Planning a Special Occasion/Weekend Getaway


As you go through life, you will see many special occasions occurring every year. From weddings to birthdays; anniversaries to baby showers, there are lots of big life events that must be celebrated in the best way. When you are put in charge of planning such events, it can be stressful when you don’t know where to start. Sometimes, the pressure of wanting to pull off a flawless day that your loved ones will enjoy can be too much, but only if you don’t have the right tips to get you started. This way, you can start planning a special occasion with some golden advice in hand.

Find the right venue

It can be almost impossible to plan a special occasion when you don’t have a venue booked for certain parts of the day. Without it, planning other aspects, such as decoration, can only be left until the last minute. Ideally, you should consider a local party venue, which can also deliver on serving some luxury food to the guests. When you are in the process of planning, you should always consider how many people are expected to be in attendance, and which kinds of age group you are planning for. For example, a birthday party might need a family friendly venue with a more intimate feel, while a wedding relies on multiple, larger venues.

Plan fun activities

Some special occasions warrant an entire day or weekend full of activities. This is especially true if you have relatives and friends visiting from further afield to attend. To commemorate your time together, you should focus on planning some fun activities that people of all ages can enjoy. From iconic tours of San Diego to once in a lifetime experiences, there are some activities that can suit any occasion and will put a smile on everyone’s faces.

Keep it personal

Sometimes, it can be easy to get carried away with planning a special event when you want everything to reflect a celebration. While this is a good way to start, you should always remember that it’s wise to keep it personal for the person you are planning it for. If you are planning your own event, it is likely that every small detail will be highly personalized. Yet, if you are planning a surprise occasion, you should remind yourself of the person you are planning for, and to ask yourself which aspects of the day they’d appreciate the most. The best way to do this can sometimes be by presenting them with a unique gift.

Ask for help

Planning a special occasion can be extremely enjoyable, but it doesn’t come without its stresses. When you are planning such an event on top of your daily commitments, it can be a struggle to find the time to make sure it is perfect. When this happens, stress levels can become unmanageable. Having some stress-busting tools will help you through the process, but it’s important to note that it is also more than okay to ask for help. Having some trusted friends and family to help you plan cannot only alleviate stress, but ensure that the special occasion is pulled off without a hitch and to the highest of standards.

About Author

LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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