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5 Reasons Dressing-Up in Costume Rocks

crazy3Dressing up in costume is obviously fun, or we wouldn’t bother doing it! Who doesn’t love to don the occasional brightly-coloured wig or cliché uniform? Costumes don’t necessarily have to be silly though; they can be eye-catchingly beautiful too. You probably wouldn’t go to your local bar dressed as a Greek goddess on a weeknight, but you don’t have to dig too deep to come up with a reason to throw your own fancy dress party if there isn’t something suitable going on.

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Must Do Melbourne Festivals

March Mayhem: 2 ‘Must Do’ Melbourne Festivals

moomba festivalIt’s all happening in March. Melbourne has a lot going on at any time of year, but March has really got your fun cut out for you. There are a couple of mega-festivals we think you should start preparing for for this month, and they’re as different to each as they are promising. You can surely find time to indulge here and there, if not for the whole thing, and as they’re spread out over a few days you can pick and choose what you want to get involved in; our guide below will help you to plan and we have some great ideas on how you can maximise your March fun at both of these Melbourne festivals! 

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Girls About Town: 6 Steps to a Hell-Raiser Hen Party

6 ways to have a great hensSo you are either getting married (in which case, congratulations!) or you’re a bridesmaid. If it’s the latter case, you’ve probably been tasked with planning one hell of a hen party for a young bride-to-be. Whether you’re the bride or her maid, it’s exciting; when a well-organised hen night is looming in the distance it can mean only one thing… fun, fun and more fun!

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The Coolest Costume Themes for Hot Weather

Can you be sizzling hot and ice cool at the same time? ‘Course you can… if you play your cards right. You know how it goes; in Australian summer time it’s all you can do to keep your cool, but sweaty is not the look we’re aiming for while we party. Not if we can help it, anyway.summer costumes

We want you to have an absolute blast in the hotter of Australia’s temperatures, so our recommendation is that dress-wise, ‘less is more’. Cool off even as things heat up with these fun summer party theme and costume ideas:

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6 Ways to Up Your Music Festival Fun!

rage musicMusic festivals are common pursuit these days – they are part of modern culture.  Their popularity is self-evident and they’re not about to stop being fun any time soon. But is it possible that we can take some of the shine out of things by doing it the same way every time?

If you were to eat the same three meals every day for a month the chances are you get bored of them. The same concept could be applied to your music festival habits; variety is the spice of life, as they say, so why not pull out all the stops when you go to your music festivals this year?

They also say you only live once, and as the aim of the game is optimum fun, get your crew together and indulge in some of these fun ideas for maximising your music festival memories:

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Ideas for Festive Fun this Christmas

7 Ideas for Fabulous Festive Fun this Christmas

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Christmas is a happy time of year for many, but it can come with more than a little chaos, that’s for sure. With everybody running around like crazy buying gifts, getting stuck in traffic, over-filling their diaries and preparing to deal with the in-laws, it can be easy to forget that we’re supposed to be having fun!

In case you find yourself getting wrapped up in the ‘necessities’ this Christmas, here are a few ways to let your hair down and get back into the festive spirit of things. Festive fun, here we come!

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10 Unique Ideas for a Winning Christmas Party

Unique xmas party So here it is again, the time of year for festive cheer: Christmas. However many Christmas parties you’ve put on before, there’s always room for improvement.

Christmas doesn’t always need to be done in a traditional way; why not inject a few creative ideas into your Christmas to make it the Christmas of the century for you and your friends? The only rule is that fun must be had!

From Willy Wonka’s to circuses, international karaoke and ‘elfing’ yourselves, these Christmas party theme ideas should help your Christmas party to go down in history: 

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Christmas Costume News Melbourne

christmas partyIt is the holiday season again, a time for good cheer, good food – and lots of holiday parties. While a standard holiday party with friends can be a lot of fun, work parties can be really stressful for a lot of people! You have to go, or you aren’t showing sufficient interest in being a part of the company culture. But if you go to the party and overdo it, or go the other way and are a total bore, your behavior on that one potentially fun evening can have very not-fun effects on your career. Most of us already know that immoderate behavior at a work party is not a good idea. But how do you avoid being a bore?

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Halloween Costume Shop News

10 Steps to Hosting a Hellraiser of a Halloween Bash.How to host Halloween party

Those who love a good party will surely be looking forward to Halloween. There are so many ways to raise hell in style, so if you’re going to throw a party, you may as well make it one that will stand out from the creepy crowd.  Here are some tips on how to throw a Halloween party that will have neighborhood chins wagging ‘til next October:

What’s Your Dream Theme This Halloween?day of the dead theme

Halloween doesn’t have to be the same every year. There is probably a different Halloween party theme possibility for every year you’ll be alive! Unless of course you’re a vampire, in which case you may need to come up with a few more.  Here’s our ideas..

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Halloween Costume News Melbourne

10 Steps to Hosting a ‘Hellraiser’ of a Halloween Bash

How to host Halloween partyThose who love a good party will surely be looking forward to Halloween. There are so many ways to raise hell in style, so if you’re going to throw a party, you may as well make it one that will stand out from the creepy crowd.  Here are some tips on how to throw a Halloween party that will have neighborhood chins wagging ‘til next October:

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Halloween Costume Shop Melbourne

10 Steps to Hosting a Hellraiser of a Halloween Bash.How to host Halloween party

Those who love a good party will surely be looking forward to Halloween. There are so many ways to raise hell in style, so if you’re going to throw a party, you may as well make it one that will stand out from the creepy crowd.  Here are some tips on how to throw a Halloween party that will have neighborhood chins wagging ‘til next October:

What’s Your Dream Theme This Halloween?day of the dead theme

Halloween doesn’t have to be the same every year. There is probably a different Halloween party theme possibility for every year you’ll be alive! Unless of course you’re a vampire, in which case you may need to come up with a few more.  Here’s our ideas..

 

 

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Halloween Costume News Melbourne

What’s Your Dream Theme This Halloween?
day of the dead theme

Halloween doesn’t have to be the same every year. There is probably a different Halloween party theme possibility for every year you’ll be alive! Unless of course you’re a vampire, in which case you may need to come up with a few more.  Here’s our ideas..

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