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Planning a party

Planning a party

I have always enjoyed planning parties be it for office, home or family. It starts months in advance for a big do and may be a couple of weeks if the party is a small one.

The most important thing is to draw up a checklist and keep following it allotting deadlines to each of the items on the list. Once a check list is drawn up half the worry is over.

Involving others to plan is yet another happy feeling. Discussing, talking about it and getting things ready - a great experience. My memorable event was when I planned the wedding of one of my nieces. I remember I had to run from pillar to post to get flowers that matched the theme. At that time in the year I just could not find them but I had to find them and I did. That running around is vivid in my memory.

I enjoy planning more then the event itself.

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bestwriter wrote on October 29, 2014, 10:08 PM

Sad that you did not enjoy getting things done. For me it has always been fun

carmela wrote on October 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

i once helped my second oldest sibling prepare for the wedding party of my third oldest sibling who lives in the U.S. my second oldest sibling planned everything while i was her sidekick. it was lot of hard work but it paid off. my third oldest sibling had a very memrable wedding.

nerdieeds wrote on October 30, 2014, 2:42 AM

It looks like you are enjoying what you are doing with organizing and planning events and parties.

bestwriter wrote on October 30, 2014, 2:56 AM

It is not just the event but the memories hold us in good stead too.

Feisty56 wrote on October 30, 2014, 10:31 AM

I agree with you -- the planning and activities prior to an event or occasion are as much fun or more sometimes than the event itself. Being organized seems key to successful planning, and to the outcome of the event itself.

AngelSharum wrote on October 30, 2014, 1:37 PM

I helped plan my mom's last wedding. It was fun and the end product turned out nicely.

BarbRad wrote on October 30, 2014, 3:00 PM

I have always hated planning parties. I'm not the celebrating type. I like people and sharing meals with them, but decorations, themes, etc., just aren't my style. I appreciate the events that others plan, and It's nice there are people like you who have a gift for it.

bestwriter wrote on October 30, 2014, 8:17 PM

I am just the other way around. I do not like to go for parties and sit there where I have not played a role in planning them (lol)

bestwriter wrote on October 30, 2014, 8:23 PM

I have a treasure trove of memories of events that I have planned and executed. :) Ofcourse mistakes that I have made always glare at me when I think about these parties. I remember when I had a role to play to plan my friends' wedding they had plans to spend their wedding night in her home. After doing up the house we forgot to close the a couple of taps. At that time there was no water in the taps but when the couple returned what do they see but a flood! They spent half the night cleaning the house!! (lol)

bestwriter wrote on October 30, 2014, 8:24 PM

A daughter planning her mom'w wedding!! Cute!!