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Back To School

Back To School

by Jennifer Bishop August 10, 2018

With every end, comes a new beginning. In this particular context, I’m talking about the end of summer, and the new beginning of the school year. (Kids probably aren’t ready - and parents are so ready.)

A new school often means earlier bedtimes, more traffic, nagging homework, and endless after-school activities. And then you wake up, and it’s next summer, and you realize that you’ve lost all track of time.

Sometimes birthdays and special occasions that happen right after school starts or right after Labor Day get the bum rush because we’re coming up the curve with a new school year.

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How to Throw a Memorable, But Totally-Last-Minute End-of-Summer Party

How to Throw a Memorable, But Totally-Last-Minute End-of-Summer Party

by Jennifer Bishop August 03, 2018

We hate to admit it - #summer18 is almost over. (How did that happen so fast?!)

These final weeks (or more so - weekends) of summer are great opportunities to plan one last bash to get the most out of this warm weather, longer days, and easy-going attitudes.  

So, let’s get to planning this party!

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Christmas in July? Three Simple Ways to Start Planning Your Corporate, Holiday Party Now

Christmas in July? Three Simple Ways to Start Planning Your Corporate, Holiday Party Now

by Jennifer Bishop July 27, 2018

Reality check - did you know that we are only 127 days away from December 1? As hard as it is to start planning for the holidays - or even start thinking about them - when you are wiping 100-degree-summer-sweat from your brow, the truth is there’s no better time to start planning your holiday party. And here’s why - before you know it, it is going to be the end of September, and you’ll be scrambling to find vendors and venues available for the big holiday party.

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5 Things to Know About J. Leigh Event’s Founder & Creative Director

5 Things to Know About J. Leigh Event’s Founder & Creative Director

by Jennifer Bishop April 17, 2018

J. Leigh Events, a full-service, event planning company based in Charlotte, NC, is owned and managed by the one and only Jennifer Bishop. (Just call her Jen.) 

Here are five things to know about Jen: 

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