Party planning hasn’t always been my strong suit. But in nearly a decade of parenting, I’ve learned that even the least crafty person (hi, it’s me) can figure out how to plan a birthday party and pull together an awesome bash for their kid. There are plenty of birthday party hacks to use that help make serving food, decorating, and entertaining a breeze. These practical and affordable products are just the thing to help even the least imaginative of us (again, me) throw a banner birthday with way less stress.
While most of these birthday party hacks are ideal to use when hosting a party at home, many of them can even be used at party venues as well. A lot of them also work for different types of events and gatherings above and beyond use for birthday parties. So, if you ever host a baby shower, throw a graduation party, or have family over for the holidays, plenty of these ideas will work then, too.
From a drink dispenser with an ice core that keeps your punch cold without watering it down to creative activities you can plan that double as take-home party favors, this list is chock full of ways for you to rock your next party.
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Implement these birthday party hacks to make things easier on yourself so you can sit back, relax, and actually enjoy the party.
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