For Jayce’s first birthday after we moved to London we had his party at Snakes and Ladders, with a small variety of handmade “superhero” favors and details. Last year, we had his party at home. I wanted to do something relatively inexpensive but fun, and I DIYed it to the max with a Lego theme throughout and he loved it. I’m sure that there are plenty of kids who don’t care one way or the other about details, but he got excited about each of the details so that made it fun for me too. It was just right but it was a LOT of work. Lots. This year, well before his birthday, I asked what he wanted to do for his party and started subtly planting seeds for him to have it at Snakes and Ladders again. I found out I was pregnant in late March (I think?) and my lack of any energy whatsoever further confirmed that we would not be throwing a party at home.
Luckily Snakes and Ladders had a 2 million pound renovation last summer, so it is pretty legit, and he was excited to have a party there this year. Read More