Party Planning Checklist
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2-3 Months
 Set a date
 Create a guest list
 Establish a party budget
 Select a party theme
 Find and reserve a location

1 Month
 
Order Carlson Craft party invitations and respond cards
 Purchase Quite Personally! decorations
      and party favors from Carlson Craft
 Plan activities
 Plan menu

2-3 Weeks
 
Send party invitations and respond cards
 Purchase non-perishable food and drinks for party if no caterer
 Purchase paper plates and disposable cups
 Buy any gifts needed

1 Week
 
Confirm reservations and give final head count
 Begin to clean and prepare your house
 Place order for food

Day Before
 Decorate your house or venue
 Prepare foods if no caterer
 Get camera and camcorder together and working
 Pick up cake if ordered
 Buy perishable drinks and food if no caterer

The Day
 Finish all food preparations if no caterer
 Mark the outside of the house or party location
      with balloons and signs


You're Invited
 
 



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Circles of Fun - EA8367
 
 



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Sippin' Time - NA6118
 
 



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