I dig it. Cheap and easy. AND colorful. I was chatting with a good friend of mine this week and asked her what she thought of a rubber band ring toss game for my next blog post (I had Minnesota State Fair on the brain). “I dig it. Cheap and easy. And colorful.” Her reply… Read More Rubber Band Ring Toss
Mmmmmm… there’s something about popcorn that makes you have to have it as soon as you smell it. Not only does it smell delicious, it’s super easy to make and even easier to buy already popped. Oh, and did I mention it’s really cheap? Giant bags of already popped popcorn can be found in the… Read More A PoPcOrN Party!
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!
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!
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
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!