When it comes to tailgating, we have every delicious menu item associated with game day, so you don't have to spend hours in the kitchen. Use the following advice for the best tailgating party, ever...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Monday, September 14, 2015
Fall weddings are synonymous with rustic charm, with all the gorgeous foliage as a back-drop. If you are planning an outdoor wedding in the brisk Autumn, take the time now to plan all the little details. We have a variety of catering packages, including gourmet options, so there is no shortage of food for even the pickiest guests. Below you will find more tips and tricks for a beautiful outdoor wedding...
Fall is such a great time for gathering and celebrating with loved ones. From the natural back drop of beauty to the seasonal drinks and food, no wonder this is a favorite time of year for many. While we can take care of your culinary needs, you may still want to add some festive cocktails to your party. Look below for some great seasonal drink recipes...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
One thing that can cause a lot of stress is preparing your house for out-of-town guests. As we get closer to the holiday season,it becomes more pressing that your home is guest-ready. Check out some practical tips to help with that mission...
The front entrance is the formal one that guests use, while the family entrance may be on the side of the house, through the garage, or at the back door. You don't need the same kind of functional storage here that you do at those entrances, so the furnishings can be minimal and decorative.BHG.com
When you host a party at your home, it can be easy to overlook areas your guests use for entertainment. Centerpieces can provide more than an aesthetic addition, they can also be used for entertainment.Make them yourself with the following tips...
What hostess doesn't love the moment when everyone gets cushy on the couch? Be ready with a coffee table topped with more than just a pile of remotes. The artsy team behind iCarve designs show us how to turn the table trendy using a few packs of balloons. Buy a sheet of wire mesh from the hardware store and cut it into pieces. Tie long balloons (forming knots at either end) through the wire weave to create a textured design. Then secure them around glass vases with extra pieces of wire or twist-ties.Rachel Ray
It may seem like it is far away, but Thanksgiving will be here before you can blink. Take the time now to put time and care into your holiday planning, your guests will be thoroughly pleased. We can help with the menu, the rest is up to you...
How can you be sure to throw the most amazing adult Halloween party? By starting your planning now! Make your party stand apart from the rest with the following spooky design ideas...
Select one area – be it the entrance way or a coffee table – to be particularly bold with your decor. Here, guests can snap their fill of hauntingly cool Instagram photos. The bar is a safe place to add a little extra Halloween pizzazz without it taking over the entire space. If you like a good DIY, try impressing party-goers with a pumpkin turned ice bucket.
Friday, September 4, 2015
Are you gearing up for football season? Take your next football party to the next level with the following game ideas. Add one of our tailgating packages and you will have happy guests, regardless of their interest in the game.
Pick sides: Create a cheering section for each team by dividing the area in front of the television into two sections with crepe paper or string. Decorate each side in the respective team's colors. Flags or pennants make good decorations, too.
If you have children, you are probably well aware of how fun a good Halloween party can be. What about the adults? This year, have the best time with guests of all ages, with the help of our fantastic Halloween catering package and the following party ideas.
Whether you choose barbecue or a clam bake for your Labor Day party, we have you covered with our delicious catering packages. With the food taken care of, all you need to do is kick back and enjoy your celebration. Take a look below for some great ideas for party themes...
Clambake: Hosting a clambake is always a fun way to bring family and friends together. Add some other seafood options and great sides like corn on the cob and grill some fruit kebabs for dessert. A good game of horseshoes will get everyone up and moving in between courses.
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Monday, August 31, 2015
Have you been wanting to throw an adult Halloween party for some time? Wait no longer! Make this year the hallmark, and start a new yearly tradition. Take a look at the following tips to ensure the best adult Halloween party ever!
Start by decorating for the occasion. Drape as much in black as you can, and get some fake spiderwebs for corners. You can even buy adorable labels for your spirits (not the undead kind of spirits). Clearly mark the restroom with a restroom door decoration.
Make the most of the upcoming change in season by throwing as many outdoor parties as possible. Invite all of your loved ones to your next gathering, made even better with the following tips and tricks.
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Labor Day is quickly approaching, blink and you'll miss it. Take the time now to plan an unforgettable bash, and pick our Clam Bake catering package to end Summer in the most delightful way. Below you will find some of the best ways to plan your party...
