An ice cream sundae bar is the next best thing to having a birthday cake. Actually, maybe it’s better? Having a cake is really fun, don’t get me wrong. Hearing the Happy Birthday song and expanding my lungs to blow out the candles is still one of my favorite things to do on my birthday.… Read More IcE cReAm SuNdAe BaR
The thing I love most about this blog is that from post to post I can go from talking about kittens to talking about pirates. Meeooowwwarrgggghhh!!! This post is all about how to throw a pirate-themed birthday party. So let’s start with the food… Hotdog Ships! Hotdog supplies are super inexpensive which makes this party… Read More PiRaTe PARTY!
This post is all about kittens and birthday party fun – dog lovers beware 🙂 We’re going to make some kitty headbands, face paint, and games all out of love for these cute and furry creatures. These ideas are inexpensive and really easy to make, requiring little to no money at all depending on what… Read More Kitty Fiesta!
I scored this amazing book from a thrift store and am absolutely in love with it. The pictures and colors are beautiful and the content is super-great as well. Betty Crocker’s Parties for Children was written by Lois M. Freeman in 1964. It contains “…everything you need to know to make party-giving for 5 to… Read More Betty Crocker’s 1964 Party Book!
At last it is May in the Midwest and April shower’s have brought us many May flowers. Since flowers have been on my brain, I’ve been trying to think of easy and inexpensive ways to incorporate them into birthday parties. I got to thinking about paint and stamps so I peeked into my recycling bin… Read More April Showers Brought May Flowers!
Did you know that you can make your own makeup using your favorite candies!? Well, it is very true and quite delicious. Starburst lipstick and M&M eyeliner… sounds crazy but it’s oh so cool! I figured this time of year would be perfect for a making-makeup-mania post. Not only is this fun for everyday birthdays… Read More DIY Candy Makeup!
I get that it’s easier to create an invitation electronically. You can send it electronically, edit it electronically – low cost, low maintenance. We must never forget, however, how good that feeling is to get a physical invitation in the mail that you can touch, smell, and admire every time you pass by it on… Read More Invitations – Make ‘Em, Mail ‘Em!
Balloon Ball is a homemade version of the classic, old-school, arcade game of Skee Ball. This is a fun activity to do at any party and is fun for all ages. All you need are three boxes and as many balloons as you wish which can both be found at any Dollar Store. Spruce the… Read More Balloon Ball Bonanza
Quite frankly, receiving outrageous amounts of love on your birthday is THE BEST and everyone deserves it. Your birthday boy or girl is starting a brand new year of their life and should feel just as special as they did the year before. If you’re hosting a birthday party this month, we’ve got all the… Read More A Heartfelt Birthday
Snacks at birthday parties can get expensive and are most of the time unhealthy. So let’s talk about snacks that are super healthy, inexpensive, fun and educational – SOLAR SYSTEM SNACKS! You can add any fruit you want to make your solar system. I ended up using a kiwi, grapetomatoes, grapes, a banana, blueberries, an… Read More Solar System Snacks!