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!
Create your very own animal puppets for your next birthday celebration. I made a blueberry blue dinosaur, cotton candy cat, and a limey lizard. I can’t pick a favorite – they are all fun and unique in their own way. I used supplies that I had laying around the house, which actually can all be… Read More Playful Puppet Party!
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
Oh, the 80s. Sunglasses, playlists, ripped t-shirts, scrunched socks, big hair, and lipstick! This party is going to be the bomb so let’s get rockin’!
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
A wish for someone goes a long way. Recently I received a book of wishes from a dear friend of mine and even though they are sweet things written about myself, it is vainly one of my favorite books. I think I can speak for much of humanity when I say – receiving positive vibes… Read More A Jar Full of Wishes
Bingo Charades… everyone’s going to love it! Have one person (preferably an adult who isn’t playing) call out a charade from the list and watch as everyone playing acts it out before they mark their card. For example, if the announcer calls “ZOMBIE,” all players would act like zombies until the announcer instructs them to… Read More BiNgO Charades!
If your birthday girl/boy loves creating, coloring, story telling, and bursting out into laughter, then flip books have to happen at their party. I was able to create my flip book for FREE which always gets me excited since I am on a budget. Feel FREE (ha!) to use whatever you can find in your… Read More Funny Flip Books
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!