Getting people at work to know each other better can be a key to improved working practices.
Here are some ideas for a party with a red colour theme
- Red tablecloth
- Red napkins
- Red candles
- Posters with a red background such as sunset – or even a poster of Red Adair (if your guests are old enough to remember him)
- Red drapes
- Red roses
Has going to work lost any buzz or thrill? Do you want to enjoy this part of your life more?
Did you know that analysis of service industries has found that you have happier customers if you have happier staff? Make work fun again.
Here are a few ideas.
Picnic in the park
Get your friends to bring their own picnic to the local park. If you are lucky there will be free concerts in the park – some towns have bands in the park bandstand every week. You can enjoy the music even more if you are in good company. And if the bandmaster knows you are celebrating a special event such as your birthday, he or she might even dedicate a piece to you.
If you are thinking of holding a party with a colour theme, you may want to think about using coloured decorations, coloured table linen and accessories, and including the colour theme in temporary drapes and in posters. You may be able to carry some colours through with coloured lights, for instance by using coloured light bulbs.
They say that “life begins at 40″, but it’s hard to believe that you have reached this age in your (or your partner’s) life.
Time to start planning for the big day and the big party to see the next phase of your life in with a swing.
Here are a few good ideas… (Read more…)
When is Pancake Day?
Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday and Mardi Gras, does not fall on the same date each year. It falls on Tuesday 8 March 2011, Tuesday 21 February 2012, and Tuesday 12 February 2013.
Want to be different? Have you thought about inviting your friends for brunch? You won’t need to spend as much on booze, and you can all have a great time, summer or winter.
So that you can have time to talk, you’ll want to do as much preparation beforehand as you can. (Read more…)
Here are a range of good ideas for your 21st birthday party.
What’s special about the 21st?
A person’s 21st birthday used to be one of the most important. It marked “coming of age” when it was possible to vote and to get married without parental consent. Symbolically, this was marked by presenting the “keys to the door” and some 21st birthday cards still use the key symbol.
21st birthday party themes
“Retro” themes are really popular. You could celebrate using a theme of the birth year. (Read more…)
We have been asking what is the best party that you have ever been to and why. (Read more…)
Beach parties are great fun parties.
Party on the beach
It can be great fun to have a party on the beach, but organising it can be prone to problems. You may be able to get away with a barbecue on the beach for 12 people, but if you want to do anything a bit more organised, and if you want to use music, you should contact the local authority for permission. (Read more…)
We have had a request by email from Christine for some Kids party games.
We have been able to compile a number of popular favourite party games, but if you know of any others that would be suitable for kids please leave your ideas in the box below. (Read more…)
We have compiled together some of our ideas for you new year resolution.
Eat a different fish for every day of January
This is a great way of starting a diet as fish is generally low calorie – if you can avoid it battered and with a big pile of chips. Why not try to eat a new fish for every day of January. We did it – and it is easier to get to 30 fishes than you think – even without getting to a well stocked fishmonger. (Read more…)