Budget plays an important role in determining how your party should sail through. It is the elementary pick which is going to estimate the throng that is going to turn up on the D_day. It even holds well in reverse. Sometimes, the host will have to define the budget after finalizing the list of party_goers. Secondly, the addresses of the guests have to be listed down to prepare for the sending of the invitations to the invited guests. Though the process of preparing the invitations may take time no further time should be wasted in writing up the invitations and sending them at least three weeks before the party day. The next thing is to patiently wait for the response from the invitee's end as they confirm or decline your invitation. Now, after receiving all the responses, the host should come up with another checklist. It should be a shorter list of those invited guests who confirmed for the party.
The guest list is a driving factor in deciding such things as the menu and style of meal you will be having. If you have more than ten people on your list, you can probably rule out a five course sit_down meal, especially if you're preparing the meal yourself. You have a pretty good idea how many people can fit in your house, so the guest list can also tell you if you can have the party at your house, or not. The budget and the guest list are two essential items to include on your party planning checklist. These two should be the first two items you add because they both can narrow down the focus of your party. The order of what you accomplish on your list isn't as important as making sure you have one. Keeping track of what you need to do versus what's been done already will help you plan a successful party that everyone will enjoy.