Greater Vancouver Par-T-Perfect celebrates 25th Anniversary with Huge block party!

On Saturday September 14th the greater Vancouver location will celebrate Par-T-Perfect’s 25th anniversary with a huge block party. We asked Robin LeBlevec the organizer of this event (and owner of the Greater Vancouver location)a couple of question about the celebration. How did you get started in this industry?“ 12 years ago, it was an exciting opportunity for our family to have me exit the  industry of managing bars/restaurants and raise my son who was 5 years old at the time. Although extremely scary and a financial risk, I now own 2 franchises, and have loved the young people I employ … Continue reading

Creating lasting birthday memories & traditions

Birthdays are all about the birthday person! Creating family birthday traditions that last a lifetime will be fun & make the birthday boy or girl feel even more special on their day!  Here’s some of our favorites!  Have fun, be creative and remember on your birthday, it’s all about YOU! Be King or Queen for the day – let the birthday girl or boy pick everything for their day from what’s for dinner to not doing any chores.  Let them rule the roost! Decorate a crown or purchase an “It’s my birthday pin” for them to wear all day so … Continue reading

Spring Fling Party Ideas

Spring has finally arrived! It’s a great time to celebrate the flowers blooming, longer days and more sunshine! Here’s our guide to throwing a perfect Spring Fling at home! INVITATIONS: Send your guests a flower shaped invitation (make your own out of foam or card stock paper OR find some great invitations at your local card store)  or a scroll attached to a mini bubble container. DECORATIONS: Use pastel colors i.e. lavender, pink, yellow) for balloons, streamers and table covers.  Watering cans and vases to hold fresh flowers or use small clay pots filled with pebbles and place a round … Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day fun for the whole family!

We all enjoy a piece of the Irish traditions on St. Patrick’s Day!  Here’s a few ideas to make the day fun for the leprechauns in your family! Green Fun foods: Make your favourite cupcake recipe or bake Shamrock shaped sugar cookies and have everyone decorate with green  icing, sprinkles & Shamrock shape candies. Peppermint Candy Shake: 2. ½  cups vanilla ice cream ¼ cup milk ½ cup Peppermint Pattie bars or Junior Mints cut into pieces Place candy pieces into the freezer for 15 minutes. Combine all ingredients in the blender & blend on medium speed for 30 seconds.  … Continue reading

Par-T-Perfect’s party etiquette & quick tips 101

Here is some of Par-T-Perfect’s most popular quick tips and etiquette to remember whether you’re a guest or the host of an amazing birthday party! For the host: Plan ahead! If you’re booking an entertainer or a venue for your party, be sure to book with plenty of time to organize!  You may need to be flexible on times or dates as many venues & entertainers book several weeks ahead. Invitations: Send out invitations at least 3 – 4 weeks ahead of the party date.  This gives everyone the chance to organize schedules around other activities. RSVP: Be sure to … Continue reading