Looking for a creative theme to give your party that extra something? Consider heading back to the roaring, swinging 20s for a fun theme-party featuring a speakeasy, gangsters, jazz music, casino games, good food, and a raid by cops with billy clubs to top it all off!
This article covers what brides-to-be can expect should they choose to convert to Catholicism for their future spouse.
Discover a selection of the best father and daughter wedding dance songs, including some classics along with some more recent choices with videos by Bruce Springsteen, Sinatra, Adele, and more...
Are you a fan of the Food Network's hit show Chopped? Learn how to have your own Chopped Challenge at home and throw a memorable dinner party your friends will never forget.
Host a great Hawaiian luau party with these ideas for decorations, costume, food and drinks, party games, music, volcano cakes, and smoking party drinks.
Parties are experiences. Their value is in the memories created. The details that make a party great depend on many factors, but there are two things that dull parties have in common: poor budget allocation and prolonged sitting.
Make your own wedding cake card box to have a safe and beautiful place to store all the cards you'll get at your reception. Don't spend tons of money on a card box—do it yourself and make your own!
What?! Make your own dress? This is a joke, isn't it? Nope! It may sound difficult, but it's really not as difficult as it sounds. Time-consuming, yes, but difficult, no. Read on to find out how!
Setting up a candy bar at your wedding has become a very popular idea these last few years. I was inspired to do this at my own wedding after seeing so many beautiful pictures in online wedding blogs and magazines. While the idea wasn't originally ours, we added elements to personalize it and make it our own—and so can you. This article includes pictures from the candy bar at my wedding.
You've decided to get married in a barn? This unique venue presents its' own charms and challenges. Learn how to make your barn wedding the wedding of your dreams!
Did you know that the Moon sign of your wedding date has a lot to do with what you want for your marriage? Those qualities will define your marriage. So choose that date wisely, and during the right Moon sign!
These songs have proven themselves as the absolute best all-time wedding songs for every aspect of a wedding. If you are looking for wedding music ideas, you've come to the right place!
So, you want to get married but you don't really want to have a wedding? Is it even okay to not have a wedding? Here's ten reasons to skip the wedding and get married at the courthouse instead.
Should you have a wedding? If you’re asking, you probably have a few reservations about it. If an expensive, over-the-top celebration isn't your thing, read on.
Planning a wedding and reception can seem like a daunting task but it does not have to be. With some forethought, you can have a lovely wedding even if you don't have a lot of cash.
Simple-to-execute tips for stretching your wedding flower dollars while creating a lovely setting for your special day taken from the expertise of a professional floral designer.
Planning a unique wedding can be a challenge in today's world, as there are so many customs you can use on your big day. This article will help you to create your Scottish wedding.
Looking for tips on throwing an amazing '70s-themed birthday or Halloween party? Look no further! Find ideas for themed party food, decorations, costumes, invitations, music, and more right here!
Not sure how to ask someone to the prom? Here's a list of 50 unique and fun ideas covering all sorts of themes, like sports or entertainment. You'll find the perfect promposal idea for your moment.
DIY bridal bouquets are easier than you may think, even when you long for a cascade style. This article has pictures, advice and several videos to show you how it's done, using fresh or silk flowers.
See some ideas and suggestions to help you plan your pirate-themed wedding. This article includes links for a variety of pirate wedding venues.
The date of the world ending is December 21, 2012, or so some would have us believe. Whether or not it does why not plan the perfect party to celebrate the end of days!
Finding the right words to say is really difficult, which is why this article offers wedding vow examples, sayings, and quotes for him and her to help guide you and inspire you to write your own unique vows.
Avoid all of that wedding-planning stress with these ten tips for planning your big day! I wish someone had shared these insights with me before I planned my wedding, but I had to learn the hard way.
So, you've been asked the honor of standing in your friend's wedding as a bridesmaid and you don't want to mess up. Good for you! Follow these tips to be the best bridesmaid ever.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of great party ideas to make any 10-year-old boy's birthday feel special.
A movie-night party is a great theme for people of all ages. This article features everything you will need for your movie-night party planning.
If you are planning a multi-cultural wedding, things can get very tricky. Use these tips to make the most memorable wedding experience for all people involved.
You have just been informed that no one is going to help you with your party again. What do you do? Read on for lots of answers to that question.
