This is a fun idea that triples as a gift for the birthday person, party favors, and treats! We’re going to freeze objects in water using ice cube trays – and now that it’s winter, what better time to FREEZE? What you need: Ice cube trays – how many you get depends on how many… Read More MaGiCaL Meltaways
Holiday baby birthdays can easily be overlooked if you don’t put in the right amount of effort and love. My sister’s birthday is December 24 and we try very hard in my family to make her feel extra-special on her big day and not feel like her birthday is on the back burner to Christmas.… Read More Holiday Babies and Candy Canes!
A wish for someone goes a long way. Recently I received a book of wishes from a dear friend of mine and even though they are sweet things written about myself, it is vainly one of my favorite books. I think I can speak for much of humanity when I say – receiving positive vibes… Read More A Jar Full of Wishes
Bingo Charades… everyone’s going to love it! Have one person (preferably an adult who isn’t playing) call out a charade from the list and watch as everyone playing acts it out before they mark their card. For example, if the announcer calls “ZOMBIE,” all players would act like zombies until the announcer instructs them to… Read More BiNgO Charades!
If your birthday girl/boy loves creating, coloring, story telling, and bursting out into laughter, then flip books have to happen at their party. I was able to create my flip book for FREE which always gets me excited since I am on a budget. Feel FREE (ha!) to use whatever you can find in your… Read More Funny Flip Books
As fun and affordable as it is to host a party in your own home, it’s also nice to get out and about with the kiddos for an adventure. I’m thinking… a mini bowling party and then off to the fire station! So let’s start at home with some fire fighter themed bowling and puppy… Read More Stop! Drop! AND BOWL!
Potatoes and birthday parties? You may be thinking french fries and potato salad but I’m thinking POTATO CRAFTS. Potatoes make some pretty awesome art and are so inexpensive… which makes them perfect for a low-budget party activity. The kiddos are going to love this! Did you know that potatoes are just one of the many… Read More Potato People Party!
Imagination and birthday parties go hand in hand. That is why I decided to dream up a fun way to make superhero finger puppets for next to no money at all. All you need for finger puppets is – Paper – I used construction paper. Tape – to tape your cone together so it doesn’t unravel. Drawing/Coloring… Read More Superhero Finger Puppets!
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!