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Holidays and Parties

 

Holidays and Parties

Tips and thrifty ideas about saving money on celebrations for the holidays, birthday parties, and more.

Christmas Ideas for Men, Couple sitting on the floor wearing Santa hats. Christmas
Hanukkah Candles Cultural Celebrations
Hand Painted Easter Eggs Easter
fathers day logo Father's Day
4th of July White Chocolate Strawberries Fourth of July
Row of Wrapped Gifts Gifts
A plate of skull cupcakes. Halloween
Photo of Blue Plastic Bag Wreath Memorial Day
Wrapped Mother's Day gift. Mothers Day
Dog With New Year's Hat New Years
Frugal Birthday Party Parties
St. Patrick's Day Gift Basket St. Patrick's Day
Oreo Turkeys Thanksgiving
Homemade Valentine's lollipops. Valentine's Day

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I need ideas for a party for a 17 year old girl who is out-going and loves music and people.

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I have a 13 year old daughter who wants to have a birthday party, but not at home. She wants something with friends, about 8-10 people some boys, that isn't too expensive. Any ideas? Thanks.

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My daughter's 12th birthday is soon and she wanted to have a Disney themed birthday.

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I am going to receive a high achievement award all over from my country. I am 16 yrs old. What should I say?

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I'm turning 15 in April and I don't know what to do. I'm thinking of going to the pub with some friends and family and then having a fire at my house and inviting like some of my close friends and my boyfriend, but I don't know what do do while it's going :(

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I am turning 14 in October, even though it's far away "my mom likes to plan early.". I will invite boys and girls, probably there will be a lot of people, I live in a apartment so no basement and I cannot do outdoor things, the pool will be closed.....

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I would like some ideas for a centerpiece for a college graduation for someone with a CPA degree.

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I have no ideas I need help!

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Is it appropriate for my daughter who is turning 11 to have a Tinkerbell theme party? She loves Tinkerbell and I am just wondering how I can incorporate it without being like a little kids' party.

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I want to ask the guy I like to the Sadie Hawkins dance, but I don't know how to. He really likes camouflage and is going to join the military. What should I do?

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I'm trying to plan an inexpensive sweet 16, for late August. It is a co-ed party and most of them are soccer player like me. I want to be able to run around, but at the same time be able talk with my friends. The downside is that there aren't any parks within 30 minutes from me. Someone please help!

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I would like to surprise my daughter for her birthday by hiring a motorbike and rider to pick her up to take her to her party. How can I find one?

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My birthday is April 12, on a Saturday (YAY!) I really wanna do some awesome things with my best friends! I don't know what to do, we can't get our hair done cause my parents and I are doing that on Sunday. I really want ideas. Please.

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I am having a birthday party at a nice restaurant for my hubby who is turning 60. He has never had a birthday party before. I asked adults only, and for it to be an all white attire party. I need a theme and cake decorating ideas please.

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My name is Kelly and I turn sixteen at the end of April. I want to have a small gathering of about 18 of my closest friends. I am also super preppy, I was thinking of either a luncheon, or tea party. The problem is I have no idea where to have one, or what to do.

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I'm turning 16 in a month, I am having about 40 girls around to my house. We would have pass arounds, but we need something to do, or something to entertain us for 2 hours or so! All of my friends are really different and enjoy different things.

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I was thinking of inviting 6 friends (girls only) to my beach house to just hang around there. I can't throw a big party because my house is small, but there are restaurants, tennis courts, and beaches (2) nearby so what would be fun?

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My boyfriend and I have been dating for a year and 5 months. His birthday is in 3 days. I already have an American Eagle t-shirt and the Hollister cologne with balloons. I just need something special and more personal to top all of it. He's turning 15. He likes soccer and plays Play Station.

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Years ago, there was a package that you could make that held an elastic, an eraser, hershey kisses, and a few other things that had a poem that went with it. Does anyone have the information and what went into the package?

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Our DAR group would like to have a Mother's Day luncheon for Gold Star Moms whose son or daughter is in the armed forces serving overseas. Any ideas for decorations and food would be very helpful. I do not know how many would be attending at this time.

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On March 14th I'm having my birthday and I have no idea what to do, help please. It will be at my house and I'm inviting 18 friends (15 girls and 3 boys).

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My daughter planned her slumber party to start at 2:30 in the afternoon and we need something inexpensive for the kids to do. There will be 8 kids and we already figured out a couple of things, but they will probably be up for a longtime and we need some help fast because the party is in March.

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I am turning 14 in two weeks and I have no idea where to have my party. I am inviting guys and girls so I don't want it to be all girly. And I'll have around 25-30 people there.

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I live out of town from the school I graduated from. At the last reunion, I attended years ago, everyone was already seated at a table when we arrived. Many still live in the same town and see each other often. What activity can we do to stimulate some interaction among everyone.

