Get one; a theme makes it easier for you to plan your party
Or it might mean more involvement of your guests:
a Cookie Party, Cocktail-Themed Mixers, International foods,
historic/literary, music, games, art, sports, etc.
Be creative - this can be the best way to a successful party!
Create areas for guest to mix and mingle, to sit and chat.
Make it navigate, plan for movement and flow.
of food you will be serving. Make requests of those with food allergies
to let you know and have them be specific on what they need to avoid.
Always have plenty of fresh water, juices and soft drinks available,
and to have something to drink before driving.
produced at get-togethers. Try to buy supplies that are as eco-friendly,
recyclable or reusable, as possible. This applies to tableware,
supplies, party goods and even decorations.
Set out bins for trash and recyclables, clearly marked, to inspire guests
to recycle the party ware. (and to inform them of which is which!)
your party will start, and when it will be over.
Include info on where to park... and where not to.
If serving alcohol, arrange for a cab service to be available, for
guests who may have liked your party cocktails a bit too much.
or to have an overnight guest, if needed.
Make sure everyone gets home safe and happy.
and let me know what kind of party you're planning this holiday!