5 Ways to Spice Up Your Family Reunion this Summer

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Water Sport - Family Reunion

“Family is the most important thing in the world.” Family plays an instrumental role in every person’s life, and gathering all of your kids, cousins, aunts, uncles, siblings, and grandparents together for an annual family reunion will create a treasured tradition for years to come. Certainly you can host a simple picnic or BBQ for your family reunion. However, starting…

How to Get More Sponsors for Your Charity Golf Tournament

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Golf Sponsors

In a Constant Contact blog post from 2012, author Ryan Mahoney states that sponsors “are one of the foundational elements of your event because they add things that can draw people.” We agree. If you’re planning a charity gold tournament, you need sponsors to give their support. Rather than scratching your head wondering how to get sponsors for a golf tournament,…

Oh The Places Your Grad Will Go…

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Oh the places your grad will go. This wonderful book is a common and thoughtful gift for graduates. It easily connects the start of your grad’s education with the next stepping stone- succeeding in the real world after high school or college. If you have a graduate that you’re honoring, include a famous quote from this classic Dr. Seuss book in…

Fun Graduation Party Ideas to Keep You Top of Class

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Graduation from high school or college is a monumental achievement that deserves to be celebrated in style! From invitations to decorations, we have a few fun graduation party ideas and tips that will help make the day extra memorable. Use Creative and Exciting Invitations There is no better way to reach out to friends and family and set the tone…

5 New & Bright Themed Work Celebrations

Event Planning Tips

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Everyone expects a Christmas or New Year’s party. While holiday parties are fun, it can be even more fun (and effective) to have unexpected and off-season themed work celebrations. For most adults, the office is where they spend a huge portion of their life. Interacting with the same people in the same environment day after day can cause even the…

Christmas Party Planning Tip #11 – Last Minute Checklist

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You’ve collected the RSVPs and the big Christmas party is just around the corner. To make sure you’ve got everything in order take a big breath and go over this task list ASAP! Count the RSVPs one last time and update the caterer with the final number. Make sure the venue’s audio system is compatible with the DJs technology needs….

Christmas Party Planning Tip #10 – Christmas Playlist

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What keeps guests feeling upbeat and jovial at a party? Great tunes! It’s time to think about a fabulous playlist for the Christmas party. To keep everyone content, choose a mix of classic seasonal songs sung by popular artists. Here’s our favorites. 12 Perfect Picks for Your Holiday Party Playlist All I Want for Christmas is You ~ Mariah Carey…

Classy as Heck Envelope Seals

Designing Your Invitation

daisy embossed seal

People have been sending written correspondence for hundreds of years. Of course, in the early days, there were no self-adhesive envelope flaps (or even the kind you have to lick). So instead, the letter writers of the past used a wax seal with their personal insignia stamped into it. The seal served a couple of purposes. First, it made sure…

Christmas Party Planning Tip #9 – RSVPs

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As the Christmas party draws near, RSVPs pile up. If things seem to be moving a little slower than planned, send a reminder message via an office communications system or email to complete RSVPs as soon as possible. As the notes start arriving, stay on top of the party planning by checking these five tasks off your to do list:…

Submit your Embarrassing Christmas Party Stories!

Christmas & Holiday Party Tips

Submit your Embarrassing Christmas Party

Have an embarrassing Christmas story? We want to hear it! Whether its an drunken office party foul, family dinner gone awry, or a childhood memory that evokes fear and humiliation, we want it. Go ahead, don’t be shy! Submit and we’ll publish and choose a winner right before Christmas. Come on, you know you want to. To get the creative…