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
There is always a reason to celebrate, you just have to find inspiration and run with it. Going back to school can be a cause of celebration, for many reasons, so take the time now to plan a party. An outdoor bash filled with games and good food- what better way to start the school year?
The end of summer is almost here, but not yet. Why not end summer with a bang, by throwing a party! Be sure to include plenty of outdoor activities, as well as your favorite summer food and drinks. Not sure where to get started?Here are 15 end of summer party ideas everyone can enjoy!
Halloween weddings are fun and festive, especially when they are outside. There are so many possibilities for entertainment and decor with a theme like this, and we can accommodate your menu with our Halloween catering package. Check out some fun and eerie ways to make this day everything you hope...
On the invitation, ask guests to come in formerly-worn formal wear. Shop consignment stores and secondhand shops for grim get-ups at a budget-friendly price.BHG
Thursday, August 20, 2015
The weather may be soon turning, but that doesn't mean you can't continue to throw outdoor parties. Celebrate the new season in style, by planning now for the best party.
Celebrate fall with a harvest party. Use the bounty of the season in your decorating and recipes. Plan a few autumn-theme activities, invite some guests (young and old will enjoy this party), and get ready to toast the beauty of fall.
While it may seem so far away, Halloween is right around the corner. If you want your party to stand out among the rest, start planning the details now. With our Halloween Party Package, you will have the something for everyone, so you won't have to worry about the food. Check out some great ideas for best Halloween party...
Group heirloom pumpkins, plants wrapped in burlap and fun metal pieces for a warm welcome. Spread spider webs in the background for a haunted entryway.
It is not too late to throw an unforgettable end-of-summer party! You don't need much, especially with our help, but we still want to provide you with tips for the rest. Celebrate the end of summer with an awesome party, and start the school year off with a bang.
“I don’t think you need a rain date unless it’s a 600-person church picnic,” says Clark. “A 30-person barbecue at my house is going to happen no matter what.” But if you want to clarify, add a note: “Rain or shine.” Or “If it rains…game night inside!” Just be sure that you have room for everyone in your living room.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Do you have an outdoor wedding planned for the Fall? Now is the perfect time to nail down the food and decor, and we are here to help. Our wedding catering packages are perfect for a crisp, cool outdoor wedding, and you will find tips on decor below...
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Are you dreading the days of backpacks and assignments? Try a new approach this year and throw a party celebrating the return of school, and get your kids excited.
Some kids can't wait to head back to school...others aren't so sure. But you can get even the most reluctant students psyched for a new year of learning with a back to school party featuring kid-friendly recipes and crafts. Don't forget to include both new and old classmates on the invite list -- making friends in advance will help quell any first-day jitters.
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If you have children, you may be all too aware that Summer vacation is coming to a close. End the season with a bang, and throw a party! Use the Luau theme, and partner it with our Pig Roast! Check out more awesome ideas below...
Monday, August 3, 2015
We have covered what to do for children's birthday parties, but what about an adult party? You can make your backyard into a sophisticated soiree with a few simple steps. The first step is checking out our gourmet catering packages, the next is to check out style inspiration below.
When Oscar-nominated actress Juliette Lewis brought in party stylists and lifestyle bloggers Twink + Sis to design her birthday dinner party, the duo immediately knew they wanted the event to capture the romance and magic of summer.
This is the best season for backyard weddings, so take advantage of the time. With the latest wedding color combinations, you don't have to do too much research before you start to plan. We have the best in catering packages for your special day, the rest is up to you...
Summer is in full gear, and it can be the best or worst time of year for kid's birthday parties.The way to ensure that the children have the best party of the Summer is to plan activities now. Below you will find fun outdoor game ideas...
For a 72-piece game set, purchase a 4x8-foot sheet of Masonite from a home improvement store. At the store, have it cut into 8-inch squares.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
When planning a party, sometimes the most daunting task is determining your decor. Make the most out of your outdoor space with the following ways to accent your party.
