Articles by Mary Frederick

Mary Frederick has over twelve years of professional writing experience, with much of it being part of a marketing communications role. Mary gained valuable corporate experience, but always maintained strong freelance work throughout her career.

Mary has written for many different websites across a variety of different industries. Her writing experience includes developing all of the communications for an up and coming brand within the consumer electronics arena.

Mary enjoyed a great deal of event and party planning in her corporate life and has carried it across to her personal life as well. Therefore the advice and tips that she provides come from a first hand and experienced point of view. Mary enjoys cooking, entertaining, and spending time with her family—all of which are topics that she is passionate about and loves writing about.

Honoring The Wonderful World of the Wizard of Oz

On August 18, 1939, The Wizard of Oz premiered in theaters. It’s such a classic for all times and so it’s no wonder that the Wizard of Oz tends to be a popular party theme. Though it’s always been a great idea for a party, it’s becoming even more popular with a new movie coming ... Read More »

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Party Roundup – Cool Ladybug Party Ideas

Almost as popular as a fairy tea party, almost every little girl will desire a cute as a bug ladybug party. This is such a sweet little theme and easy to carry out. You want to get all the right elements in the right red, black, and polka dot colors and motif and voila—the theme ... Read More »

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Party Roundup - Cool Ladybug Party Ideas

The Avengers Décor Done to Amazing

It’s been long and coming, but finally the day has arrived— Marvel’s The Avengers and all of the hype surrounding it is alive and well, and smashing box office records left and right (yay, Joss Whedon!) Many of us grew up on this group of the very best superheroes out there. We’ve passed down our ... Read More »

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Honey Treats for Your Winnie the Pooh Party

Who doesn’t love the classic and adorable Winnie the Pooh? This character has been around for ages and every child seems to celebrate a phase with him (often these phases last a lifetime). If you’re planning a child’s birthday party, this loveable bear works beautifully as a theme. Here’s some fun and delicious ideas for ... Read More »

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Food and Drink

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Hippity Hoppity Easter Bunny Face Craft

Easter is nearly here, and that means it’s time for some adorable crafts with the kids. With Spring Break upon us for so many parents that means that crafts, particularly those related to Easter, are the perfect way to entertain kids. It’s also great as an activity as part of an Easter party. For this ... Read More »

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Crafts and Games

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The Barbie Dream House of Birthday Parties

If you have a little girl that loves and adores Barbie, then you know that this fun prop sure to please your little princess. It seems that every little girl goes through this famous doll phase and for her it’s a way of life. This little doll has a rich history that has lent itself ... Read More »

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Celebrate the Luck of the Irish with These St. Patrick’s Day Drinks

You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and that’s evidenced by how packed bars are that day. This is a day of celebration and to embrace your inner Irish pride or to at least pretend you have it. No other holiday makes for such an occasion for delicious drinks. This is ... Read More »

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Food and Drink

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Pin the Flag On the Castle

Calling all princes and princesses — we have the perfect party game for you! If your young maiden or knight in shining armor wants to have a royal princess birthday party then the perfect party game exists. This unique twist on a classic game makes your party a gala to remember and one fit for ... Read More »

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Crafts and Games

Pin the Flag On the Castle

Celebrating Our Forefathers with a Fun President’s Day Party

Many look at President’s Day as one of those holidays that just gives kids a day off of school. The truth is that this can be a fun occasion to celebrate with your kids. This is a holiday rich in history and therefore you can turn some history lessons into the perfect mid-winter party. It’s ... Read More »

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Celebrations

Celebrating Our Forefathers with a Fun President’s Day Party

Down Home Barnyard Fun in Your Own Backyard

There’s something about a farm that just draws appeal from kids of all ages. Most of us don’t grow up on the farm but sure love to visit. It’s all about the barnyard, the adorable animals, and all of the activities that goes along with it all. Farms are a great place to visit—and they ... Read More »

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Outdoor Parties

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