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10 Amazing activities that will make your birthday special

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“Jingle bells jingle bells jingle all the way…” What better way to get in the Christmas spirit than with Christmas carols?

Streaming movies, decorating Christmas trees and spending time with family and friends. It’s practically the best time of the year. Time to evaluate your year’s resolutions. What you’ve accomplished, what you’re working on, activities you’ve done from your bucket list, activities you’ve chickened out on, friends you lost in touch with, the new friends you made just to mention but a few.

Every year few days before my birthday I get all wishy washy about my birthday. Should I go out for lunch, dinner or a night out? Should I stay in binge watch my favourite series? Should I get a new dress? Should I go alone? Should I go get my hair, makeup and nails done? Should I book for a photoshoot? Should I …? Should I..?Should I…?

The D–day finally comes and I’m rushing everywhere, trying to get everything done. I call Alicia so that she squeezes me into her busy schedule because I’m now certain I need a 2kg cocopine cake with orange wheels and berries for toppings.

Cocopine cake

Sometimes the best ideas you need for birthday parties are simply games to play. Food and games, that’s it.

This is a great list of cool ideas that anyone could incorporate into their natal day.

1. Listen to your favorite songs on repeat.

I know it might sound a little selfish but your birthday is your special day. You have the option of spending it how you want. Just like the Christmas carols your favorite songs will keep you in a frolicsome mood.

2. Set up your own mimosa bar.

Set up your own mimosa bar by assembling fresh juice, delicious juices and champagne. The outcome is grandeur.

A mimosa bar

3. Have a backyard brunch birthday.

Prepare some delicacies and invite your friends/ family over. Okay, who doesn’t love brunch? Here’s another fun party idea you will love. It’s affordable and fun at the same time.

4. Host a slumber party.

I’ve always wanted to have one of these. You have all night to catch up with your mates, play jenga, talk about boys,pure fun. It wouldn’t be the perfect option if you are celebrating with the whole family unless it’s just an after thing .

5. Throw a spa party at home.

Ladies where you at? Imagine a spa party at home using homemade beauty treatments. Treat yourself! You deserve it.

6. Have a wine guest book.

A Day To Remember featured this fun idea to remember a special day. Have your party guests sign a wine bottle and you can use it to toast next year (or save it for the memories). Talk about a toast with the most!

7. Have a backyard beer bash.

Gentlemen where you at? With an idea like this, barbeque and friends your party is going to be

8. Have a bowling party.

While it may not be a common thing to do on your birthday , bowling is great especially since you’ll be doing it with your boys. It is a great opportunity for bonding.

9. Hold a virtual party.

Just because we are quarantined and practising social distancing does not mean we cannot celebrate the special days together like we used to before the pandemic. Thanks to Facetime, Zoom, Skype among other video calling apps we can hold virtual parties irrespective of our different locations. For virtual party ideas read https://www.254news.co.ke/10-virtual-party-ideas/

10. Host an evening party with a theme of your choosing.

A theme for your party can be a great way to bring your celebration to life. Using stunning decor and drapery, props and lighting,any venue and any location can be transformed. Some of the themes include 90s pop, Arabian nights,fire and ice, Hollywood Oscars theme and many more.

Have fun, and remember that you’re never too old to pin the tail on the donkey.



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