Birthday Parties

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Olympic rings
For parents of children born in the winter months, it can often be a challenge to come up with an interesting birthday party activity for an active group of six year-olds. But with a little creativity, and if you clear the furniture out of the living room for a day, you can host your own Olympic-themed birthday party for your son or daughter. In...
Turning 30 can be a bit of an eye-opener for some people. Not for LeAnn Rimes, though. The country singer recently threw a "Die, 20s, Die" birthday party to embrace the big 3-0 with open arms. Rimes told People, "I had so many amazing things happen in my 20s, and I also had a lot of hard lessons to learn. I'm ready to put those lessons into play...
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James
It’s the best kind of present sports fans could ever ask for this year — the season openers for the 2011-2012 NBA season on Dec. 25. Many eyes will be on LeBron James and his Heat teammates this year, already championship favorites according to the NY Daily News.  But it’s not just about the game this year. December 30 is a mere five days after...
Over-the-Top Themed Parties for Grown-Ups
Regardless of your age, one thing always rings true — there is no better way to welcome in another year than with a festive themed bash in your honor. So celebrate your birthday in style, and if you thought cupcake toppers and candy buffets were reserved for the little ones, well, think again. Click here for Over-the-Top Themed Parties for Grown-...

More Birthday Party Fun

Everyone feels special on their birthday. It is the one day of the year when the focus is solely on you. You’re treated to presents, cards, and of course, cake. For those that love food, the cake may even be the best part. Usually, the birthday honoree is graced with their favorite cake and frosting, embellished with a sweet message to make...

Host a Murder Mystery Party

“It’s Professor Plum, in the study, with a candlestick.” This line should bring back fond memories for fans of the beloved board game Clue. What if you could bring that board game experience to life with a murder mystery dinner party in your own home? Or perhaps your mantro is the famous Sherlock Holmes phrase "When you have eliminated the...

Cake

There is no gift more generous than a homecooked meal prepared with care. The next time there is a birthday to celebrate, forget the loud and busy restaurant and instead have a dinner at home. Whether they’re turning 12 or 40, the birthday boy or girl will enjoy sharing a special meal surrounded by friends and family.

Start off the meal...

When it comes to celebrity birthday celebrations, extravagant parties are to be expected. Whether they're jetting to Las Vegas to host outrageous nights at the hottest clubs in town or staying closer to home for the celebration, the parties never disappoint — and the birthday cakes are often the main event. The stars on our list of the most...

10 Fun Kids' Birthday Party Ideas

The old days of kids' birthday parties at the bowling alley or disco roller-skating, delivery pizza, and slices of ice cream cake are behind us. These days, parents are getting creative with themed celebrations that they begin to plan months in advance, sometimes even employing a professional party planner to execute it all. However, no matter...

Girls on bed

If your school has ever hosted pajama day, you know how wild kids are for facing the world in clothes usually reserved for bedtime. So why not parlay that kind of fun to your little one’s next birthday party? Tell guests to come in their favorite jammies and slippers, decorate with sweet dreams in mind, serve a menu of nighttime (well, anytime...