The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt by Paige Wolf

Buy Almost Nothing Moana Birthday Party

June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you follow me, you know about me and my Pinatas! Once a year (because my son is getting too old for this) I like to challenge myself to see how far I can go (Moana reference for the people in the back) with my "Buy Almost Nothing" birthday parties. This year, my four-year-old (and I) are super into Moana so I started preparations early. A call to my local Buy Nothing Group for a Moana party yielded me 60 teal paper plates, four leis, a bear made from a coconut shell, and a zillion seashells. Best of all were the free party favors - more than 30 beach sandals originally used as wedding placeholders but now repurposed into whatever a bunch of four-year-olds want them to be! Using Kiwis for the "Hearts of Te Fiti" required only a good peeler...

"For a book about all the mom-things that have been stressing me out, Spit That Out actually de-stressed me. Paige gives simple, reasonable, 'you don't have to do it all' suggestions, which make me feel like a slightly less horrible mother."

– Vicki Glembocki, author of The Second Nine Months: One Woman Tells the Real Truth About Becoming a Mom. Finally.

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