Party Blog

  • How To Get Your Christmas Shopping Done Early

    If you are one of those people who gets their Christmas shopping done early every year, you probably find yourself getting a great deal of mean looks from others around the holiday season.

    This is especially true if you make a habit of letting others know you have already finished your Christmas shopping!

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  • Wonderful Slumber Party Inspiration

    Slumber parties or sleepovers can create memories that last a lifetime, and they're something exclusive to childhood. Boys and girls can enjoy a sleepover, and there are various approaches and themes you can use.  Here are some ideas.Camp OutA really fun outdoor slumber party idea is to have a campout in your yard. Guests can bring camping supplies and you can supply some to make a fun, outdoor party. Guests can sleep in tents and, if age-appropriate and with adult supervision, they can cook out on a bonfire. Before it gets dark, guests can go on a scavenger hunt.  Once...

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  • How to Host an Awesome 80's Birthday Party

      Do you Remember the 80s? If you are parents of young kids, you may have grown up in the 80s.  Even if you didn't, it's a fun era to replicate in a party!  Here are some ideas for throwing a 1980s party.EntertainmentWatch 80s movies, such as: Back to the Future Rocky Lost Boys Dirty Dancing Ferris Bueller's Day Off Pretty in Pink Gremlins Risky Business Footloose Ghost Busters Or TV Shows such as: The Smurfs Thundercats MacGyuver Growing Pains 80's music video's such as Countdown Music is part of the entertainment so see if you can get your hands...

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  • How to Throw a Fun Toddler Party

      Parties for toddlers can be a lot of fun, but they are very different than parties for older kids.     Toddlers are still babies in many ways, and large numbers of them can be difficult to manage.  Here are some excellent tips on how you can throw a fun toddler party.   Invite only a Few Guests   Keeping the number of guests low is not just to save your sanity;  it's also a safety issue.  Unless you plan to have multiple caregivers at the party, stick with no more than six little guests.     Toddlers can...

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  • Food to Serve at a Child's Birthday Party

      So, you are hosting a child’s birthday party!  Are you worried about what will you do about the food?  Don't stress we have provided a variety of ideas below, split by rough age groups.  First you need to know or find out: The age of the children who will be attending The time of day Location Facilities available (oven etc) Any child / adult allergies Once you know these factors you will be able to determine what kind of food you're going to serve.   Here are some general ideas for party foods according to various ages.   Toddlers For...

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  • 'Make Your Own' Birthday Party Ideas

    Hosts and hostesses sometimes worry about what food to serve at their child's party, or wonder if they can handle all the work of a theme party. It's hard to find food that everyone likes, and making party decorations and favors can be tiring. Why not make food or crafts the theme in a "make your own" party? Guests can make their own food as part of the party fun, and then everyone can make food according to his or her taste. Guests can make masks, jewelry, or other crafts. There are ideas along this line for almost all ages....

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  • Organising a Birthday Party for Kids with Allergies.

    If your child or any of his or her guests have food allergies (and among many guests there may be many allergies), trying to throw a party may seem very daunting. But as more and more children are diagnosed with food allergies, more and more recipes are being made available to accommodate them. Consider some of these ideas for throwing an allergy-free party where everyone can relax and have fun. When you decide to throw an allergy-free party, make sure you note that fact in the invitations. Some parents may avoid having their children attend parties because of the usual...

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  • Looking for something unique for Father's Day?

    What will I get him this year?If the men in your life are anything like mine, they are very hard to buy for.I've been doing some research and found some great unique ideas for you.We've added some inspiration to this email. (click any image and it will take you to Etsy - then add 'Father's Day' to the search bar for lots of wonderful ideas.     Regards Rochelle SaveSave

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  • How to Host an Animal Themed Party

    Animal party themes can be a great success for kids of ages. But what kind of animal theme should you choose?  And how do you apply that theme?  Here are some ideas: Jungle AnimalsJungle animals like monkeys, snakes, parrots, zebra's and tigers are beloved by many children.  While they are not technically "jungle" animals, the big cats of the African plains are usually included in such a theme, too, such as lions and cheetahs.  A jungle theme can be fun to decorate.  Use construction paper to make big leaves; use stuffed animals all around the room, and hang brown and...

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  • 39 Productive things to do while watching TV or Netflix

    When I was a child, we didn’t watch too much television.  One rule that we had in my house was that if you wanted to watch something on tv , you had to something useful at the same time. So I learnt to knit and crochet.  We did heaps of craft projects such as latchhook and embroidery. So watching tv itself is not a very productive thing to be doing, whether you are for or against watching tv here are some suggestions. I decided to research some things other people suggest to do... Knit or crochet Pet love / grooming...

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