Designer John Gidding turned a corner of this deck into a cozy cabana with seating for up to 10 people. A 12-foot-tall horizontal wood-slat divider allows breezes and sunlight to pass through while providing a sense of privacy. Topped with weather-resistant fabric pillows and cushions, the wrap-around bench is the perfect spot for guests to kick back with a cocktail while catching up
Do you really need an excuse to throw a party in the Summer? Not at all! Our barbecue catering packages are the perfect pairing to a fun day in the sun, and the following tips will help you plan the best party.
Chill drinks for two hours in the refrigerator, then transfer to a tub filled with ice. Place an empty tub next to the drink-filled one so that guests can easily drop in cans and bottles for recycling.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Are you gearing up for an outdoor party, but aren't sure where to start? We know that it can be overwhelming to plan a party, that is why we have a variety of catering packages to choose from. We also love to provide advice pieces like the following so you can decorate your party without breaking the bank.
Moziac Company Stella 28" x 28" polyester-blend outdoor floor pillows in stripe aqua, chevron yellow, and dossett orangeHGTV
Monday, July 20, 2015
Who says you need to have months of planning to throw the best wedding? If you have a decent backyard, and our Italian Wedding package, then you have almost everything you need. Here is a list of ways to decorate or entertain guests at your wedding...
When was the last time you had a family reunion? Take this opportunity to order our pig roast catering package and invite all your long-lost relatives for some genuine fun this Summer. For even more fun, take a look at the following ways to entertain them...
Hand out a Lifetime Achievement Award: Choose one family member to honor, soliciting testimonials from friends, coworkers, and family members in advance. Read them aloud and present the hard copies to the honoree.Real Simple
Monday, July 13, 2015
Some of the best childhood memories stem from backyard barbecues, because it is such a fun way to spend the hot days outdoors. After you select a delicious catering menu from our website, take the time to check out the following DIY yard games.
Friday, July 10, 2015
You have the food planned, the entertainment figured out, and the guest list written. What are you missing? Don't neglect the importance of a table setting at your next outdoor shindig.
A giant umbrella shields party guests from the blazing afternoon sun, and hanging lanterns will illuminate the table come nightfall.Country Living
As the Summer passes quickly by, we look for the best ways to make memories before the season ends. Start with our most popular catering option for backyard bashes, and finish by creating a theme. Your loved ones will create memories for a lifetime, and you be glad you did it.
Recreate the famous club that New York City from the 1930's to the 1950's in your own home. Think zebra-print accents, retro cocktails, and big band or jazz music.
Bridal showers are especially lovely this time of year, when the weather provides a naturally beautiful backdrop. Your celebration will be unforgettable with our Black Tie Affair package, though you can elevate your party with the following ideas.
For a jaw-dropping buffet backdrop, create your very own balloon arch by attaching balloons of various sizes and colors onto a chicken wire frame. For extra pizzazz, mix in some fresh flowers.
If you have a child with a Summer birthday to plan for, we have the catering package for you.In the meantime, take the time now to read advice articles like following, and you will throw the best birthday bash of the year.
A mess is a theme? To you, it’s just another Saturday. But, really, this idea—devoted to splatters and spills (or, if you’re brave, dirt and goo)—will make you the coolest mom on the planet. And you can throw out the party-prep perfectionism (iced rosettes just so).
If you have children or house guests to entertain this Summer, consider hosting a backyard night-time movie viewing party. Our New England Clam Bake package will accompany your outdoor entertainment perfectly. Read below for ways to throw an outdoor movie screening party...
There’s just something about a classic movie and a warm, summer evening that go together so darn well. With summer breezing in, now’s the perfect time to start planning a movie night party for a few friends. We’ve got the ideas and tips to make yours go off without a hitch:Apartment Therapy
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
It's not too late to start planning an incredible Fourth of July party! Take a look at the many catering packages that we offer for an unforgettable party.The following is an easy guide to creating the best decorations and party favors.
Bust out your red, white, and blue decor for a patriotic party that dazzles. The star attraction? A build-your-own Bloody Mary bar with all the fixin's.
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Do you have a child who loves tea parties, with a birthday fast approaching? Garden parties are the newest trend in party planning, and there are many ways to approach this type of gathering.Take a look at the following ways to throw a garden party below...
That's right: Blooms can't have all the fun. This gorgeous bouquet pays tribute to the peach patch, highlighting the fuzzy blushing fruits in a creative way. Slide them onto bamboo skewers and arrange away!