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6 June Kids’ Birthday Party Themes – FREE Printables

June is a great month to have a birthday party, the weather is fine and the kids are out of school for the summer. It makes party planning so much easier when you're not rushing around transporting kids to and from school and policing homework. Summer parties are much more fun because you can take it outdoors, opening up many more fun activities for kids to do, not to mention cleaning up is easier too! Here are some fun themes for a June birthday party.  Take advantage of the warm weather ...

Party Planning 101: Budget, Guest Count, Date & Venue

Everyone loves a good party and every hostess aspires to be the hostess with the mostest.  But before the first guests arrive there is much work to be done in order to make each event memorable. That calls for Party Planning 101! Whether you're planning for your dream wedding, a friend's baby shower, your child's first birthday, an office Christmas party, or even just a backyard barbecue, the key to a successful event is planning! Planning in my world means making lists and lots of ...

Football Themed Party

A Football Themed Party is always fun, specially for little boys' birthdays.  Last month we hosted my grandson, Devon's, football themed party at our neighborhood park, the kids had a blast and best of all it was easy to plan! But don't think football themed parties are just for little boys, girls love football too!  It's also a great theme for game nights and of course Super Bowl parties. Here's what we did for Devon's Football themed party. Parties start out with the invitation.  I love ...

Mother’s Day Tea Party – FREE Recipes

I think my most favorite meal is afternoon tea even though it's a meal I rarely get a chance to indulge in these days. On childhood visits to my grandparents house in the Philippines my grandmother always made sure everyone was home for "merienda", the Filipino version of afternoon tea.   The light meal was always served on her wrought iron kitchen table at 4:00 p.m.  I don't recall actually having tea, I think my grandfather did, but kids were served juice or hot ...

6 May Kids’ Birthday Party Themes

  May is a great month to throw a party.  The warm spring weather makes it possible to bring the festivities outdoors.  Here are 6 Kids' Birthday Party Themes that celebrate the month of May; from flower gardens, to fiestas, to Mother Goose, Goofy, and more these themes mark holidays and birthdays in the merry, merry month of May. In honor of National Train Day on May 9 how about a Trains Party? Trains are so much fun, you can use boxes to make train cars for kids to "ride" and ...

6 Teens & Tweens Girl’s Party Ideas

Planning parties for girls 10 and over can be challenging. At this age they think they're  "grown-up" and little girl themes such as princess, fairy, and ballerina are just too "childish" for them.  Teen and tweens girls have their own ideas and are not too shy to tell you.  I really believe at this age they are "bridezillas" in training! Here are 6  teens & tweens girl's party ideas.  Because even though at times they can be difficult to deal with they will always be our little ...

Baby’s First Birthday Party Ideas

Yay!  You've almost made it through your first year of parenthood!  Baby's almost a year old and it's time to start planning Baby's First Birthday Party. This is your child's first milestone birthdays.  It shouldn't pass without fanfare. Baby's first birthday is culturally significant in many countries around the world.  I recall reading an article some years ago explaining why baby's first birthday is lavishly celebrated by many cultures. The celebration of baby's first birthday may ...

Toddler & Allergy-Friendly Easter Eggs

Jett, my 3 year-old toddler is allergic to eggs, dairy, and peanuts. The common Easter egg stuffers such as chocolates, won't do.  I had to get creative.  The eggs had to be allergy friendly  and still be appealing to a 2 year-old.         Below are  Toddler & Allergy-Friendly Easter Eggs for that we used for our  Easter Party and  Egg hunt: Mini race cars Mini monster trucks Fruit snacks Big jeweled rings Candy bracelets/watches ...

6 April Kids’ Birthday Party Ideas – FREE Printable

April is a great month to have a party, the weather is nice and spring is definitely in the air.  Here are some themes for your child's April birthday party. For an April born child an April Showers Themed Party would be very apropos! Decorate with clouds, raindrops, and of course umbrellas and rain boots!  Ask guests to come in their raincoats and rain boots!  Oh fun! Sources: Sweet Designs Steph Modo Project Nursery Make It Cozee Catch My Party Daffy ...

The Best Kids’ Party Venues

Looking for Kids' Party Venues can be challenging.  You need to consider location, size, and costs; lots of things to think about when all you want to do is throw your child an awesome birthday party! The best kids' party venues are really the ones that fit your budget and your style.  If you have a fairly large budget and don't want to put too much effort into planning, meaning you're ok with spending $500+ to host a party with about 15-20 of your child's friends then a party package at a ...