Posts Written On February 04, 2020

Best Tips on How Much To Spend On Kids Birthday Party

A kid’s birthday celebration should be fun and delightful, and that’s what makes it unforgettable. However, planning such an event can be daunting for most parents. Coming up with a budget and acquiring all the necessary items is in itself stressful. By planning how much to spend, you can save a lot and make the entire experience more pleasurable.

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Below are unique kids birthday spending ideas:

 

  1. Plan early

 

Birthdays come with many requirements like balloons, decorations, tableware, cake, and many other essentials. By shopping at the last minute, you end up spending much on things that you’d have acquired for a lower cost earlier on. So, create time to shop in advance, and you will get the best sales or discounts for all you need. If possible, download free coupon apps on your mobile phone to find the best deals.

 

  1. Set a budget

 

Come up with a birthday budget and avoid the temptation of purchasing things that you don’t require. Some of the things to consider when doing your budget are; the party’s location, number of guests, the type of entertainment, and the type of food. In the past year, 31% of parents spent less than $100, and 23% of parents used $300 or more. From these figures, it’s evident that kid’s birthday parties can be costly, but how much you spend depends on how you plan.

 

Below are some of the things you may need and their prices;

 

  •         Tableware – they include line, plates, glasses, and cutlery (from $1 – $20 per item). You can either hire or purchase and reuse for another event.
  •         Invitations (from $5 – $30 per pack) but you can use DIY invitations if you need something unique
  •         Furniture hire (from $3 to $40) if holding the party at home, and this should cater for 20 or more guests.
  •         Catering services (from $60 to $2000), but you can make simple snacks like cookies and juice and only hire utensils to present them nicely.
  •         Balloons (from $1 – $2500), but you can also consider DIY balloon garlands to cut on costs.

 

  1. Opt for a free or cheap venue

 

Most of the good places to have a birthday party are pricey and can be out of reach for most parents. For the best deals, check various local restaurants that offer birthday party services. Some places will even provide a birthday cake, decorations, and games in one package.

 

 A local park, a church hall or your kid’s school are also cheap birthday party places. Also, consider having the party in your backyard and hire kids entertainers like Yabadoo kids magician to entertain your guests. You’ll end up saving a lot since it’s one of the kids birthday ideas for cutting on costs.

 

  1. Spend what you’re comfortable with

 

There are different birthday party supplies in every local store, but you don’t have to spend on each of them. Pick a few of your child’s favorites, use them for the theme, and supplement them with less costly things like balloons, plates, and cups. Consider DIY toys that blend well with the party theme. 

 

  1. Bake the cake at home

 

Everyone wishes to purchase a pricey and elaborately decorated cake. But, this can be costly. Instead, bake the cake at home and invite some of your kid’s friends to adorn it. If you can comfortably afford one, pick one with no toppers or art and decorate it using small plastic toys owned by your child.

 

  1. Choose cost-friendly gifts

 

When picking gifts for your kid’s friends, avoid going for costly ones. You don’t want to offer something pricier than what they get from their families. Also, enquire from their parents if they plan to do gifts as well as the limits. You may be surprised to find out that there are some things that they don’t like. According to parents interviewed in the last one year, 31% spend less than $100, and you can spend less or more depending on your choice of gifts.

 

Final thoughts

 

Although planning your child’s birthday party can be hectic, simple kid’s birthday spending ideas can save you a lot. Whether you plan to have a grand party or something simple on a budget, the best way to stay on track is to set a budget and stick to it. Also, try other birthday ideas like free venues and focus more on the necessary items. By so doing, you’ll have a fancy birthday party and spend less.

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Give the Gift of Self-Pampering This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day will be here in just a few short weeks, which means it’s time to start shopping for the perfect gift for that special someone. To introduce a great “Valentine’s Day Gift Idea”, I want to introduce to you the brand new launch of Honestly Margo’s Goddess Collection.

This combination of all-natural body care essentials encompasses a multi-purpose hair and body mist, an illuminating body lotion and a creamy whipped body soap. The Goddess fragrance is fresh and alluring, combining floral and citrusy notes with musky undertones- perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Day date night.

Goddess Illuminating Body Lotion

Goddess Illuminating Body Lotion is not your ordinary body lotion.  It is made to give a golden shimmer glow to your skin while nourishing your body with our proprietary blend of natural fruit oils and extracts.

Smooth generously on your exposed skin to moisturize and have a luxurious golden glow.  Wash your hands after applying lotion to your body to remove excess gold.

Goddess Whipped Body Soap

A fluffy whipped delight in the alluring scent of Goddess to gently wash your body. Scoop your desired amount of soap onto pouf or sponge and lather on your skin. Rinse and enjoy.

Goddess Hair & Body Mist

What is GODDESS? It’s a fresh alluring fragrance to captivate your senses.  Formulated with a unique citrus blend, bergamot, jasmine and other distinctive floral accents along with elements of musk, amber and oud, Goddess will bring out your inner glow. #GoddessGlow

The Goddess collection was created for women to enjoy whether they are running errands, headed to work, or primping for Date Night. And all items are under $20 from www.honestlymargo.com.

Honestly Margo is a bath and beauty brand that’s “Inspired by Nature & You”.  They’re a mother daughter team, representing today’s women, creating products that we personally use and love, to nurture their bodies, and elevate their feeling of amazingness. Their product lines range from bath and body to aromatherapy to beauty and even some gift items, too.

Honestly Margo products are always cruelty free, made with natural and organic ingredients, and are all made in America. They create products that are fun to use, are wholesome for their bodies, and awaken your senses. Their approach is that beauty should be simple, fresh, and HONESTLY fun!

Honestly Margo’s mission stands for a strong women sisterhood. Honestly Margo celebrate women’s ability to be empowered, to have confidence in themselves, to dream big, take chances, and know that anything is possible.

This is Honestly Margo.

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