Mr Ben's Pirates collection
Check out this brilliant collection of pirate costumes from Mr Ben's Costume Closet. If you have a theme party coming up soon or thinking of something different for your children's birthday party you are sure to find just the outfit here, check out the gallery where we showcase the fabulous eyelashes, try a pair of lace or spider web lashes! Read more >>
Birthday Party Tips...
To have a stress free birthday here are some tips to ensure your children and guests have a fabulous time... Let your child help pick the theme, involve her in the planning and preparation too. Invite a number of guests equal to your child's age, plus one or two. Try to keep the guests in the same age range, or at least provide alternate activities for any older or younger kids. Read More>>
New 2013 Collection of Fancy Dress Costumes
Mr Bens Costume Closet has everything you need for your Fancy Dress or Costume Party, whether it's for the kids or grown ups, take a trip down memory laneto find that perfect costume. Mr Bens Costume Closet can even tailor an outfit to your exact requirements you will have so much fun chosing you wont want to leave! For all the information you need about Mr Ben's Costume Closet...Read More>>
Pass The Bloomin' Parcel
Mum of three, Mel, shares with us her top tips and advice on throwing the most enjoyable kids birthday parties. She's had to do 18 altogether so far for her three kids and has a lot of expertise in how to make sure the kids have a lovely time, as well as keeping parents sane along the way too!
It's a funny, witty feature with loads of great ideas and advice and we are excited to share this.
Have A Perfect Pirate Party!
So it’s party time again and your little or not- so- little- one wants to have a fun and active pirate theme for their birthday party. It’s a really fun and exciting theme with lots of possibilities. We’ve got some top ideas for you on the invites, locations, costume ideas, decorations, themes, games to play and everything you will need to host the perfect pirate party... pieces of eight anyone?
Planning a First Birthday Party?
We can help you out... A first birthday party isn’t a celebration for your child alone but for all of you– a high five for getting through the sleepless nights, having your life turned upside down and coming out the other end all the happier for it, with more photo albums for the past year than the previous six put together, and wonderful memories to cherish. It's a really special time for you and your little one. Read More>>
Key Party Dates & Themes
Here we take a look at some of the most popular themes when you're hosting a kids party everything from cowboys to princesses! This list should help you narrow down the choice and organise the funnest party! It's all about the theme and using your imagination! We also take a look at events by calendar month that you may be needing to get a costume for- whether it's a sporting event like the Rugby 7s or your country's national day or spooky Hallowe'en time! This list will help you to plan ahead and make sure you are organised in plenty of time. Read More>>
Fancy Making Some Cup Cakes?
What better way to say Happy Birthday than with birthday cupcakes. A personalised, unique treat that you can serve as a cake alternative, or alongside to compliment your traditional cake.After the candles, a creative cupcake can be served out easily, and passes out quickly to waiting children. You can make a festive display on your table, or pack them in a box. Cupcakes are portable and travel nicely. They also make a great take home party favour.Browse through these following ideas for decorating cupcakes. Cupcakes for birthdays provide an interesting twist that will create a memorable hit at your party. Read More>>