Category: Jewish Party Planning
I thought it would be fun to blog about the top two questions I am always asked as an event planner.
The number one question clients always ask is how can I stop my guests from leaving early?
In answer to that question you can’t. I find the Guests majority of the time leave the party by 11 to 11:30 p.m. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Saturday night or a holiday the next day. After being at a party for an average of 5 hours people want to leave. I always thought before I was a planner that it’s a sign if everyone leaves it may not have been a great party. THAT COULDN’T BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH. In actuality, it really has nothing to do with the party, it’s just that your guests simply have had enough and it’s … Read More »
We wanted to thank you for taking the time to help us plan Hayden’s Bar Mitzvah. Both Steve and I valued your expertise, your patience, and your original ideas. You were an excellent listener and understood our vision for our Simcha. You also encouraged us and helped us to think “outside of the box”. You respected our budget and connected us to vendors who also respected our budget and who were a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend your Jewish party planning services as you are a true professional. Thank you so much for helping make Hayden’s day so special and memorable!
Steven and Glenda
As I just received this beautiful letter from a client this morning it made me realize how important it is to think “outside of the box” not just for planning but for everything you do … Read More »
As a Jewish wedding planner of 17 years, people always ask me, “What is the most unforgettable event that you have planned?” Let me tell you about my first wedding as a professional planner. It all started out very smoothly; I lined everyone up to go down the aisle and the ceremony went off without a hitch. Immediately following, the sister of the groom became ill. She was, of course, the mistress of ceremonies for the evening. After sitting with her on the bathroom floor, I realized that she was not going to recover any time soon, so I immediately changed the plan. I re-worked the schedule and asked the brother of the groom to take over as emcee. With the first crisis resolved, I thought we were in the clear. You won’t believe what happened next…
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I am honoured to be participating in the Girls Gone Glam, women’s only fundraising event by the Yasmin chapter of CHW, event will be held on May 9th at the Kehila Centre. I am excited to be donating these kleenex packs for the goodie bags that will be distributed to the guests.
Over the past few years I have spent a lot of time meeting with parents who are about to embark on a very special journey of planning their son’s or daughter’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah. A Bar or Bat Mitzvah is an important milestone as well as a significant tradition in the Jewish religion. From the feedback that I have received from my Toronto clients the most stressful part of the planning process is the financial commitment that parents have to invest for this one day. My best advice that I can give anyone who is starting this planning process is to talk to their children first, sit down and have a quiet conversation with that child alone. Ask them what they want to do, get them involved in the process and ask them whether they want a dance party or a … Read More »