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Posts from the category: Birthday Parties

How to Throw a Fabulous Garden Themed Birthday Party: 20+ Fun Ideas

How to Host an Awesome Garden Themed Birthday Party

Create a gorgeous garden themed birthday party without spending a fortune with these fabulous DIY party ideas. Ideas for a Garden Themed Birthday Party Decorations Paper birds with concertina wings made from scrapbooking paper are gorgeous when hung mobile like over the party food … [Read more...]

A Fairy Tale Themed Birthday Party + Bonus Party Budget Planner!

Fairy Tale Themed Birthday Party Ideas

This post is part of Microsoft’s #WorkWonders program. We’ve celebrated her birthdays with regular fairies, mermaids and Rainbow Magic fairies, and this year my imaginative girl chose Fairy Tales as the theme for her birthday celebration…can anyone else see a common thread here??!  We’re on a bit … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Crackle Eggs

Double Chocolate Crackle Eggs

I know Chocolate Crackles are an Australian and New Zealand party classic but they really are too good not to share with the rest of the world. For those living afar, I liken Chocolate Crackles to Rice Krispies Treats...but better! And these Double Chocolate Crackles are absolutely heavenly for … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Own Party Invitations With PowerPoint

How to Make Your Own Personalised Party Invitations

This post is part of Microsoft’s #WorkWonders program. Immy recently turned 7 and even though her party has been and gone, I am still in shock. 7??? How is that even possible?  This year we went back and forth on ideas for birthday party themes before finally settling on what quickly became one of … [Read more...]

12 Classic Kids Party Foods

12 Classic party food ideas for kids parties

As I prepared the food for Immy's recent birthday party I realised that so many of our favourite party foods feature year after year. Sometimes they are presented slightly differently to fit the party theme but most are our own versions of simple, classic birthday recipes. Here are 12 of our … [Read more...]

How to Make Marshmallow Fondant



How to make Marshmallow Fondant Icing. Perfect for making your own cake decorations at home.

In this post Penny of Mother Natured shares a fabulous recipe for Marshmallow Fondant Icing, perfect for making decorations for your next cake celebration. I love that she says, "If you can make shapes out of playdough, then you’ll do great with this recipe!" Do you make your own cake … [Read more...]

Birthday Traditions for Kids: Decorate Your Own Birthday Cake

Decorating Cake Birthday Tradition

These photos are from a good friend who introduced this birthday tradition with her children a few years ago - decorating their own birthday cake for a family birthday celebration. I thought it was too good an idea not to share! All you need to do is prepare your cake with an icing sugar and … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Healthier Vanilla Cupcakes

Lunch Box Ideas: Healthier Vanilla Cupcakes recipe

Today I am excited to welcome our newest contributor, Maree of Three Foot Cooks, with a healthier vanilla cupcake recipe that makes a fabulous lunch box treat. Those of you with school aged children or children who attend child care will probably understand when I say I am slightly freaking … [Read more...]