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Have Your Cake And Eat It Too: Leonia Moms Plan Parties For You

Evannie Ramos, left, and Shehrina Tabassum of Leonia at as flappers during a speakeasy fundraiser they planned for a local school.
Evannie Ramos, left, and Shehrina Tabassum of Leonia at as flappers during a speakeasy fundraiser they planned for a local school. Photo Credit: Shehrina Tabassum
Capes and Crowns will do all the work of birthday party planning so all that's left to do is enjoy.
Capes and Crowns will do all the work of birthday party planning so all that's left to do is enjoy. Photo Credit: Shehrina Tabassum

LEONIA, N.J. — Two Leonia moms have made the agonizing task of birthday party-planning super simple and to them, it’s not even half-bad.

Shehrina Tabassum and Evannie Ramos are one year into running Crowns and Capes events .

It started as a hobby but has turned into a thriving business venture that they say continues to grow.

“It’s fun,” Tabassum told Daily Voice. “And for a lot of people it’s very convenient.”

Before they get down to business, Ramos and Tabassum will meet with a client to discuss every detail of a party — from the overall theme to a favorite scene in a book or a movie.

The idea is to bring youngsters’ imaginations to life — all by hand — and complete with crafts and even themed cakes.

“We customize it to a person’s needs,” said Tabassum, who recently helped plan a superhero bash, along with a speakeasy-themed, school fundraiser.

“It’s something unique,” she said. “Something you wouldn’t be able to get from Party City.”

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