7 Tips for Hosting a Birthday Dinner Without Losing Your Mind
Whether you're the birthday celebrant or you're planning a surprise, here's how you can have fun doing it while staying sane
28 August 2019
Planning a birthday dinner party sounds like a great idea... until it starts to feel like a lot
It's 9 PM, your house is full of guests using your sofa arms as a coaster, you can't find an extra spot to hang your friend's coat, and the roast is still in the oven. If you're the celebrant, this is when you might feel the stress kicking in. Even more so if you're the one who planned a surprise birthday dinner - you've got a clock ticking down to make sure everything's perfect for when that door opens, everyone shouts on cue "Surprise!" and the birthday guy or gal smiles in complete, taken off guard happiness.
Here, we break down seven tips to prep for a birthday dinner party without blowing your cool. After all, the best host is the one who actually enjoys the party.