Party Ideas

  1. SimplyWeddingStuff.com Announces the Arrival of Unique Wedding Favors

    MENOMONIE, WIS., March 2010 – SimplyWeddingStuff.com, a leading online provider of unique wedding favors and bridal shower invitations, announces the arrival of the latest wedding and bridal shower favors: personalized lollipops, notepads and a compact cosmetic mirror. These new favors can be described as unique, practical and flavorful.  “Brides today are seeking fresh party favor ideas that are classy, pragmatic and memorable,” says Sherri Yukel, founder of BigDotOfHappiness.com. ” These latest additions to our selection of unique favors proves that it’s possible to give useful, tasteful and personalized favors, without...
  2. Heirloom Baptism/Christening Gown on a Budget

    If there isn't one your family already uses for babies in the family, Baptism/Christening gowns are expensive, ranging from $40 to several hundred. Buying one at Goodwill or Salvation Army can feel impersonal, as if you're buying someone else's memories. However, if you choose to go that route, make your own, or even purchase one at Wal-Mart or Target, there are several things you can do to dress it up and truly make it your family's own. Use some fabric from your wedding dress to make the gown or add...
  3. Anything Goes! Personalized Mom & Grandma Sashes.

    Whether you're the new mommy or the grandma-to-be, our gorgeous NEW sashes will have you jumping with glee! Stand out in the crowd with our FREE personalization, These sashes are great for any special celebration! Having trouble writing a message? We have some ideas to propose... or choose your own unique saying because anything goes! Personalized Message Ideas: Mommy's Little Boy Hot Momma Lisa John, Me & Baby Makes 3 Do not open until 05-28-10 Baby Bump Coming Soon: Baby Anderson Nicole, Arriving 06-07-10 Shop our new mommy-to-be and grandma-to-be...
  4. Anything Goes! Personalized Mom & Grandma Sashes.

    Whether you're the new mommy or the grandma-to-be, our gorgeous NEW sashes will have you jumping with glee! Stand out in the crowd with our FREE personalization, These sashes are great for any special celebration! Having trouble writing a message? We have some ideas to propose... or choose your own unique saying because anything goes! Personalized Message Ideas: Mommy's Little Boy Hot Momma Lisa John, Me & Baby Makes 3 Do not open until 05-28-10 Baby Bump Coming Soon: Baby Anderson Nicole, Arriving 06-07-10 Shop our new mommy-to-be and grandma-to-be...
  5. Unexpected Baby Shower Gifts

    Looking for something different to give that mom-to-be in your life? How about the dad-to-be? Why not offer up some of these unexpected- guaranteed to be appreciated!- gifts? Netflix Membership: Many new parents will have a hard time leaving their little bundle of joy. Why not provide a easy way for them to enjoy a night at the movies? No babysitter required! One week (or one month!) of maid service: For new parents, an extra hand around to help with the never-ending loads of laundry and stacks of dishes will...
  6. Get the Best Deals from Vendors!

    While you can't negotiate everything, there are ways to save on practically everything you need for your event. Follow these tips, and you'll be amazed at the different deals you get! Easy Ways to Save: 1. When you go in to your vendor, it's helpful to know the limits of your budget. Don't let yourself get pulled in by free dessert from a caterer, if the entree it comes with is $300 over your budget, for example. Stick to your guns, going in with a lower number (about 15% less...
  7. Photo Scavenger Hunt

    The photo scavenger hunt is not only a fun game for your guests at your wedding reception or birthday party, it's a great way to save money on photography! Purchase at least one camera per table at your event. Include an instruction card with a list of photos you'd like to have. Before guests leave, collect the cameras to be developed. You can even offer a small prize, like two free movie tickets or a gas card (especially appreciated by out-of-town guests!) for whoever gets the most shots you're looking...
  8. Budget-Friendly Bride

    The average cost of a wedding in 2010 is projected to start at $30,000. It can be scary to find that your dream wedding will cost as much as your yearly salary! My wedding, however, cost my husband and I less than $1,000. While it's not exactly easy, and does require some extra effort, it is possible to have a beautiful wedding that costs less than the car you drive. Here are some ideas to get you started: Easy Ways To Save 1.  For a beautiful dress, don't neglect the...
  9. Tween Themes: How to Be the Parent That Throws the Cool Party

    Picking a birthday party theme is easy when your kids are small. All you need to do is flip on Nick Jr. or PBS Kids and pick a character. You can easily find any party related item from napkins to candy to games featuring that character. Tweens? Not so much. In fact, pick the wrong theme and you are the worst parent ever, trying to ostracize your child and condemn them to a life relentless and perpetual dork-dom... or so they will treat you. So how can you pick a...
  10. Best Selling Themes at Big Dot of Happiness

    Shop our best selling themes… You’ll love them as much as we do! Planning a Bridal Shower? You will love our Bridal Silhouette Purple theme! The theme features a beautiful bridal silhouette with a dark rich purple that will leave an lasting impression on your guests. Throwing a Birthday Bash? Check out the hottest theme of the year, Modern Ladybug. This cute little ladybug will crawl her way into your heart. What little “ladybug” wouldn’t love to have this themed birthday party? Celebrating the arrival of a new baby? Be...

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