If you don't have the time, money or resources for a child's birthday party this year, ask the teacher if you can bring cupcakes in to school for his or her birthday and set aside a time to have a party for them.A LOZO expert posted this tip. … [Read more...] about Bring cupcakes to school for a child’s birthday to save on party costs
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As every parent knows, buying themed cups, plates, napkins and more for a kid's birthday party can become really costly. An inside tip from parents who have the LOZO: buy a tablecloth with your child's favorite characters, but stick with plain, coordinated colors for everything … [Read more...] about Cut costs on your next kid’s party–but still have it look great!
The dollar store is the perfect place to find discount party supplies. Most stock everything from napkins and cutlery to barbeque tools, citronella candles and serving dishes. You can often find quirky party favors at dollar stores, too. If you're really lucky they'll stock items … [Read more...] about Dollar store finds: bargain party supplies
Some parents go over-the-top for their kids' birthdays with ponies and clowns or other bank account-drainers. But just as much fun can be had in a simple and inexpensive setting. Have a birthday party in the park - the venue is free, allows for easy clean-up, and provides for … [Read more...] about Keep children’s birthday parties simple to save money
There is no shame in asking guests to bring a dish to a party. It can be much more fun to try other people's dishes and ideas, too. Consider an international pot luck - ask everyone to bring something ethnic. For a backyard BBQ, ask guests to bring over their grill-ready meat of … [Read more...] about Consider a potluck party or BYOB to save on entertaining costs