Mitzvah Slideshow vs. Mitzvah Montage

Incorporating photos of the Bar or Bat Mitzvah child is becoming more and more popular, with good reason! You’re celebrating your child’s transition from childhood to Jewish adulthood, which is an amazing time to look at how far he or she has come. Two popular ways to do this are a slideshow or a montage: What is a Mitzvah slideshow? A …

Pop Color Vendor: Marvelous Montages

Montages are a special part of many Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, but you may not know that there are companies that are devoted solely to designing those awesome Montages. Marvelous Montages creates unique, one of a kind montages that you really do have to see to believe. Marlene, Graphic Designer of Marvelous Montages does amazing things that I’ve never seen …

Pop Color Vendor: Electric Entertainment LLC

I’m excited to introduce Brian Wasser, CEO of Electric Entertainment LLC. Brian is a true nice Jewish boy who, along with his awesome team, will take amazing care of you and ensure your child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah is world class. Not only can they provide your MC and DJ, but you can also use Electric Entertainment for lighting, lounge …

Pop Color Vendor: It’s MY Party Consignment

I’m thrilled to introduce you to another one of my favorite vendors, Karyn Cramer Hollman, Owner of It’s MY Party Consignment. Karyn’s by appointment only shop allows you and your daughter to have a truly personalized dress shopping experience and find a bargain on a dress that your daughter will wear only once. Or, Karyn will sell your daughter’s once …

Pop Color Vendor: The Cookie Jar DC

I’m excited to introduce you to Lindsay Larner, Founder/Owner of The Cookie Jar DC. Lindsay makes the yummiest, safe-to-eat cookie dough and she offers a ton of options that you can bring to your event–everything from a cookie dough buffet (try it with ice cream…yum!) to cookie dough pops to custom cookie dough jars for favors. If you’re looking for a …

Pop Color Vendor: A Speech to Remember

I’m so excited to share a new blog feature with you today. A few times a month, I’ll be interviewing vendors who work with Mitzvah families. You’ll get to know the vendors and their businesses a bit better which will help you plan the best event possible. Everyone wins! For our first vendor, I’d like to introduce Holly Blum, The …

4 Reasons to Book Your Mitzvah Vendors Early

When you get your child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah date 2-3 years in advance, it’s easy to think you have plenty of time to plan. And, for the most part, you do have a ton of time. However, if you know you want that amazing photographer or killer DJ, in-demand venue, or amazing Mitzvah Planner, get on it! Here are …

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 …