What’s the Difference Between a Mitzvah DJ and MC

There is a huge difference between a Mitzvah DJ and Mitzvah MC and I must admit that I use the two interchangeably when I probably shouldn’t. (New year’s resolution: do better at this!). Generally, when you get a package, you’re hiring both a DJ and an MC. Let’s go through the differences. Mitzvah DJ A Mitzvah DJ is your disc …

Start Your 2016 With a Pop: Mitzvah Links to Start Your Year Off Right

A few Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links to start your week with a pop! Welcome back and welcome 2016! Things have been quiet and relaxing to end 2015, but I’m starting the year off with a Bat Mitzvah this weekend. Hope you rang in the new year in style and here are some links to start your week with a …

Pop Color Year In Review

What a year it’s been for Pop Color Events! It started when my path crossed with Sammy’s awesome mom. She took a chance on Pop Color Events, back before I had a business name or a website. Then it really started with a pop at Sammy’s Bar Mitzvah in Bethesda at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel in June. I had the …

Interfaith Bar and Bat Mitzvah Advice

In this season of the December dilemma and on Christmas Eve, I wanted to write about interfaith issues. I started to do some digging and realized just how many amazing resources are out there for families trying to balance different religions during the Bar and Bat Mitzvah process. So rather than recreating what already exists, I wanted to share some …

Start Your Week With A Pop: Mitzvah Links for December 21

A few Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links to start your week with a pop! Hope you’re enjoying your weekly round up of interesting Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links.It’s the last time to start your week with a pop in 2015! I’m taking next week off, so make sure to enjoy today’s links extra 🙂 Need some ideas for cool DC …

Typical Events for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah Weekend

There are a variety of different types of events that can happen over the course of a Bar or Bat Mitzvah weekend. Note that I said “can happen” and not “must happen.” I believe that you should have the types of events that make the most sense for your family. I’ve listed the different types below along with some handy tips for …

Start Your Week With a Pop: Mitzvah Links for the Week of December 14

A few Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links to start your week with a pop! The history of Hava Nagila is fascinating! Thanks My Jewish Learning. You need to RSVP! Yes you! via Kveller. Need an entrance song? Mitzvah Market has you covered. Speaking of music, here are some great choices for father/daughter or mother/son dance songs from Mitzvah Market. The …

Candle Types and Tips for Your Bar or Bat Mitzvah

In honor of Chanukah, I wanted to talk a little bit about 6 types of candles you might have at your Bar or Bat Mitzvah and offer some safe candle usage tips. Candles help create the ambiance at an evening event or in a darkened room. They are an elegant, timeless addition to any party.  Votive Candles These are the candles that …

Start Your Chanukah With a Pop: Chanukah Links for the Week of December 7

Start your Chanukah with a pop! Enjoy these awesome links to have a festive Chanukah. Chanukah is here! Make it different this time via Kveller. Free printable Chanukah decorations? Thanks Design Megillah! 5 Creative ideas for celebrating Chanukah from Mazel Moments. Save the date for awesome Chanukah celebrations in Northern VA. Dr. Dreidel? Hilarious! Have a link you’d like featured …

Why I Only Plan Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

To me, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs are the best types of events to plan. I don’t know of many planners who specialize in Mitzvahs, but I’m ready to let the secret of why they’re so awesome out! The Kvelling As a mom myself, I love seeing parents kvell (Yiddish for burst with pride) over their kids. Mom and Dad have …