One of the biggest mistakes most couples make in this area of their wedding planning is simply to jump online and search "wedding venues." However, there are plenty of places you can hold your wedding that aren't necessarily labeled as such. Here are a few unique ideas for your wedding ceremony.
You won't believe how much can be saved on your wedding day with these mind-blowing DIY wedding decorations ideas.
Best selection of mother and son wedding dance songs. Discover videos from a wide variety of artists spanning many years including The Beatles, Josh Groban, James Taylor and many more.
Truthfully, linens for a wedding are simply cloth items such as napkins, tablecloths, table runners, chair ties, and even chair covers.
Create a theme for your next potluck. It's a great way to attract unusual dishes for everyone to try and a great way to get the conversation going.
Here are some kid-tested games that everyone can enjoy. These are easy and fun birthday party games and ideas created by a family that loves Lego!
The Catholic wedding process can be overwhelming, but it can also be very helpful in strengthening your marriage from the start.
I've done the legwork for you to find the best, most excellent Mario Brothers party ideas on the web!
There are dozens of traditions associated with Scottish weddings. Some are still carried out today while others are no longer practised. This article looks at some of the customs that are observed before, during, and after the wedding.
When trying to find the perfect wedding dress, some brides get lucky and find THE dress right off the bat. The very first dress they step into winds up being the one they walk out with. Not all of us can get so lucky though, so here are some tips for finding the best dress possible!
Ever been a wedding guest or planned your own wedding? Then you likely have your share of wedding no-nos. This article shares a few important "dont's" for the guests as well as for the bride and groom.
Over one hundred sayings, phrases and short blurbs you can write on a birthday cake for that special someone.
Recommendations for five non-traditional, non-religious, original poems and passages about marriage to read at a wedding ceremony. I include the text of the poems and passages (from Neruda, L'Engle, Rumi, Simic, and Rilke) and ideas about how to choose a creative and meaningful wedding reading.
Use Mason jars to create beautiful decorations for your wedding. Consider using them as candleholders, favor containers, pew markers, and more!
The perfect party requires perfect planning! There are several things to consider when planning your party. Before you make out your guest list and buy your decorations, take a minute to put your plan on paper.
From being pardoned in the elevator to why we ask you to stand by windows all of the time: what your wedding photographer wishes you knew.
Planning a dinner, gala, or fundraiser for a non-profit can be stressful and time-consuming. Read over these pointers to learn how to plan, delegate, and remain level-headed throughout the process. You can raise funds for your organization and have a blast doing it!
From the cheap to the eco-friendly, here are some ideas for your two-year-old's birthday party favors!
Yay for slumber parties! Choosing fun activities for your own sleepover can be difficult, so we made a list of our favorite things to do during a sleepover to help you out!
Here's a look at the cookie table, a delicious Pittsburgh wedding tradition. You are in for a treat when you learn about the history of this custom and how easy it is to set up. Think about incorporating this idea into your own wedding celebration!
Giving a speech after 50 years of marriage seems like it'd be easy, but expressing your emotions doesn't always get easier.
The key to a successful birthday party at any child's age is to remember that the goal is to make that child feel special while helping guests to have a good time, too. As simple as this assertion is, making it happen requires that you set up the right conditions. This party helps you to create a fun party environment, no matter what the theme of your party.
How to make your own monogrammed aisle runner for your wedding decoration. This is an inexpensive, easy, and beautiful way to personalize your wedding.
Speech writing can be a hugely daunting task, and inspiration may be hard to come by. In this article, I have included the speeches from my own Bar Mitzvah, and I hope that the jokes/ideas can be adapted and used today.
At my spring 2008 wedding, we combined Khmer and American traditions (and even some Korean ones!). Learn more about our unique customs and see pictures of the beautiful traditional outfits we wore.
Put away the Celine Dion and Kenny G, I've got you covered with these feisty tracks to play on your wedding day.
Weddings in Nigeria are celebrated in style, whether it's the traditional or white (church) wedding. Here are images and details of a wedding incorporating both the Ibo and Yoruba traditions.
Here is a list of some funny jokes and one-liners you can tell as an MC, as well as some tips on how to write and choose the right jokes for your audience.
