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
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Ever been a kid’s birthday party? Ever notice what happens when it’s time to open the presents? Everyone wants to help. They swarm around the gift opener like a starving wrestling team around a hot pizza. It’s no different when you’re the birthday boy with a…
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!
Hi! I’m Katie, the blogger on 12dollarbirthday.com. I love this blog, it is my baby. Well, not my baby (it’s technically Mickey’s baby – she created this wonderful site), but I care deeply for it all the same. A while back Mickey gave me the reins to take over the blog… a lot to live… Read More Meet the Blogger!
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