Scale the guest list to your space. Too many people make for a noisy, uncomfortable party where guests can’t get food or drink and have to claw their way to the bathroom. Better to invite fewer people; use seating and lighting to create the illusion of a more intimate space, so guests don’t feel they’re… Continue reading 12 Party Planning Tips
How To Party Like Me: -Make yourself sick off candy. (The party you’re at doesn’t have candy? Leave. This. Party.) -Make friends with the drunkest person there. (They will find everything you say hilarious. And probably drunkenly introduce you to people you would otherwise be too intimidated to talk to.) -Leave alone after less than… Continue reading How To Party Like Me
Paper invites vs. digital invites While the eternal debate between “real” paper invites and more common digital invites rages on, it seems like a best of both worlds approach might be the best way to get the word out about your party. On how to keep your guests from sweating: “Turn on the air conditioner… Continue reading Advice for Throwing the Best Party Ever
When we’re prepping for a party where there will be a bazillion kids coming over, and I pull out a stack of solo cups from the back of the closet and find two long-forgotten ping pong balls sitting in the top cup.
DRINKS More wine than needed: This might be terrible but to think that having each friend bring a bottle of wine was the best way to outsource dinner party schlepping. Get sparkling wine in everyone’s hand as soon as they walk in the door. It’s always a celebration when we manage recreational adult human interaction!… Continue reading Dinner Party Tips
I’m at some dumb frat party, and of course I’m talking to one of those frat stars, he’s the president of the fraternity blah blah fucking blah. He goes to get me a drink, I can smell a roofie coming my way, already. Red solo cup is handed to me and we sit down on… Continue reading Frat Star Gets It