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Tip of the Day: Set the Night to Music

In Tips on February 7, 2011 at 7:45 pm

Music sets the mood and tone for every good party.  I recommend creating a few iTunes playlists for the evening.  But if you feel like your music library might be lacking, don’t purchase new music for the occasion. Ask your guests to bring their iPods and rotate them through the night.  It’s a great money and space saving alternative to a DJ!


Tip of the Day: Create More Space

In Tips on February 2, 2011 at 6:32 pm

Not enough sofa space for all your guests?  Purchase large throw pillows and some cozy blankets then scatter them around your living room before party time.  It’s an easy way to make everyone comfortable and when the party is over throw the pillows on the sofa for some added color.  This is great for a Super Bowl party or Oscar party where people are likely going to be seated for a long period of time.

For some budget friendly pillow options check out: Ikea, Amazon and

Great Finds: Submersible LED Lights

In Great Finds on January 26, 2011 at 5:08 pm

Okay, so you’re probably wondering what a submersible LED light is.  And to tell you the truth it was news to me too.  These little guys are water proof and can be used to bring light to everything from flower arrangements to decorative vases.  They add just a little bit of extra sparkle to help set the mood and highlight centerpieces. To purchase, check out these sites:

Save-on-Crafts, $2.99 each

100 Candles, $1.99 each, $18.49 for 10

Photo Courtesy of Save-on-Crafts

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