The following element to think about is the hens party games. Which activities will you want to play, how many would go with the guests and setting, and lastly when you’ll want to play them. A great game used at the outset can be the perfect ice-breaker for women that don’t know each other well. Opposingly drinks games later into the hens party can really shake things up.
Simply said, catering is a tradeoff between your time and money. You can spend a lot of time planning, shopping and then cooking or you can call upon a catering company to do anything from total event planning to food catering for you.
Once the guest list has been determined, invitations should be sent. Today, email or telephone invitations are quite acceptable but do send them in advance. How far in advance depends on whom you are inviting. Is it a bunch of friends you do this fairly regularly with and they are expecting it? Is it a more formal occasion? Is it the holidays when invitations should be sent out well in advance before everyone’s calendar fills up with activities to attend? Given a little thought, you can easily figure how early your invitations should be mailed.
The best way to begin with your cocktail party planning is by creating a checklist. This will be used to list everyone you invite, everything you need, purchase and budget constraints. By creating a checklist you will be taking the first major step in having a successful party.
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You have to plan an agenda on the work to be done and you should split the tasks between everyone to get things done. Everyone should be given some work so that everyone is doing some job or the other. Proper guidelines should be set so that everyone can follow it and get things done properly without errors. This will help in faster and more efficient process of the work.
7) Food. Plan appetizers or maybe even a light lunch or breakfast for your guests. Cake is a must, so decide what kind you would like to get and whether you are going to make it yourself or order one from a bakery. Also try to have the cake color or design tie in with the theme of the shower.