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Posts from the category: Birthday Parties

Party Ideas: A Sweet Heart Tea Party

Bella's Sweet Heart Tea Party Ideas

My friend Jess loves planning parties and I love how she has the knack of adding small, simple details that give a party that super special party feeling. The photos shared here are from her daughter's sixth birthday party, a lovely little sweet heart themed tea party for a group of her closest … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Pink Jelly Fluff Recipe

Jelly Fluff Recipe

When it comes to cooking with kids I like to keep things simple, and with just three ingredients in this jelly fluff recipe it sure is simple! I also love that it provides Immy (who is nearly seven) with the chance to put to use some of her more advanced kitchen skills, including safely managing … [Read more...]

Best of 2014: Top Ideas for Family Homes

Sharing Our Best Family Home Ideas for 2014

I can hardly believe that it is nearly the end of 2014, the time that I traditionally share lists of the most popular posts on the blog for the year, and today I am starting with our best ideas related to family homes (though somehow a few less literal popular 'home' posts snuck into this … [Read more...]

Simple Party Invitation Idea

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When it comes to birthday parties, simple is good - especially for those of us who get carried away thanks to the likes of Pinterest! I first came across this simple photo idea for party invitations when it was used by a good friend of mine for her daughter's 5th birthday party. She has used it many … [Read more...]

Kids Party Food Ideas: A ‘Healthier’ Recipe for Chocolate Crackles

Kids Party Food: Chocolate Crackles -Gluten, Dairy, Nut and Egg Free, Reduced Sugar

Chocolate Crackles are pretty much the figurehead of traditional party foods in Australia. The traditional recipe was first published by the Australian Women's Weekly back in the 1930s and I have vivid memories of eating them as a party food when I was a child in the 70s. Truly, a birthday party is … [Read more...]

25 Fun Party Themes for Young Children

25 Fun Party Theme Ideas for Kids

Looking for birthday party theme inspiration for your under 6 year old? Then you've come to the right place! Here's 25 themes that are perfect for this age range, and a whole heap of links to great examples of these themes in action - click through for ideas for party food, party games and … [Read more...]

Party Food for Kids: Giant Chocolate Freckle Pops

Kids Party Food: Giant Chocolate Freckle Pops

At Immy's school the children usually share cupcakes with the children in their class on their birthday. As Immy only ever licks the icing off cupcakes, this year I decided that my efforts in the kitchen would be much better spent making something that she would actually eat and enjoy. Inspired by … [Read more...]

How to Create a Beautiful Children’s Party On a Budget

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This is a guest post from Jackie Small of My Little Bookcase. As a stay-at-home mum I have to watch my wallet very closely but that doesn’t mean sacrificing beautiful birthday parties for my children. I’m not alone either; whatever your financial situation, many families are feeling the pinch at … [Read more...]