It feels like it was just yesterday that your little prince was born, and suddenly eleven months have passed. Your son is about to turn one and it is time to plan the very 1st birthday party. Every parent would want to make their child’s first birthday very special. One-year-olds obviously don’t care much for they don’t really understand much. But that does not stop a parent from making the best of arrangements. But where to start from? Here are a few ideas to make your son’s 1st birthday party a tad bit special.
Sweet 16, twinkling twenty, quarter century (25), half century (50), a full circle 60 – these are some never to forget milestones in your life. Celebrating these birthdays like never before will make you feel energized, happy and cherished.
Organizing a birthday party is a fun idea, and it is even more enjoyable when you are a creative person and would love to decorate the party atmosphere on your own. But most of the times there remains a confusion about what to create so that invitees like it and cherish the most in the party. So today we have come up with the most innovative DIY ideas for your birthday party those you will definitely like and would love to come up with on your own birthday.
Whether you forgot a birthday, or just didn’t plan it because of sheer laziness, the fact is, you need to throw a birthday party.
The first thing you need to do is relax, and focus. A few efforts can completely make someone else’s day, and even if you leave a few things out of the party, it’s the thought that matters after all. Continue reading How to Throw Epic Last Minute Party
Birthday parties are always fun, but what about the DIY ones? To be honest, the DIY birthdays are more exciting than the regular ones since the party begins from the preparations itself.
Theme parties are a certain hit amongst all age groups. It gives the extra zing factor to the party and makes it cooler. But planning it can be a daunting task. Some say it’s better to avoid theme party ideas as they are too much of work, but we don’t buy it.
Birthday bash may involve only family members as your kid is only 1-year-old. But now he’s three years and already has attended many birthday parties as well. So, they obviously want party not restricted to family members only.
No doubt we are born entertainers. Some cook the best food, while the others can get a fabulous decor. Yet, the extravagance of a birthday party is often linked to the budget. Whether it is the big 50s or sweet 16, if you have a birthday next month and the budget is hindering your party, then here we are to help you out.
Rose just celebrated her 15th birthday party and the atmosphere was simply more than what her guests expected. With lots of games, music, and dance, the party took a perfect U-turn rather moving with the same old unexciting environment.
Birthday Parties became inevitable for all ages, especially for kids. Depending on where you live and how many guests you invite, it is becoming an expensive yearly event, an event which we tend to forget in annual budgeting. Its lot of fun to have birthday party for Kids. But just how much money does a typical birthday party cost?
For the purposes of estimation, I have collected the data from around 10 birthday party places in Rockville, Maryland, a city very close to DC. I took different venues, called each one of them and the average cost per birthday for 20 kids including the return gifts may vary from $450 to $600 depending on the venue. This does not include a special cake, extra decoration or food and drinks for parents. If you spend around $200 for the above which are unavoidable, it is coming to $800 for each birthday party. If we calculate this for 17 years, assuming that you don’t need to pay from 18 th birthday, it would cost around $13,600 for one child. Remember this does not include the gifts Kids need to take to the birthdays they attend.
According to the statistics released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, parents will spend an average of $235,000 to raise a child born in 2011 to the age of 17. (And that’s not taking into account any savings for college). Housing, food, clothing, health care, child care, schooling and the list of compulsory expenses goes on and on. Optional or discretionary spending such as family vacations, birthday gifts and birthday parties are mostly extra. Just for birthday Parties till the age 17 for each kid would cost $13,600 which is almost 5.8% of the USDA’s estimate of $235000.
I came across a funny info-graphic on “Baby’s Birthday on a Budget” which I would like to share it with you. If you are spending on Invitations, I have a free goody for you. Send a Video Invitation for your’s kids next birthday using Inwiter. It is free and fun to create Video invitations and Thank You Notes. you can also greet other kids on their birthday using our Video Greetings feature.
As Geoffrey Fisher said “Good plans shape good decisions. That’s why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.”