Advice 1: How to surprise guests at your birthday

Birthday is the only holiday that is equally happy both children and adults. Many people prefer to arrange holidays for this reason at home, and this means that all responsibility for the mood of the celebration falls on the birthday.
How to surprise guests at your birthday
Holiday party a long time to us is nothing new. Every year we attend dozens of festivals, and most of them do not leave much trace in the memory. This is because often the birthday boy doesn't quite understand his role. In addition to receiving gifts and congratulations, it is the role of leader, and that means that the holiday must go on with the plan, designed to the last detail.
Furnished. A table, a sofa and pair of chairs - not a festive interior. This does not mean that you need to spend huge sums on buying new furniture of bright colors. Be creative! Garlands, balls, pictures from your previous parties, funny pictures of life guests - all this brighten up the room and sets the mood for the evening.
Treats. Still behind us stretches the Soviet tradition of cooking to the loss of pulse in the early morning, a huge table across the room, barely withstand the weight of dishes. It's time to change something. Leave more time for yourself, it is much better to greet guests in a great mood and beautiful dress, than an apron and sweat.

You will save buffet table. Install a small table in the corner. The variety of dishes depends on your imagination. Canapés, simple salads, and snacks. Japanese cuisine is also a perfect fit with the buffet. On the edge of the table, place small plates and forks (disposable - great for quick cleaning after the holiday).
Next to the main table will set up another smaller table bar. Champagne in buckets of ice, bottles of wine and decanters of brandy - arrange your favorite alcoholic beverages is beautiful, next to the glasses, glasses and glasses. This cookware should only be glass, disposable cups for a birthday party - bad taste.

And don't forget the cake! This important attribute of a birthday just need. Again, it's possible to change the tradition, not breaking them. Half of watermelon with candles, slide the cakes with them - think the snack that will appeal to all guests, and beautiful to put in it a candle. Success is assured.
Entertainment. In addition to food and drinks,guests want entertainment. You are lucky if the company has a couple of people who are ready to take on the responsibilities of leading and will maintain good mood all evening. But we need to be prepared for other developments.

Hot alcoholic drinks more than a positive attitude to all kinds of contests and games. Getting into the bottle by the handle attached to the pants, guess the character written on his own forehead, to compose a poem about the birthday child - simple and uncomplicated entertainment will not leave anyone of the guests.
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Don't get carried away with the entertainment, always remember that it's your holiday, and obligations of the lead you can always shift to your best friend.

Advice 2: A surprise guest at her birthday

Birthday despite the well-known song should not be a sad occasion. Regardless of the age of birthday, number of guests and venue, birthday carries a positive charge, vivacity and a bit of magic. And the best gift for a birthday are the smiles and admiration of the guests.
A surprise guest at her birthday

Holiday themed

Surprise your guests themed party. For example, birthday party in gangster style. Send an invitation in the form of leaflets with an inscription: "Wanted..." and his picture. Decorate the venue of the attributes in the spirit of the mafia in Chicago. Think of tenders, and prepare the props.

In addition to the gangster, you can use the explore cowboy-themed, etc.

Swipe the Olympics named after himself, arranging for guests to race on a short distance around the yard and other types of Olympic sport, be adjusted to them under the scale of your event. Don't forget about the medals. The comic coin can be bought in any joke shop and creative gifts.

You may not have time to celebrate Halloween. Arrange a birthday coven evil. Invite guests to dress in costumes of witches, vampires, or zombies. Bring in the victim of the failures of the past year in the form of paper dolls, which will be written by all your frustration.

Try also to fall in childhood and invite your friends to the "baby boom". Let everyone dress up babies, and cocktails are served in bottles with nipples.

Can surprise your guests with black humor and play in a psychiatric hospital, where some imagines himself to certain historical figures, while others will be in the role of doctors to feed them sweet pills and to prescribe how many tablespoons of a salad every sick person should eat.

Or arrange a resort with an inflatable pool full of special balls. Can be filled with water provided that it is the first floor (so you don't accidentally flood the neighbors) and you advance to lay the oilcloth on the floor (so as not to ruin your floors).

