Budget Types To Consider for Every Event

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Can you believe holiday season is just around the corner?! I know we have Halloween to tackle first, however, I also know that many of you are starting to plan holiday parties and tackling an initial budget vision which includes setting clear budget goals before diving into the event planning process is essential to keeping things on track. Working through this initial budget vision will help you make better decisions about your event as you plan and you can always come …Read More

Planning Tools To Help You Get Organized for the Fall

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How has your summer been so far? For me, I have definitely taken a bit of time off this summer to rest & recharge – lakes, cabins, cottages, baseball games, friends and family pretty much sum it up. Now as I get back into the swing of things I’m planning for the Fall (can’t even believe it!) and using some tried and true planning tools.  Here are my top 3 planning tools I’ve created that I think you’ll love & …Read More

5 Questions You Should ALWAYS Ask Before Booking a Venue

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So here you are, you’ve narrowed down your venue choices for your upcoming event – it could be for a reunion, birthday, dinner, conference, dance, gala – any event. You’ve more than likely gathered the necessary details including whether the venue is available on your selected date, the cost for the venue and the deposit information. Now, how do you take the next step and make the decision? Before you make your final venue decision, here are some important questions …Read More

How I like to plan – My 3-3-1 Planning Tool

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Sometimes I feel like there are 80 million things I need to get done every day, week or even month. Do you feel the same way? It can be overwhelming so this month I started creating my lists in a different way, keeping in mind less is more. The key is the number 7 – to me this felt like a manageable number and also not intimidating. So I choose 3 small tasks, 3 medium and 1 big task per …Read More

My 5 Event Day Essentials (aka life-savers!)

As I prepared to go away for work on the weekend I realized I have a few key items I ALWAYS have with me when working at events – a sneak peak for you you are my Top 5 Event Day Essentials (AKA Life-Savers) Tieks (comfortable shoes are KEY!) When you’re standing for 8-10 hours at an event TRUST me when I say you need a pair of shoes that can stand it.  I treated myself to a pair of …Read More