Celebrate the 4th of July | Patriotic Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

July Fourth & Patriotic Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies Liberty Burlap American Flags Party Decor

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Patriotic Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

The 4th of July is great day to celebrate with family and friends!

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Entertaining on Earth Day

Entertaining on Earth Day

Entertaining on Earth Day

Entertaining on Earth Day

Eco-Friendly Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

by Paige Minteer 

Mark your calendars for April 22, 2020

Go Green! Earth Day is here, and what a wonderful excuse to throw a green-themed soiree! The key to an Earth Day party is making each element as sustainable and eco-friendly as possible!  Use environmentally friendly invitations, party decor, and party favors. Even create your menu using fresh, local, organic ingredients.

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Celebrate Purim! Purim Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Celebrate Purim with Purim Candy Torahs

Purim Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies >> celebrate Purim with Purim candy torahs

Celebrate Purim

Purim Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

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The holiday of Purim celebrates the victory of the Jewish people over the evil Haman. On the day preceding Purim there is a fast called “The Fast Of Esther”. On Purim itself, the Megillah (Book Of Esther) is read twice, once at night and once during the day. Jews celebrate Purim by giving charity, sending Shalach Manot (gifts of prepared food) and holding a festive meal.

We love this oldie but goodie via 2011! The Maccabeats – Purim Song (Thank you Kosher on a Budget for sparking this memory!)

Celebrating Purim – An overview

The holiday of Purim is celebrated on the 14th of Adar (February-March). It commemorates the foiling of a plot by a Persian minister (Haman) to kill all the Jews in Persia. Purim is observed by Jews around the world. Characterized by feasting and merriment, Purim is typically celebrated in the company of family and friends in a synagogue. Continue Reading →

Autumn Pumpkin Martini Recipe

Autumn Pumpkin Martini Recipe

Autumn Pumpkin Martini Recipe

Pumpkin Martini Recipe

With Halloween parties and Thanksgiving celebrations just around the corner we thought we would share this yummy Pumpkin Martini Recipe posted by Beau-coup on Facebook.  Cheers!  This fall favorite recipe is not only easy to make it is the perfect signature cocktail for all those fall parties because it looks as good as it tastes!

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Good Things Come in Small Packages — A Party Theme with a Charitable Twist

Good Things Come in Small Packages

Good Things Come in Small Packages

Good Things Come in Small Packages >> A Party Theme with a Charitable Twist

Recently we came across a question asking for ideas for a “good things come in small packages” themed bat mitzvah.  Seldom do we come across new great theme ideas, so not surprisingly, we were hooked from the get go especially since there seemed to be so many positive ways to incorporate a lovely message into the celebration. Although we have not developed an absolutely complete theme package, this post is fairly comprehensive and covers most elements needed to put together a great party with an emphasis on charitable giving.  This unique party theme would also be perfect for a baby shower, school fundraiser, quinceanera celebration, or birthday party or retirement party for anyone of petite stature.

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A Day at the Races – Horse Racing Theme Party

Horse Racing Party Inspiration Board
Horse Racing Theme Party >> Official Kentucky Derby Party Supplies |   A Horse Of Course Invitation |  Arte Felguerez Jockey |  Plastic Horse and Jockey Figures (Assorted Colors)   |  Party Plates   |  Horse Racing  Jockey Hat with Goggles Party Favor   |  Horse Racing  Jockey Hat with Goggles Party Favor   |  Horse and Jockey Centerpiece Decoration  | Betmar Elise Straw Hat  |  The Kentucky Derby Museum Cookbook  | Bourbon Balls

Horse Racing Theme Party Ideas, Planning Tips & Supplies

Mark your calendars. It is never too early to begin planning your Triple Crown horse racing theme party.

Updated Potential Dates Due to Coronavirus Concerns!

Kentucky Derby – September 5, 2020 (Rescheduled)

Preakness Stakes – September 19, 2020 (Tentative Projected Date)

Belmont Stakes – October 10, 2020 (Tentative Projected Date)

Join the Festivities. Attend the Races! Book Your Hotel TODAY!..

Official Kentucky Derby 146 12oz. Mint Julep Glass

Official Kentucky Derby 146 Party Supplies  will be available directly from the Kentucky Derby Store and from their parent company, Fanatics. Fanatics runs lots of promotions, so it is probably worth checking both out to see which is offering a better deal.

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Mardi Gras Party Food and Drink

Mardi Gras Party Food and Drink

Mark your calendars for Tuesday February 25, 2020

Happy Mardi Gras!!

