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6 Easy After-School Boredom Busting Activities

Lorraine Winter

The kids have been back at school for a few weeks now and after school boredom is starting to get to them. Fill the void between coming home time and tea time with these entertaining and fantastic boredom busting activities…

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Hilarious Adult Halloween Party Games

Lorraine Winter

Halloween is for adults too! We’ve compiled our favourite Halloween party games to keep your friends entertained for the evening. From hosting a murder mystery dinner party to scary treasure hunts, here are seven of our best games – easily…

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How Phone Apps Can Upgrade Your Party Organising

Lorraine Winter

Party organising has never been easier thanks in part to the array of apps available. We take a look at some of our favourite party organising apps that we’ve come across. Which apps would you add to the list? Some…

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How to Host a Pirate Birthday Party

Lorraine Winter

Shiver me timbers, is that Talk Like a Pirate day I see coming over the horizon? A pirate themed birthday party is perfect at this time of year and we talk you through everything from fun decorations, game and food…

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5 Fun Birthday Cake Alternatives

Lorraine Winter

We know it’s a tradition as old as singing ‘Happy Birthday’ but we need to be honest – not everyone enjoys indulging in a birthday cake. From just not being a cake fan to finding the combination of towering tiers…

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Hilarious Adult Fancy Dress Themes

Lorraine Winter

Is there anyone who didn’t enjoy the dressing up box? By wearing a different hat or enjoying dressing in a costume, we could transport ourselves from reality to a world of fantasy and adventure. Creative Fancy Dress Ideas We assume…

The Best Vegan Party Food Ideas

Lorraine Winter

What a vegan doesn’t eat Before you can start planning your delicious menu for your party guests, you need to understand what the vegan diet is all about. Essentially, being a vegan is a lifestyle, a choice not to consume…

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Eco-Friendly Parties – Are They Possible?

Lorraine Winter

By keeping a supply of reusable party supplies, you can host an eco-friendly party without compromising on style or your budget. So how can you do this? We all know we need to reduce what we use and throw away….

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5 Tips for Hosting a Teddy Bear Picnic

Lorraine Winter

Teddy bear picnics are now so popular that they are celebrated with their very own day every July. Perfect for toddlers (and older children too!), they are an easy, relatively-mess-free birthday party. In this blog, we explore tips for hosting…

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Do Classroom Gifts Help Students?

Lorraine Winter

Many teachers like to reward their students for all their hard work during the year with a gift. Do these end-of-year gifts have a positive effect? And what kind of gifts are suitable? A gift is a wonderful thing to…