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Planning Parties and Marking Milestones with New Technology

The invitations arrive by email, the cake is ordered from a bakery website and guests post photos in real time on Facebook. In the digital age, party planning isn't what it used to be. With websites, apps and innovative software to streamline the process, we explore the pros and cons of employing technology to plan and execute a big bash.

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