LaLa Vazquez's Top Party Planning Tips

LaLa Vazquez's Top Party Planning Tips

LaLa Vazquez sure knows how to party!

The newlywed -- who married NBA star Carmelo Anthony in July -- chronicled her wedding preparations in the VH1 reality series La La's Full Court Wedding, and is offering her top planning tips just to

Vazquez says the holidays have special meaning for her and Anthony, as they get to celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas with their 3-year-old son, Kiyan.

"Sometimes I go a little overboard and decorate the whole house, but [Kiyan] looks forward to helping and seeing all that cool stuff," Vazquez, 30, tells Us.

One of her favorite cost-effective, time saving tips when hosting a bash? Use plastic cutlery!

"No one's going to think you're cheap or crazy if you have paper plates and plastic cups," she tells Us.

Check out the star's top holiday party planning must-haves -- and find out the best bash she's ever been to! -- in the video above!