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Hosting a party can be an exciting and rewarding experience. It’s a chance to bring friends, family, or colleagues together in celebration of any special occasion. However, it can also feel somewhat overwhelming to plan and organize such an event.

On City Girl Gone Mom, I share my best tips on how to host the perfect party, including how to throw Pinterest-perfect parties for the creatively challenged and the best children’s parties.

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Here are just a few of my tips for hosting a party:

  • Start planning early. This will give you plenty of time to decide on the date, time, location, and guest list.
  • Set a budget. This will help you stay on track when it comes to food, drinks, and decorations.
  • Choose a theme. This will help you narrow down your choices for food, drinks, and decorations.
  • Send out invitations well in advance. This will give your guests plenty of time to RSVP and make plans.
  • Prepare the food and drinks ahead of time. This will save you time and stress on the day of the party.
  • Decorate the space. This will help set the mood for your party.

Have fun! This is your party, so relax and enjoy yourself.