Many people feel like they have to feed their guests a meal during a birthday party – not true. Planning your party between meals is perfectly fine! Perhaps 10am-12pm or 2-4 would work? Plus, with so many up and coming food allergies, it’s probably safer just to do a few snacks anyway. Less eating means… Read More Party Snacks – Keep Them Fairy Simple and Sweet!
Even now, as an adult who doesn’t get super excited about their birthday, when I wake up on that special day that comes around every year (the day I entered this world) I can’t help but feel a little tingle of joy. To most children, if not all children, a birthday is something that is… Read More A Birthday Kind of Morning
If you are hosting an under the sea themed party and are looking to stay on a budget, look no further. You can get everything you need for under $12. As for decorations, I’ve created a super cheap and easy way to make sea creatures out of aluminum foil. YES, aluminum foil. I love the… Read More Simple and Sweet Sea Creatures!
Spring is less than a month away – so close I can smell it. The only cure for my early spring fever is to share all my blooming ideas for a colorful, delicious, and playful party for under $12! I envy all you spring babies out there, what a beautiful time of the year to… Read More Spring Babies, I Envy You
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!
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!
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!
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!