St. Patrick’s Day Party Ideas

St. Patrick’s Day Party Ideas: For crafty activities: Paint a jewelry box, make a bracelet, make your own mug, or green tie-dye. You can have a Scavenger Hunt to see who has the luck o’ the Irish. Turn regular games green – shades of green twister, bobbing for green apples, green balloon pop, decorate your own cupcake, pin the gold on the leprechaun, a gold pot taped on to the regular rainbow pinata, or musical chairs to Irish music. Make an all green/ Irish Scattergories,…

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Irish Prince Birthday Party Theme & Invitation

What a cute idea – an Irish prince birthday party theme! This little guy is such a sweetie & he’s having an Irish prince themed birthday party. Using blue and green first birthday decorations with a few shamrock / St. Patty’s Day decorations, it’s the perfect fusion theme. He’s having a boyish brown or gray castle cake with some shamrocks on it and “Happy First Birthday, Prince _____.” He’s wearing light blue chenille overalls that will be customized and have his name on the front…

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Thirteen of Lil’ Duck’s Christmas presents

Not that I couldn’t list many more than thirteen, he is the only grandchild on three sides and makes out like a little bandit at Christmas and birthday time. However, we’ll just pick thirteen of Lil’ Duck’s Christmas presents to highlight today ;). His iDog, which he is surprisingly gentle with and really enjoys. It’s something I wouldn’t have thought to give him as I think of it as a grown-up toy, really, but he loves it and it is so cute!! He likes to…

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Spreading out the birthday gift excitement!

Lil’ Duck would be thrilled if he got a box and a sheet of stickers for his birthday – he can play with these for hours.  However, he has many relatives and friends who love to buy him lots of gifts (he’s the first grandchild on every side, so he gets tons of things). Saving them all to open on his actual birthday is just too much for the little guy (and for us, honestly, how much assembly of millions of parts of little toys…

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Birthday lunch: the Rainforest Cafe adventure

We are always looking for new and interesting places to take the Lil’ Duck – living in a big tourist city, it is just a giant toddler playground with no shortage of exciting places. For his birthday lunch, we decided to see what he thought of the Rainforest Cafe. For those of you not familiar with this restaurant, it’s a giant rainforest – rain, leaves, trees, animatronic talking/moving monkeys, elephants and other creatures, giant fish tanks, and the occasional thunderstorm. Talk about Mr. Big Eyes.…

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Dora Themed Birthday Party Ideas

Dora Themed Birthday Party Ideas! In honor of all of Lil’ Duck’s friends turning two, he wanted to share some ideas from their parties! Here’s some from a Dora party: A map invitation– Nick Jr. has a map activity that could easily be converted. Make little backpacks out of purple or blue bags. Swiper could swipe the birthday cake or a key to get to the birthday cake. A pinata would be a great idea. Maybe a star, since they probably won’t want to be…

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