Quinceanera Traditions >> Ceremony & Celebration

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Quinceanera Traditions 

A Quinceañera is the Hispanic tradition of celebrating a young girl’s coming of age – her 15th birthday. Party Idea Pros offers lots of basic planning advice, theme ideas, and recommended supplies, but up until now, we definitely slacked off in guidance on the most important aspect the quinceañera tradition – the ceremony. As we learn more and more about this beautiful tradition, we realize that we need to develop some new celebration packages to fit the occasion. In the meantime, be sure to check out the some of the more popular birthday party theme ideas and then modify them with a few quinceañera specific touches.
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Big to Mini Etched Wines & Champagnes for Your Wedding (or Any Special Occasion)

Big to Mini Wedding Etched Wines

Big to Mini Etched Wines & Champagnes for Your Wedding >> Big Bottles

Big to Mini Etched Wines & Champagnes  for Your Wedding (or Any Special Occasion)

We recently partnered with EtchedWine.com specifically because we love love love these etched wine bottles. Not only do these etched wines and champagnes look great, they make a huge impression. And many of the bottles can be filled with wine of your choosing. We  love the fact that you can choose a six liter bottle to be the centerpiece on your wedding or rehearsal dinner tables and not only serve the wine, you can also have your guests sign the bottle as a “guest book” keepsake!

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Donuts, Cupcakes, Pancakes and Pajamas Party Ideas & Supplies

Pancakes, Donuts, Cupcakes & Pajamas Party Ideas & Supplies

Donuts, Cupcakes, Pancakes and Pajamas Party Ideas & Supplies | Featured Pajamas >> Personalized Girls Pancake Pajamas

Donuts, Cupcakes, Pancakes and Pajamas Party Ideas & Supplies

This week we had the honor and privilege of partnering with MomMeMatch.com to help put together first birthday party ideas for one of their visitors. Megan challenged MomMeMatch.com to create mommy, daddy & me pajama options for her baby daughter's 1st birthday pancakes and pajamas party theme. After a bit of discussion, we all decided to expand our research to also include “donut time” and “cupcake cuteness” party themes mostly to give Megan more pajama options from which to choose. We let MomMeMatch find the darling pajamas and we stuck with what we do best, finding adorable coordinating pancake, donut and cupcake party supplies. Continue Reading →

Happy Hippo Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

  Cute blue baby hippo bib  Happy Hippo Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Tired of monkeying around? Host a happy hippo theme party. The products featured here are ideal for children’s birthday parties and baby showers.

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Wonder Woman Party & Gift Ideas!

Wonder Woman Party & Gift Ideas

Wonder Woman Party & Gift Ideas

Wonder Woman Party & Gift Ideas!

Wonder Woman, the dashing and dazzling, the iconic super heroine reminds us that inside every woman is a Mighty Aphrodite full of courage, confidence and charisma. ~M·A·C

Explore this great selection of Wonder Woman gifts and accessories including fabulous Wonder Woman party supplies, pajamas, flip flops, aprons, jewelry, greeting cards, home decor, and of course, comic books! These wonder woman party and gift ideas make perfect birthday and Mother's Day gifts and any day girlfriend gifts to celebrate the wonder woman within all of us.

Top 5 Essentials for Hosting a Fabulous Wonder Woman Party

  1. Set the tone for the party with a wonderful invitation.
  2. Think Red, Blue & Yellow. Use these colors everywhere including all eats and drinks.
  3. Find unique and playful Wonder Woman themed party decor, centerpieces and tableware.
  4. Place speech and thought wall bubbles throughout your party space. Fill out a few with fun words and phrases like Kaboom and Mission Accomplished to inspire your guests to add their own words of empowerment!
  5. Add a costume element to you party by offering Wonder Woman crowns, cuffs and capes to all your guests.

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Pirate Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

 Pirate Theme Party Planning, Ideas and Supplies

Pirate Theme Party Planning, Ideas and Supplies

Pirate Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Let Party Idea {Pros} walk you through every step of your child's pirate birthday party including pirate party invitations,  decor, food ideas,  pirate fun and games and even pirate costumes for children.

Party Idea Pros has an “old fashion” approach to kids’ parties.  We say keep them small, keep them short, and keep them simple.  We love hula hoops, beach balls,, crayons, washable markers, glue sticks, and musical instruments.  Generally, the number of guest should equal the age of the birthday child, but don’t obsess if you are a few over or under — it is not worth the hurt feelings for an extra child or even two.   Never, ever deliver invitations at school, unless every single child is invited!!!!!   Save money – skip the jumpies and the pony rides.

Many of the products here also work for pirate theme baby showers!

For a great kids pirate theme birthday party there are only six essentials

  1. A great pirate invitation — even before the party begins invitations create a sense of anticipation.  Think of all the time your own child spends  looking at those invitations on your refrigerator.
  2. Great pirate theme paper goods
  3. A  cluster or two of  pirate theme latex balloons mixed with some fabulous Pirate Balloons (be especially careful of latex balloons if you have very young children present)
  4. A toy treasure chest or pirate ship, and gold coins for  your centerpiece or simply use the centerpieces provided in the pirate party kits – you can always make them a little less commercial by adding balloons and some of your own pirate accessories.
  5. For the food –  keep it simple:  serve goldfish crackers and trail mix  in a pirate skull goblet,   use fish shaped cookie cutter to cut cheese, tea style sandwiches, and fruit or skewer small pieces of fruit onto pirate sword food picks,   and for dessert serve  pirate cookies , crispy pirate pops, or the classic decorated birthday cake/ cupcakes.
  6. Four  activities:  a “doing” activity such as a home “treasure hunt” a craft activity such as  decorating a treasure chest, and a game activity  like, “capture the pirate flag” or “pirate tug of war”,  and to end the party you absolutely must break the pirate ship pinata.  As the kids get older, the same activities work just make them more complex, and add a competitive/team component.

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