Third Birthday Party
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Third Birthday Party

  1. #1
    Posting Addict
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    12,822

    Default Third Birthday Party

    The girls' third birthday is in November, and I am trying to decide if we should have a party. I am not a big party person. I hate planning them and I hate the stress and chaos before the actual event. I love that Isaiah can invite a few friends and we can now have the themed parties like bowling and swimming. I hate hosting parties at my house. It is not my thing. However, the girls do have friends and they are already planning their birthday cakes. Of course, they think it is their birthday everyday. Mickey Mouse and friends seem to be their theme right now. S wants a Daisy cake and K switches between Donald and Minnie Mouse. So, what ideas do you have for me?
    Last edited by melnzai; 09-06-2012 at 11:05 AM.
    Melanie
    DS-Isaiah 1/2/04
    DDs- Keira and Sarafina 11/28/09


  2. #2
    Mega Poster
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    4,906

    Default

    Aw, you need to do a party, especially since the girls are looking forward to it. What about one of those kid gyms if you don't want to have it at the house. A pizza, couple of cakes and drinks and you are done!

    Nicole

    me and DH 09/06/05
    Alicia Marie 07/06/08
    David John Courtenay 14/10/09
    Angel 4/8/07
    DSDs Portia 2001 Lexi 1999 Cassondra 1989

  3. #3
    Posting Addict alwayssmile's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    I forget.
    Posts
    19,085

    Default

    I'd keep it low key with those that they really want to celebrate it with. Nothing fancy. They'll be happy and you'll have less stress! I was thinking jump/bounce place too. lol

  4. #4
    Community Host
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    13,267

    Default

    I'll try to think of a few ideas but can't come up with anything specific at the moment? Are you hoping to have it out or home and keep it low key? Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is a cute theme!
    Julie

  5. #5
    Posting Addict
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    12,822

    Default

    I would love to have it out of the house, but I am not sure we have anything locally that will be good for some 3-year-olds. Maybe the local children's museum? I need to go look at their website. I was thinking Mickey Mouse Clubhouse or Minnie's Bow-Tique as a theme. K loves Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
    Melanie
    DS-Isaiah 1/2/04
    DDs- Keira and Sarafina 11/28/09


  6. #6
    Community Host Cali26's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    8,255

    Default

    How cute that they are planning what they want their bday cakes to be!! We're doing a MMCH theme for T on Sunday.

    I like the Children's Museum idea. We have a smaller museum close to us and I've considered having a party there... that would be fun. I'd also consider a small party at my house (J went to a party a few months ago and there were 4 kids total at his friends house, including the bday boy. It was great and the kids had so much fun!). I'd also consider having the party at a park.... some place the kids could run around and play and their parents could hang out to help supervise.... Depending on the time of day, you could offer pizza (we're doing this on Sunday) or if you had a morning party, you could offer breakfast type foods (J went to a party that was mid-morning and they served muffins & fruit... so simple!)
    Mommy to 2 amazing little boys!

    Angel babies 6/9/07 & 11/16/07


  7. #7
    Community Host
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    20,074

    Default

    I can't even believe they're that close to 3...

    I like the park idea! If you did it at 2pm or so you wouldn't need to worry about a meal. I'd do light snacks, cake & ice cream and some beverages. The kids could play so you wouldn't have to worry about entertainment.
    ~Ashley

  8. #8
    Posting Addict
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    12,822

    Default

    I will look into the children's museum. I wish we could have it at the park, but it will be in late November/early December, which means high temps in the 30s (or colder) most days. My kids can never have an outside party unless we celebrate their half birthday.
    Melanie
    DS-Isaiah 1/2/04
    DDs- Keira and Sarafina 11/28/09


+ Reply to Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
v -->

About Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Sitemap | Terms & Conditions