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Decoration & Decimation = Piñata time!

I know I’m not alone in having thought the piñata originated in Mexico. Turns out piñatas may instead have come from China. Apparently the Chinese used colored paper to fashion cows, oxen, or buffaloes filled with seeds to mark their New Year. 281 more words

Birthday Fun Facts

Family Fridays: The Birthday Bear

We don’t have a lot of birthday traditions here at Casa Chaos, but one thing that has become a big part of our special days is the Birthday Bear. 91 more words

Family Fridays

Kids birthday: Turn present time into Treasure Hunt time

In our family, on someones birthday, we usually all get up and have breakfast together (or in bed if its hubby or I) and then we have present time… before getting ready for work or school if it happens to be a weekday. 376 more words

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It's My Birthday, and I'll Cry if I Want To.

Only I don’t, because life just keeps getting better, and this coming year is shaping up to be the best yet!  I’m 42, and this means that I’m the… 476 more words


Free Project: Creative Birthday Traditions from The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids

When a parent of child has a birthday, it’s a good time to introduce a creative activity that might become a family tradition. You have a chance to celebrate a birthday and each family member’s unique way of being creative too. 58 more words


Backside of the Mountain

Celebrating your own birthday is one of the more exciting things in life. Yesterday my son went over some of the details he had planned for his 6th birthday, which is 9 months away.  724 more words

Good Practices

Sliding into the new year?

I am Canadian. I say this proudly even despite what I am about to tell you. Apparently, a tradition attributed to Canadians is buttering the nose of the birthday boy or girl. 231 more words

Birthday Fun Facts