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Spotlight on Austin Events: CASAblanca

Looking for a fabulous night out while giving back to the Austin Community? Consider attending the CASAblanca Gala benefitting CASA of Travis County on February 3, 2018 at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin. If you know anything about CASA, you know just how much they do for kids in our community.  If you don’t… Continue Reading Spotlight on Austin Events: CASAblanca

80s Party Ideas

I recently helped a client find rentals for a 40th birthday party; the theme was 80s.  I also turned 40 within the last year; so, I, too, am a child of the 80s.  I loved everything about this party. Here’s how they did it: 1. Rented a Rubik’s Cube bar. The thing about this bar,… Continue Reading 80s Party Ideas

Top 10 Event Spaces for Rent in Austin

Planning your next office party, school function, or charity event and looking for somewhere to host it?  We have put together a list of 10 utterly cool and unique Austin Event Spaces.  So, if you are looking for something different to help create your event of the year… Check out these event spaces for rent… Continue Reading Top 10 Event Spaces for Rent in Austin

What size linen fits a 60″ round table?

It is maddening to search for linens online.  I find a fabric I like, but then I have to figure out whether or not any of the available sizes are the sizes I need.  Here’s a chart I put together to help Loanables’ users that are planning events: If you want a 60″ round to be… Continue Reading What size linen fits a 60″ round table?

Party Drink Calculator: How Much Alcohol Do I Need?

If you are throwing a wedding, housewarming party, 40th birthday party, or any other big bash, you may be wondering how much alcohol you need to buy.  If you read our How Many Glasses Do You Need? blog, you may be searching for some additional information on how much alcohol to actually buy to go… Continue Reading Party Drink Calculator: How Much Alcohol Do I Need?

Should You Rent or Buy Linens for Your Event?

The answer: IT DEPENDS When I first starting looking at linen rental prices, I thought, “This is crazy.  I can buy for less than that!.”  Sometimes, that is in fact true, but there are other things to consider.   So, why do people rent if it is cheaper to buy?!?! Here are 3 things to think… Continue Reading Should You Rent or Buy Linens for Your Event?

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?

Meet Lux Limo ❤️

We teamed up with local, Austin company Lux Limo for a giveaway of a 3 hour rental in their Mercedes Sprinter Limo that seats 14 passengers.  Last Friday, we met two of the owners (Shawn and Andrea McAdams) at the Pennybacker Bridge to announce the giveaway on Facebook live.  I love entrepreneurs; so, afterwards, we… Continue Reading Meet Lux Limo ❤️

Throwing a Great Office Party

 When it comes to office parties, one size definitely does not fit all.  Depending on Company age, lifecycle stage, culture, age of employees, etc., a great office party can mean very different things.  In addition, a great office party may mean different things as a Company evolves.  For example, a small, relatively young company may… Continue Reading Throwing a Great Office Party

Sous Vide Cooking – What’s all the rage about?

  Starbucks introduced sous vide egg bites in January, and they sell out nearly every day.  Up until a few months ago, I hadn’t ordered them because I didn’t even know what sous vide meant.  I finally tried them since I’m trying to eat less carbs, and now I understand all the hype.   They are… Continue Reading Sous Vide Cooking – What’s all the rage about?

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