A magical Alice in Wonderland party (on a budget)

Magical Alice in Wonderland Party on a Budget

A couple of weekends ago it was Arabella's Alice in Wonderland party and let me tell you, this one was the most last-minute, budget-friendly party I've ever done. That's really saying something too, because I always leave parties until the last minute and I always try to spend as little money as possible. This Alice in Wonderland party had the ...

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Make these Alice in Wonderland invitations

Alice in Wonderland invitations

We made some Alice in Wonderland invitations for Cappers' upcoming 11th birthday. She's totally into the idea of an Alice in Wonderland party, having devoured the books and the movie. Such is her devotion, when we were in London we even schlepped across town to visit the exhibition at the British Library. This will be a delicious theme for a ...

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Minute to Win It party games are the BEST

Minute to win it - How to Play Cookie Face

I've been wanting to write about the awesomeness that is Minute To Win It party games since Badoo had her party in June. Life, huh? We actually replicated the exact Minute To Win It party games we had at Max's party back in May (again, blog silence - it's been a hellava quick year), so I can attest that these games are loved by both boys and girls ...

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You’re invited to a night owl slumber party

Night Owls Slumber Party Invitations

Sorry, that headline is a bit misleading. You're not actually invited to the night owl slumber party. But some Badoo friends are. Lucky kids. You can tag alone virtually if you like? The Badoo is turning eight, if you can believe that. She wants to replicate her older sister's (un)slumber party, but we're not sure if Mr Crocodile's pyjamas are ...

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How to host a Glow Party – Let’s Glow Crazy!

Glow party ideas

My youngest Badoo turned seven on Saturday, which surely makes me the oldest mother on the interwebs. Like any year in a Badoo's life, we didn't let the passing of the six onto the seven go unnoticed. She wanted a hip hop party and we decided to make it glow as bright and shiny as a Badoo. Which is very bright and shiny indeed. So, let me tell ...

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Free printable Glow Crazy party invites

DIY Glow party invitations - free printable

Lottie is having a Let's Glow Crazy party and you're invited! Matter of fact, you can download, edit and print these free printable Glow Party invites and have your very own Let's Glow Crazy party. Just click on the image below to print. A Word document will automatically download and you can start editing with your own Glow Party ...

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Island party ideas – games, decorations, invitations, food

Island party

Every now and then I think my patience for creating kids' parties is reaching capacity... and then a birthday rolls around and before I can stop myself I'm enthusiastically bleating, "what theme do you want for your party this year?" Well, Cappers wanted a Fiji theme, which we successfully turned into 'island party ideas' and then morphed into ...

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Other people’s parties | Peter Pan party

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There's another mum out there who is just as mad as I am for kids' parties. Actually, she's way madder. Simone from Great Fun 4 Kids is like Mad Hatter kind of mad (now that I write that, I'm actually very surprised that Simoney has never tackled an Alice in Wonderland party). Simone's blog is a wonderful resource for any parent looking for ways to ...

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Party | An island party invitation

Island party invitation

We're on the home stretch for party season - yay! Party season extends from May (Max) through June (Badoo) into August (me) and up to October (Cappers). It's Cappers' birthday in a couple of days in fact! Happy birthday, darling girl. Wait a minute... Max, Badoo, me, Cappers... um, actually, my man has his birthday the day before Cappers' but he ...

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Pin of the Day | 25 party garlands

25 party garlands to make

I have a whole pinboard called Garlands just make me happy. And they do. This round up of party garlands is from one of my favourite party sites: A Subtle Revelry. Victoria has the most trustworthy eye when it comes to all things pretty and fun. Her blog tagline is "merrymaking the everyday". Some of my favourite A Subtle Revelry party ...

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