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 …

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 …