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10 Ways to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos This Year

Paper decors for Dia de los Muertos celebration

Dia de los Muertos is approaching, and it’s time to start planning how you’re going to celebrate this major holiday. Colorful decorations, delicious food, and rich costumery await — but what’s the best way to celebrate? 

In this guide, we’ll take you through some of our favorite ideas of how to celebrate Dia de los Muertos. We’ll cover traditions, food inspiration, fun ideas, and some of our best-loved Dia de los Muertos party invites. 
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11 Wickedly Fun Halloween Party Themes for Adults and Kids

Halloween party themes: group of friends celebrating Halloween

Are you hosting a Halloween party this year and want to make your event stand out from all the other haunted evening soirees? Take this year’s Halloween party up a notch by choosing a fun Halloween party theme. 

From spooky bashes with gross eyeballs and dancing skeletons to kid-friendly pumpkin carving contests, there’s something for every Halloween lover. We’re revealing 11 Halloween party themes for frightfully fun festivities, including tips for decorating your space, serving up hauntingly good food, and keeping guests entertained. Plus, you’ll find inspiration for your party invitations!
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Host an Epic Housewarming Party With These Themes, Invites, and Ideas

Housewarming party: Cheese Board Dream Invitation on a table

Congratulations! You just got a new home. This calls for a major celebration — get ready to throw the most epic housewarming party your friends and neighbors have ever seen!

Whether you want to host a housewarming party that helps you get settled, one that helps you meet the neighbors, or one that welcomes your close friends and coworkers to your new place, this guide will help you nail down every detail (even if you aren’t done nailing pictures into the walls).

Use these 25 housewarming party ideas — from themes and invites to activities and menu items — to celebrate your new place. Here’s everything you need to get your party started.
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10 Fall Pregnancy Announcement Ideas for Your Little Pumpkin

Fall pregnancy announcement: pregnancy announcement card

This fall, you’ve got something brewing that’s even more exciting than a pumpkin spice latte. You’re welcoming a new baby to the family, and you’re excited to share the news with a big announcement. But first, you need a fall pregnancy announcement idea that’s as adorable as your future baby.

Well, get ready for some autumnal inspiration. We’re sharing 10 themes for your pregnancy reveal, and we’re certain you’ll fall in love with at least one of them. We’ll explain how to bring each theme to life with a family photoshoot or a flat lay, and we’ll share three photo announcement cards that will help you share your news.
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Plan an Unforgettable Elephant Baby Shower with These Adorable Ideas

Elephant baby shower: elephant themed invitation cards

There’s a new arrival on the way, and you’re in charge of planning a beautiful baby shower! One of the first things you’ll want to do is choose a theme — and what could be sweeter than an elephant baby shower? These gentle giants symbolize strength, good fortune, and love. Plus, they’re the perfect motif whether you’re hosting a boy baby shower, girl baby shower, or gender neutral baby shower

Here’s everything you need to plan an incredible elephant-themed baby shower party, including ideas for decor, food, games, and party invites.
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How to Plan a Baby Shower in 10 Simple Steps

How to plan a baby shower: group of people holding the belly of a pregnant woman

You’re about to welcome a little baby in a big way! There will be guests, invites, party decorations, food, and fun. And you will be planning it all. (Gulp!)

Not to worry, though. We’ve put together a step-by-step guide that will make the party planning process stress-free. 

Follow these 10 steps to make sure your baby shower goes off without a single hiccup. (Except maybe for those cute, little, in-utero baby hiccups.) This is how to plan a baby shower.
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21 Farewell Party Ideas: Themes, Invites, Activities, and Gifts

Farewell party: farewell invitation cards

Saying goodbye is such sweet sorrow, but throwing a giant party makes it a little bit easier. To give your friend an unforgettable send-off, we’ve rounded up 21 farewell party ideas from party themes and invitations to activities and gifts. You’re sure to find something your guest of honor will love. 

While the day after saying goodbye might be a little sad, we’ll ensure that your send-off is just like the rest of the time you’ve known each other — Super. Fun.

Dive into these ideas to keep your focus on planning an epic farewell party and celebrating everything the future holds.
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7 First Birthday Themes for Your Little One’s Big Day

First birthday themes: baby smashing a cake

After a year full of firsts — from their first diaper change to their first words — it’s finally time to throw your baby their first birthday party. It’s a big birthday not just for the baby but also for the parents. After all, you’ve survived a year full of late nights, early mornings, long walks, and lots of bouncing. And you’ve been rewarded with plenty of giggles, smiles, and milestones.

Now, it’s time to reward yourself and your little one for getting through a big first year together. Plan a party that will bring a smile to your face and your baby’s face by finding a perfect-for-your-family first birthday theme. A theme can make party planning easier (because parents have enough on their plates), and it can inspire your decorations, menu, and party favors.

Here are seven of our favorite first birthday themes to help you plan your little one’s big day.
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How to Write a Thoughtful Sympathy Message for Those Experiencing Loss

Sympathy message: Gilded Sentiments Card

There are moments in life when loss becomes a reality. Whether someone has lost a partner, close friend, parent, coworker, or pet, it’s a time that calls for reflection and support. While it might not be easy to find the right words, it’s important to express compassion during this tough time with a heartfelt sympathy message

To help you through the process, we’re sharing sympathy message ideas for a variety of scenarios. We’ll also offer some tips on how to structure it, along with wording ideas to inspire your own personal message. 
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40th Birthday Ideas: How to Plan a Fantastic Celebration

40th birthday ideas: woman happily celebrating her 40th birthday

Celebrating a 40th birthday is a big deal. It’s a time to honor years of success and overcoming challenges while looking forward to new growth, passion pursuits, and just enjoying life. For this milestone birthday, there are countless ways to mark the occasion. You can go all-out with a big bash including coworkers and acquaintances or keep it low-key with your best friends and closest loved ones at a small shindig.

Here, you’ll find easy party planning tips for your special day, plus 40th birthday ideas for themes and activities. That way, you can have the perfect party whether you want a big blowout or something a little simpler. Each party idea is paired with a matching digital invitation to make the party planning process even easier.
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