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Fun Way to Discover More Eateries

Fun Way to Discover More Eateries

Looking for a great idea for a lunch with girlfriends or dinner with your favorite couples?  Try this progressive idea.  Here’s how we put together our Indianapolis based progressive luncheon. We identified a couple of areas in town that had several restaurants within close proximity of one another.  Then we determined which area of the city would most satisfied our tastes. We chose Mass Ave, a very eclectic section of town offering an interesting mix of restaurants to satisfy everyone’s cravings.  We checked menus …

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Cocktail Goes Viral

Cocktail Goes Viral

Just taking a moment to reflect on the Facebook post we were featured in on Coastal Living Magazine’s site and how beneficial it was for us.  It all started out when I saw a cocktail recipe posted by Tracey Minkin, Coastal Living’s Travel Editor, on Twitter.  I told her I would try it out at my upcoming party and she asked that I post a picture.  I took this picture before the party got started. The next week …

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5 Restaurant Progressive Dinner Party

5 Restaurant Progressive Dinner Party

You must try this amazing night out with your friends. Progressive dinners often take place in a variety of homes, serving one or more courses each. I’m sharing an alternative to this traditional format that goes over big each and every time. Look for an area in your city that has a variety of restaurants within walking distance. After doing a little research, you will discover the best places to go for each course of your meal. Depending on the time you start …

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5 Planning Tips for Progressive Dinner Parties

5 Planning Tips for Progressive Dinner Parties

Did you know that progressive dinner parties are one of the most versatile party styles going? You can have them at your home using various rooms for each course or coordinate with several friends to host a progressive dinner party at 3 or 4 different homes, with each host responsible for a specific course. A progressive dinner night-out-on-the-town opens the evening up to experience an array of restaurants. Plan to eat a different course at …

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9 Tips to Plan Food and Drinks for Your Next Party

9 Tips to Plan Food and Drinks for Your Next Party

With the big party season fast approaching, you have not only the who, what and when on your mind but also the menu you want to prepare. What to serve is difficult for many simply because quantities have to be determined. When entertaining no one wants the embarrassment of having food run out before everyone has eaten. Here are nine tips to make entertaining easier! 1 | Assuming you are hosting a cocktail party and serving appetizers, the time of your party …

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5 Tips for Styling Your Home for a Party

5 Tips for Styling Your Home for a Party

Making the ordinary extraordinary is the perfect way to think about your home. Styling your home for your party might seem daunting at first so here are some tips to help you put your best foot forward. 1 | DE-CLUTTER Tidy up the areas you will use for the party including the entrance to your home and the bathroom guests will use. Remove any clutter, magazines and mail. Open up table surfaces so your guests will …

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Top 5 Party Must Haves

Top 5 Party Must Haves

Making a party feel special is what Your Perfect Party is all about!  Create an identity for your party by incorporating many beautiful, well-coordinated items into your tablescape and bar area. This will bring your party to life! Your guests will appreciate your attention to detail and your efforts won’t go unnoticed.  Here are our top 5 party must-haves that will help you elevate your party to the next level! 1 | A STATEMENT PIECE …

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How to Decorate for your July 4th Party!

How to Decorate for your July 4th Party!

Ah! July 4th parties are just around the corner and are some of my favorites. Those long weekends certainly are the perfect time to bring family and friends together to celebrate! Did you know President Reagan proclaimed 1986 the Year of the Flag. “The colors of our flag signify the qualities of the human spirit we Americans cherish,” Reagan said, “Red for courage and readiness to sacrifice; white for pure intentions and high ideals; and blue for vigilance and …

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How to Kick Off Summer with a Cherry on Top

How to Kick Off Summer with a Cherry on Top

Get summer started and call the girls up for an afternoon soiree.  Grab your Maui Collection from Your Perfect Party® and keep things extra easy by using only a few pieces from the collection.  Simplicity beautifully mixed with everyday pieces! A weeping cherry branch adds a fresh look to the lovely cherry blossom vase. Take pleasure in a refreshing cocktail served up in our crackled martini glass.  This is a rum based cherry spritzer made with …

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10 Ways to De-stress the Most Stressful Day of the Week

10 Ways to De-stress the Most Stressful Day of the Week

It’s Wednesday, the middle of the week. The day is said to be one of the most stressful days of the week. It’s as if we take score on this day to see what we have accomplished and what remains to be done before the weekend. So why not celebrate this unique day by mixing it up. Here are 10 ways to reduce the stress and make this Wednesday and every Wednesday a celebration! 1. Snuggle with your …

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