We all love the holiday season, right? Everything from the glimmering lights and Christmas carols to the overwhelming holiday cheer.
Well that’s until you accidentally volunteer to host the annual family Christmas party for all of your extended aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents. BUT no need to fret because CellularOutfitter’s Social Media Manager, Kaitlin, has got you covered. I'll be showing you how to throw the best holiday bash with just your phone. (Yes, I said with just your phone!)
Step #1 | Get Inspiration
Pinterest: Kick this party planning off on the right foot by searching Pinterest’s never ending database of DIYs, recipes, decorating ideas and more!
Step #2 | Send Invitations
Red Stamp: Don’t have time to handwrite, stamp and mail invites? No worries, Red Stamp’s App has you covered; allowing you to create and mail your holiday affair invites with a touch of a button.
Step #3 | Last Minute Fixes
TaskRabbit: Shoot! You just realized you never got to painting over that scuff mark or fixing that leaky sink. No worries, TaskRabbit shares access to a network of thousands of skilled Taskers, who can provide that helping hand!
PS. They can also help tidy up your home before guests arrive.
Step #4 | A Meal For Many
Instacart: No time to head to grocery store? Instacart can deliver all your party food ingredients within an hour! YES, I said 1 HOUR.
Hello Vino: With the turkey in the oven, mashed potatoes on the stove and pies in their dishes, you get to thinking...what kind of wine should I serve? Hello Vino has all the perfect pairings for a meal to remember.
Step #5 | Set The Mood
Pandora: Music is key to the perfect holiday party ambiance! My go to Christmas playlist is Pandora’s holiday station, it never disappoints.
Step #6 | Look Your Best
Rent The Runway: In the midst of this party planning, it’s easy to forget about what you’re going to wear! Rent The Runway is my favorite. Providing you with the option to rent a stunning dress, making it obvious you’re the hostess with the mostess.
Step #7 | Remember The Moments
Eversnap: Now that you’ve hosted the best party of the year, you must be sure to snatch all the best moments. Eversnap makes it easy to collect all your guests' photos and videos all in one online album.
With these helpful party planning Apps, I am certain you can’t go wrong. All your guests will be begging you to tell them your secrets and asking you to host the holiday bash every year!
...And just remember everyone has left the turkey in the oven too long, at least once.
Shop our gift picks here: The Adventurer | The Techie | The Fashionista | The Fitness Guru