If you want to throw birthday parties for your friends or family, you may need a little help getting organised. Here are 10 tips to help the planning process go as smoothly as possible.
By the time a person turns forty he has achieved much during his life time. This can all be compiled in the form of a scrapbook and a few poems. Old pictures can be pasted in the scrapbook to give it a more nostalgic feeling. This kind of thing is totally invaluable and can be presented as a gift to your loved one during their birthday party. The person’s favorite song can also be played during his birthday. If you are his or her spouse you can play your favorite song that will increase the bond of love between you two.
We checked into our hotel, Hotel Villa Portofino. He had chosen this Catalina Hotel more or less sight unseen, but as it turned out, it was totally fine, and in fact one of the nicer hotels Catalina Island had in our price range. It was absolutely pleasant, but as far as more luxurious Catalina Hotels go, we will probably choose Hotel St. Lauren or La Paloma/ Las Flores on our next trip to Catalina. My boyfriend had tried to book us in at the historic Zane Grey Pueblo hotel, but you need to book way in advance – it’s a popular one… very reasonable priced, totally unique with amazing views, perched way up on the hillside overlooking the bay.
You may have already thought of the ordinary ideas such as buying him a nice gift, going out together for a birthday dinner, and so on. And as much as these usual ideas are OK and will certainly make him happy, what if you like to surprise him with something he doesn’t expect? What if you want to plan something more creative this year?
Do not forget to capture the best moments – lastly, do not forget to bring cameras and video cameras to capture the best moments in this surprise party.
If all this seems overwhelming, a good idea might be to use a professional party planner who specializes in organizing and pulling off google surprise birthday spinner parties. Party planners are experienced at using your ideas, twisting them a bit, and delivering a surprise party to remember. They remove the stress from you and allow you some thinking space so you can be sure you have thought of everything. Professional planners do cost some money but they are worth it because they know what works and what doesn’t work. Many times they will actually attend the party and see to every detail so you can enjoy the party with your guests instead of running around keeping things running smoothly.
Sure you have to sing “Happy birthday,” but what if you jazz things up a bit this year by creating a personalized song for your child? Imagine your child’s eyes light up when he hears you singing his name to a familiar tune. If you’re too nervous to perform the song for your child, you can record it and save it on a compact disc. Play it right before you cut the cake! If singing isn’t really your style, sit down and craft a poem about what your child means to you. You can title it, “Happy Birthday, Child of Mine.” You can put the completed poem in a frame and hang it somewhere in your home.
Now, you will surely feel ready to surprise your mom on her birthday. One reminder though is to remain discreet so the plan don’t get busted or revealed earlier than you expect.