Planning the perfect year-end party: Send reminders, give clear directions and provide options

(From left) Berrand Peh, 27, holding the family' dog, Duke; Mark Leong, 91; Adrian Peh, 57; Susan Peh, 56; Desiree Peh, 24; Melissa Peh, 28; and Melissa's fiance, Alvin Soon, 30.
(From left) Berrand Peh, 27, holding the family' dog, Duke; Mark Leong, 91; Adrian Peh, 57; Susan Peh, 56; Desiree Peh, 24; Melissa Peh, 28; and Melissa's fiance, Alvin Soon, 30. ST PHOTO: JEREMY KWAN

SINGAPORE - Lawyer Susan Peh is known for throwing big parties for up to 50 guests at her home throughout the year but Christmas Eve dinner is always an intimate family affair.

But that is not to say that she does not pull out all the stops, even if the table is set only for eight.

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