Cut-out cardboard large format palms and attach them on the wall and on the chandelier, hang a cardboard sun. Will just have to buy a chic bathing suit to walk in it among the guests, as on the catwalk.

Dishes of the highest class

Learn the original recipes and practice cooking delicious dishes. For example, for dessert you can make Chinese fortune cookies inside. Let every prediction will be fun, so no one is left without a ray of your joy.

Bake an unusual cake, try to make home-made liqueur or mix interesting cocktails. Don't be afraid to experiment in all areas of cooking.

Gifts to all guests

According to tradition, the birthday boy decided to give gifts. Update the tradition and surprise each guest with a symbolic gift from yourself. Gifts can be different in color and form, but not necessarily in the same price range, not to offend anyone. And guests will be happy and you in their eyes will look for an owner.

Advice 3: How to set the table for the birthday

Food and serving festive tableand is a task no less important than the choice of the venue of the celebration, the guest list and script. To think of a menu that meets the theme of the party and tastes of the guests in advance. Important role this issue will play in the age of the birthday boy.
Table decoration birthday

Children's birthday party

For a child's birthday is a special day. Hence, the table should be appropriate.

It is worth considering that children are often inaccurate — they can spill juice or drop the piece of cake by dish. Therefore, an obligatory condition is the presence on the table disposable bright tablecloths. It can be depicted favorite cartoon characters, balloons, etc. need to be concerned about the disposable containers. If the birthday theme, and the dishes should match the style of plates, glasses and napkins you can pick up with the same pattern.

If you don't plan on hot dishes, light salads must be present on the table. To cast the children's appetite and must be in the form of a flower, soccer ball, Bunny, etc. don't forget about fruits, canapés, small sandwiches, cookies, and candy.

The main decoration of the table will be the birthday cake. If you wish to surprise your child, order him a cake from the mastic, which will depict your favorite characters from the cartoon. All treats should be taken with juice, fruit drink or tea.

If celebrating a child's birthday party is held outdoors (during the warmer time of year), it is possible to go without tables and chairs. This will help the magic tablecloth on the grass. The convenience of this option: saving the appropriateness of disposable tableware, simple meals (sandwiches, canapes, vegetables, fruits, meat and fish on the coals or the grill, juices, water, tea in a pot), as a side dish fit Hiking option delicious potatoes baked in the ashes. Classic cream cake can be replaced with a composition in watermelon fruit, whipped cream or yogurt.

Teenage birthday

The greatest gift that a parent can do to a teenager is to leave him absolute master of the party and retire for a time of celebration. So it would be logical if the menu will be the hero of the occasion, and mom and dad will only slightly adjust and approve the budget of the event. Surely it will be spring rolls, pizza, chips, burgers, aerated sugary drinks — the whole list of unhealthy food, but a favorite with teenagers. The table setting in this case, a useless thing, better as free space for contests, Raffles, prepare the TV to connect your laptop, gaming consoles.

For such an active holiday is more suitable buffet. The large number of disposable utensils will be essential. It will be plates, glasses, forks, and optionally spoons. For drinks and cups better to organize a separate small table.

Adult birthday

The menu is thought out on the basis of taste preferences, diet, beliefs guests. For example, if a holiday falls on a time of fasting, consider a dish without animal components.

The table is covered with a festive tablecloth and served with beautiful tableware. Take care to complete to be sure the fork was a knife. It is desirable that the visitors had several plates of different diameters for convenience. On the table will necessarily be the presence of disposable wipes and cloth individual wipes.

In a small room it is better to stay on the gradual change of food for a larger interior you can try the buffet. Usually the meal starts with a light appetizer and snacks. In small quantities, serves a selection of cognacs, whiskey, vodka or strong wine, or in cold season – punch, mulled wine or grog.

When the mood improves, to start up a conversation, can be served main course with side dishes and salads. The day ends with traditional desserts: brownies, cake, ice cream, fruit, coffee and tea.
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