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- Master list for party planning chores and to-dos
- Shopping list for all of your party decor and supplies
- Invitation list
- RSVP list
- Gift & thank you list (used at birthday parties and bridal, wedding, or baby showers)
Skipping the bartender means guests can get those cocktails and soft drinks just the way they like them. Of course, it also means that guests can get those cocktails just the way they like them! Plus buffets simplify meal service and make it easier for guests with dietary restrictions to create the perfect party menu for one.
Create a Kid-Friendly Space
If your event is family friendly, one of the best things you can do to keep the adults sane is offer a fun activity space for the kids. Simple crafts, coloring books, and other age-friendly games can entertain the kiddos and encourage them to socialize at the party.
Give Yourself Time
Save a little time an hour or two before the party to collect yourself and take a few deep breaths. If you're worked up into a frenzy as guests are arriving, it'll show -- and chances are you won't enjoy the event as much.