Genius Party Host Hacks
So you’ve volunteered to host the big family celebration, birthday bash or baby shower. It seemed like a good idea at the time, then days out it dawns on you that you have no idea what you’re doing.
The key is preparation. Write it down! List everything you need to do in the days leading up to the event, delegate and prepare whatever you can in advance.
Check out these genius party host hacks that will have you kicking back with a glass of wine and enjoying the party. There’s no need to spend all day in the kitchen or running around serving food and drinks. With a little bit of preparation, guests can look after themselves and you can kick back and enjoy the party.
No need to keep topping up the ice, or worse, running out to buy more ice. Keep drinks cold using frozen water balloons. Make these up days in advance and place in a bucket in the freezer.
Via A Subtle Revelry.
Here’s how to fill up 100 water balloons in 1 minute!
There’s no need to spend all afternoon serving food – set up a make-your-own food bar such as this burger bar. Or try a make-your-own sushi bar or taco bar.
Via Inside Out Beautiful.
Set up a dessert pop bar such as this one – bonus is the brown paper acts as a disposable tablecloth.
If you’re hosting guests with food allergies, make it easy and fun for them with these simple food labels. Available from Happy Tummies.
If you’re planning on making your own cake for the event, don’t panic! Check out these genius homemade cake ideas – no baking skills required!
Easy kids entertainment with these amazing bubbles – some adults may want to get in on this one too!
Via One Charming Party.
Set up a party playlist on your music player days in advance. On the day of the party, program to continual shuffle, then set and forget before guests arrive – there’s no need to be fiddling with the music all day. We love this great speaker dock for parties.
Make it easy for guests to clean up after themselves by using large lined baskets or bins, labelled for sorting.
Via In My Own Style.
If you don’t want to be cleaning up every glass you own but also don’t want the environmental impact of plastic cups, try this genius trick with simple pipe cleaners. Each guest has their own colour-identified glass to keep throughout the day.
This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting Mumma Hack.
What are your best party hacks? Leave us a comment below.Throwing the party of the year? Check out these genius party host hacks. Click To Tweet