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Decoration Ideas For Indoor Parties

Fritha Strickland | Posted 07.19.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fritha Strickland

Every bank holiday my neighbours and I, in our cul-de-sac, always throw a street party. Each of us will bring a dish and a bottle and set up chairs in the street. What often happens, however, is that half an hour into our party the heavens open and it begins to rain. That being the case it's always handy to have an indoor space as a back-up.

How to Party Without Pinterest

Kristen Kennedy | Posted 06.04.2014 | Parents
Kristen Kennedy

Like a lot of 8-year-olds, my daughter is really into space -- planets, the moon landing, Apollo 13, all of it -- so like any good mom, I scoured Pinterest for space-themed birthday party ideas.

Meet The Woman Bringing Birthday Parties To Children's Hospital Rooms

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.13.2014 | Impact

Rhode Island event planner Stephanie Frazier Grimm makes a living by helping her clients feel special on their big days. But she recently discovered i...

How My Nerdy Childhood Prepared Me for Motherhood in the Age of Pinterest

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 05.11.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

I remember hand-dying a lace thrift store dress to just the right shade for my can can dancer costume. And, though I was only a fifth-grader, I wrote our whole skit in rhyme, incorporating and interpreting the works of Edgar Allen Poe.

How to Celebrate the Perfect Birthday (9 Ideas)

Kevin F. Adler | Posted 04.27.2014 | Good News
Kevin F. Adler

Last year, I designed the perfect birthday for me. And this year, as a call to rejuvenate birthday celebrations everywhere for all ages and life stages, I've decided to share what I did with you.

Birthday Party Themes for 30-Somethings

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.31.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

But just because you're an "adult" now doesn't mean you can't celebrate your birthday with the same pizazz and excitement as you did when you were a kid.

New York's Math Museum Turns 1

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Nachman

The National Museum of Math, located in the Flatiron District, just celebrated its first birthday. And as a museum of math, it did so with its own u...

'Love Spell' Tea Cookies

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

This recipe has been developed exclusively for Tay Tea by pastry chef Lizabelle Burke. Master tea blender Nini Ordoubadi's loose-leaf teas are a m...

Can I Just Get a Cake on My Birthday?

Courtney Garcia | Posted 12.07.2013 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

What disillusions me most about mon anniversaire is the unnecessary burden that comes along with having a good time

How to Throw the Perfect 1st Birthday Bash

Sarah Lowy and Jodi Cohen | Posted 11.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Lowy and Jodi Cohen

Pick a theme that the birthday honoree loves. For example, for this particular party, the birthday girl loves owls so we decided to use owls as the inspiration for her birthday celebration.

These Cheetah Cubs Really Know How to Party

Posted 08.20.2013 | Good News

Go cheetahs, it’s your birthday, go cheetahs, it’s your birthday! These cubs are having a meowin’ good time on their first birthday as they are ...

A Journalist in an Emergency: An Invitation to Bill Murray to Crash My 30th Birthday Party

Dan Fastenberg | Posted 10.13.2013 | Comedy
Dan Fastenberg

What do you say? I'll only turn 30 once and that karaoke machine's got your name written all over it. Both me, my friends and Jon Bon Jovi will be waiting.

Of Bunny Rabbits and Stupid Regulations

Eli Lehrer | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

A complex society probably needs some rules that are pretty complicated. Many of the most stupid rules probably aren't that harmful. Many regulations that are harmful aren't silly.

6 Birthday Cakes Everyone Wants To Celebrate Their Day

Posted 06.10.2014 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani These magnificent desserts look even better with a candle (or two, or 40) on top. ...

10 Tips For Throwing A Terrific Milestone Party

Posted 05.25.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue A milestone birthday or anniversary in a special locale makes it even more festive By Stephanie Oswald Imagine a fiv...

Only In D.C.: Woman Throws Herself Bizarre Birthday Celebration

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Emily Goodstein's 30th birthday party this weekend won't be your typical cake-and-presents affair. Instead, the D.C.-based "sweatpants e...

Less Fuss, More Fun

Christine Koh | Posted 06.04.2013 | Parents
Christine Koh

It's one thing if party planning is a source of a joy for you, but if it's not a priority, foregoing fancy party trappings does not mean that you don't love your child enough or don't care enough about the moment to be celebrated.

The Worst Kiddie Birthday Party (Ever!)

Candace Walsh | Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents
Candace Walsh

Every parent, if they're honest, will admit that a particular stage of parenthood was especially challenging. For me, it wasn't infancy. It was hardest for me when the kids were in that in-between stage.

He's About To Shock His Girlfriend...

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 12.18.2012 | Weddings

Katie Wanner thought her boyfriend, Blake Harris, was in for the biggest surprise when she shocked him with a 30th birthday party. But the tables were...

Life in Doll Years

Wendy Bradford | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

Each year, they become unrecognizable from the baby or child they were the year before. Each day is over before I've begun to take it in.

Which Post 50 Stars Were Born In November?

Posted 11.01.2012 | Fifty

Hey all you post 50s turning one year older this month: Have no shame in proclaiming your new age, because trust us, you are not alone. Some of our fa...

The Mass That Ended Sleepovers As I Knew It

Tom Cramer | Posted 12.14.2012 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

One of the great things about the middle years of grammar school was the sleepover, usually as part of someone's birthday party. By fourth and fifth grade my friends and I had become more sophisticated. We had outgrown the parties consisting of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with the crust cut off, Kool-Aid and pin the tail on the donkey. We no longer required naps either before or after such engagements.

Business Owner Hosts Alligator Pool Parties For Kids To Offset Slow Season

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.26.2012 | Small Business

Trying to drum up business during a particularly slow season can lead to some unconventional ideas. Just ask Bob Barrett, who decided to make some ext...

When Did Birthday Parties Get So Complicated?

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

There is nothing sadder than a sweaty, overworked clown trying to make balloon elephants and space ships out of balloons that then break and sputter across the room.

Decorating For Baby's First Birthday, From Colin Cowie (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Event and lifestyle expert Colin Cowie weighed in on how to decorate for a baby's birthday when he visited me on Mondays With Marlo. And if you'd l...