Life is worth celebrating at certain occasions. Life itself is a journey; it unfolds stage by stage. All through life, there’s always periods for hosting or staging parties. You need to celebrate each event as they come your way. Let’s have a look at some of the popular parties you can always engage in.
- Birthday Party
This is usually a yearly occurrence in the life of every individual on earth. The very date you’re born is worth celebrating. You can stage a birthday party according to your financial capacity. The party can be of any magnitude provided you’re ready to foot the bill. Parents can always stage birthday parties to make their kids happy each passing year.
- Christening Party
This is a Christian event whereby a baby is baptized and given a Christian name. The main event is usually held in the Church’s Baptistery while the party is held at the home of the child’s parent. In most cases, delicious meals and drinks are prepared for the occasion. The Christening party may not be too elaborate. You simply organize it according to your financial strength.
- Memorial Party
This is a kind of event held to remember a dead relative or friend. It can also be held to commemorate an event. In such a party, adequate preparation is the key. Invitation cards may be printed. The program of event may also be printed. Delicious meals and drinks are also served in such a party.
In all, there are several other parties usually held every year. You can stage a Christmas party, Rehearsal Dinner, Cocktail Party, Anniversary Party and so on. Each party demands adequate preparation. Some may be held in banquet halls while others may hold at home or under canopies. It’s always important to engage the services of reliable events’ planners to make any of the parties glorious.
Honeymoon is the wonderful period that comes immediately after a wedding celebration. In the real sense, it’s a time of consummating the marriage properly. The newly wedded couple gets to each other sexually and otherwise. If you desire to have a successful honeymoon session, the following tips can be of great help:
- Set up a budget
Just like the wedding event, honeymoon period must be properly planned. You have to set up a budget for it according to your financial capability. You don’t need to borrow to enjoy honeymoon. It’s simply a short period of knowing yourselves better. You need to sit down to plan the details.
- Choose a destination
You need to choose a good destination for your honeymoon period. The destination can be very far from home. For instance, you can decide to enjoy the period in the Caribbean, Mexico, America, Africa, Hawaii, Australia or anywhere in Europe. It all depends on your financial strength. You can equally decide to enjoy the honeymoon within your nation or locality. You can book a nice hotel or resort home for that purpose.
- Locate a Travel Agency
If you plan to spend the holiday period outside your locality, you need to locate the services of a good travel agency to help you out. You can easily get the best travel agency online. It’s usually very easy to select the best destination for your honeymoon through such means.
In all, you have to remember that honeymoon is not the actual marital life. You don’t need to waste all your resources just to have a nice honeymoon session. You can even defer the honeymoon to a later date if you can’t foot the bill for it immediately after the wedding event. Whichever is the case, you have to plan the honeymoon session well according to your financial capacity.
Wedding event demands a lot. There are specific cards you need to prepare in order to make the wedding successful. Let’s examine some of them.
· Invitation Cards
The wedding invitation cards are always very important. You have to get them prepared 1 or 2 months before the wedding. There are various designs you can request for the cards. You have to pick the best design that can suit your wedding budget. There are several printing press companies that can easily prepare the invitation cards on your behalf. All you need is to locate any of them and negotiate the price. It’s important you make the invitation cards simple. Make sure, the date, venue and time of the wedding events are clearly stated on the cards.
· Program Cards
These usually contain the programs for the wedding event. The cards can be in the form of sheets of papers containing items for the wedding occasion. Among the items to be listed may include the wedding service, the officiating ministers, the reception details, nuptial dance, light refreshment, presentation of gifts and so on. Such cards are usually distributed to the guests as they arrive for the wedding. If you have the wherewithal, you can go for wedding brochures which will contain the wedding programs.
· Thank You Cards
These are usually used to say “Thank You” to the guests after the wedding events. Actually, the cards are not meant for everybody who attended the wedding. You simply prepare them for special individuals who honored your wedding invitation. In most cases, the Thank You Cards are simply designed. You have to send them to the guests few days after the wedding just to appreciate their presence during the event.
In all, it’s always important to engage the services of a good printing company to get the cards ready. Always make proper inquiries before you pick any company.
Bridal Shower is a unique party usually organized by the female friends of a bride on the night before the actual wedding day. It’s usually a very unique opportunity for the bride to receive gifts in cash and in kind from her friends. In most cases, the gifts are meant to make the wedding event successful. Discussed below are some tips you need to grab in order to make the bridal shower party successful.
· Send Invitations to Friends early enough
If you must stage the bridal shower party successfully, you need to send invitations to your female friends several weeks before the party day. Let them know the exact time and venue of the event. You can send reminders to them through phone SMS or through the email.
· Choose a nice Party Venue
You need to choose a nice party venue for the event. It can be held in a small banquet hall. It can also be held in your house or at a friends’ home. Whichever place you choose, make sure the area is well decorated with flowers and other materials. It’s important you choose a venue that will not attract any charges. This will help you to save some cash for the main wedding event.
· Organize Delicious Meals and drinks
Your female friends who will be attending the bridal Shower party ought to be treated to nice dishes and drinks. However, you don’t need to spend much on these. All you need is to make sure you have some malted drinks, juices and nice meals on ground. When they eat and drink, they’ll be motivated to make donations and also present whatever gifts they come with.
In all, it’s necessary to let your friends know more about the details of the wedding events during the bridal shower. This will enable them to offer the necessary assistance required when the actual wedding event begins.
Baby Shower is usually organized for an expectant mother few days before she puts to bed. In most cases, the party is organized by the female friends of the expectant mother. They normally present the woman with lots of gifts both in cash and in kind. The gifts are usually meant to welcome the expected baby when he or she finally arrives. When staging the Baby Shower party, there are certain considerations you need to take note of. Let’s have a look at them.
· The Date, time and Venue
The Baby Shower party is usually organized before the baby arrives. However, it can also be organized after the baby is born. It all depends on the prevailing situation on ground. The date of the party should be selected after due consultation with the expectant mother and her husband. The venue of the party can be at the home of the expectant mother or at the home of any of her friends. The best time for the event is usually the evening period.
· Choose a nice theme for the party
You have to pick a nice theme for the Baby Shower party. In most cases, baby themes are the most suitable. You can even choose a color theme such as pink, blue or any other color that relates to the prevailing season involved. The event can also be in the form of a diaper baby shower party, little pumpkin party, tea party and so on.
· Prepare quality dishes and drinks
Although baby shower party is meant to give the expectant mother gifts, there’s still room for dishes and drinks. The expected guests must have something to eat and drink. You have to arrange appetizers which can be in form of brownies, cupcakes, fruits, salads and so on. Quality dishes and drinks should also be prepared for the guests.
Finally, there should be a time for gifts presentation. The guests are expected to shower the expectant mother with nice gifts which will be useful to her and the oncoming baby.