Three Easy Ways to Have a Post Valentine’s Day Celebration

vdayWeren’t you able to celebrate Valentine’s Day on time? Don’t fret because there are millions of people around the world who share the same experience. You can still celebrate your love for your special someone, friends and  family days or weeks after Valentine’s Day. After all, you don’t have to wait for special occasions like this just to remember love all year round.

Enjoy good food during couch time.  Are you always busy with work? Is couch time the only opportunity you can spend time with your partner before going to sleep? Make it special by preparing some pizza and champagne to go with your end of the day talk. You will be surprised that you don’t actually have to  be in an expensive restaurant just to enjoy a heart-warming meal.

Go on a picnic on weekends. Picnics  are dependent on the weather often times so make sure to check the weather forecast before you leave home. To make the preparation easy, choose summer food items  which are transportable and won’t spoil quickly. Consider olives, cheese, crackers, dips and fresh veggies, or if you want to keep it super simple, fish and chips saves on dishes. Go to a beach or a park you’ve never been too for your picnic.

Schedule a dinner date  at home. Do you want to spend a good time with your family and friends? Host a dinner date at your house. Even if you’re hosting this special event, you need not cook and prepare all the food for everybody. You and your guests can take turns in cooking. This will make your dinner date more enjoyable and memorable.

 

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Key Points in Planning a Birthday Party for Centenarians

Planning a birthday celebration for any centenarian takes sensitivity. Quite possibly they are frail and mobility challenged. The location of the party must take this into consideration.

Discuss the party with the birthday celebrant. NEVER THROW A SURPRISE PARTY for someone this age. Together, work up an invitation list of friends and family members.

Know all you can about the birthday celebrant. If she is in a wheelchair or in ill health, hold the party at their home. If she lives in a nursing home, coordinate with the administrator for this very special event. You need to know about all allergies and limitations. For instance, if she can’t hear, don’t waste money on music.

Plan the food. There may be rules to follow if she lives in a nursing home. If you can hold the party in a private home, consider hiring a caterer. An alternative is to ask friends to bring a dish. The hostess supplies only the Birthday Cake and drinks.

Use the dining table with her best linens and china for a smaller group. Many centenarians are especially fond of their possessions and will have fond memories at dining table set with her beautiful china and silver.

Buffets will be difficult for senior citizens. If there is a large group of guests, put the food on a buffet or dining table, but have helpers serve the seated senior citizens-especially the birthday girl. Be sure to have a non-alcoholic punch or soft drinks as the celebrant or the elderly guests may need to avoid mixing alcohol with medicines.

Bake the celebrant’s cake. Top it with letter candles or put three large candles for 1-0-0 on the cake. Western tradition allows for 100 small candles on the cake, but she probably cannot blow them all out, and this will make her feel bad.100th bday

Entertainment should be appropriate for senior citizens. Children’s choir is a favorite. A violinist or pianist could provide background music as well as a set program.

Consider hiring a photographer or videographer. Copies of these mementos will be cherished by all members of the family.

Dress. Work with the birthday celebrant on dress for the day. Make sure has a current hair cut or hair style. Fix makeup for ladies and choose a great looking outfit. Buy a tiara for the birthday girl. Party supply places have fun ones with the number 100 prominently displayed. A funny hat for a birthday guy sets the party mood. They want to look and feel good for this special day.