How to Make a Graduation or Birthday Money Cake

How to Make a Graduation or Birthday Money Cake

Money is a timeless and versatile gift, but let’s face it — presentation is everything! If you’re planning to give a monetary gift for a birthday or graduation, consider elevating it by making . . .

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The San Diego Party Guide

The San Diego Party Guide

& nbsp; We know you are busy parents who like to have fun celebrations of all kinds: a special birthday, a promotion, a school event and more. To make planning easier, we've created The San Die . . .

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Party Planner 2019

Party Planner 2019

Hosting a celebration? Discover great ideas for mobile entertainment, festive party destinations and more in our annual Party Planner.   BOUNCE HOUSES/JUMPIES Always Bouncin’ El Cajo . . .

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Score! Throw a Fun Soccer-Themed Party

Score! Throw a Fun Soccer-Themed Party

Photo credit: Jill Nystul Celebrate this year’s FIFA World Cup with family, friends and neighbors. The World Cup, held every four years, is the holy grail of soccer. This year the games are in Russ . . .

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Host a Lorax-Themed Party!

Host a Lorax-Themed Party!

Host a Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax-themed party for a child's birthday or to honor the Lorax's timeless enthusiasm for the earth (or, in this case, truffula trees and brown barbaloots). Inspired . . .

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Awesome Party Ideas for Kids

Awesome Party Ideas for Kids

Your child’s next birthday is fast approaching and you’re wondering where to hold the party. Perhaps the thought of having it at home makes you break out in a cold sweat. Maybe it is simply not . . .

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Unique Party Favors

Unique Party Favors

Creating a thank-you gift (party favor) with your kids teaches them appreciation and gratitude for guests that attend their party. Tired of the same old trinkets stuffed in a goodie bag? Get inspira . . .

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How to Host an Allergy-Safe Party

How to Host an Allergy-Safe Party

Birthday party time! You’ve planned the games, chosen a cake and shopped for party favors. Then it comes—an RSVP from a classmate with an allergy. According to FARE (Food Allergy Research & . . .

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Slumber Party Dos and Don'ts

Slumber Party Dos and Don'ts

Does the thought of 10 kids sleeping over at your house all on the same night freak you out? Do you picture getting zero sleep because you have to deal with said kids all night long? Do you picture . . .

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Party in a Lunch Bag

Party in a Lunch Bag

Here’s a quick and easy way to make your child’s birthday special: Send her to school (or camp) with a festive birthday lunch to help her celebrate! There’s no reason to spend a lot of money o . . .

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How to Host a Baseball Themed Party

How to Host a Baseball Themed Party

Host a baseball-themed birthday party for your little slugger—or celebrate opening day of baseball season or the start of summer with friends and neighbors. Here are six baseball-inspired ideas fr . . .

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8 Tips for Saving on Birthday Gifts

8 Tips for Saving on Birthday Gifts

I don’t know about you, but it seems like I’m always toting my kids to a birthday party. Buying all those gifts can be a real budget buster, and nobody wants to go into credit card debt trying t . . .

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How to Throw a Great Birthday Party on a Budget

How to Throw a Great Birthday Party on a Budget

How to Throw a Great Birthday Party on a Budget You can’t get around birthdays—they come each year for all of us! And most children want to celebrate with a party every year. Parents want to cr . . .

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How to Host an Olympics-Themed Party

How to Host an Olympics-Themed Party

Don't miss the Olympic Games—the premier multi-sporting event in the world! The 2018 Winter Olympics start February 9 in PyeongChang with athletes competing from more than 90 countries. Get into t . . .

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How to Teach Your Kids to Write Thank You Notes

How to Teach Your Kids to Write Thank You Notes

How to Teach Your Kids to Write Thank You Notes In this day of instant messaging, texting and emails, the effort of sending a handwritten thank you note to someone communicates an important message . . .

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What to Do when Birthdays Are on Holidays

Tips to create a special celebration for a child whose birthday is on a holiday. For kids who have birthdays on Halloween, Easter, Christmas or Thanksgiving, there is often nothing more import . . .

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How to Plan a Birthday Party While Going Green!

How to Plan a Birthday Party While Going Green!

Birthday Party Ideas.  How to Plan a Birthday Party While Going Green! After attending a recent birthday party for my 6-year-old son’s friend, I came home wondering what kids learn about gar . . .

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Plan a Dinosaur Party

Plan a Dinosaur Party

If your child is nuts about dinosaurs, you might want to consider throwing a dinosaur theme birthday party this year. The dino theme party is a perfect for boys although you may find girls want in . . .

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Plan a Butterfly Birthday Party

Plan a Butterfly Birthday Party

Plan a Flutterby Butterfly Party

 Here is a fun party craft that the kids can make. The materials need to make these Coffee Filter Butterflies 

are: Wooden Clothes Pins Round Coffee F . . .

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Ideas for a Simple Birthday Party

Ideas for a Simple Birthday Party

How to plan a simple party and be successful! Recently, I read about parents who spend thousands of dollars on their children’s birthday parties. Llamas, helicopter rides, visits from sports cele . . .

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