Seven DIY Party Hacks for Your Next Social Event

Whether it’s time for some outdoor fun in the summer or a quiet indoor gathering for autumn, party hacks can make any social event better. Throwing a party can be a lot of fun, but it is also a lot of work. As the host, you want to impress your guests and make the social event a smashing success. Photo While it is almost impossible to throw a huge bash without anything going wrong, worry not. There are some tips to help you along the way. DIY Burger Bar Having a grilling party? Let your guests decide how they want… [Read More]

Summer Garden Party For My Six Year Old Twin Girls And Their Friends

With the school summer holidays fast approaching, which are around six weeks long, I thought I would start to plan ahead and decide what sort of things we can arrange and plan. The one thing my six year old twin girls have asked for this particular summer holidays is a garden party where they can see friends and catch up with them and find out what they have been doing during the summer holidays, and I think is a fabulous idea. I have also teamed up with Swizzels the makers of some of our most famous sweets. To make sure… [Read More]

New Years Day Party with Iceland

Iceland Power of Frozen Party Food

I’ve teamed up with Iceland to see just how powerful the #poweroffrozen really is! Scroll down to the end for the video!  We’ll be having a New Years Day party which is very exciting because New Years  is one of my favourite times of year to have a party because it’s the last day of the festive season, which means that the whole family can get together before they have to face going back to work or school. I’m a dad of five children. Three that are teenagers and four year old twins, so once New Years Day is done, they… [Read More]

Halloween, Iceland and #thepoweroffrozen 

This year my four year old twin girls have become more aware of Halloween and this has happened since they started full-time school. The school had a scaries and fairies party just a few days ago and the girls loved dressing up.  During half-term they went to a Halloween workshop at a local garden centre to make Halloween decorations and asked if they could have a Halloween party at home for a few of their school friends, on the weekend.  This was great timing as I’ve teamed up with Iceland to create a party using their range of quick, easy… [Read More]

BANANAGRAMS Party Review

Bananagrams Party

To celebrate 10 years of BANANAGRAMS, a new version of the game called, BANANAGRAMS Party, has been launched. My wife and I have been playing this game, but our four year old twins like to ‘play’ along too. It’s actually great for their letter recognition skills! The original BANANAGRAMS game has sold more than 7 million copies in 30+ countries globally since launching in 2006. It’s a much loved game that has an army of fans including the cast of ITV’s Downton Abbey, Dame Judi Dench, Scarlett Johansson and many more! There are 14 chaos-inducing party power tiles in the… [Read More]

How to Create a Fairytale Birthday Party

Inject a bit of magic into your little one’s next birthday by making the theme all about fairy tales. Whether you stick to one theme and see how far you can go with it, or you decide to mash up several fairy tales for a truly eclectic bash, the party is sure to be a winner with children and parents alike. So, where do you start? Check out these top tips for creating a fairy tale party that will be long-remembered. Getting Everyone Involved First and foremost, you need to ask your child what their favourite fairy tale is and… [Read More]

Bring the family together this Easter weekend!

The Easter bank holiday is fast approaching. The kids are excited to see what the Easter Bunny brings them and for me, Easter seems like the perfect time to have all my family and friends around for a party! The fact that it’s also a bank holiday is great because it means nobody has to worry about getting up for work the next day! It’s a win, win situation all around! When I think of parties I have plenty of ideas! One of the most important factors at any party for me is music. Music is a passion of mine…. [Read More]

I did it ! I took the twins to a birthday party on my own woohoo!

Last Saturday my wife went on a spa day with her friends, as they’d bought it for her, for her birthday back in January. This meant I was left on my own with our twin girls, R and M. OMG! No, not really! Actually it was good timing because I was able to wrap all the presents and write the mothers days cards with the girls and we also we took a trip to supermarket to buy a bunch of flowers for their mummy.  Anyway, the girls had a birthday party the same day so it was left to me… [Read More]