Fall Themed Birthday Parties

Help! My baby is turning 3 soon, and it’s time to start planning for his Birthday Party. I always struggle with my kids party themes because they all fall in the autumn or the winter… No beach bashes or pool parties for us. However, fall weather can be so pleasant it is a great time to have outdoor parties, and with just a few thought out decorations it makes a perfect backdrop for any fall themed party! Did I mention is also makes them easy! So here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Harvest Time: Tractors, Fields of Gold, and Scarecrows always come to mind in the fall. Use inspirations from harvest time for decorations. Hay bales make great places for guest to sit, throw in a few scarecrows under a large tree, and an old wooden picnic table and you are … [Read more...]

First Birthday Snacks and Drinks

Celebrating babies first birthday is a very special event for family and friends.  To keep your sanity and baby’s attitude on the up and up, the key is to keep it simple! When it comes to party food you will probably have 3 ages of guests, the babies, the siblings (older children), and the adults.  Creating a spread of snacks  and drinks that will compliment each of your guests can sometimes be overwhelming but, just because you have quite a range of guests doesn’t mean you need a giant spread. Remember, you want the Birthday Boy/Girl to be the center of attention, and the day to memorable, not the elaborate array of food that kept you busy all day and left you too exhausted to enjoy the party. When planning snacks and drinks for a 1st Birthday party: Keep it Safe: Of course, when it … [Read more...]