapkinTree and kill two birds with one stone. It’s a diy centerpiece and a napkin holder. You can get great decorative napkins at your local party or craft store. Try mixing colors and patterns and try adding tchotchkes like streamers, artificial flowers, garland or confetti.
Give your guests something to do—The kiss of death is a boring party with guests meandering around and looking at their watches. Games can be really fun and can get the mood going so check out a few party games.
Whatever the occasion, be sure to make your guests feel at home and welcomed. Play some great music and don't forget to join in the fun!