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New Year's Planning: Be Brilliant in 2017

New Year's Planning: Be Brilliant in 2017

After you’ve tossed confetti and toasted to the New Year, it’s time to put your plans for 2017 into action. We’ve got tips and ideas to help you make it happen. Be a Genius ...

Your Ultimate Holiday Planning Checklist

Your Ultimate Holiday Planning Checklist

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but you may be wishing for your own personal elves to help out during the holiday rush. We can’t do your Christmas shopping, but ...

The Perfect Thanksgiving Celebration

The Perfect Thanksgiving Celebration

Whether you’re hosting a formal family dinner or a potluck-style Friendsgiving meal, we want to ensure your group has an unforgettable get-together. We can’t cook a perfectly ...

Tips to Plan a Frightfully Fun Halloween Party

Tips to Plan a Frightfully Fun Halloween Party

We love to get in the Halloween spirit at SignUpGenius. (Seriously, check out this video of our office party last year.) Don’t worry — we know you may not have time to wrap ...

Your Back-to-School Resource Guide 

Your Back-to-School Resource Guide 

The smell of new backpacks is in the air, and here at SignUpGenius we are getting ready for all the surprises this school year will bring. As the year gets off to a swift ...

Summer Survival Guide: Dive in!

Summer Survival Guide: Dive in!

Schools are letting out, and visions of nights roasting S’mores and days by the pool are probably swimming in your head. The vibe may be more casual, but there are lots of ...

End the School Year with These Genius Ideas

End the School Year with These Genius Ideas

Visions of sun-kissed summer beaches are dancing through your head, but you’ve probably got a few weeks before you’ll be lying on the beach. And if you’re like most parents, ...

Celebrate Good Times, C’mon! 

Celebrate Good Times, C’mon! 

Doesn’t nicer weather make you feel like a celebration is in order? Thankfully, spring is a season chock full of opportunities to celebrate milestones: graduation ceremonies, ...

Caution: Fundraising Ahead

Caution: Fundraising Ahead

When you run into the same fundraising problems year after year, the process becomes more of a chore, obligation and duty, rather than a worthwhile way to support your cause. ...

Parenting Hacks: SignUpGenius Style

Parenting Hacks: SignUpGenius Style

Parenting is the hardest job you’ll ever have, so it’s not surprising we all rely on tips and tricks to get by. (And sometimes even little white lies.) We were inspired ...

Super Bowl Party Dos and Don’ts

Super Bowl Party Dos and Don’ts

Kelly Johnson Genius Support Analyst SignUpGenius Support Analyst Kelly Johnson loves a good party — especially if she’s hosting it. She’s a pro at finding unique inspirations ...

Fall in Love with Valentine's Day Planning

Fall in Love with Valentine's Day Planning

It’ll be nothing but love this Valentine’s Day. You’ll fall for our planning resources to help you throw a great school class party or themed event. We’ve also got ideas ...