Holiday Entertaining Ideas from Your Favorite Movies! – Part 2

Who doesn’t love a great holiday movie? In addition to entertaining us they can also provide great inspiration for your next holiday party.  Check out some of my favorite holiday movie ideas, as well as the segments that just aired on "The Better Show." 3. Music – “Holiday Inn” and “White Christmas” are a veritable feast of amazing Bing Crosby jingles. Pre-program the iPod or do a little Pandora research ahead of time and everything will seem a lot cheerier! 4. Décor – Take a cue from “Christmas Vacation” and go cray cray on the lights and borrow some fun ideas from classic children’s movies “Elf,” “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” or “Frosty the Snowman.” “Elf” – Create a super clean and white color scheme with snowflakes and white garland. “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” or […]

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Holiday Entertaining Ideas from Your Favorite Movies! – Part 1

Who doesn’t love a great holiday movie? In addition to entertaining us, they can provide great inspiration for your next holiday party.  Check out some of my favorite holiday movie-inspired party tips, as well as the segment that just aired on “The Better Show” here. My Top Holiday Tips and the Movies that Inspired Them: 1. Food – More movies than you can imagine rocked the “alternative” holiday meal in multiple ways: Think the spaghetti in “Elf,” the peking duck in “A Christmas Story” or the old school presentation in “A Christmas Carol.” “Elf” – Serve Elf’s favorite, spaghetti with syrup. “A Christmas Story” – Try a Chinese buffet with chopsticks, miso soup and wontons. Decorate with Asian holiday ornaments. “Home Alone” – The kids will LOVE having pizza and an “all you can eat” sundae […]

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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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Goddess of the Week – Antoinette Robinson!

Our Goddess of the Week is event planner Antoinette Robinson! This week, celebrity event planner Marley Majcher picked Antoinette Robinson as the featured Goddess of the Week! Our Goddess this week is a full service event planner who broke out of traditional employment to harness her dreams of entrepreneurship.  Antoinette shares some fantastic advice for fellow women business-owners and inspiration for those who haven’t quite taken the leap yet. Antoinette Robinson had some GREAT answers to her questions! My favorite is her answer to this one: #4 – Question: “Which tv character is your personality closest to?” And Antoinette Robinson’s Answer Is…: “Wendy Williams and Kimora Lee Simmons – couldn’t have chosen just one!” Who would your Goddess of the Week be? Be sure to tell us in the comments below! Can’t get […]

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Make Your Party Fabulous!

You don’t have to break the bank to impress guests at your next event.  Guests stay at a party if they feel comfortable, relaxed, and social.  The secret of a fabulous event is to spend your budget where it will most ple ase the people you’ve invited to attend.  So, for example, if you’ve chosen an outdoor venue and it’s sweltering outside, then a $10 fan may be a bigger hit than the newest trend in uplighting.   Keeping the guests’ experience in mind throughout your planning will ensure that your party ends up fabulous! ** Pick a Theme – Choosing a theme based on color, concept, or just what kind of atmosphere you want to achieve, will help give your party focus and provide inspiration for deciding on the rest […]

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Celebrity Event Planner’s Goddess of the Week – Clarisse Fourmeaux Kostrzewski!

Celebrity Event Planner Marley Majcher’s Featured Goddess of the Week – Clarisse Fourmeaux Kostrzewski! Our Goddess of the Week is Clarisse Fourmeaux Kostrzewski! She is the founder and CEO of The Right Blend. For over a decade, The Right Blend’s founder and CEO Clarisse F. Kostrzewski has been sharing her knowledge, experience, and passion about wine. She takes great satisfaction in seeing people experience that first spark, that instant when they discover a deeper connection with wine. “I love everything about what we do,” she says, “and my favorite part is seeing the moment when someone really ‘gets’ wine.” They say one glass of wine is good for you, but they never said how many times to fill it… Let’s be honest, there’s no better fruit salad than a glass of […]

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