St Patrick’s Day Party & Irish Theme Party Ideas

St Patrick's Day Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

St. Patrick’s Day Inspiration Board L to R: St Patrick’s Day Cards Green Party Supplies, | Shamrock garland | Paper Poms

St Patrick’s Day Party & Irish Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Mark your calendars for March 17th

Happy St Patrick's Day!

Go green — throw an Irish-themed party or create a festive St. Patrick’s Day bash! This St Patrick’s Day party inspiration board and celebration package includes invitations, decorations, favors, and everything needed to make your Irish theme party a success!   Party hearty! Continue Reading →

Printable Patriotic Games

Printable July 4th Independence Day Games

Printable Patriotic Games

Printable Patriotic Games For Your Memorial Day, Independence Day & Labor Day Celebrations

Don’t forget to print out a few printable patriotic games for your Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day Celebration Parties.  They are not very expensive so even if you don’t end up using them this time, you will have unlimited printouts for 90 days which takes you way past Labor Day.

We love to have these games on hand just in case … just in case it rains, just in case the little kids (or the big kids) get antsy, just in case your party extends well into the evening after the sun goes down and the lawn games get put away. Printable games are also a perfect evening activity when camping since they are light weight and easy to transport.  Consider printing on recycled paper. Additionally, if you are looking for classroom activities for a patriotic school party, these are both educational and fun.

All six of these printable patriotic games will keep your guests guessing and laughing plus you can personalize all of them.

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Fathers Day Fun >> Surprise Dad with a “Legendary” Father’s Day!

Legendary Dad Fathers Day Fun

Legendary Dad Fathers Day Fun

Fathers Day Fun

Looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate Father’s Day this year? Go retro and throwback the clock to the 1990’s.  Think Legends of the Hidden Temple or Double Dare or any other 90’s TV shows that today’s younger dads grew up watching. Now you can not only introduce Dad’s favorite show to the next generation, Dad can act like a kid again, and get away with it.  Plan ahead to create a fun obstacle course and backyard game emporium that the whole family can participate in and continue to enjoy over and over again throughout the summer It can be as simple as using pool noodles, duct tape & wooden dowels as this dad did in the video below. Continue Reading →

Printable Family Reunion Games & Activities

Printable It's A Family Affair, Printable Family Reunion Games & Activities

Printable Family Reunion Games & Activities :: Click on It’s A Family Affair and try printing directly from this page

Printable Family Reunion Games & Activities

Bring the grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and siblings together at your next family reunion with lively games perfect for all ages, fun for the whole family. Printable family reunion games will help everyone get to know each other better with games like Famly Reunion Bingo and Grandma’s Measurements.  Let the laughter (and games) begin!

Update! We are so disappointed that Funsational, our “go to” printable games merchants has shuttered her shop and we cannot find the featured family affair game any where else.  You might try to print it directly from our page — it probably will not be as sharp an image as we normally like, but it might just be “good enough”.  Not to worry though, there are plenty of other family reunion printables on Etsy and of course, there is always Python Printable Games!

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The Ultimate Lip-Sync Duel >> Party Fun for New Years Eve (or Any Night)!

The Ultimate Lip-Sync Duel

Party Fun for New Years Eve (or Any Night)! 

Up until now we have not featured either karaoke or a lip-sync duel as a “go to”  party activity mostly  because I really, really do not like to perform. In fact, I think my husband’s biggest fear is traveling to Korea on business and being dragged into a Karaoke club.

Having said all that, we love this Jimmy Fallon lip-sync duel and have to say, dueling karaoke does look like great fun. I can now definitely see this as a New Years Eve or late night party activity as good as, or maybe even better than, charades. Adding a lip-sync duel to your list of party games will appeal to guests of all ages! Choose your playlist based on your guest list. For example, if you are having lots of children, think about including some songs from Frozen. If your party is for adults only, it might be fine to include songs with lyrics that may not be as appropriate if children were present.Party Fun: Lip Sync Duel, karaoke, party fun, activities, games

What you need:

  1. Memorex MKS-SS2 SingStand 2 Home Karaoke System or any singing machine or karaoke machine with a microphone. (We just checked and you can still get this delivered to your front door before your New Year’s Eve celebration begins!)
  2. A diverse playlist
  3. A great group of guests wanting and willing to party – in other words well versed in party etiquette!

Party Hearty!

Board Game Night Party

Board Game Night

Board Game Night Party

In our increasingly digital world, board games might seem like an old-fashioned pastime. But more and more people are turning to board games as a hobby. These days, board games are more than just the classic Monopoly, Clue, and Connect 4. European-style games are a class of tabletop games that generally have simple rules, short to medium playing times (no five hour Monopoly marathons here!) and lots of social interaction. These kinds of games have become incredibly trendy: board game cafes have opened up all over the world! We think that these games can be a great way to connect with family and friends. So why not change up your usual Friday night entertainment and throw a casual board game night party?

Fair warning: some of the games on this list can be played with kids, but some of them are grown-ups only! For games for all ages, check out our Family Game Night post.

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