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Great Birthday Parties for Next to Nothing

When it comes to birthday parties, moms are finding that a little creativity goes a long way toward cutting costs and making great memories for their children. Take Anne Beller, a Dallas mother of four, for example. She actually turned a profit on...

Children's Birthday Parties - Extravagant or Fabulous?

Many of us are trimming our budgets, even when it comes to our kids' birthdays. Sigh. But not everyone. In certain circles of the super-rich and well-to-do, they're still "Puttin' on the Ritz" when it comes to their little darlings' parties. ...

Babycakes a no-go in England

You know how shops are now putting your photographs on birthday cakes? You bring in a photo and they scan it and use, basically, an inkjet printer to print it out only, instead of ink, they use food coloring and, instead of paper, a thin sheet of...

Kiwis say no to cake

Oteha Valley Primary School in New Zealand is the latest to jump on the banning-birthday-cakes bandwagon. There are a lot of reasons why this makes sense -- it interrupts learning, gets kids wired, and and puts pressure on families to bring treats...

Celebrating birthdays at school

Ellie's 7th birthday falls on a school day this year. In the past, she attended a small private school where bringing treats to share with the class was not only allowed, it was expected. But now that she is public school, the rules have changed and...

A very bad day for Mom

I don't really understand why people get so upset when a funny home video is a "fake". Comedy movies are "fake", every scene is made up and orchestrated and somebody planned for to put Borat in that atrocious swimsuit for laughs, but it was still...

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