During this month’s show, Lisa Reynolds will be joined by Jenna Higgins, event planner and author of multiple books on budget party planning, who will discuss fun and inexpensive ways to host parties and entertain guests. Lisa will also be joined by Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert, a nationally recognized consumer analyst, for his top five food reviews of the month, and Kate Arcieri, a lifestyle expert, and Editorial Director at redplum.com.
Higgins, a Bellevue, Washington-based planner, thrives on planning budget-friendly events. As a mother of two, she has quite a few birthday bashes under her belt. She keeps projects within budget, and ahead of time frames and loves to work on large project ideas from inception to completion.
A few tips Higgins offers:
- Visit dollar stores or discount chains. These are certainly quick, easy places to peruse anything from plastic cutlery to trinkets for the kids, and wonderful locations for an event planners’ back pocket. They’re also great for