You can't throw a Mardi Gras bash without food and especially a cocktail or two.  We have all the party drinks and snacks you will need to make your guests feel like they are celebrating Fat Tuesday the real New Orleans way.  To throw an authentic Mardi Gras party you have to include the traditional King's Cake with the plastic baby doll surprise inside, whoever ends up with the baby has to throw next year's party.   How cute would it be to bake individual cupcakes with decorative picks or plastic babies on top as a new spin on King's Cakes!

The food and drinks don't have to stop when the party is over.  Send your guests home with personalized candy bar wrappers, or to go hurricane glasses filled with beads, coins and candies.  How cute would it be to use colorful Mardi Gras Lollipops as a decoration for a dessert bar or as edible name place cards for your guest.  The possibilities for Mardi Gras food and drinks really are endless –  just be festive and have fun!

Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes

Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes

Since we all know a great Mardi Gras party is centered around the food and cocktails here are some great Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes to spice up your celebration including recipes for jambalaya, gumbo, cajun burgers, fried okra, remoulade sauces, bourbon chocolate cake, and candied pecans.  Want a full proof way to prepare the perfect hurricane?  Pick up a package of  Pat O'Brien's Hurricane Cocktail Mix.

Mardi Gras Party Inspiration

Let Party Idea {Pros} inspire you to throw the most festive Mardi Gras Party outside of New Orleans!

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SpongeBob SquarePants Birthday Party

Sponge Bob Square Pants Birthday Party

Spongebob Squarepants Birthday Party >> Supplies | Featured Clipart

SpongeBob SquarePants Birthday Party

If your child is crazy for the character who lives in a pineapple under the sea, throw a SpongeBob SquarePants birthday party! Read on for our ideas on creating a perfect SpongeBob SquarePants birthday party with ideas on decorations, favors, games, invitations and more.

Who is SpongeBob Square Pants?

Deep down in the Pacific Ocean in the subterranean city of Bikini Bottom lives a square yellow sea sponge named SpongeBob Squarepants. SpongeBob lives in a pineapple with his pet snail, Gary, loves his job as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab, and has a knack for getting into all kinds of trouble without really trying. When he's not getting on the nerves of his cranky next door neighbor Squidward, SpongeBob can usually be found smack in the middle of all sorts of strange situations with his best buddy, the simple yet lovable starfish, Patrick, or his thrill-seeking surfer-girl squirrel pal, Sandy Cheeks. In Bikini Bottom, fish walk, blowing bubbles is art, and the tastiest undersea treat is a deep-fried Krabby Patty Burger. Dive in and soak it all up with SpongeBob! (SpongeBob Square Pants TV Promo)

Party Essentials

Party Idea Pros has an “old fashion” approach to kids’ parties. We say keep them small, keep them short, and keep them simple. We love hula hoops, beach balls,, crayons, washable markers, glue sticks, and musical instruments. Generally, the number of guest should equal the age of the birthday child, but don’t obsess if you are a few over or under — it is not worth the hurt feelings for an extra child or even two. Never, ever deliver invitations as school, unless every single child is invited!!!!! Skip the jumpies and the pony rides.

SpongeBob Square Pants Birthday Party Ideas

What Do I Need For The Party?

For a great kids SpongeBob Square Pants party there are only a few essentials: Continue Reading →

Plan a Winter Wonderland Party

Plan a Winter Wonderland Party

Plan a Winter Wonderland Party

Winter Wonderland is the perfect party theme for those who love the cool colors and twinkle of winter lights. Just point and click your way to a sparkling celebration. Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of this snowy party theme providing professional recommendation on just about every detail including invitations, table linens, centerpieces, napkin rings, place cards, party favors, and lots and lots of little extras. A winter wonderland theme party works well for just about any event but is particularly popular for winter weddings, sweet sixteen and quinceanera parties, proms, holiday parties, non-profit and school events, and milestone birthday and anniversary parties.

Popular names for winter theme celebrations

Winter Wonderland | Snow Chateau | Snowflake Fantasy | Let it Snow | Snowman Theme Girl’s 1st Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies |  Pink Winter One-derland Party Planning, Ideas and Supplies |  Winter Wonderland Mitten Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies | Winter One-derland |   More Winter Wonderland!

Update! Many of the products featured here would also be perfect for a Frozen theme party!

Frozen Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

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Superhero Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Superhero Theme Birthday Party Planning

Superhero Theme Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Superhero Theme Birthday Party Planning

Plan your superhero party today! Seize the day and celebrate your own super powers — all it takes is a little boost from your favorite superhero.  Why choose just one – gather all your favorite superheros together to create a powerful, fun, and colorful party. Think Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Thor, Hulk, and so many more.  Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of your superhero theme celebration with professional recommendations on just about every detail including superhero party invitations, centerpieces, napkin rings, party favors, costumes, party decor and lots and lots of little extras. After all, in event planning, the details matter and we have done the research for you! KABOOM! Mission Accomplished!”  Continue Reading →