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DIY At-Home Pokemon Birthday Party Ultimate Guide

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DIY At-Home Pokemon Birthday Party Ultimate Guide

Since the Pokemon Go app came out this year, everyone is falling again for Pikachu. Kids are no exception! I have been asked many times recently about how to organize an at-home Pokemon themed birthday party for kids. Like for many themes, it really is not that hard. I have assembled here the very best Pokemon birthday party ideas I’ve found all over the web. It will make every step of the birthday party organizing much easier and fun for you! Pokemon Birthday Party Invitations First step for every birthday party: invite the friends! Let the guests know that it's going to be...

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The Ultimate Guide For A Toronto Blue Jays Kids Party Theme

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The Ultimate Guide For A Toronto Blue Jays Kids Party Theme

Your child is a Toronto Blue Jays fan? You wonder how to organize the most amazing at-home birthday party for him? You will find in this guide everything necessary to organize the perfect party for your child, including invitations, decoration items, activities during the event, birthday cakes and more! Blue Jays Birthday Party Invitations Cards The first step is obviously to invite friends. Several websites offer beautiful Blue Jays themed party invitation cards. You will find on Etsy a ton of pretty themed party invitations. Here are some I’ve found particularly nice. Free Birthday Party Invitations If you prefer free...

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10 healthy lunch box snacks

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10 healthy lunch box snacks

Snacks are a headache! Add to that the many restrictions in schools because of food allergies. It’s with pleasure that I share with you many healthy snacks that have been approved by my kids! 1. Edamame This very high protein snack is super easy! Costco sells frozen, individually wrapped, edamame. The small plastic bag goes directly in the microwave for 2 minutes and simply transfer the warmed up beans in a plastic container for the lunch box! It’s as simple as that!   2. Hummus and veggies My kids are not fans of raw veggies! However, carrots cucumbers, broccolis or...

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Birthday gifts during a child’s party: When to open them?

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Birthday gifts during a child’s party: When to open them?

I don’t know if you are like me, but the most stressful moment for me during a birthday party is when the birthday child opens his gifts. A child’s party is already very busy! Lots of guests, a festive atmosphere, the presence of an entertainer and a cake just yearning to be eaten! And after all that, comes the dreadful moment of opening gifts!   Opening gifts is always a loud and disorganized moment. The birthday child is excited, the friends are pushing to give their present first and the other kids stay so close to the birthday child that...

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Sparkling Slime recipe for birthday parties!

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Sparkling Slime recipe for birthday parties!

What child doesn’t like slime! This thick, gooey, yet runny substance with a consistency somewhere between paint and custard has been around since the 60’s! My sparkling slime recipe is awesome as a birthday party activity! With ingredients that are easy to find in your local department store (Walmart for example) and a very simple elaboration, you will fast be on your way to the coolest birthday party ever! You can easily include this slime recipe for your Science, Magic or Slime themed birthday parties!    The expression of joy you’ll see on the children's faces as they play with...

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