How to make a DIY piñata

Piñatas are always a hit – no pun intended. 😉  If you’re short on time, you can purchase one for around £12 on Amazon – click through to take a peak. But if you’re up for a bit of DIY, these versions can be made very cheaply and it’s a fun way to personalise your …

Everything you need for a… DIY paint-your-own party

Painting parties are so much fun but they can be very expensive when held at a craft shop; often around £12-15 per child. It’s a great idea for a birthday party but it can be easily recreated at home for a fraction of the cost. My daughter, Lola, had a painting party at home this …

Everything you need for a… DIY cupcake party

A while back I saw a company advertising a cupcake making party, which came in at £12 per child. It’s a great idea for a birthday party but it can be easily recreated at home for a fraction of the cost. Here’s everything you need for the perfect, frugal Cupcake Party… Invitations Click here to …

Lego bargains!

To spread the cost, I buy bits for the kids all year round as and when I see them but ramp up the shopping once September comes and they are back to school. Both of my two adore lego but it can be so expensive, and often costs a fortune for the tiniest of sets. …

DIY children’s parties at home!

Holding a party at home is a great way to give your little ones a great birthday without wincing at the bill!  Here are some themes and activities to keep them busy… Nerf party I got this idea from a friend of mine, whose little boy is Nerf gun mad – aren’t they all! She …