Holiday Parties Made Easier
It's the most wonderful time of the year...
When the first snow blankets the ground, the twinkling lights adorn our homes, and yuletide music fills the air you know that the Christmas and New Year season is here. The Christmas and New Year holidays are so enjoyable, but can be very hectic. If you're planning a party, take some of the stress away and hire people to make your event easier.
You're busy greeting your guests and don't always have time to make sure they have their favorite beverage in hand throughout the evening. Trust the job to a local bartender who has extensive knowledge of all cocktails. The job will be taken care of and your party will be a classy event.
Even though you may have delicious Christmas cookies and baked goods to serve your guests, let a local caterer prepare crudites, hors d'oeuvres, and other tasty dishes. It makes party preparation and kitchen clean up so easy, so you can enjoy the night.
After the party, the last thing you want to do is spend the rest of the night cleaning, so hire a professional cleaning service to take care of the mess! Did someone spill a drink on your nice white carpet? Not to worry, there are professional carpet cleaners that can take care of the stain! If you choose to hold your party at a local restaurant, there are many in town that have banquet rooms or areas set aside for large groups.
With family and friends arriving in town for the holidays, you may need a place for them to stay. Check out area hotels, motels, resorts, and bed & breakfasts that stay open throughout the winter. Many offer hot tubs and fireplaces, which makes for a cozy stay.
Don't let the holidays pass by without getting a little pampering for yourself. Try a new hairstyle, get a tan or massage, or have your nails done at a salon and come out feeling like a new woman! Share the pampering by picking up a gift certificate for that someone special in your life, and that's one present off your list. If time allows, how about a romantic escape from all the hustle and bustle? Not all presents come in packages...sometimes the best gift can be time for two.
For other holiday ideas, like printers, bakeries, and florists...be sure to visit LakeshoreCelebrations.com for a complete listing of businesses in the area.
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For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:
Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.