Parties

Boho Chic Teenage Party

As you all know by now my eldest daughter, Lea turned 13. Turning 13 is a big deal and a definite cause for celebration. That is exactly what we did on Saturday, 28 September. We hosted a teenage party and I’m sharing some of the details with you.  Lea had her own idea of how she wanted to celebrate her birthday. No “baby themes”  and nothing over the top. This party was all about her and her personal style. Of course at this age it is also about celebrating with close friends and just having fun. After a lot of back and forth; she finally decided on a Boho Chic Teenage Party. (more…)


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Kids Birthday Party Etiquette: Kids Left Starving and Miserable

kids birthday party etiquette kids left starving miserable

I’m not even sure where to start with this post. So just bear with me as I’m trying to put my thoughts into words. It is a bit of a difficult subject to deal with especially if your child has been on the receiving end.

I’m still a bit perturbed by what transpired.

Now before I continue, let me just mention that I come from a family culture who loves food and entertaining. My mom taught us that you never let someone leave your house without offering them something to eat and drink. It is up to them whether they accept the offer or not.

There is nothing worse than hosting a party and your guests end up leaving miserable, tired and hungry.

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