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5 Minute to Win it Office Party Ideas

Like all parents of Elementary School kids over the last couple of years, I have spent endless hours watching my kids flipping bottles, 1/2 full of a range of sticky liquids, and trying to land them upright on their bases. I admit that I have tried it a few times myself and I do understand… Continue Reading 5 Minute to Win it Office Party Ideas

2018 Trends in Event Decor

With each season and each year come new trends in parties and events. Not only does this keep everyone guessing but it keeps us all on our toes when event planning and, of course, makes every event that much more fun. Below are some of this year’s Event Decor Trends to consider when planning your… Continue Reading 2018 Trends in Event Decor

Top 5 Rentals for School Carnivals

If you have school aged children, it’s the time of year where you are either practicing your “saying no” skills or your calendar is getting full with volunteer commitments.  Personally, my calendar is full and now I’m practicing the fine art of saying no gracefully.  (Check out this article from Real Simple on 10 Guilt-Free… Continue Reading Top 5 Rentals for School Carnivals

5 Guidelines for Hosting a Great Wine Tasting Party

I am no wine expert, but if you ask me, the only thing better than a party with good wine is a party where you get to taste different wines. That’s why I love wine tasting parties! If you are looking for a fun way to spend an evening with your friends, why not throw… Continue Reading 5 Guidelines for Hosting a Great Wine Tasting Party

Venue Spotlight: Sanctuary Event Space

The Vision “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Gandhi Upon entering Sanctuary Event Space it is clear that this venue is truly unique to Austin. As described by Director of Events, Jessica Ryan, it is an urban sanctuary with a secret garden appeal. Huge oak… Continue Reading Venue Spotlight: Sanctuary Event Space

Top 10 Austin Food Trucks

Austin is famous for many things: live music, the University of Texas and its longhorns, and food, specifically food trucks! You simply can’t live in Austin (or visit the city) without dining on food truck cuisine. Austin has more than 1000 trailers and more are popping up every day. While everyone has their personal favorites,… Continue Reading Top 10 Austin Food Trucks

Top Tips For Throwing a High Tea Party

The beginnings of the tradition of High Tea in British society is a bit disputed. According to a few sources, the 7th Duchess of Bedford is due the credit for the creation of this late afternoon meal accompanied by a pot of tea. What is less sure is if she began it simply as a… Continue Reading Top Tips For Throwing a High Tea Party

How Many Drinks Does a Margarita Machine Make?

Margaritas and summer go together like peanut butter and jelly. We’ve rented out so many margarita machines this summer, and I get many of the same questions over and over so I decided to create this FAQ page. How many drinks does a margarita machine make? Most standard machines make 5 gallons (640 ounces). A… Continue Reading How Many Drinks Does a Margarita Machine Make?

Party Host Helpers

About a year ago, I threw a 5th birthday party for my daughter. While I “think” it turned out great – homemade aprons, spoons, cookie decorating, piñata, snacks, etc., I can’t really remember much of it at all and I have absolutely no pictures to look back on. I was simply too busy trying to… Continue Reading Party Host Helpers

Top Games for Your Next Event

Like many Texans, my parents shipped me off to camp every summer when I was a kid. For years, I spent my summer days in 50-year-old cabins on stilts above Lake LBJ. Evening activities ranged from dances to fishing night, and somewhere in the middle were my favorite and most memorable nights, the “county fair”… Continue Reading Top Games for Your Next Event

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