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I will be turning 16 in July and I have no idea what I should have as my theme. I had a couple ideas, but everybody else turned them down. I also am on a budget.

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I am turning 16 in early March. I am having the party in the basement of my house. I invited about 15-20 people. I am gonna have Spotify playing with some music and eat pizza and wings. Other than that I have no idea what to do.

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Our class is preparing for our 45th reunion. We are looking for ideas/samples of info sheets that have worked for others. We have had such a low return from prior reunions.

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I am turning 15 on February 24th and I'm trying to think of some ideas that aren't that expensive. My boyfriend will be there so I don't want it to be a sleepover and a girly party, plus I don't like girly parties. I can't think of anything and I could use a hand with ideas.

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My husband will be turning 35 June 9, our son will be turning 1 June 9, and our daughter will be turning 7 June 16. Because their birthdays are so close together my husband and I want to have a combined birthday.

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My 15th birthday is two days away and I have no idea what to do. Help!

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My son is turning 18 this year. I want to know of any ideas for a birthday celebration. He graduates high school this year, also. I think the frog theme is too juvenile for him. We celebrate on February 28 and March 1.

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I need a little help. I'm turning 14 in 17 days. I was thinking of having three friends. It has to be cheap, not too girly, and no sleepovers (parents' decision).

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Weekly we feed 40 to 120 people. We pay for the food ourselves and need some cheep suggestions. We need some new ideas as beans and spaghetti are getting old. We have great salad options, but could use some help with main dishes.

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I'm about to turn 14 (in 8 days!). I have no idea what to do for a party. I thought about having a beach party but the weather where I live isnt very consistent or reliable.

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We are a large Irish community living in Costa Blanca Spain and this will be our 3rd parade. We are looking for ideas for a simple float maybe where we can combine both countries.

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We have an Easter theme, mainly the decor. We would like to have guests speak or play a game, or have some entertainment. We cannot think what to do.

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I'm turning 16 in March and have no idea what to do. I have considered a bon fire or maybe going to a indoor pool, but I'm so lost. I will have about 10 other friends there at the most. I would like it to be somewhat cheap for my parent's budget.

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My daughter's 13th birthday is on the 30th of March. I need some ideas for a surprise party for her. I don't think it will be too many kids, maybe 5-10. I'm taking her on a cruise at the end of February, but she don't think that's for her birthday. Can you help me please?

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My daughter is having a 10th birthday on February 23, in like 19 days.

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My 14th birthday party is in a few months, but I like to plan ahead. I am at a total loss for ideas. A few things to help you advise me are; I like tennis, mustaches, pandas, books, the color blue, and the show Psych.

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My boyfriend turns 17 on Valentine's Day and I have no clue what too get him. He's not really into sports, but he does love music and loves iPods, etc. I want too get him something unique.

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I use the small water plastic bottles and fill with small candies. The candy had to fit easily in the mouth of the bottle. Then add a ribbon and/or bow to give as a small and inexpensive gift.

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I am also having a sweet 16 in December and my theme is like black lights and glow in the dark stuff. I am trying to figure out some things to do. It is going to be a mixture of people. It's going to be boys and girls from ages to 14-17.

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I'm turning 16 soon, and I would love to do something fun with my friends. My birthday is in late February and I'm in Southern California. I want to bring about 3-5 friends and since times are hard, it's $200 all together.

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I am turning 15 years old in 2 days and still haven't figured out what I wanna do. All my friends are asking me what I'm gonna do, but I don't wanna have another party this year.I want something different.

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Well there is this guy I have a huge crush on and he is a wrestler. Sadies is coming up and I want to ask him, but I want it to be related to wrestling. Not something to over the top, but enough to get him surprised and no I do not want to tackle or pin him lol.

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Tomorrow is my sister's 17th birthday (1st of February). What steps should I make?

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Thank you for sharing your instructions on how to make the bleach bottle Santa. What size bleach bottle does one use and what size yarn ( I know nothing about yarn)? Thank you for your time.

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Thank you for sharing your instructions on how to make the bleach bottle Santa. What size bleach bottle does one use and what size yarn ( I know nothing about yarn)?

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My boyfriend and I have been dating for about 4 months now, and he's turning 16 soon. He really loves soccer. I have no idea what to get him, I'm looking for something creative and not too expensive. We also have a lot of pictures together but I don't know what I would do.

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My daughter is turning ten and she is having a sleepover, but one of her friends is on crutches. We don't know what to do. We were going skating or bowling, but because of the crutches we need to think of something else.

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My 15th birthday is in 2 weeks and I don't know what to do. I don't really want to do something big with lots of people. I just want to do something with my best friend, not something to expensive.

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I have a 1 year old sister who is turning 2. She loves the Wiggles and Barney and I thought about a Wiggles or Barney party, but I want to do something more because it's her golden birthday.

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What kind of party should I have for my daughter who is turning ten?

