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Chase Away the Winter Blahs

Welcome to January. The pressure is off, folks. You made it through the holiday season like a champ (or you didn’t and nobody really noticed, which is still a win). You have approximately three days before the relief of January merges into the January blahs—that period of time where cabin fever sets in, and you […]


The 80/20 of Event Planning

Allow us to introduce a brilliant guy by the name of Vilfredo Pareto. Ol’ Vil is the genius behind the Pareto Principle, more commonly known as the 80/20 Rule, and he should be on every host’s VIP guest list. In terms of not-so-famous guys with great ideas, he’s up there with Otto Frederick Rohwedder, the […]


Party Like It’s 1959

We see you there in your 1950s house dress and apron, rocking those heels, running that Dyson like a champ. We spy you at your desk working on guest lists (well, maybe it was power shopping on Amazon) til midnight. We waved at you on your third trip to the grocery knowing the first two […]

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