Sharing the Love ~ Summer Party Tips

I was so blessed to be part of the Seeking Sitters Convention as a speaker a few weeks ago. What a great group and so inspiring. Adrienne Kallweit, Owner and Found of SeekingSitters Franchise, published some of my Outdoor Party Tips. Check out the blog post. Thanks Adrienne! Kick off your shoes. That sensational outdoor party you’re dreaming about just got more sensational. 1. Have a folder Make a file specifically for your party. Everything involved – the guest lists, the invoices, the ideas – gets tossed inside. Keeping it together and organized keeps your stress level low, says Marley Majcher, founder of The Party Goddess! and event planner to the stars. 2. Have a timeline The hors d’oeuvres are served at 7 pm? Great. Plan the timeline out, says […]

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6 Budget Wedding Tips

Budget Diva Checking In! Yes, The Party Goddess! can stick to a budget. My husband would disagree but I’m sure I can come up with some great testimonials to the contrary. Whether you’re getting married or know someone who might be, please pass these helpful hints along. They can save someone in your life thousands! Facts & Figures: * The average age of a bride in the US is 25.3 years old. * The average age of a groom in the US is 26.9 years old. * The average wedding budget is $20,000. (OK, I’ll get the snarky comment out of the way for you: “They obviously haven’t met The Party Goddess.” Ha Ha. Now that that’s over with…) * $1,016 is the average cost of wedding rings for the […]

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Fourth of July: Tips, Tricks and Fun Facts

Ahhh, the 4th of July … it’s all about kicking back with family and friends and celebrating this great country of ours. Make this year’s celebration memorable. You’ve got all the makings for a fabulous, fun affair with good food, and great company. Be as unique as our country is with your 4th of July party this year let me help you with some tips, facts and more. Here are some fun 4th of July Facts & Figures: * Fourth of July was declared a legal holiday in 1941. * Our national mascot, the bald eagle, can achieve speeds of nearly 200 miles per hour when making a predatory dive. During a normal flight, the bald eagle can travel up to 30 miles per hour. * Legend has it that […]

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Fourth of July: 7 Tips for Throwing a Great Outdoor Party

Summer’s hottest holiday is coming up, so it’s time for you to put the finishing touches on your Independence Day party planning.  Each year, Americans celebrate July 4th by throwing great outdoor parties.  Successful outdoor entertaining doesn’t have to be elaborate to dazzle guests, but here are a few tips to keep in mind: 1. Make sure your guests are comfortable enough to stick around. Lawn chairs, wooden benches and wrought iron patio furniture create a stylish look for your outdoor dining area, but they can sometimes leave guests shifting in their seats.  Provide plenty of cushioning with plush comfy pillows. 2. Ensure guests stay cool and fresh. Don’t let the heat of summer put a damper on your event.  Excessively high temperatures and humidity can really suck the life […]

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Tips for Throwing a Fabulous Baby Shower

Summer’s here, and glowing moms-to-be are proudly sporting their beautiful baby bumps in the latest stylish maternity wear. They might be feeling uncomfortable, tired, hot, emotional, and fat, but the joy of what’s to come is keeping them in good spirits. And you know what they’re looking forward to almost as much as their little bundle of cuteness? That’s right. The baby shower! Every expecting woman is expecting a fabulous baby shower. She deserves it, and it’s up to you to make sure she gets it.  Here are some tips for throwing a fabulous baby shower she won’t soon forget: 1. It’s all about the mommy-to-be Let’s not forget something. Soon, someone else will be getting ALL of the attention. The baby shower is the last time for quite a […]

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