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!
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!
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!
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
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
If you’re hosting a birthday party in the fall, you are in luck because the gift of nature is one of the greatest gifts of all. For the rest of October, I will be posting ideas for fall birthdays and revolving them all around the prettiest and craftiest part – leaves. Being a Midwestern girl,… Read More Fall Brings Fun for All – DeCoRaTiOnS