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PartySavvy Testimonial – Jan Falk

We recently sat down with PartySavvy client, Jan Falk, to hear a little more about her experiences working with PartySavvy. Here’s what she had to say:   PartySavvy: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do? Jan: I am a retired school teacher,...

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Graduation Party? We can help!

A graduation is one of life’s milestone events that deserves to be celebrated with an unforgettable party. With a little planning and the right equipment from PartySavvy, you can host a great party for your graduate in your own backyard! Take it Outside Nothing says...

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Super Bowl Party Ideas

The Super Bowl is just days away and the anticipation of football, hilarious commercials, and tasty finger foods are quickly building. If you’re hosting a Super Bowl party this year, we’re here to help you make it entertaining, easy, and memorable with these great...

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Our Most Popular Photo Galleries

Here at PartySavvy, we realize that one of the best ways to help you plan your upcoming event is by providing you with photo inspiration. Below we’ve rounded up a list of our most visited photo galleries to help get your creative juices flowing. A Spirited Graduation...

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Designing a Seating Plan for Your Event

When planning an event, it is important to understand different seating plans and how your venue will best accommodate your guests. When designing a seating plan for your next event, keep in mind the type and size of the event and the venue, any planned entertainment,...

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Tips for Hosting Your First Thanksgiving

Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner for the first time this year? Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can seem like a large and overwhelming task, but with a few simple tips, you can make your first Thanksgiving dinner a huge (and stress-free) success. Get Organized The best...

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How to Plan the Perfect Halloween Party

Halloween is the perfect time of year to host a party. From spooky decorations to imaginative menu options, a well-planned Halloween party can be a great way to show off your fun and creative side. Before you host your Halloween party, check out these tips to planning...

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Wedding Planning Advice from the Experts

Planning a wedding can seem like a full-time job. There are so many little details to take care of and making sure that you create the wedding day of your dreams can very quickly become an overwhelming task. To help take some of the stress out of wedding planning,...

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5 Tips For a Great Backyard BBQ

Summer is officially here and we know that for many people, that means that barbecue season is also officially here. If you’re looking to host a great backyard BBQ this summer, PartySavvy is here to help! We’ve come up with the following 5 tips that will make your...

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PartySavvy Testimonial – Chris Nash

We recently sat down with PartySavvy client, Chris Nash, to hear a little more about her experiences working with PartySavvy. Here’s what she had to say:   PartySavvy: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do? Chris Nash: I’ve been working for...

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Pittsburgh Wedding Trends

While many of today's weddings follow traditions that have been staples for generations, more and more modern brides are opting for more unique weddings. These modern weddings are a more accurate representation of the bride and groom’s tastes, personalities, and...

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PartySavvy Featured Vendor: Pierce Events

From Concerts and Festivals to Sports Events and Holiday Celebrations, Pierce Events has been a part of bringing people together for great events. They work within their client's budget to help save time & money by connecting ideas and their team of event...

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How to Throw a Successful Fundraiser Event

Planning, organizing, and running a fundraising event can be a great way to bring a community of people together in support of a good cause, but it can also be time consuming and overwhelming. Besides putting on a great party, you’ll be responsible for making sure...

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Outdoor Wedding Venues in Pittsburgh

Are you planning a Pittsburgh area wedding? Congratulations! The city is known for its bridges, but Pittsburgh also has many beautiful green spaces that are perfectly suited for outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions. Browse our list below to see some of our...

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Graduation Parties: Book Early & Save!

Graduation is just a few short months away & we want to help you save money by offering 10% off of any in-stock PartySavvy rentals for your graduation party. Simply confirm your order with a 50% deposit by March 31st, 2016 to receive this great offer! You can pick...

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Tips For Stress-Free Holiday Party Planning

The holidays are officially in full swing. In just a few short weeks, we’ll be saying goodbye to another great year and making resolutions for the year to come. If planning a holiday (or New Year's) party is on your to-do list, we’re here to help you! So take a deep...

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The Right Glassware for the Right Drink

Ever wonder why there are so many types of glassware? From wine glasses to cocktail glasses, there seems to be an endless array of vessels for sipping your favorite drinks. Before you host your next event, make sure you know which glass goes with which drink with...

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PartySavvy Featured on BurghBrides.com

We're excited to share that the Pittsburgh wedding blog Burgh Brides has written about us as a Featured Vendor! Victoria has a wealth of great information on her blog about Pittsburgh weddings, engagement photos, vendors, venues, and the Ask Burgh Brides series....

