Planning an event can be fun, but stressful. Depending on your budget, timeline, and the number of guests, things can get pretty overwhelming. Having a party for 15 people, opposed to 150, is much easier for obvious reasons, like preparing food and drinks, finding enough space, and so on. If you have limited funds, you have to be much more creative with activities, entertainment, and decorations. If you can organize your event ahead of time, you will avoid some unnecessary headaches. The more you can plan, the easier and smoother everything will go.   It does not matter if you are planning for a child’s first birthday, a wedding, or a baby shower, because many of the same factors go into hosting any event. Although the answers will be different, you will still have similar questions, like the following:   Where will you have the party? When should the party be? (This includes the date, start time, and end time.) How many guests should you invite, and who are they? What should be on the menu? (This includes food, drinks, and desserts.) What decorations should you use? What kind of entertainment should be present? What type of party favors should...Read More