Category Archive: Tips

How To Host A Cocktail Party

 Host A Cocktail Party A cocktail party is a fun way to entertain a crowd of friends & acquaintances that allows you time to mingle too. When you invite people round for a cocktail party, the general assumption is that it’s for 2-3 hours, there’ll be nibbles but not a meal & if cocktails are not your thing …

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How To Host A Tea Party

Afternoon Tea Party It’s quintessentially English & a great way to hold a party without being stuck in the kitchen all the time as (apart from the cups of tea), all the cooking is done in advance. When you host a tea party, it’s all about style so mugs & polystyrene cups are out. If you …

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Cakes For Charity – Host a Coffee Morning

Charity Coffee Morning, Charity Tea, Charity Cake Sale Host a cake sale or coffee morning & raise money with cakes for charity   If you’re not up for running a marathon & parachute jumping isn’t your thing but you’d still like to raise money for charity, host a cake related event. Cakes for Charity Cakes for …

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How To Organise A Children’s Party

Throwing A Party For Children It’s one of the big events of their year yet you’re dreading it. Here are a few tips to help you get organised & get the party running smoothly. How To Organise A Children’s Party Where To Have The Party First think about how many children you’re thinking of inviting. …

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Personalised Presents & Party Ideas

Personalised Birthday & Party Ideas Make your presents & parties extra special with something personalised. Personalised Presents Personalised Sweets The clever people that produce M&M’s are able to put photos & messages on to them. Give as favours at weddings, boxed as a birthday present or serve in a big bowl at a party. Always a popular choice.   …

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Birthstones & Wedding Anniversaries

picture of gemstones

Birthstones & Wedding Anniversaries Birthstones Birthstones are precious or semi-precious gemstones that are associated with each month. Each represents different qualities much like the Zodiac signs & these qualities are heightened during their specific month. Originally, many believers would have one of each stone but it became popular in the 18th century to just wear …

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Children’s Party Games

Children’s Party Games Under each party theme, I have suggested children’s party games to play & any items you will need. Below are a selection that can be adapted to suit most themes & ages: Pin the Tail on the Donkey  An old favourite children’s party game & any picture can be used. Fairies can …

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Party Bags & Favours

Party Bags & Favours Themed bags offer a bright & cheerful way to present going home gifts to children but why not have a look at some of our alternative ideas & also suggestions for what to put in them. We have also included some favour ideas for dinner parties. Containers Decorated Paper Bags Great for …

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