Due to a major pirate obsession, my son's third birthday theme this year was...you guessed it, pirates! I immediately began trolling Pinterest boards for ideas, researching and feeling overwhelmed with planning a toddler pirate extravaganza. There's so much information out there! In an effort to help my fellow NJ moms (who have like-minded mateys), I decided to put together a list of what I thought was most helpful for planning your very own pirate party in NJ!
It’s no secret that moms are busier than ever these days. Work, kids’ activities and LIFE keep us all on the move. So when it comes time to plan, shop for, and run your child’s birthday party, a little helping hand is truly appreciated. Lucky for us, there is now Busy Moms Party Planning, Jen Anerson's small business based in northern New Jersey. Anderson helps us busy moms plan all kinds of celebrations from birthdays to bar mitzvahs, stepping in to either fully run the show, or providing a consultation to steer you in the right direction. Read on for my personal party experience with Busy Moms Party Planning!
Ok, let’s admit it: Boat parties are awesome. They’re unique, they’re memorable, they’re different. Good to know: Most party boat rentals involve some type of fishing. Not all, but some. Note: If your child is interested in a boat party, it’s strongly advised to strap them into a life preserver. Most marinas have life vests for children, but it may be wise to invest in a floatation device for every child. Here are five NJ-based marinas that offer some boat-riding fun for the whole family.
Spring is finally here! A time for sunshine, flowers, and, of course, baby showers! The planning and design of baby showers have grown leaps and bounds in today's baby-happy world, and they've definitely have become more personal and creative. We spoke with four Jersey-based event planners about new trends in baby showers... plan a memorable one for a pregnant friend, or throw a fabulous one for yourself!
Kids birthday parties shouldn't be stressful, expensive, or difficult, even in NYC, and we've got dozens of super cool birthday party ideas to prove it. The New York area has so many options, there truly is something for everyone. Our NYC Birthday Party Guide doesn't aim to be a comprehensive list of the hundreds of party places in New York City, it's just the ones we've been to ourselves and loved, heard rave reviews about from friends or just sound beyond cool. Also look for do-it-yourself, at home party ideas and tips for great presents, cakes and more. We'll be writing more of these posts and adding them as we go, so check back.
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