Thursday, December 10, 2009

Bad Economy Equals Better Parties

LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Despite the tough economy, parties are better than ever.

Professional party planner Marley Majcher says penny-pinching is causing people to be extremely creative with their holiday shindigs.

Instead of having a bash that’s fully catered, party hosts are now opting for cheap potlucks, leading to a more “eclectic mix of cuisine.”

Rather than open bars, hosts are now offering unique, signature cocktails to cut down on massive liquor costs.

Organizers are also “going green” with their party decorations by using recycled placeholders, plates, and napkins to jazz up a venue.

Locations are being scaled down, but cheap is totally in.

Majcher recently threw a party for a client at an abandoned warehouse which normally would’ve taken tons of money to spruce up.

However, the “raw look” of the venue was embraced and the party turned out great – and affordable.

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