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Planning Time Table

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3-4 Weeks Before The Party

 • Set budget
 • Rent tables and chairs
 • Arrange for any special help
 • Make a list of your basic party supplies and needs
 • Send out invitations
 • Decide on party theme and order decorations

2-3 Weeks Before The Party

 • Plan your menu
 • Prepare food ahead of time, if possible, and freeze
 • Purchase favors and tableware
 • Choose music
 • Order any flowers
 • Determine your event schedule for Activities (games, mingling, food) - always have a few extra ideas in your bag

1 week Before The Party

 • Finalize the headcount, but be flexible that it may change
 • Purchase beverages
 • Check camera equipment and purchase film

2-3 Days Before The Party

 • Confirm all arrangements
 • Purchase any fresh food
 • Give helpers a specific task from your list
 • Arrange your serving trays and dishes
 • Arrange favors
 • Decide on what you will wear!

1 Day Before The Party

 • Decorate!
 • Complete food preparation and pick up ordered food items
 • Set tables
 • Make room for coats and purses
 • Purchase ice

The Day Of The Party

 • Put out any outdoor decorations
 • Set out bowls of candy and nuts
 • Give last-minute instructions to helpers
 • Set up the bar
 • Prepare any last-minute food
 • Put your camera out so you are sure to capture the memories
 • Start the music, light candles, set the mood
 • Get ready for the event – a bath, glass of wine, exercise –whatever gets you in the right mood
 • Relax and enjoy the party!