Party Themes and Ideas

Playlists for Summer Parties

Keep your summer party going by selecting a perfect playlist.  Here are some different song lists for summer party themes. Summer Cocktail Party Playlist This list is all about cool summer sounds. Buena Vista Social Club (jazzy, latin, energetic, cool, classy)  If you can only pop in ONE CD or select one playlist and put ... Read More »

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To have a Themed Party or to Have a Party with no Theme

Why would we write an article about having a party without a theme, when we’re all about party themes?  Well, not every party NEEDS a theme.  Sometimes, adding a theme to a party can distract from the goal of the party: to enjoy friends and relatives in an intimate setting.  Sometimes, adding a theme creates ... Read More »

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Hosting a Mad Hatter Tea Party

He’s one of the most recognizable yet difficult to understand characters of all times. The Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland has evolved into a beloved character through time, though he is truly mad and downright eccentric. To those who have seen the (many) movies, they embrace him as a pivotal character in the storyline. ... Read More »

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Elmo and Dorothy Birthday Tips

I’ve noticed something interesting during the many (many, many, many) Elmo DVDs I’ve watched with my family. One of the biggest stars in Elmo’s World is a character who never says a thing! That’s right…much like Silent Bob or Teller of Penn and Teller – but for younger audiences – Dorothy, Elmo’s pet fish, has ... Read More »

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Second Birthday Party Ideas

Your little darling is turning two and you can hardly believe it! Wasn’t it just yesterday that you celebrated their first birthday? As they move through the toddler years, the time goes faster and faster. So as you look at your little toddler and wonder what to do to celebrate their second birthday, consider these ... Read More »

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French Poodle Party Ideas

Ooh la la, a French poodle favor kit! Ooh la la! French poodle party, anyone? I adore this idea – and I’ve recommended it many times for little girls of all ages. Here are some French poodle party ideas for a soire with savoir faire. It’s All About the Ambiance What you’ll want to keep ... Read More »

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Murder Mystery Sleepover Party Idea

Looking for a birthday or party idea for your tween or teen that adds fun and mysterious flavor to the traditional cake, decorations and favors? How about a murder mystery sleepover party for your little sleuth and her friends? This idea takes tips from mystery classics such as the Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys mysteries, ... Read More »

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Muno Ideas for a Yo Gabba Gabba Party

Muno is the lovable red cyclops from Yo Gabba Gabba.  If you’re having a Yo Gabba Gabba party, here’s a couple ideas games and activities involving Muno, such as Pin the eye on Muno, and muno-themed food like cupcakes with marshmallows. Pin the eyeball on Muno Make a big Muno character and put the large ... Read More »

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Aloha! Sail Over to Our Luau!

Everybody loves a luau and with this party plan you’ll be able to throw a great party whether it’s on the beach, in your backyard or in your living room. Aloha! Invitations: Remove the leaves from a silk tropical flower stem. Cut leaf shapes from green construction paper. Write your invitation wording on the leaves ... Read More »

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Yo Gabba Gabba! Characters for Birthday Parties

Quick – name the members of the Dancey Dance Yo Gabba Gabba band. If you were able to rattle off the whole crew, kudos! If, on the other hand, you’re feeling a little lost (who is the monster with one eye, again?), we can help. Why Yo Gabba Gabba? Cartoon characters – and cartoon-like costumed ... Read More »

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