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
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
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
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
When reading through my Facebook feed the other day, I came across the following request for recommendations: “So in love with our little back yard and dying to get some use out of it. Any suggestions for fun backyard games for a smaller yard? (other than beer pong, that is :-)” As a… Continue Reading Making the Most of Your Backyard
Introducing…All In Bundles. These bundles contain everything you need for a unique experience. Check these out: Ultimate Office Party Retro Birthday Picnic Shrimp Boil Outdoor Movie Night Sleepover with Grandparents Sous Vide Cooking Camping Ice Cream Party Bachelor Party Memorial Day Party Have ideas for more bundles, email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will even design a custom bundle… Continue Reading Loanables Introduces All In Bundles
Peace, Love & Preschool My kids’ preschool has a family day every year where families can go and see their children’s artwork, have lunch, and socialize with their kids’ friends and their families. This year, I was put in charge of Family Day and while it was a lot of work, it turned out great… Continue Reading A Great Preschool Party Theme!
It’s getting warmer which means it’s Margarita Season (my name for Spring). In order to justify my indulgence, I came up with this yummy “Healthy-ish Margarita” recipe. 1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice 1 oz Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice 1.5 oz Organic Tequila (no pesticides or fertilizers = no hangover according to some experts) Put the ingredients in… Continue Reading Healthy-ish Margarita Recipe