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My wife and I throw a party every Memorial Day weekend. We supply our guests choices of soft and alcoholic beverages including beer. During party planning each year my wife and I discuss whether to buy cases of canned beer or a keg. The perception is … [Read more...] about Which is Cheaper: Keg or Canned Beer?
Helium balloons are a great party decoration that add pizzazz to an event. They come in specialty shapes and themes, numbers, letters and of course the traditional round shape in every color imaginable. If you've ever purchased helium … [Read more...] about Is Filling Helium Balloons Yourself Cheaper?
My wife and I host a large party at the beginning of summer. For the last twenty plus years we've invited close friends and family to celebrate the beginning of the warmer season. Last year we hosted over 180 people. Each year we buy too much of … [Read more...] about How To Be A Rockstar Party Planner
With enough time and the right planning, you can get into the hang of saving, too. You may have heard that all-too-familiar advice so many times, but you can never go wrong with saving for the rainy days. It's always good to have a little extra on … [Read more...] about How To Save Money For Funding A Personal Project