Half Birthday parties. (Half the fun is planning them!) Tweet
Six months is a great time to start a playgroup for your new child, as much for your benefit as the baby's. So invite other new parents in your area to a Half Birthday gathering. Serve a half birthday cake (see below) and half caff coffee for the adults. No gifts required. You can also do this for 1-1/2, 2-1/2, and 3-1/2 year olds! Great way to make friends and playmates. Order your half birthday party supplies here.
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Bake a Butter Half Cake
Here's a recipe for a classic and delicious butter half cake, modified slightly to make a splash at a Half Birthday celebration:
1/4 cup butter,
Preheat oven to 350°F degrees. Butter and flour a 9" round cake pan. Cream butter, Crisco, and gradually add the sugar, creaming until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
In a separate
bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, soda,
and salt. Add flour mixture alternately with milk and
flavorings to creamed mixture, beating after each
addition until smooth and light. Pour batter into cake
pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick
inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10
minutes, remove and finish cooling on rack.
Neat thing is, you don't
Just a little means a
lot. A little gift. A little fuss. A little celebration.
ways to mark a friend's or loved one's halfway point
through the year. A welcome excuse to take a break from
the grind, to make someone special feel...well, special.
This is one
occasion where you can forget the gloppy whipped cream
cakes, sugary beverages and fatty munchies. Go
half calorie all the way with healthy snacks, teas,
light beer and fruit for dessert. Tell guests to limit gifts to
inexpensive items with a clever "half"
theme. You can get some good ideas on our
age-appropriate half b'day gift pages for babies, older kids or adultsmany of them at
significant savings. All helping to
make your annual Half Birthday party a happy and
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Invite everyone over to watch the game. Then at halftime surprise the honoree with a Half Birthday party. Serve half sandwiches, pour half a glass of beer for each guest to give a toast. Then present the birthday guy with a half-zip pullover or jersey of their favorite team. Browse NFL Jerseys on Sale. Or NBA Jerseys for Kids, Adults, even Dogs!
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