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Peanut Butter and Jelly Buffet

Does your graduate love peanut butter and jelly? This creative mom set up a selection of gourmet peanut butter and jelly/jams. Each one was labeled and small pieces of fresh bread allowed guests to create a few different combinations. The white chocolate peanut butter was the big hit. They kept the bread fresh by […]

Planning a party for twins

Buy 2 identical cakes for your twins.

If you are planning a graduation party for twins you will want to highlight their unique personalities, but be sure to balance the presentation so each one gets the same attention.

I helped my sister plan her twin’s graduation party and it was lots of fun to […]

Spend some time with your Girlfriends

If your like me you have friends who’s children are graduating too. Consider hosting a ladies night to share ideas about your graduation parties. Even if your students aren’t best friends anymore you can still help each other with your parties. Here are a few things you can talk about:

Date and location of […]

Dare to be Different – Do What You Do Best

Dare to be different

You don’t need to spend an arm and a leg to create an interesting and memorable event. Whether you are striving for a big crowd with dancing and laughter or a quieter, more dignified event, take the time to plan ahead and be creative.

Hire an Ice Cream Truck!

Let […]

Reaching out to Family – Save the Date!

My helpers!

As soon as you’ve picked your date, let out-of-town family and friends know so they can plan a trip. Send an email or call them. Let them know that you will follow up with a formal invitation closer to the date.

Decide ahead of time if you are going to invite people […]

Hiring a caterer

My party planning continues. My son and his buddy really want to have Raising Cane’s cater their graduation party. We only have one in our whole metro area and it is a real hot spot for the college kids. We had them cater our older children’s’ grad parties so I know they are great! They […]

Cohosting a Grad Party

We have decided to cohost our son’s graduation party with another family. We met yesterday to discuss the plans.

Does your graduate have friends or relatives who are also graduating? Perhaps two or three families could get together and host one large party. Joint parties take some coordinating, but sharing in the shopping, food preparation […]

Let’s Get This Party Planning Started!

I made a promise to myself to get started on my son’s graduation party planning as soon as the new year begins. Charlie is my youngest child and will be the last to graduate in our large extended family. We met today to discuss his ideas for the graduation party. While I really wanted to […]