Fun Halloween Party Ideas

From black lights to smoke machines, a great Halloween party means pulling out ALL THE STOPS to get a scare!  Spook your guests with these frights on YouTube!

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Everything You Must Have in Your Party Goddess Toolkit

There are so many things you need to make your event planning business run smoothly each day, it’s challenging to know what to keep at arm’s length and what to put in your back pocket. A successful Party Goddess knows the difference. Some of this might seem obvious, but take it from a veteran. Many an event planner has been caught without the proper tools in her belt. Not a good look. So here are the must haves for an event planner’s toolkit that will help you be the Party Goddess you’re born to be: Notebook and pens You will constantly need to be able to jot down notes throughout the day. And, trust me, you don’t want to look like a waste paper basket exploded in your hands. Avoid […]

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The Party Goddess!

Here are some fabulous photos from one of our summer outdoor parties… from a fab photographer Jen O’Sullivan.  

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Beautiful Southern California Outdoor Venues

One of the greatest things about planning events in Southern California is the gorgeous weather we enjoy. Because of our mild climate, we get to mix, mingle, and party under sunny skies and starry nights year-round.  Exclusive to this part of the country, Southern California boasts warm temperatures, limited rainfall, and a diverse range of terrains and vistas.  Aren’t we fortunate? Event planners can book venues featuring rolling countryside, lush gardens, sandy beaches, glamorous cityscapes, and more. Guests can overlook palatial estates, majestic mountains, or crashing waves. Your options are endless. I could never cover all of the amazing outdoor venues in Southern California, but I’d like to give you some suggestions that showcase the variety of what is available: Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club The Santa Barbara Polo and […]

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Doesn't this remind you of my whole hair situation?

My bff, Adrienne, from Seeking Sitters sent me this hysterical video after she heard about the hair crisis I experienced a few weeks ago and blogged about. I think I should’ve dubbed the whole thing “Scissorgate.” Let me know what you think of the video and thanks Adrienne for the great laugh! xo M P.S.  Don’t miss the recap of “Scissorgate” below the video! Scissorgate 2011 – The Story The Before Haircut The After Haircut

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What Every Party Goddess Can Learn From Oprah

I think it’s safe to say we’re all a little sad to see The Oprah Winfrey Show come to the end of its 25-year run.  Clearly, Oprah and her team know how to put on amazing events, so the final show was surely something special for a Party Goddess to soak up. And I don’t know about you, but I’m really looking forward to seeing what Oprah has in store for us in the next phase of her media maven superstardom.  Borrowing her famous words, “what I know for sure,” is she’ll continue to be an inspiration to women in general, and especially ambitious party goddesses in the making. So what can an aspiring event industry professional learn from Oprah?  This could be a long list, but I’ll keep it […]

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