Here are ideas for classic expressions of congratulations and quotes you can incorporate in your wedding message. There are also funny and religious messages and a DIY Framed Fabric Message Tapestry.
Find time-saving printable templates for all ages. Includes games to play based on the Harry Potter books. Name generator, polyjuice potion game, and Harry Potter bingo.
The backdrop of the stunning Smoky Mountains makes Gatlinburg a premier wedding destination location. This is a guide to the best and most beautiful wedding chapel venues in the area.
Getting married at the courthouse doesn't mean you have to forfeit all the style and sentiment of a traditional wedding! Try one or all of these ideas to make your courthouse wedding a day to remember.
Looking for a non-traditional wedding ceremony? How about handfasting, an ancient Celtic wedding custom that is beautiful and meaningful. Handfasting is not just for Pagan weddings.
Entertain with ease with a no-hassle make-your-own pizza party. Here's everything you need to know to get started.
Here are some easy, fun games I've offered at baby showers I've planned that have all been very successful and made for great photos, as well.
Looking to jam out to newer songs at your wedding? Here's my list of the best love songs that came out in 2017 to play at your wedding and reception.
Learn how to throw a decadent 1800s Victorian-themed party for your next birthday, bridal shower, baby shower, or Halloween party. Ideas for decorations, menus, costumes, games, and more.
Whether you’re throwing a fancy formal dinner party, inviting your friends for a casual gathering, or preparing an everyday family meal, why not put together a pleasant table setting for your guests?
Do you have a son that's "all boy?" Here are 10 great party theme ideas to help you celebrate his birthday!
A handfasting is a less fussy version of a wedding. It’s relaxed, fun, and the happy couple can structure it any way they wish. It can take place anywhere, and anyone or no one can officiate.
A complete list of all those things you might forget when planning your special day—with plenty of tips as well!
Mercury glass is beautiful. Find out how to find it, use it, decorate it, and even create your own for your vintage wedding.
Zumba fundraisers are a fun and unique way to raise funds for a variety of non-profit groups, schools, charities and causes. Learn how to plan a successful fundraising event in this article.
Wedding games are a fun way to celebrate the newlywed couple and give the audience a few laughs, too. The Wedding Shoe Game is a great reception activity that everyone will enjoy!
Learn the benefits, costs, and limitations of these ten popular wedding flower varieties so you can get the best look and quality on your special day! This article will save you from common floral frustrations.
If you are planning a birthday party for a teenager, consider these suggested activities for groups of teens, from low-key to extravagant, depending on your budget and their interests.
This page has activity ideas for a Western-themed party for kids including tepee painting, panning for gold, & sack races. There are also Ideas for decorations, food, & cake. I've included photos & party tips.
This page is about how to plan a birthday party. It gives easy steps to use when planning your party. Ideas for the guest list, invitations, decorating, activities, food menu, and birthday cake.
Planning a party is difficult at the best of times. Planning a themed party for kids is even more difficult. How do you keep the children busy? How do you make scrumptious food that links to the theme? What about invitations? Games? Snacks? Prizes? These are some of the questions that you must answer in order to plan a successful themed party.
Artificial flowers can make or break your wedding budget. Find out how to make budget-friendly choices that won't make your decorations look cheap.
This article highlights over 60 of the best country songs for your wedding, including links to videos appropriate for your ceremony, processional, recessional, first dance, and father/daughter dance.
Need a fun idea for a summer birthday? Try throwing a carnival birthday party complete with fun food, games, and prizes!
Traditional Igbo wedding designs and ceremonial outfits are modern, classy, creative, and beautiful—from the bride and groom to the beautifully attired guests.
Advice and ideas for your peacock-inspired wedding. Read about how I used peacock designs and feathers in my wedding invitations, centerpieces, flowers, and other decorations. Includes pictures from my very own wedding.
Have you wondered which flowers are available during the month of your wedding? Check out these lists of flowers that I've categorized for you to find what's fresh, fits your color scheme, and how to make it all work together on your special day.
We have all heard the expression “the luck of the Irish”. When a bride begins planning a wedding based on Irish customs, it is very true that much of what she does will be based on trying to bring good luck to the marriage and to shun bad luck.
Tips, tricks, and personal anecdotes for planning a lower-impact, eco-friendly wedding ceremony and reception!