Pop Color Thanks!

With tomorrow being Thanksgiving, I won’t be publishing my usual Thursday blog post. Instead, I’m about to get a bit personal and share some of the things I’m most thankful for this year. It’s definitely been a big year for me with launching Pop Color Events and I’m so grateful to the following for making it possible: My Clients Without you there …

Start Your Week With a Pop: Mitzvah Links for the Week of November 23

A few Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links to start your week with a pop! More reasons why you should definitely hire a Mitzvah Planner for your event from Mitzvah List. Useful advice for how to navigate the religious differences within your extended family via My Jewish Learning. Here’s a list of some helpful Mitzvah planning resources from Mitzvah Bowl. The …

2 Questions for Your Mitzvah Planner that You Won’t Ask But Should

  When you talk to an event planner about your child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah, you’re going to have a lot of questions, but there’s two questions that you probably won’t think to ask and definitely should ask. Do you accept kickbacks, finder’s fees or referral fees? Some event planners or party planners have “special” relationships with other vendors, venues …

Start Your Week With A Pop: Mitzvah Links for the Week of November 16

A few Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links to start your week with a pop! This mom enjoyed planning her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah via Kveller More families are bypassing synagogues to have a Bar or Bat Mitzvah for their child. EJewish Philanthropy explores why. What to look for when you hire a Mitzvah DJ asked by Mitzvah List Unique gift ideas for your …

How a Mitzvah Planner Should Work With Your Tween

I hear parents say all the time “I want my event to be special/fun/memorable for my child” or “I want my event to reflect my child’s interests/personality.” I love that! However, this can be a tall order. How do you make sure your tween is happy during the Bar or Bat Mitzvah planning process and that they ultimately get the …

Start Your Week With A Pop: Mitzvah Links for the Week of November 9

A big week for more than a few Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links to start your week with a pop! New event ideas for DC from BizBash. 8 Things you may have to rent for your event via United With Love. Tips for Stress Free Mitzvah Favors from The Mitzvah Bowl. Is your family like this? How a mom feels about …

I’m Not a Party Planner!

I’m going to be completely honest with you. I hate when people call me a party planner and I internally cringe when I have to describe myself as such. In my mind you’re not having a party, you’re having an event. So I am your event planner (or event coordinator, if we’re just working together the month prior to your …

Start Your Week With A Pop: Mitzvah Links for the Week of November 2

A few Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links to start your week with a pop! An interesting take on Bar and Bat Mitzvah cost by Plan An Event. I love this colorful Mitzvah via Mitzvah Market. Get ready for Chanukah with some AMAZING leggings from Midrash Manicures. Party Favorites is killing it recently with some great articles! Learn about venue minimums …

Start Your Week With a Pop: Mitzvah Links for the Week of October 26

A few Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links to start your week with a pop! Welcome District Mitzvahs! A new blog all about Mitzvahs in the DC-area. Great questions to ask before you book your venue via Party Favorites. Have you thought about having lighting at your child’s mitzvah? Here’s a great list of the different lighting options shared by Mitzvah List. …

13 Tips for a Killer Candle Lighting Ceremony

There are a ton of ways to honor the special people in your child’s life on his or her Mitzvah day and one of the easiest is a candle lighting ceremony. What is a candle lighting ceremony? A candle lighting ceremony is an often included piece in a Mitzvah party. It includes the guest of honor calling up special people …