Tully’s catch phrase is, “look at its cute little face!” She’s obsessed with Squishmallows, kawaii, and any toy with big eyes. Because she was turning 10 I wanted to do a big party at home in April, but, thanks to covid, an overseas trip to see her family in Scotland and then a surprise bout of chicken pox, it was June before we could have the party!
Category Archives: Parties
6 tips to creating amazing kids parties on a budget
We all want to throw our kids a birthday party that they will never forget, but we don’t all have a Kardashian budget for these things. I’ve been throwing kids parties for nearly 21 years now so I have some great tips on how to make it look amazing, without blowing the budget!
Kids Birthday Party Ideas – Styling a Bluey Party
Need some kids birthday party ideas? Bluey is every preschooler’s favourite TV show it seems! Taking over the ever popular Peppa Pig, Bluey, on ABC Kids, is a toddler celebrity. She is a six year old blue heeler who lives with her Mum, Chilli, her dad, Bandit, and her little sister Bingo. Every episode is around seven minutes and is entirely play and imagination based.
Harry Potter Party activities, food and styling ideas
Tully is currently Harry Potter OBSESSED! I’ve been through this before with my son and it’s such a fun age. Due to it being all about Harry Potter, we had to throw an epic Harry Potter themed party for Tully’s seventh birthday. I think it was the biggest party I’ve thrown – in work and in size. We had about 30 kids here for two hours and it was crazy!
That time I turned 40 – and threw a 90’s party!
Guys, it’s finally happened. I’m officially 40. I know, time flies! Well, I may be 40 but I feel like I’ve achieved a fair bit. I have got married (twice), raised two kids basically to adulthood and had a third, had a very varied career, built up this blog, traveled, built a house and met so many amazing people along the way.
Styling a Disney Pixar Coco Party
This year Tully’s 6th birthday is all about the Disney Pixar movie Coco. We saw it before Christmas and she hasn’t stopped talking about it since. It’s about the Day of the Dead and the importance of family and it’s the first Disney movie that focuses on Mexican culture. It has an amazing soundtrack that will stay in your head forever! Since the moment we saw it she was stick on a Disney Pixar Coco party! Here’s what it looked like:
Styling a Garden Party with Sipahh
This post is sponsored by Sipahh
Party season is on its way and I can’t wait! I’m well known for being willing to throw a kids’ party at my place for any occasion. In 2015 alone I had a massive birthday party for Tully, an Easter party, a movie party in the winter just for fun, a kids’ disco, a Halloween party and a Christmas party. I will find any reason to hold a party so when Sipahh asked if I would be interested in throwing a garden party to try out their flavoured milk straws I was all over that in a second!
Halloween Party Ideas!
Tully is SO excited about Halloween this year. Every morning she wakes up, puts her face close to mine and says, “is it Halloween yet?”. Because Halloween is on a Saturday this year we are taking the opportunity to have a few little kids over for a Halloween party. From what I hear, quite a few people are doing the same so I thought I would share with you a few of my super easy Halloween party ideas.
Our HOME DVD Party!
When 20th Century Fox emailed us asking if we would like to hold a HOME DVD party to celebrate the DVD release of Dreamworks’ HOME we jumped at the chance!
Tully’s Rainbow Unicorn Birthday Party
Tully turned three in April and for the nine months beforehand she had her heart set on a unicorn party- she was completely unwavering about the whole thing. So I set out to create her the most amazing rainbow unicorn birthday party ever- including getting some unicorns to come along!