Nova Weetman If you are after a birthday party idea full of fun and next to nothing in cost then this is the party plan for you - you may even find yourself wanting to repeat it year after year like this mum and her daughter.
Livia Gamble Posting a picture on Instagram, the 'Madmen' actress created a hybrid superhero costume.
Kerri Sackville If you stray from the list make sure you include the receipt, otherwise you will basically be "throwing away money".
To start the first birthday celebrations off here is a sweet first birthday invitation for your little angel's big day.
Livia Gamble The invites have been sent out, you have an idea of what food to serve but how on earth are you going to entertain a house full of girls for an entire afternoon?
Tim Elliott Parents are spending sums in the thousands of dollars on their children's birthday parties, writes Tim Elliott.
Hundreds of you have shared your birthday cake creations and now you can show us the rest of your party too! From the decorations and party food to the games and party favours – if you threw it we want to see it!
We asked you to share your birthday cake photos, and you sent them in by the dozen.
Have you created a baked masterpiece, or perhaps a kitchen disaster, in an effort to celebrate your child's birthday? Share your photos here and see your name up in lights!
Take a look at these fantastic creations you submitted for the boys.
A creative twist on an old favourite, it's the Very Hungry Caterpillar like you have never seen him before - all decked out on a cake for Amelia's first birthday!
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