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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The Best DIY Minecraft Party Decorations (especially on a budget)

Minecraft DIY Party Decorations

My son's Minecraft Party was an absolute blast. For the full story, head over there. This post is just here to give you lots of Minecraft Party decoration ideas for your own party. Balloon spiders If you manage to find square balloons, let me know! Until then, we had to make do with regular round balloons, but with square cellophane eyes ...

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Minecraft party games (do not try this at home)

Minecraft party ideas

If you've read the first part of the Minecraft party wrap-up, you'll already be aware that this Minecraft party was chaos on wheels. In fact, it was chaos without a helmet on wheels. Let me recap. 12 ten year old boys. 1 massive bonfire. 18 different sugary treats on offer. 1 hour of daylight. 2 1/2 hours of pitch darkness. No, ...

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Max’s Lord of the Flies, I mean Minecraft party

Minecraft party ideas

 I think 10 years old is my cut-off point for large parties in the backyard. The kids are bigger, louder, busier and did I mention louder? Because they are LOUD. This Minecraft party was all about the noise. The boys were screaming at each other, I was screaming at the boys, Bart was screaming at me to be heard over me screaming at the boys who ...

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How to throw an awesome Pokemon Party

Awesome Pokemon party

I absolutely love a kid's party with a narrative. Our Harry Potter party had one and Maxi's awesome Pokemon party had one too. From the very beginning of the party, the kids were all Pokemon trainers, charged with catching, training and battling a Pokemon. Zia Lucia (the best aunty in the whole world and my party buddy - dressed as a Pokemon below ...

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Pokemon party free printables

Pokemon party free printables

It turned out to be easy and fun to host a great Pokemon party. To make it even easier for you, here are free Pokemon party printables of everything we used at Max's recent Pokemon party. It was a a super-fun-tastic party and the kids adored the activities. I haven't taught myself to do editable pdf files just yet, so you're stuck with mostly ...

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Farm party free printables

Free Farm Party printables - invitations and party decorations to download and print

We had such a fabulous time at Max's Farm Party. Putting all the elements together was fussy, but worth the effort. I've uploaded the Powerpoint docs I created with all of the farm party elements, so you can customise them to suit your own party. You can edit them in Powerpoint to personalise to your own child and their guests. To work with ...

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Oh good golly gosh, it’s a farm party

Farm party ideas

It's done. The farm party of the year is DONE. I'm farking farmed out. Maxi and his band of merry men (and maidens) had a really, truly super awesomey day (except that one kid... there is always one.. who told me constantly that he was bored. I hated that kid.) The trouble with 'doing' kids' parties is that kids have to come to them. I ...

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