My daughter just turned 9, and over the weekend we threw her a party with her friends. The party venue charged over $250. The next day we celebrated with the grandparents. The dinner bill was over $100. Her actual birthday fell on a school day; we treated her to ice cream for around $20. I realize these costs add up fast!!
Next time, I'd like to celebrate without high fees. Can you please share your awesome cost-effective tips to celebrate a kids birthday party? Here are some of my ideas:
1. Make your own birthday cake instead of buying one.