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I need a fun party plan for my daughter's 12th birthday.

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I'm having a party for my 14th birthday party. My birthday is in September I wanna plan early cuz this is my last year at my school. I want both boys and girls to come.

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My 16th birthday is coming up. My party has to be cheap and at my house in winter. I don't know what I should do for my party. I don't even know how many people I am inviting.

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I'm having a neon slumber party in a few months, but I don't know what to do. My daughter is an "extreme" girly girl, but I need some ideas.

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We are taking a girl's trip to Jamaica to celebrate 50th birthdays. There will be 8 of us going. The problem is 6 of them are turning 50 this year, and I want to do something special to surprise them while we are there.

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I am planning a 16th birthday party mid August. I don't have a lot of money and I only have about 3-5 people in mind to invite. Do you have any ideas?

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I've liked this guy at my school for 3 months now, I'm not sure where we really are right now. He's kissed me and we've hung out and I finally told him my feelings for him.

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I want to throw a cheap surprise party with friends for my husband's 35th bday this summer. We have limited parking at our house, so I'm not sure what to do there.

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My daughter is turning 12 in March and wants to have a zebra print themed party, but doesn't know where to have it and what to do at it. She had a pool party last year and doesn't want to do it again.

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My daughter is turning 13 and she's a tomboy, hates the colour pink, and likes to ride motorbikes, but all her friends are girly. Any suggestions?

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My daughter is turning twelve and wants to have friends sleepover. How many should I let her have, our house is medium size?

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My boyfriend and I have been going out for 4 months and his birthday is coming up. He will be turning 17. I have absolutely no idea what to get him.

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Does anyone have a pattern for a felt Santa face that is glued onto a brandy sniffer and the hat is separate and fits over the top of it. You lift it up to get candy out of it?

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My birthday is in 10 days. I'm turning 14. I have no idea what I want to do. My mom and I have been trying to figure out something, but we haven't came up with anything so this was our last choice.

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So my friend is throwing her party in 6 days, and she is inviting 3 people. So altogether there will be 4 girls. What should we do? We want to go somewhere. She is turning 14 and wants to do some awesome. Any suggestions please?

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What activities can we do at an 11 year old's party?

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We are having a 12 year old girl's bday party in April and we are trying to come up with something cheap but really creative and where lots of people can come.

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One of my family friends has asked me to organise her birthday party. She is turning 13 and as most girls do, wants her birthday party to be the best of the year. She wants a themed party.

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My daughter turning 12 in March. She want a BBQ party. What sort of thing, in the way of party games, can I plan? I need help.

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I have a boyfriend and we were the couple that are best friends and it just led to a relationship. So we've hung out a lot and it's a good relationship, but our 1 month anniversary is coming up.

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I have a four section pre-lit LED Xmas tree. After five years, the top two sections remain fully lit. On the bottom two, some branches light up and some don't.

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I have no clue what to do for my 14th birthday! It has to be cheap and my house is too little for a party. It's going to be a girl-boy party! Also I live in the dead beat country!

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I'm turning 15 in March and I don't know what to do. I want to invite some friends that are girls and guys. I want to do something that they both would like.

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I am looking for ideas for my birthday party, including the dress code, color, and the theme of the party.

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I wanna ask my boyfriend to the Sadie's/Morp and the problem is he goes to a different school. It's hard to do most of the stuff people say.

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I'm turning 17 on February 15, just after Valentine's Day. Despite it being after a special, widely celebrated event, I want my 17th to be memorable and special not like any other day.

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We are doing a St. Patrick's Day float. We have many apartments and our slogan is "something for everyone" or "where the true hawks nest". Any theme ideas?

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What kind of birthday party should I have for my daughter? She's turning thirteen and I have no ideas for games or what kind of cake she wants.

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My birthday is October 17 so it'll be pretty cold. I need something cheap and fun to do with some friends. Ideas?

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It's not his birthday yet, but I don't know what to get him. He doesn't like bracelets or chains. He's interested in dogs, but his mam will kill me if I get him a dog.

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I'm turning 15 this February and I need some party ideas. It is still pretty cold where I live in February so I don't want anything outside.

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I'm having a sweet sixteen in April and it will be around income tax time so money is not an issue. I want to invite 30-40 friends, boys and girls.

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My daughter is turning 10 in 2 weeks. She doesn't really know what she wants, but it definitely has to be her best party ever. She is still a playful little girl and still loves her dolls and make up.

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My birthday will be on February 8 2014, I'll be turning 14. I want a coed party, but I don't know how my mom/dad will react. I haven't had guys at my parties since 2nd grade.

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I will be 15 on the 14th of February and I usually go paint balling or go carting. I like something that gets you pumped with adrenalin and something that my friends will enjoy (I'm a boy).

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My friend's birthday is coming up soon and I don't know what to buy him. Boys are hard to buy for and the hardest part is I barely have any money and he is turning 16.

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