When I throw a Halloween party for kids, I always try to see things through their eyes. I ask myself, what will make them feel heart pounding, jaw dropping excitement? You may be thinking that candy raining down from the sky laced with dollar bills might do the trick, but that’s not it. The answer is a 4-letter word….MOOD. It’s all about the mood that the party planner creates.
I was very reluctant to say “goodbye” to summer and “hello” to school madness. But now that we are back in the groove, I am grateful to our teachers who work so hard to make school a fun-filled learning environment for our kids. As the PTA Hospitality chairmen, my dear friend Shelly and I welcomed our teachers back to school with a nautical-themed luncheon. Our motto was “Set Sail on a Great Year”.