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Summer Party Game Ideas

Summer is a great time to have parties and enjoy the great outdoors with family, friends, and loved ones. Having fun games at your summer party can make it that much better! If you’re looking to have outdoor games at your next summer party, here are some great games...

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4 Must-have Rentals for Your Rustic Wedding

Rustic weddings are quickly growing in popularity - and for good reason! Rustic weddings can have a lot of “Do it Yourself” components, are fun, and photograph well. They’re also easy to personalize, and a great way to show off the personal style of both the bride and...

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10 Easy Summer Party Recipes

Summer is right around the corner and that means it’s time for baseball games, barbecuing, and summer parties! No one wants to spend hours preparing and cooking food for their summer party, so that’s why we’ve found these great 10 easy summer party recipes....

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One Stop Shopping For Your Outdoor Wedding

Wedding planning can be a stressful and time-consuming experience, no matter where you plan to be married. Outdoor weddings, both ceremonies and receptions, have become increasingly popular in recent years, for a variety of reasons. Outdoor wedding ceremonies and...

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The Pittsburgh Cookie Table

Cutting the cake is a common part of wedding receptions all over the country. But what about serving the cookies? At weddings in Pittsburgh and throughout western Pennsylvania, there’s another dessert tradition: the Pittsburgh cookie table. “I would say at least 80% -...

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Party Punch Recipes

Need new punch recipes for your next party? We've got you covered! From whiskey to run to non-alcoholic beverages, find your favorite mix below. Hospitality Punch 3 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice 8 oz. Cranberry Juice Cocktail 8 oz. Blended Whiskey 24 oz. Squirt or Wink...

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Vintage Rustic Wedding

This lovely wedding at The Frick seamlessly incorporated burlap, baby’s breath, old keys, and twinkly lights for a rustic vintage feel. The late September weather was ideal for an outdoor ceremony on the Great Lawn, with a wedding canopy made of white birch wood and...

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Groom’s Cake Ideas

If your heart is set on vanilla buttercream but your fiancé loves chocolate, you can have the best of both worlds: let him pick out a groom’s cake! The custom of groom’s cakes started out in England, but is now popular in the U.S. (even though Prince William did...

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Unique Wedding Cakes

Choosing your wedding cake design can be tough. There are so many options, from the color and flavor to what the type of cake topper. How do you choose a cake that matches your venue, decorations, and your personality? Over the years, we have been a part of some truly...

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10 Unique Pittsburgh Wedding Venues

Newly engaged? Congratulations! Year in and year out, we see a surge in wedding inquiries after the holiday season as brides-to-be begin researching for their big day. And it's no coincidence, either. Over 1/3 of all marriage proposals occur between Thanksgiving and...

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PartySavvy’s Network in Action

While most of our events go off without a hitch, everyone has heard the occasional horror story of party plans gone wrong. At PartySavvy we pride ourselves not only on making sure our customers never have those negative experiences to retell, but also to come to the...

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Specialty Cocktails for Weddings

PartySavvy prides itself on keeping up with the hottest wedding trends to provide our clients with the best experience possible for their wedding day. From personalized cocktails to classic drinks made famous over the centuries, we are your resource for fun beverages!...

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Vibrant New Year’s Eve Party Design Ideas

Somehow New Year’s Eve always seems to sneak up on us. After family-oriented Thanksgiving and the gift-giving of Christmas and Hanukkah, it seems like everyone has sufficiently enjoyed the holidays but is a little tired from all of the planning and cooking. Even so,...

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Introducing PartySavvy Friends!

When looking for a product or service, people often rely on a referral from a trusted friend, and if they’ve done business with a company that has provided great service, they are happy to provide a referral. If you’ve been a PartySavvy customer we encourage you to...

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5 Fabulous Fall Outdoor Wedding Ideas

With the recent chill in the air, it’s hard not to long for a pumpkin spice latte, sweater vests, and the impending change of seasons. We sure do have a lot of events to keep us moving through these final weeks of summer, but we are getting increasingly more excited...

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How to Plan a Successful Event

A problem-free event is the goal of every host, hostess, or event planner; whether you’re planning a small dinner party for a few close friends, or an elaborate fundraiser for hundreds, we all want a smooth-running event. We'll help you learn how to plan a successful...

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Tips for taking better photos

One of the most effective ways to promote your event rental services to prospective customers is by showing them photographs of your equipment in use at events that you have helped to produce. read more