6 Reasons Why You Need a Month Of Coordinator for Your Mitzvah

You’ve done the heavy lifting. You’ve found the venue. You’ve found all of your vendors. You’ve selected the menu. You’ve sent the invitation and are gathering RSVPs. And you’re starting to get very excited for your child’s Mitzvah. It’s all happening! But you have a sinking feeling that there’s something you’re missing. You realize that you don’t know what you …

Start Your Week With a Pop: Mitzvah Links for the Week of January 25

Hope all you east coasters are staying warm and safe out there! Here are a few Mitzvah, Jewish and/or family-related links to start your week with a pop! Photo booths are SO popular. Here are some unique spins on the photo booth via Mitzvah Market. Will you throw candy during your Bar or Bat Mitzvah service? Don’t make these event …

Preview: Hannah’s Bat Mitzvah at Beth Ami in Rockville, MD

I was lucky enough to work with Hannah and her amazing parents for her Opening Night Bat Mitzvah on January 9 at Beth Ami in Rockville, MD. The family worked incredibly hard to put together a ton of details big and small to make the event truly a night to remember. Here are some preview photos that my event assistant …

How To Create a Shot List for Your Bar or Bat Mitzvah Photographer

I always recommend for my clients to create a shot list for their photographer. The goal is not to micromanage your photographer, but rather to let them know what images are most important to you. Here’s how to do it right: Know What’s Included Be sure to read your contract carefully. Will your photographer be at the party the entire time or …

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 …