With five kids in the household (three boys and two girls), Kim’s secret to birthday party success is combining and doing two parties a year. “I spend about four months on each party which makes it very easy to have a concise and doable workflow without being overwhelmed or feeling that I don’t have enough time,” she says. “The only requirement is that they have to all agree on the theme, which didn’t happen. Two of the boys wanted Destiny, the other wanted Halo. We comprised with Xbox!”
Her sons Boaz (9), Gideon (8), and Apollos (6), sugared up with Xbox-controller cookies, cake pops and cupcakes and Kim even brought in a game truck that had five TVs so all of the kids could play at the same time (editor’s note: how did I not know this was a thing?! Also, now I know what I want to do for my next birthday.) The result is an action-packed party that kids and adults alike will be a little jealous of.
And what did the birthday boys think?
Boaz: “It was really fun having all friends from school over and the treats! We should do it again!”
Gideon: “It was good and awesome. I like that we got presents!”
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