I don’t know if you’ve ever seen any ads pop up for alcoholic advent collections (I guess you can hardly call them ‘calendars’) but what great idea! They are not cheap as far as Advent Calendars go, but they are a bit of fun. They come in beer and cider varieties, as well as wine, flat and sparkling, and all the mini bottles of spirits. Just google alcohol Advent Calendar and see all the different versions!
So, rather than send my money off to one of these companies, I decided I’d make one myself for the beer drinker of the house (not me!) Continue reading →
The day we held the Pokémon Go party was quite possibly the last perfect day before wintery weather really set in. The boys were mostly dressed in shorts and t-shirts! And the park we chose was a great setting as well. Each year we have been to a different park, and this was not one we have spent much time at. But it was just about as perfect as the day!
Today’s party post will be a bit of a mismatch of ideas and photos – but all relating to the Pokémon Go party we held on the weekend for our 11 year old son…
As I’ve said in previous party posts, we begin thinking about the party in that quiet time after Christmas. I start a new Pinterest board, in this case Pokémon Party, and I usually start a word doc where I list any ideas that come up. This year I caught up with the times, and started a Google doc! It makes it easier to keep random thoughts together, until it comes time to start party planning proper 🙂
And the first thing that needs creating is the invitation.
I decided to model the invitations on the screen when a Pokemon has been caught, in the game Pokémon Go. I remembered there had been a special release of ‘party Pikachus’ on the game’s anniversary, so I searched for that image to use. Can’t get much more appropriate than that! I pinned it here. Continue reading →