When you are at the beginning phases of planning an event, the first thing to figure out is the guest count. Whether the event is big or small will play a huge factor in how easy this major step can be. If you are planning a small birthday party or a bachelorette party, for example, this step will be easier than planning a wedding guest list. But whatever the size of the event, this step is the most important because… Read more »

As I had mentioned in my Meet Melissa section, I am a mother to 1, but 4 if you count all the pets. I looooove pets. I used to want to be a veterinarian until one {lovely} woman tried to give a bunch of 11-year-olds “the real-world picture of being a veterinarian” and decided to show us slide after slide of dead puppies. Is that really what it’s all about, crazy lady lovely woman? That quickly turned me off from… Read more »

When you have a big, or even small, event looming in front of you, it all looks extremely overwhelming when you are staring at the big picture. The best way to tackle this event so that it is a success, is to break it out in to these {5} categories and complete the planning for each category before moving onto the next one. Break the event out into these five categories: Each category is numbered in the order of priority. Try not… Read more »