Audreyvp's Blog Posts Tagged 'hostess' (8)

Hostess Gift Guide (to be a good guest)

My mother always told me to NEVER arrive empty handed when invited to a party. A bottle of wine, a box of fine chocolates and flowers are the old standbys, but if you want clever and unexpected gift ideas to woo your host or hostess and guarantee a repeat invitation, you have…

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Added by Audreyvp on November 3, 2012 at 11:32am — No Comments

Thanksgiving Shortcuts

Are you entertaining this Thanksgiving? Are feeling the anxiety of the season creeping up on you yet? I am. I need a nap, being completely exhausted just thinking about my To Do list. So, in looking to simplify my life, I’m on the lookout for clever shortcuts. Thought you’d appreciate some of these ideas and tips I found in my search for simplifying the entertaining process:

  • Have a good planning checklist: Friends have made fun of me for years because of my…
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Added by Audreyvp on November 14, 2011 at 6:07pm — 2 Comments

Alternatives to Evite

We all like Evite. We really do. They coined the term. But us creative souls often need more choices, flexibility and functionality. And sometimes, we want to go ad-free.

So, with the party season just around the corner, I thought that you’d like to know of some other choices…

 

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Added by Audreyvp on November 10, 2011 at 7:12pm — No Comments

8 Easy Tricks to Hosting a Halloween Bash

By Tara Riceberg, Guest Contributor – Party Planning & Entertaining

Throwing a Halloween party doesn’t have to be spooky. With these tricks, your guests will be treated to a frightfully fun time!

  1. Pre-shop the stores for inspiration and for budgeting your money. It only gets expensive when you don’t have a plan and buy things…
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Added by Audreyvp on October 27, 2011 at 7:43pm — No Comments

7 Ways to Be the Best Guest

By Tara Riceberg, Guest Contributor – Party Planning & Entertaining

It is often believed that the success of a party depends upon the host. This is not entirely true. A great event is a combination of an inspired host and a considerate guest. As Labor Day approaches and the NFL kicks off the fall party season, here are some simple rules to ensure that you’ll be a…

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Added by Audreyvp on September 8, 2011 at 9:07am — No Comments

Hostess with the Mostess - 5 Easy Tips

By Tara Riceberg, Guest Contributor – Party Planning & Entertaining

The success of a party is completely dependent upon the hostess.  Be happy and well prepared to eliminate stress and ensure a fun time for all.

Here are 5 tips to guide you:

1. Be mindful of guests’ concerns. Some times, attending parties is just as stressful as throwing…

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Added by Audreyvp on August 16, 2011 at 6:54pm — No Comments

Host a Party Tonight - Because You Can



By Tara Riceberg, Guest Contributor – Party Planning & Entertaining

Now is THE best time to have friends over to your home, as it has just been deep cleaned for spring!  What? You don’t like to entertain?  Worried that you can’t afford to host a party? You’ve never thrown a bash and have no idea how to do it?

NO EXCUSES!  Don’t let laziness, or fear, stop…

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Added by Audreyvp on June 9, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Hostess Gift Guide

As we get closer to the holiday season, we start accepting invitations to holiday parties, whether it is a simple nosh get-together or a formal bash. It is always nice – well, recommended, in fact – to arrive with a with a…

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Added by Audreyvp on November 23, 2010 at 7:05pm — No Comments

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