Category Archives: Garden Party

Chicken & Beef & Veggies on the Grill that will make your guests say “Oh My!”

Yes, the song from the Wizard of Oz, Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! popped into our heads as we were reading this recipe from Heather at the Shindigz Party Recipe site. Actually, there’s 3 recipes in this one. Chant along: “Chicken and Beef and Veggies OH MY, Chicken and Beef and Veggies Oh MY!” Chicken Kabobs […]

7 Party Lessons from Downton Abbey

As Season 3 ends for Downton Abbey and the Crawley family, we can learn a variety of wonderful party and celebration tips from the hit BBC show. Lesson 7. Always dress for the occasion.   White tie for dinner may seem a bit much, but the Crawleys are always dressed properly for dinner. And isn’t […]

June Party Ideas

June could be the month when you allow a little plundering, or ace Father’s Day in a different way. Let’s look at the possibilities. School’s Out: Mutiny Averted Often, the last day of school feels like a “just in time” moment all around; so it’s not unusual for parents and just-released young school-agers to travel […]

Amazing Summer Birthday Themes

Summer is a great time to have a birthday—especially if you’re a kid! All of the messes can be left outside & be hosed off easily. Try these fun summer birthday themes for your next birthday bash under the sun. Pool Party What says summer better than a pool party? Not much, in my opinion. […]

Design Elegant Garden Party Weddings

Congratulations! You’re getting married! You’ve decided to have a simple but elegant garden party wedding. That’s an excellent idea. Let Shindigz set you up with some simple and affordable decorations to make your day memorable, without breaking your budget. Although your day will most likely have perfect weather, you may want to consider being prepared with […]

Decorate a Canopy for an Outdoor Event

Many canopies for indoor use are elegant by design. Those meant for the great outdoors are bound to be more utilitarian and therefore, depending upon the event, in need of some combination of camouflage and softening as well as festive decoration. There is also real potential for safety issues when it comes to wind, and […]

Take Advantage of Warm Weather – Throw a Garden Party!

It’s coming to the end of spring, and the flowers are all in bloom. If you have a beautiful garden, show it off to your friends and family by throwing a garden party! A party in the backyard is a great way to gather around your loved ones and let them bask in the warm […]

Decorate a Warm-Weather Venue for a Twilight Garden Party

As the weather gets fine and we look ahead to milestones in the coming months – birthdays, retirements, anniversaries, graduations and weddings – a garden party stands out as an enduring, tried-and-true theme tradition for spring and summer. Evening events, indoors or out, are quite naturally seasonal candidates for a twilight or “midnight” garden party. […]