Welcome to Smart Party Planning


Are you looking to plan the perfect party for a friend or loved one? Here at Smart Party Planning we believe that nothing beats having a party checklist to guide you through the process.  Whether you are looking to entertain 30 excitable toddlers or organise the perfect farewell for a loved one, we have everything you  need to plan, organise and successfully pull of a party that will be talked about for years to come. Feel free to browse our {Read More}

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie Recipe

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

I absolutely LOVE Pumpkin, so I was absolutely thrilled when I saw this beauty of a recipe sitting in my email inbox!  As soon as I opened it, I knew that I would have to feature it, because let’s face it…..it looks pretty amazing right! Ok, so it’s not technically a cheesecake, but it’s not technically a pie either, but does that really matter? Absolutely not!  All that matters is that this is going to be one of your all {Read More}

Snickers Cheesecake Truffle Recipe

Truffle Recipe

  Are you ready for a truffle recipe like no other? This amazing recipe by our blog contributor Annette will have you diving into the kitchen! Snickers, cream cheese, vanilla extract, biscuits, butter and chocolate chips. Do you have any idea what you can do with these ingredients? Don’t think too hard! Mmmm Snickers Cheesecake Truffles. Being the owner of Cheeky Cheesecakes of course I love cheesecakes, so I thought why not combine it with one of my favourite chocolates {Read More}

Seriously Exciting News

Coffee Business

You know when an opportunity presents itself and you just have to grab it with both hands and ride the journey?  Well this happened to my husband and I recently. SMART PARTY PLANNING IS NOW IN THE BUSINESS OF COFFEE!! As Smart Party Planning has grown, I have been constantly looking for opportunities to expand and develop and as soon as this came along we knew it would be perfect. After all, coffee and parties go hand in hand.  Next {Read More}

Marvelous Monday Linky Party #24

Spooky Spider Web String Art

Here we are for yet another Monday and our Marvelous Monday linky party.  Can you believe how quickly the weeks are flying past.  Is it just me or are they speeding up?? We are off on holidays this week, so I have been busy preparing everything to run smoothly whilst I’m away.  My daughter is incredibly excited and she keeps telling everyone “I’m going on an airplane in the sky”.  Let’s just hope she enjoys it! Did you see our {Read More}

6 Stomach Turning Zombie Food Ideas

Zombie Food Ideas

Today’s round up isn’t exactly one that will be giving lots of “Ohh’s” and “Ahh’s”.  Today’s collection of zombie food ideas may make the stomach cringe, but they are perfect if you are having a zombie themed Halloween gathering. Are you a fan of the Walking Dead?  It seems everyone has been hanging out for the series to start, and now that it has, zombie fever has returned.  So, for the zombie fans out there, please enjoy this selection I {Read More}

Halloween Printable Beer Labels

Halloween Printable Beer Labels

Halloween printable beer labels are the perfect way to jazz up beer bottles at your Halloween party this year.  If the man in your life isn’t that thrilled about the party that you have planned, then hand him these beers and I’m sure he would get into the spirit of things! The Halloween printable collection comes complete with six designs.  It is entirely your choice whether you use all six or just choose your favourite. The thing I really love {Read More}

Win $300 With This Pinterest Giveaway

Pinterest Giveaway

Everyone loves Pinterest right? And I’m guessing that you all love cash too? Well if you answered “yes” to both these questions then you seriously have to take part in this giveaway.  Not only will you have more awesome people to follow on Pinterest, but you also get the chance to win $300 USD paid via paypal.  Does it get much better than that? To enter the competition, simply scroll down to the entry form.  There are more than 30 {Read More}

Marvelous Monday Link Party #23

Apple Pecan Coffee Cake

Well it has been another busy week here at Smart Party Planning.  The fun never stops does it! The week started off with my daughter’s mermaid birthday party.  It was an absolute hit and my daughter loved every minute of it. All the planning paid off!  I will feature her party on the site soon, but here are a couple of sneak peeks. You may have also noticed a new advertisement on our site.  Well, this isn’t just any advertisement, {Read More}

17 Easy Halloween Costumes

Infant Unizex Moster Costume

Disclaimer – This post contains affiliate links and referral codes With only three weeks to go until Halloween you may be looking for some easy minute Halloween costumes.  Perhaps you are doing some trick or treating with the kids or maybe you are attending a Halloween party.  Well today I have you covered because I have collected 17 awesome costumes for you and your family this Halloween. Whether you have a baby, a child or just looking for something for {Read More}

Cookies ‘n Cream Rocky Road Recipe

Cookies N Cream Rocky ROad

This mouth watering rocky road recipe is brought to us by our wonderful blog contributor Kirsten. Sit back and enjoy what she has to share, then get in the kitchen and make this amazing rocky road!  Sweet white chocolate and sticky raspberry flavoured lollies combined with soft, fluffy marshmallows and crunchy chocolate biscuit pieces. A sensational sweet treat for any occasion! The bewitching hour is upon us… well, month anyway; can you believe it is almost Halloween!? Now, I know I {Read More}