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Quote: Originally Posted by vegemamato I've never even thought of serving food at a birthday party (unless it's in a restaurant or at home) : my daughter's party is Sat and we were planning to do it at an arcade (no eating allowed). we were going to make 'gift bags' for all of the kids with treats and a few small toys, but now I'm wondering if we should put something small together for the parents.. would that work or do people really expect to...
Thanks for the input. I think what really threw me off was we were at a very similar party in January, same time, different gym place and we were all fed really well - pizza, chicken nuggets, chips, pretzels, fruit tray, veggie tray, etc. And 2 weeks ago we were at an in-home party that spanned across lunch time and there was seriously enough food for 3 bday parties. I guess my expectations were set up because of that. Also, I would never host a party and not feed people...
how about getting something simple like this: http://www.livingplaying.com/alx13.html or this: http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Play-Food-Wo...QQcmdZViewItem at first and see if he plays with it. If it is a hit you can upgrade to a bigger kitchen for his birthday. I know what you mean, we bought our DD a willow toys kitchen and I was like I hope she plays with this, it cost so much $$$$. Luckily she plays with it almost everyday. But still I've thought of buying a tabletop play...
how about these? They were what we used in the car when we were kids back in the old days before cars came with 97 cupholders built in - http://www.farm-home.com/mn/t7_ssidi...30-0638~~~~~~~ PS how old/big is your DD? She has completely outgrown a booster?
We went to a birthday party yesterday and I was a little surprised that there was no food (except for a cupcake) for the parents. The party was for a 2 yo, kids ranged in age from 2 weeks old to 4 years old. It was not in any way shape or form a drop off party. It was at a gymnastics place from 4-6 pm. Kids played from 4-5:30 and then it was food time. The invite said snacks, but I assumed heavy appetizers since it was so close to dinner time. I was hoping to fill us both...
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