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Meet Hop N Party

This month, we’ve teamed up with local, Austin company Hop N Party for a giveaway of a bounce house rental for a full day of fun.  We rent a lot of bounce houses through Loanables so we knew our community would love it. What’s not to love? Air it up, add a cake and you’ve got a party! Last Friday,… Continue Reading Meet Hop N Party

How do you Decorate for the Holidays?

My husband and I have had this ongoing argument for all 14 years of our marriage. How will we decorate for the Holidays? He doesn’t want to climb into the attic to bring down my treasured nativity set or mantle decorations, and he definitely won’t get up on the roof to put up lights. This… Continue Reading How do you Decorate for the Holidays?

How Many Glasses Do I Need?

If you are planning a wedding or other event that has a bar, you need to figure out how many glasses you will need for the entire night.  Below is the calculation we use at Loanables to help our customers. First calculate how many drinks will be served. You should assume that each guest will… Continue Reading How Many Glasses Do I Need?

Lux Limo’s Ultimate Luxury Fleet

Lux Limo is providing a killer giveaway this week with 3 hours of transportation in their “party bus on wheels” Mercedes Sprinter 14 Passenger Van. This vehicle is decked out with the latest in entertainment & technology: like multiple TVs with AppleTV, FireTV, DVD, a high-end sound system, mood & pattern lighting, free WiFi and social media… Continue Reading Lux Limo’s Ultimate Luxury Fleet

3 Bachelor Party Ideas in Austin

There is no better place to celebrate the end of the bachelor era than in Austin, TX. With live music, craft breweries, great barbeque and a myriad of unique activities, no doubt you & your buddies will make it a once-in-a-lifetime trip.  Here are 3 themes to consider for an epic bachelor weekend (hint: the last one involves FIRE so read to… Continue Reading 3 Bachelor Party Ideas in Austin

How to Throw a Shrimp Boil

Throwing a great party means having great food.  But, sometimes the food part can be stressful – it’s either a ton of work or you have to pay someone else to do it.  I love shrimp boils because cooking the shrimp is entertainment for the guests.  My husband’s favorite past time is standing around a… Continue Reading How to Throw a Shrimp Boil

Everyone Screams for an Ice Cream Party

I love parties (and planning them) but there just aren’t enough days in the year to plan and throw all the parties I want to.  This week, I decided to focus on a party that won’t take up too much precious party planning time – an ice cream party! With an ice cream party, the… Continue Reading Everyone Screams for an Ice Cream Party

To Buy or Rent: Party & Event Edition

Weddings, birthday parties and holidays often present a challenging question. How do I get all of the gear needed to host the event without blowing my budget and leaving nothing for those special touches that make my event unique? At Loanables.com we want people to spend their money collecting memories and having experiences rather than on acquiring stuff that… Continue Reading To Buy or Rent: Party & Event Edition

How to Throw an Old Fashioned/”Retro” Birthday Party

Recently, I have seen a lot of people throwing “Retro” Birthday parties.  Being an arbitrary term, “Retro” can be something referring to a party in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s ,or 90’s…it just depends on the age of the person having the birthday (or in some cases, the age of their parents).  The one thing… Continue Reading How to Throw an Old Fashioned/”Retro” Birthday Party

3 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July

How do celebrate the 4th of July: play baseball, eat a hot dog and pop some fireworks. You’re done. But what if you live somewhere like Austin where it is too hot to be outside playing baseball in the middle of the day? Or what if you are a vegan? Or what if you live… Continue Reading 3 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July

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