Organizing a small party need not have to be stressful.
We have noted some simple to follow tips to make your party organizing enjoyable and fun.

1- Picking a date- but the right time-
Making sure that key family members like Grand parents and best friends
are able to attend the function as it makes them feel important and invited
The set time also plays a big role on the type of food and drinks you may have to serve at your
party.

2- Setting a Party Budget
Parties cost money and setting a budget lets you see exactly what you can afford.
Cost can quickly spiral ouf control if there is no control over the budget.
Setting a realistic budget keeps you in focus of your expenses always.

3- Party venue
Deciding if you want to have your party at a party venue, a park or at your home.
the decision to have it at home or a party venue is
based on ones budget and the amount of guests you are going to have.
if your home is large enough to entertain the entire crowd is a sure money saver.

4- Make a lIst
Make a list and carry that party list around, decision and choices for your party will pop in and out
of our heads constantly,
relatives and friends will also recommend things for your party maybe food,
gifts, sitting arrangements or choice of drinks.
Everything you note down about your party will come together like a big Gig saw puzzle a day or
two before the party.

5- Selecting a theme
It is always important to choose a theme that the person who the party is for is going
to love or enjoy it. It is going to be their special day and keeping the theme related to their choice
will sure make them feel special.

6- Invitation time
Make sure invitation are not given at the last minute. 2 week for a kids party maybe a reasonable time
but Special occasions may require up-to 4 weeks in advance so people can save the date and not miss
out on your function. People also feel special when invited early and not at the last minute.

7- Food choice
Stick to basics. You can never go wrong with classic food. You can be assured that everyone will have
something to like and choose from. A good tip when inviting is to confirm if any one has special food
requirement. You sure do not want someone coming and finding out they cannot eat anything on your
menu.

8- Party activities
Organizing plenty of good activities for your party keeps the party on its toes.
People remain entertained and occupied at the same time. The mood of the party drops quickly if
there is nothing happening for a given length of time. Keep a few good activities under your hat, you
can pull out a few games or fun activities if you see the mood quieten down during your party.

9- Music, Music, Music
Make sure that you pick the right music for the age group the party is for.
Good music brings the best mood out in people.
Spend that little time to organize a little special music to entertain your guests.
Giving this responsibility to a friend or a family member will sure save you time and
stress during the party.

10- Learning to allocate simple tasks
A pair of legs and hands cannot run in all directions.
Learning to allocate simple tasks and asking for help from friends and relatives is a great saver.
if you have a big list of tasks to be carried out, it would be best practice to throw it out to your
friends and family and see if anyone can assist you with them. You will be surprised to see how
quickly load is taken off your shoulders when work is allocated and shared. You may also get a few
tips from them on better ways to get the same task done.

These are some of our simple tips that may assist you in making your party organizing stress free and fun.
Leave us a comment below if you think we have missed out on anything important.

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