Midday Fix: Birthday party tips from Beth Engelman and Jim Higley

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Beth Engelman and Jim Higley

Birthday Party Tips

Choose a theme with you child to reflect their interests. This will help you ties everything together, keep the party focused and keep costs downs. It also can help you come up with simple and fun invitations – which all kids love.

Save money by having your activity do double duty by having them double as a “snacktivity” or party favor.

Keep the food simple – and try to offer a variety of options and DIY meals. Kids love to build their own.

In lieu of gifts, check out the following organizations:

Milk and Bookies

Drop in and Decorate

Echoage Parties

Don’t forget the thank you notes Tailor the notes to meet your kids age.

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