Category Archives: Special Events

The History Behind Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties

A person’s life changes after marriage. That’s not a bad thing. But before you make the leap, you may want a final moment of remembrance for everything that’s come before. Get together with the friends and family who have been …
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Throwing an Anniversary Party

For the first years of marriage, anniversaries tend to be a more intimate celebration between spouses. You go out to a nice restaurant. Maybe you attend a show or book a hotel. It’s a moment for affection and reflection. But …
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Getting People to Come to Your Event

Planning an event isn’t easy. Even for those who enjoy it, there’s a lot of work to be done. You need to figure out a time and place, coordinate decorations, plan entertainment, calculate and order food/drink, send out invites, and …
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Christmas/Holiday Party Checklist

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Bells will be ringing and people are singing and…whatever the next line of that song is. Of course, one of the best parts of the holiday season is all the wonderful parties …
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Making an Amazing Party Playlist that Everyone Loves

Music is the glue that holds a party together. Even in the most awkward and quite of gatherings, if there is music, there is hope. Trouble is, music can be very subjective. The favorite song of one person sounds likes …
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New Year’s Eve Party Themes

Just when we were starting to like 2016, it went and ended on us. But before we say goodbye, we can share one last celebration together. Whether you had a good year or a bad year, you can still end …
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Kill the Winter Blues with a BBQ Party

If you’re like us, you’ve been invited to more holiday parties than you can fit into your schedule. While holiday parties are great, they can all kind of bleed together. Why not shake things up a bit? Skip throwing your …
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Thanksgiving Office Party Ideas

It seems like summer just ended, and here we are closing in on Thanksgiving. The good news is, well, we’re closing in on Thanksgiving. Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? It consists of our five favorite F’s: Food, Family, Friends, Fun, and …
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Successfully Throw a Fun Office Party

A party sounds like a great time until you throw the word “office” in front of it. Then, suddenly, it transforms into the boring mass of obligation. Like Christmas with your in-laws or trips to the DMV. Maybe that’s not …
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Great Ideas for Fall Baby Showers

You might not want to accept it, but summer is almost over. The good news is that means it’s almost time for fall. Deep, beautiful red, yellow, and orange leaves will soon cover the trees. The smell of spice and …
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True barbeque as practiced in the American South has 4
main ingredients- quality meats, low temperatures, wood
burning for flavor enhancement, and lots and lots of
patience, which is exactly what we do here at Rudy’s
Smokehouse.
All Glory be to God!