table full of food

Why You Really Should Throw a Food Tasting Party

Lorraine Winter

World Food Day is a day to appreciate food from different places and cultures. Why not get some friends involved in your own food tasting party? Food is fuel for our bodies – we know when we don’t eat the…

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Cheap & Cheerful Party Decoration Ideas

Lorraine Winter

11th November marks Origami Day, the ancient skill of paper folding. And it’s exactly what you need because decorations can be expensive. But there are ways to keep the costs down and decorate on a budget, including making some creative…

dinner table

7 Ways to Make Your next Dinner Party a Success

Lorraine Winter

Hosting a dinner party can be stressful but it doesn’t have to be! Follow these top tips to make sure your next dinner party is a complete success.   #1 The invitation It isn’t just about inviting the right ‘mix’…

Halloween biscuits

5 Quick Last Minute Halloween Party Foods

Lorraine Winter

Do you get stuck for ideas when hosting a Hallowe’en party? We talk about how to create some spooky last minute nibbles that will put a smile on everyone’s face! The invites have gone out. Your guests are making the…

child painting a face on a paper plate

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…

halloween carved pumpkin

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…

pirate ship

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…

four adults in fancy dress, including Sherlock Holmes, a magician, Elvis Presley and The Hulk

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…