In this day and age there is a lot of pressure to go organic. This is non-toxic, child safe and eco-friendly. Toys made from organic materials leave less of an impact on the earth…let’s face it our landfills have enough plastic. The only problem is organic items are often more expensive and sometimes less fun.
Apologies, I have been a bit quiet of late. Things have been a bit busy and I’ve been a bit tired. Life for Dave and I is about to change for the better. We are expecting our first baby in February. IT’S A BOY! We have also just moved house, so I have been in full on nesting mode.
It dates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in), first celebrated almost 2000 years ago. Halloween was first called ‘All Hallows’ Eve’ then eventually combined into what we call it now. Halloween occurs each year on 31st October, the day before what we call now, ‘All Saints Day’.
I think jelly is one of those forgotten gems! There is so much you can do with it! Each packet cost 99 cents at Countdown, which makes 2 litres of jelly. Value for money! I have had a play around with some different things that you can do with jelly, themed and not. It was so much fun!
I have recently had the privilege of organising my friend’s baby shower. I had loads of fun doing it! I realised that it did not need to cost a lot of money or take a lot of time to do. Also, I found there were lots of people who were willing to help. Here are some of the things we did.
I have always been fascinated by the way people celebrate their birthdays and the reasons why people put emphasis on different birthdays, for example: celebrating a 21st birthday or a sweet sixteenth.
A birthday present is the type of thing that will depend on the age of the child, but here are a few things that the children seem to be really enjoying at this point in time. The following are suggestions for children 5+.
With all of the allergies around, we thought we would have a bit of a play around with some gluten free recipes. This Chocolate Cake one was delicious! I had to share it on the Peekaboo blog.
Kids party games must be the most exciting part of a birthday party! Hmmm well, the presents you get are very exciting also! But kids have a lot of energy and on top of all the yummy food you will need to have some fun games to play.
There may be many reasons why finding a party location could cause problems. It may be that your child has many friends and your household may not fit them all, or it could be a budget situation where you need a location that is less costly.