Category: Event Planning

8 Tips to Celebrating Outdoors
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8 Tips to Celebrating Outdoors

From cocktail hour rooftop soirees and all white poolside parties, to rustic vineyard weddings and picnic style backyard barbecues, I’m sharing “Tara’s Tips” to plan the perfect outdoor event (with extra bonus tips that you may not have thought of 😃) to help you host an outdoor celebration full of style and substance – without...

Exquisite 50th Birthday Nassau Bahamas
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Exquisite 50th Birthday Nassau Bahamas

“Living My Life Like It’s Golden”: Reflections From Tara Melvin’s 50th Birthday Celebration in Nassau Bahamas + 5 Tips to Create Your Very Own Caribbean Birthday Tribute My 50th birthday celebration (also featured on PARTYSLATE) is a moment in time that will indelibly be etched in my mind. As I reflect back to my remarkable...

It is a Baby Affair, Love You to the Moon and Back
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It is a Baby Affair, Love You to the Moon and Back

    The birth of a baby signifies new beginnings, a reflection of hope, miracles of life, and a time to celebrate.  I was overjoyed when previous wedding clients, Charlyne and Richard, informed me they were expecting their first baby but also wanting me to plan their baby shower.  As with all our wedding couples...

Getting Back to Human Connection…Meetings and Conferences
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Getting Back to Human Connection…Meetings and Conferences

As the world and events community gradually open from being in solitude resulting from COVID-19 pandemic, we are striving to achieve normalcy and balancing safety for our industry.  We did not allow the pandemic to stop us completely, as we pivoted to a digital experience through video to connect with our clients and industry peers. ...

Life Celebrated!  Teresa’s 75th Birthday Soiree
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Life Celebrated! Teresa’s 75th Birthday Soiree

We could not have been more excited to get the call from Teresa’s daughters, Helen and Anne, to plan her 75th  birthday shindig! As we gathered to plan the celebration, the trio knew exactly the overall feel they wanted to experience: A modern but casual environment Full of color and texture Soulful food experience that...

8 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Outdoor Event
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8 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Outdoor Event

Being outdoors prevails to Nature’s beauty and evokes tranquility in its purest form, however, there are many caveats to consider when planning an outdoor celebration. Below are a few helpful tips to consider when planning an outdoor event, ie., corporate retreats/team building activities/celebrations, social events, weddings.  Make sure your guests are comfortable. Consider the weather...

2018 Notable Stationery Design Trends
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2018 Notable Stationery Design Trends

  Being invited to any occasion is an exuberant feeling.  The recipient receives a beautiful envelope with their name on it saying, “You’re Invited”!  And based on the invitation or stationery’s appearance, the guest plans their entire experience to attend around the invitation style to include their dress attire to how they are imagining their...

How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering
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How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering

Ordering stationery (invitations) can be a simple process that can also be complicated if you are not aware of what is needed to make this a smooth process.  There are numerous moving parts to what is included in the invitation suite, to etiquette in regards-to wording, to who should be invited, to creating a process...

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