Category: Parties

Throwing a baby shower for your bestie

Throwing a baby shower can’t possibly be more than sitting everyone in a circle and cooing over ducky onesies and impossibly tiny sneakers, right? Well, there’s a bit more to it — like the guest list, food, games, gifts and general hosting duties. Not… Continue Reading “Throwing a baby shower for your bestie”

Why I’m done with big birthday parties for kids

We celebrated our daughter’s fourth birthday the other weekend with a big Disney princess dance bash at a local studio. It was a great party and I think everyone enjoyed themselves, but you know what? I’m never doing a huge birthday party again. Let… Continue Reading “Why I’m done with big birthday parties for kids”

Reusable snack bag party favours

Ready to quit loot bags and hand out something that’s actually useful? These reusable snack bags can be filled with candy, crackers or pretzels to be eaten on the drive home from the birthday party, and then the bag can be used over and… Continue Reading “Reusable snack bag party favours”

Say no to loot bags. Seriously.

Dear Parents, Let’s all decide, as a group, that traditional loot bags are a terrible waste of money and sanity and we should never, ever make them again? OK? Yes, I know. It’s easy to roam around a Dollar Store and fill a basket… Continue Reading “Say no to loot bags. Seriously.”

DIY Lego birthday party

We can get away with the occasional “Trains” or “Rainbow” themed party during the first few years, and then kids tend to want parties focused on their favourite character, TV show, or movie. But who wants to spend $10 on a package of 15… Continue Reading “DIY Lego birthday party”