The Cost of Licensing a Birthday Party

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A birthday party using licensed characters is no mean feat, as GeekMom Sarah found out while planning her son’s Thomas themed party.

Are You the Parent of a Train Geek? Throw a Birthday Party at a Tourist Railroad!

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I almost didn’t post anything for Birthday Week. It wasn’t until GeekMom Kelly posted about banning the goody bags that I remembered a clever goody bag idea… which was in itself part of a wonderful birthday experience for my oldest son. In 2006, when the family was living in Apex, North Carolina, we had the chance to hold my oldest son’s 4th birthday party at

How to Throw a Pre-School Pirate Party

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  Last September was my son’s second birthday party. Unlike with his first, I spent a long time considering what theme to go with; at two he was certainly old enough to have an interest in his own things, but not yet old enough to choose his own party theme. I eventually picked a pirate theme for two reasons: firstly he was enjoying the Disney