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How to Stay Organized While Party Planning

“Preparation is key.” It’s a cliche rattled off by every head football coach across the country. Put in the work ahead of time and they task itself becomes that much easier. While this may seem like overdone sports movie dialogue, there’s truth in those words. When you prepare for something, it makes your goal attainable. A major part of preparation is staying organized. When you have to plan a party for your child, organization is one of your greatest assets. Staying organized will help you keep track of guests, decorations, and the party itself. Here are some tips for staying organized amidst the party planning chaos.

Make an Organized To-Do List for Party Planning Objectives

This is a good approach for any big task. When you break the challenge into smaller pieces, you can focus on one aspect at a time. Do you need decorations? A venue? Do you have a guest list? It can feel overwhelming when you consider everything at once. Write each item out and...

Approach Each Detail One at a Time

Rome wasn’t built in a day — another cliche for you. But think about it: planning a party is far simpler than building an entire city. It gets even more manageable when you focus on just one detail at a time. Focus on the guest list first. Then pick out a venue that will accommodate that number of guests.

Get a Head Start

Perhaps the most important piece of advice to take when trying to stay organized. Getting a head start allows you to take your time with each detail. Make up a guest list one night. That weekend, try to settle on a venue. The next weekend, pick out decorations for a theme. Giving yourself runway to accomplish these things will prevent you from stressing out.

Trying to Stay Organized?

iPlay Austin can help you knock a big item off your to-do list. This indoor playland is an awesome venue for children’s birthday parties. There’s space for kids to play and enjoy themselves on a variety of inflatable slides and obstacle courses. You’ll also find room for your party setup. Plus, from now through Sunday, August 6th, online party reservations receive a 10% discount, and private parties receive a 5% discount. Getting this part of the party planning process taken care of will keep you organized and help you stay focused on the rest of your to-do list. To reserve your place, contact iPlay Austin in Austin, TX at 512-282-5867.