Selecting the Right Party Caterer for Your Special Event

As we all know, the holiday season is fast approaching and this is the time of year when most people entertain.  It doesn't matter the size of your holiday or dinner party; what matters is the importance of assembling a team of experts to support you and make you look like a star.  Your selection should include the right party caterer to help you produce your event with style, taste and great food. Most people will remember your special event by the decor and the food served, and thus it is crucial for you to maintain a list of good party caterers. Therefore, when selecting the caterer or private chef consider and research your choice wisely before hiring him or her.

"Green" St Patrick's Day Decorations

Using Succulent Plants as St Patrick's Day Decorations In keeping with the green theme for your St Patricks Day party, I thought I would provide you with some ideas for your dinner table decorations using succulent plants.  However, please note that in this article about St Patrick's Day decorations, green will be referred to as good for the environment green.

Daily we are reminded about our environment and the importance of recycling, reusing and reducing everything we use.  Florists and restaurants are now getting on board with this mantra as well.  Recently, I have noticed various restaurants using succulent plants as table decorations on their dining room tables.  Bar arrangements and front desk floral arrangements are incorporating succulents as well.

Party Ideas for Green Events on St Paddy's Day

Party event planners are always looking for the next best thing for their events all the time, no matter if they are private parties, weddings or corporate functions.  More demands are made daily for party planners to create green events and since St Paddy's Day is close at hand why not create an easy St. Patrick's Day themed green event?

Green events are becoming more common and when party event planners are asked to produce a green event the first keywords to remember should be to reduce, recycle and reuse various components of a previous event.  For St Paddy's Day party decor, dust off those green candles from your December holiday parties.  As party favors, why not give away small tree samplings that your guests can plant and watch grow throughout the years?

Other green event party decor ideas include creating place card holders with corks from previously opened champagne and wine bottles.  Don't have enough corks?  Then just ask a few neighborhood restaurants to save some for you a few days or weeks before your party St Paddy's Day party.

Valentines Day Idea and Valentine Day Dinner Menu

This year Valentine's Day falls on a Sunday and what better way to spend a family day than with the ones you love most. Here is a Valentines Day idea as well as a Valentine Day dinner menu that the whole family can enjoy.

One Valentine's idea is to craft your own Valentine Day card and then collect cards you receive and place them in a Valentine's Day box that you create yourself.  Make and share your Valentine Day card with your friends and family.  This Valentines Day idea is easy, doesn't require many materials and the whole family can participate in this activity.

Easy Recipes and Tips for Entertaining Successfully

A lot of people feel anxious about entertaining guests. Like most things in life, it becomes easier with time and more experience, but even then writing a list or two will make the even so much easier to run successfully.

Have you ever found yourself in the situation where you have organized a party and found at the end of the evening or the next day, that you have not put all the food items out for the guests?  It is something that frequently happens at parties.  Hostesses get busy with guests and
making sure everyone is happy or they get friends coming in the kitchen trying to help but end up chatting and then everything becomes a muddle.