Sometimes we need a bit of time for ourselves. Perhaps you spend many a day out with the kids, and you’re looking for a way to let your hair down and do some proper celebrating. If you’ve got a birthday coming up, or you feel that everything’s been about the kids recently, dedicating some time for you and your partner, not just in terms of some quiet time, but having a proper party, is something that you might feel you haven’t done for a long time and you’re way overdue! If you’re looking to make a significant impact, and have a party that’s about you, and not the children, what do you need to think about?
Creating Lots Of Great Memories
In many ways going to you might feel it you are off the leash for a bit! So if you have the budget, go wild! When you think about birthday parties for the kids, you’re all about capturing those great memories, why don’t you think about doing it for you and your partner? You could very quickly do this by hiring a photo booth, but if you’re looking to have a lavish affair, think about the entertainment but also, don’t stress too much about it. Creating lots of great memories for an evening like this isn’t too difficult because it seldom happens!
Think About What’s Meaningful To Your Significant Other
Maybe it’s a milestone birthday, or you’ve been together for a long time, but if you are looking to spend some time as a couple without children you don’t necessarily have to be all depraved, but rather make it a more meaningful occasion to celebrate the relationship. When we’re trying to celebrate with children, and we are trying to make the most of the moment, but they need to go to the toilet, it takes the sparkle out of the air. Think about what’s meaningful for both of you, and use this as a springboard to a party theme.
Pick A Location That’s Not Your Home
While you may want to have the party at home because it’s cheap if you seldom get to celebrate, pick somewhere that’s not your home so that you can let your hair down, but also, not worry about having to clean up afterward! There are plenty of opportunities for good quality time, and you don’t even have to think about renting a venue; you could go outside and have a picnic if the weather is beautiful. If you need to have the party at home, go out into the garden! A garden party, especially in sunny weather, is a perfect way to make the most of the ambiance.
Do You Want A Theme?
It’s entirely up to you! If you want to make a theme that’s about you and your partner, that is special to you both, then go for it! You don’t need the theme, especially if it’s somebody’s birthday. But you could always have a twist on a traditional idea. It’s about your interests as a couple.
If you want to create a party for you and your significant other that’s not suitable for kids, you don’t have to make it wholly mature but still, think about making it unique.
** this is a contributed post. While this post was not written by Amber herself, she has approved it for you and hopes you enjoy it**