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Onward Party Plan: An Epic Quest for Your Kids

Our Onward Party was a great way to interrupt the coronavirus quarantine blues! We bought the movie on iTunes as soon as it became available, but Disney generously made it available on Disney+ less than one month after releasing the movie in theaters! Click here for a free trial of Disney+! This post contains affiliate …

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Epic Harry Potter Birthday Party (Cheap & Easy!)

In the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter, children receive their Hogwarts Acceptance Letters at the old age of 11… so naturally, we celebrated Colby’s 11th birthday with an epic Harry Potter party. (Unintended side effect: Now all the kids want a Harry Potter party this year!) The party began with wands and sorting… but …

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Super Cheap, Super Fun Mario Birthday Party Ideas

Jack, our 10 year old, is absolutely obsessed with Mario right now. When it was time to plan his party, the question wasn’t what the theme would be… but how we could make a Mario birthday party theme work on our limited budget. After all, we take birthday parties pretty seriously around here! Fortunately, Jack is a …

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A ‘Frozen’ Birthday Party {Without a Royal Budget}

My little princess has been looking forward to a Frozen party since she first saw the movie in theaters… but I was dreading the royal spending that would likely accompany such an extravaganza. Although I found many, many wonderful ideas on Pinterest, many of them seemed far beyond my limited budget and creative talent. If …

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Easy Skylanders Swap Force Birthday Party Treats & Decorations

I learned a lot about the Skylanders and their abilities while I was planning Jack’s birthday party. The more I learned, the more I realized there are really limitless ideas that could be implemented for a Skylanders birthday party. I really wish I could’ve done more with this awesome theme! Fortunately, I think I just might get …

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Easy Skylanders Swap Force Birthday Party Games

On Saturday, we celebrated Jack’s 8th birthday – Skylanders style! We had nine games and several themed treats. If I had more time, I would’ve loved to have done more with this theme… but for a busy mom on a budget, I think I did pretty well. The kids certainly enjoyed it! This one part …

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