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Rock Star Birthday Party Decoration Ideas | San Francisco Gate

Five Party Tips to Keep Labor Day Labor Free | SheKnows

How to Decorate a Southern-themed Gala | San Francisco Gate 

Throw a Grown Up "Harry Potter" Cocktail Party for Fans Over 21 | SheKnows

Decorations for an '80s-themed Sweet Sixteen Party | San Francisco Gate

Host an All-Day, Open House Thanksgiving for Families on the Go | SheKnows

Birthday Party Ideas for Dads | Livestrong

Say Sayonara to Summer with a Japanese-themed Celebration | SheKnows  

Dog Days of Summer Puppy Pool Party for Pets and People | She Knows

How to Set Up an 18th-Century Themed Ball | San Francisco Gate

Back-to-School Kids' Clothing Exchange Party | SheKnows

A Centerpiece with Birds and Branches | San Francisco Gate 

Tips for Hosting a Bohemian Home Decor Exchange Party | SheKnows 

How to Decorate for a Venetian Masked Ball | San Francisco Gate

How to Plan a Scavenger Hunt for a Christmas Party | eHow   

How to Stage a Clue-Based, Multi-Team Scavenger Hunt | eHow    

With nine kids to cope with, it amazes me to this day how my mom had the energy to go all out planning family celebrations. At Christmas, we had dozens of cookies and pies to choose from. She threw game-filled birthdays and made cakes from-scratch with flavors and decorations to rival a professional baker. I credit her with my own love of party planning. With the skills I learned at her knee, I've thrown full-scale charity events and operated as a one-woman event planning committee in college including carving a 25 lb. block of cheese into a Warrior head - Go Warriors!