PCA 2020

Birthdays

The Best Birthday Ever Can be a Piece of Cake

Okay picture this, 5 four year olds in your house for two hours with, cake, snacks, craft materials, games…you’re thinking complete chaos, right? Not necessarily. The difference between an average, hectic, “are-we-done-yet” party and a creative, exciting, “do-we-have-to-leave-now” party is in the planning. Here are the basic steps to help get you started and come out the other end in one piece.

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Beat the Winter Blahs and Welcome Spring with a Gardening Party

What better way to get everyone looking forward to Spring than to have a gardening party! In this article, you’ll find step-by-step tips, tricks and planning ideas to help you through. It’ll be like tiptoeing through the tulips!

 

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Birthday Bashes on a Budget

Party-planning expert Lisa Kothari, author of "Dear Peppers and Pollywogs...What Parents Want to Know About Planning Their Kids' Parties" has gathered her tricks and tips for a  birthday party on a budget.

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Party Planning Tips from the Trenches

Planning your child’s birthday party can bring a lot of stress into your life and take up a lot of your much needed alone time. As the years go on, it seems children’s birthday parties are becoming more elaborate and time consuming. Not everyone can afford a petting zoo or a circus in their front yard.

Children are very imaginative and creative, which should be kept in mind. A simple card board box can transform into a rocket ship or a race car when your eyes are young. Use this to help make the process easier.

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