Princess Prep: 5 Tips for Dress Shopping with Your Teen

Princess Prep: 5 Tips for Dress Shopping with Your Teen

Alison BobishEvent Planning, Party Planning, Shopping, TipsLeave a Comment

There’s nothing that beats the feeling of knowing you’ve found “the one”—that perfect dress for your daughter’s bat mitzvah, sweet sixteen, quinceañera or prom. So why is it that dress shopping can be filled with so much angst? We asked three experts in the business for insider tips that will help you avoid some common mishaps, arguments, headaches and tears. … Read More

All Things Warm and Wonderful! Cozy up to these fall favorite catering ideas

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There’s something about the falling of leaves and the first scent of wood fires in the air that arouses our appetites. If you’re entertaining this season, you’ll do well to consider all the possibilities of including locally sourced produce, warm spices and rich, comfort foods in your menu planning. “The aromas of fall food tend to go hand-in-hand with the … Read More

Nikons, Canons And Sonys, Oh My! An Average Person’s Guide To Camera Shopping

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Sure, nearly everyone and their mother these days is walking around with a picture-taking device known as a cell phone, but those tiny lenses have their limitations. Sometimes you need a good, old-fashioned camera to get the job done right. Except camera shopping isn’t what it used to be. There’s nothing old-fashioned about cameras anymore. That once-simple machine has gone … Read More

Strike a Pose, There’s Nothing to It (Really!)

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Most people don’t need any encouragement to ham it up for the camera. The digital files we generate for our customers from The Main Event’s photo booths certainly are a testament to that. (FYI, your clients know what you do in there!) Every so often, our staff will encounter someone who is a true “photo booth phobic.” They’re a lot … Read More

Get in the Picture, Mom!

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Look at any family’s photos from vacations or parties and many times you’ll find one very important member missing—mom. Sometimes she’s hiding behind the camera. (Someone has to be the photographer, right?) But other times, she’s just hiding. We’ve all heard the excuses: “I haven’t lost the baby weight.” “It’s a bad hair day.” “I have no makeup on.” But … Read More

An Event Planner’s Guide to a Perfect Mitzvah

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Your child’s mitzvah ceremony is something he or she will remember for a lifetime, so the pressure is on to create the ultimate experience surrounding this milestone event. The best way to ensure everything runs smoothly—and that you’re most likely to get your first choice for venues and vendors—is to plan and book each aspect of the party at the … Read More