How Fashion Trends Will Affect Parties

This weekend’s edition (January 27-28, 2007) of The Wall Street Journal www.wsj.com had a great article about fashion trends by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan in the Pursuits section. The article talks about what will be featured for Spring clothes. Take note: The look is a far cry from the Bohemian bent […]

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A Reminder to Get Inspired

January is a great time to reflect and figure out what you want to do with the upcoming year. I don’t like to think of this as your standard New Year’s resolution but it certainly relates. I love to work, which sometimes can get in the way of having any […]

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Life with the Larabar

Having a baby not so long ago has really gotten me motivated to lose weight. Oh yeah, and I am trying to be healthy while I do it. Unfortunately, I seem unable to achieve Nicole Richie-like status while still eating the huge amounts of french fries and cheeseburgers that she […]

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Heaven for Me

Once and awhile I encounter people or places that I just totally connect with. This time my little connection came in a very strange way. On my way from an appointment at the Dashing Diva nail salon, I passed Clothes Heaven. I actually passed it twice, once on my way […]

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Let’s Have A Stress-Free Holiday Party!

“Stress-Free?” What’s That?! There are lots of fun tips to help make after Christmas parties simple and stress free: * Set a start and an end time on the invitation (ie – 5pm-8pm or 11am-2pm) that way you’re guaranteed the party won’t go on all night and be too much […]

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A Great Resource for the Budding (or Established!) Event Planner

Event Planner Assistance Last week I had the pleasure of being on a panel about fees sponsored by the Association of Bridal Consultants’ Los Angeles Chapter. The other two smart ladies on the panel were Mary Dann and Sharon Jansen. Sharon’s company is called Small Business Coaching for The Special […]

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Tips!

A few things to keep in mind when planning your next event: * Remember, it takes a lot to get people to “get it.” * Begin with the end in mind. What do you want to accomplish? Just have a good time? Entertain clients? Sell a product? Impress your husband’s […]

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What’s Hot

How To Step It Up! What’s hot and what makes an event a smashing success instead of just plain uneventful? Lounges Passing shots of something (tequila shots, jello shots) Bon bon girls Hand rolled cigars Table ladies Fabulous lighting Random holidays as an excuse for fabulous parties (Valentine’s Day, Flag […]

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Expert for Hire!

Are you struggling with any of the following issues? Then call the coach! Event Planning: Throwing a fabulous event Becoming an event or wedding planner Improving your business Increasing your profits through job costing General Business Advice: Starting your own business and leaving the 9-5 rat race Expanding your business […]

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RSVPs

Since when did the follow up call or email become standard operating procedure to determine the number of attendees for an event? Now that I have been at this for so many years, not a lot surprises me anymore. This makes me sound old. Old fashioned for sure when it […]

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