Smash Cakes for First Birthday Parties? It’s a Thing

Some of you may recall the last time we covered smash cakes, in which we asked whether they were a thing. Turns out, they are. For the uninitiated, “smash cake” is the name given to a small cake that is made and presented to a one-year-old child for the express purpose of being destroyed. It…

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Great Birthday Party Ideas in Woodland Hills, Encino and Thousand Oaks

Here at Giggles N’ Hugs, we are firm believers that no two children’s birthday parties should ever be the same. After all, parties are all about personal preference – they’re a time to feel special – and that means your kid should get his or her favorite food, décor and themes. We’re not the only…

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Great Deals on Birthday Parties in Woodland Hills, Encino and Topanga!

If you’re looking for a great birthday party venue in Topanga, Encino, Woodland Hills or Thousand Oaks, we’ve got a great chance to save! For the rest of the week, we’re offering 10% off any semi-private party in Topanga for up to 49 guests! Giggles N’ Hugs is one of the Southland’s most popular party…

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More on Birthday Party Etiquette

Last week we dove headlong into the world of birthday party etiquette. This week a new piece caught our eye: a discussion of some things adults should know and do at children’s birthday parties. You know the people we’re talking about: those enormous, hulking ones who tend to congregate awkwardly around the edges of your…

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Your Children’s Birthday Party Questions Answered!

It is time once again to dive into our grab bag and look for simple answers to common questions. It may not surprise you to learn that parents come up with these by the hundreds: everything from gifts to guest lists continue to provide grist for parents in the blogosphere, and we are always happy…

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Kids’ Birthday Parties on a Budget

Here’s the thing about kids’ birthday parties in Los Angeles: they are rife with hidden costs. If you’re hosting the shindig in your own home, you’re on the hook for catering, supplies, entertainers, food, favors and cleanup. Some enterprising parents may even have to shell out for parking passes or valet assistance. It is, in…

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The Perfect Fourth Birthday Party in Los Angeles

Here at Giggles N’ Hugs, we know that kids’ birthday parties are always an adventure. One of the most challenging parts of the process is nailing down what is age appropriate in a given year, especially if you’re juggling multiple kids with multiple preferences. Fear not. This post is just the latest in our series…

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Third Birthday Party Tips and More!

One of the terrifying and wonderful things about being a parent is how fast everything seems to change. One minute you think you’ve got this bedtime thing down, and the next they’re out of the crib and running rampant through your life. The same holds for children’s birthday parties: what worked at age two is…

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