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Easy Face Painting Ideas

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Easy Face Painting Ideas

Whether you are looking for a fun idea for Halloween, or wanting to make a themed party extra spectacular, face painting is a great option to masks or costumes. And you don't need to be an art major to pull it off either! Here are some tips on making face paint work for you: First, choose face paint that is not oil based which tends to smear and is harder to remove. You should always start by dabbing the sponge or brush in some water before starting to paint. With those tips in mind, here is how to make a... Mermaid...

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Tic Tac Toe Relay Game

Family Party Ideas Play Summer

Tic Tac Toe Relay Game

We are all about getting kids outside to play, and you too! This is a super fun game that you can play with your kids, or get your kids to play together this summer. It's also great if you are having a birthday party or family reunion as everyone is bound to want to get in on the fun! Here is how you play it: Divide your family or group into two teams. Smaller teams of 3-4 each are better so if you have a large group set up more than one game. Set up a tic tac toe grid...

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Swedish Smörgåstårta (Sandwich cake - Yup it's a thing)

Party Ideas Recipe Summer Sweden

Swedish Smörgåstårta (Sandwich cake - Yup it's a thing)

A staple at any Swedish celebration, whether it be a birthday party, family reunion or wedding, is a dish called Smörgåstårta, which literally translates to "Sandwich Cake". It's a savory dish made with bread and a wide variety of fillings, layered similarly to a cake. It's delicious and it's the perfect meal to try this summer at your family gathering or picnic!  The idea is to layer bread, mayo and a variety of fillings, finishing with a decorative final layer. The most common fillings are cold cuts like ham, cheese, roast beef, cucumbers, tomatoes, sliced hard boiled eggs, all layered with...

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Winter Birthday Party Ideas

Birthday Party Ideas Winter

Winter Birthday Party Ideas

Just because your birthday happens to fall on the colder half of the year, it doesn't mean that you still can't have a bunch of fun! Here are some ideas for winter themed birthday parties, that you can adapt to inside or outside parties depending on weather. Snowman Party Activity Of course the main event at a Snowman Party is making snowmen! If the weather cooperates, making real snowmen outside is of course best. If your yard doesn’t have enough snow, a park might work better. Provide each guest with a snowman “kit” (bag of rocks or buttons, carrot, hat...

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Fall Birthday Party Ideas

Birthday Fall Party Ideas

Fall Birthday Party Ideas

Today is the first day of fall, and although it's a beautiful season, many dread the season coming after so much that they don't stop and enjoy all the beauty of the fall season. But we want to bring back the fun of fall, with these three great ideas for anyone with a birthday during this season! County Fair Party Activity The County Fair brings to mind fun games which are great for a birthday party! Ring toss, bean bag toss, bobbing for apples or throwing balls at tin cans are a few fun ideas. You can even set up...

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