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What is the Ides of March?
courtesy of Jennifer Vernon, for National Geographic News, March 12, 2004
Julius Caesar’s bloody assassination on March 15, 44 B.C., forever marked March 15, or the Ides of March, as a day of infamy. It has fascinated scholars and writers ever since. For ancient Romans living before that event, however, an ides was merely one of several common calendar terms used to mark monthly lunar events. The ides simply marked the appearance of the full moon.
But the Ides of March assumed a whole new identity after the events of 44 B.C. The phrase came to represent a specific day of abrupt change that set off a ripple of repercussions throughout Roman society and beyond. Click here for the rest of the article
Today, thanks to the William Shakespeare‘s play Julius Caesar, the soothsayer’s warning to Julius Caesar, “Beware the Ides of March,” has forever imbued that date with a sense of foreboding. But here at Party Idea Pros we say the ides of March is just another excuse to party, especially for those interested in ancient Roman history, Shakespeare, or anything toga. Pick and chose from a wide range of ideas. This theme can go as elegant or as bawdy as you desire.
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Western Cowboy Theme Party Ideas, Planning & Supplies
Our western themed party ideas will help you plan an unforgettable cowboy party. This western party package includes invitations, decorations, favors, and everything needed to make your western cowboy party a success!
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Plan your superhero party today! Seize the day and celebrate your own super powers — all it takes is a little boost from your favorite superhero. Why choose just one – gather all your favorite superheros together to create a powerful, fun, and colorful party. Think Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Thor, Hulk, and so many more. Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of your superhero theme celebration with professional recommendations on just about every detail including superhero party invitations, centerpieces, napkin rings, party favors, costumes, party decor and lots and lots of little extras. After all, in event planning, the details matter and we have done the research for you! KABOOM! Mission Accomplished!” Continue Reading →
Whether you are an expert surfer or just dream of catching a wave, a surf party theme will delight water lovers of all ages. Continue Reading →
Wedding Flip Flop Pails
Although designed as an entryway repository for sandy flip-flops, these flip flop pails can also serve as ice buckets, planters, and are the absolute perfect accessories for beach theme weddings. As many of you are well aware, flip flops have replaced socks on wedding dance floors throughout the country. The issue is not whether to supply flip flops but rather how to display them in a festive, sophisticated manner befitting a wedding. When we found these adorable wedding flip flop bins on Belle & June we just had to share! They are absolutely perfect for beach theme and destination weddings. And since they are trimmed in gold, we think they would work just fine at just about any wedding. These wedding flip flop pails will add a needed touch of whimsy to even the most formal black tie affairs. These flip flop bins will work equally well at a beach theme fundraiser, Bat Mitzvah, Sweet Sixteen, Quinceanera celebration, or any party with dancing! Continue Reading →