A Harry Potter Themed Birthday Party

Harry Potter Party Ideas

My 8 year old loves the Harry Potter series! So when she asked for a Hogwarts Harry Potter themed birthday party, I knew it meant just one thing...a party at home! This party was a total hit but there was a fair bit of preparation before the party. The success of the party also hinged on … [Read more...]

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...]

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

Budget children's birthday party ideas F

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...]

Mermaid Party Food Ideas for Kids

Mermaid beach party menu via Childhood 101

So I have a confession to make... I promised this post almost a year ago! This time last year I posted about Immy's 5th birthday Mermaid Party and had every intention of writing a second post about the party menu but to be honest I think I was burnt out after the whole party planning experience and … [Read more...]

Baking With Kids: Mini Lamington Cupcakes Recipe

Baking with kids - Lamington cupcake recipe

This Sunday, January 26th, is Australia Day. To get into the spirit of our national day, I invited Immy to help me bake a child-friendly twist on an Australian classic - the lamington. For those who don't know, a lamington is an Australian dessert consisting of a square of sponge cake dipped into … [Read more...]