Category: Birthday

Checking out Chuck E. Cheese’s

Checking out Chuck E. Cheese's {Heather's Handmade Life}

Our son turned eight earlier this summer and his birthday fell during our family’s vacation to Ontario to see my dad and stepmother. We’d toyed with the idea of taking the kids to Canada’s Wonderland for the day but it felt too expensive —… Continue Reading “Checking out Chuck E. Cheese’s”

The not-a-party birthday party

The not-a-party birthday party: How to SAVE MONEY by hosting a birthday “outing” instead of a full-blown party where you rent a venue. {Heather’s Handmade Life}

Birthday party smackdown: big parties vs. small parties

After last year’s huge birthday bash for our daughter, I swore that we were finished with big birthday parties. I don’t know what pushed me over the edge, whether it was the prep work, the money, the 50-odd people in the venue or the… Continue Reading “Birthday party smackdown: big parties vs. small parties”