How to Throw a Frugal Party for Kids
Throwing a frugal kids party is both fun and easy if you let it be. I just counted and I have thrown 11 kids parties (and counting). Here are some tips to make it an enjoyable time for you, the kids, and your wallet.
Tips for a Frugal Kids Party
- Make Your Own Cake. I personally make mine from scratch because I like how it tastes and I dont find it any harder than a box mix. Either a box mix or scratch will save you a lot over a store bought cake. I cook mine in a rectangular pan (rather than round layers) so its easier to cut and I dont have to frost the sides.
- Decorate with Candy or Toys. What keeps some people from making their own cake is lack of decorating skills. This is an area where kids are very easy to please. Clean off a few of their small plastic toys and... [via My Dollar Plan]