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Planning an Outdoor Party in Winter

Winter is here (again). It’s a long season - and the current health restrictions can make you feel like hibernating until Spring. But we’re strong, tough Canadians - we don’t let cold or snow get in the way of a good time. A small outdoor kids’ party (a maximum of 10 people can get together outdoors) can be a lot of fun. So, embrace your inner ‘Elsa’ because I’m going to guide you on how to throw the best outdoor winter party ever!

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COVID-Friendly Birthday Party Ideas

 ‘COVID-friendly’ has become a standard descriptor in this new normal we are all adjusting to, so it’s only fitting that we bring it into the world of celebrations and birthdays. I’m sure the March through June birthdays of 2020 had birthdays like no other. I am hoping everyone got creative and found ways to connect, have fun, and make great memories! If not, fear not! Pop these ideas into your back pocket for your wee one’s next birthday celebration!

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Celebrating Your Kid's Birthday Party at Home

One way to interact with friends from a distance is to have a virtual party using apps like Google Hangout, Zoom, or Skype. My daughter has been using Google Hangout to practice her musical theatre play with the kids in her class. This technology allows people to see and speak to everyone, so it is the next best thing to being in a room together.

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Tween Party Ideas

Well, this certainly isn’t the type of article I thought I’d ever be writing, but I rose to the challenge! Since we are all self-isolating and keeping our families safe, the options for birthday party locations have whittled down to one option: your home. So, what do you do for your tween that is already hard to please in the best of circumstances? Start with a theme (you know I love a good theme to up the enjoyment factor!).

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