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How to set the table for a dinner party

When it comes to dinner parties, the little details can make or break your evening. This is true for both casual and formal events. When you have a low key gathering with friends, you want your table to look its best. Meanwhile, an immaculate and well-presented table setting will impress people like your in-laws at a formal event. Read more

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Who traditionally pays for each portion of the wedding?

Weddings are a time to celebrate traditions. These can include the bride wearing blue or tossing the bouquet. What about financial traditions?

There used to be hard and fast rules on whose side of the family pays for this celebration. Nowadays, the groom and bride may take on expenses to help create their dream wedding.  However, many people still follow traditional guidelines on who pays for what. These can be a good starting point for figuring out your wedding budget. Here’s what you need to know: Read more

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6 Helpful Hacks to Plan the Perfect Office Party

Thinking about getting some co-workers together for a festive celebration? Whether it’s a holiday party, spring fling, or a we-landed-the-big-account get-together, follow these 6 helpful hacks to plan the perfect office party. Read more

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5 Atmospheric Lighting Ideas for Wedding

The use of atmospheric lighting is a technique our greatest filmmakers use to set tone, mood and send a message in their work. You can follow their example to make your wedding and wedding reception a memorable and deeply personal event. You’ll express yourself and communicate the love of the event to all your guests. Read more

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7 Killer Graduation Party Ideas

Planning an awesome graduation party takes effort and can be overwhelming. Start early! Otherwise, you won’t have the wide array of options or the time to handle those inevitable obstacles that crop up.

Need help getting started? Here are 7 killer graduation party ideas. Read more

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6 Tips for Renting Sound and Lighting Equipment

Are you planning a big party? You’ll need to worry about a lot of things, from great food to fun entertainment. However, it isn’t a real party without lights and music. Are you looking to rent these big-ticket items? Here are six things to keep in mind: Read more

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6 Tips to Throw a Big Party in a Small House

Is your house a tight squeeze even for you and your family? You want to throw a big party with all your friends, but can it be done? Yes! Here are six tips to make the most of your space: Read more

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Don’t Forget Transportation When Planning Your Wedding

Having your wedding in Memphis or surrounding areas? The classic, southern setting is perfect for many wedding themes.

It’s no surprise couples choose to get married here. The beautiful locations and quality venues and vendors make for an unforgettable event. Read more

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Hosting A New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Party

What’s one way to count down to an unforgettable New Year’s Day? Throw a murder mystery party! With a little planning, this twist on a traditional new year’s eve party can be a fun evening for everyone. Read more

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5 Must-Dos For Holiday Weddings

The winter holidays are an enchanting time for a wedding. Why is this? The season is romantic, filled with fireplaces, candlelight, and sparkling frost. Your extended family may already be in town to visit. If you want to celebrate your love during the holiday season, here are some things to keep in mind: Read more