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!
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!
Receiving handmade gifts is the greatest. Knowing that someone took the time to create a masterpiece with you in mind can fill you right up with love. This feeling is the best feeling when it comes to birthdays. If your hosting a birthday party in the winter and you want to add a little love… Read More Snowflakes – Simple and Sweet
When someone explores, they are filled with wonder, imagination, excitement and determination. Dull moments are few with surprises popping up here and there. Using the theme “explore” at a birthday party means endless fun and activities for all! As soon as guests arrive, have everyone construct their very own binoculars – this will instantly make them… Read More Explore: A ‘Wonder-full’ Party
Field goals, friends, and fierce eye paint – FoOtBaLl MaNiA. The season is well underway and if your special birthday person is feeling a victory dance coming on, my ideas for a cheap and easy football-themed party will be a hit. To make this birthday party extra special, you’ll want to find out your birthday… Read More Field Goals, Friends, and Fierce Eye Paint!
Woooooooow – the leaves are so pretty today! All October I have been blogging about different ways to incorporate fall leaves into your birthday party. The first theme was ‘decorations’, last week’s was ‘games’, and this week (I crept a little into November!) we are talking CRAFTS. Crafts are a good alternative if you’re not… Read More Fall Brings Fun For All – CrAfTs