17 Easy Ways to Save Big On Kids' Birthday Parties

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Kathy Ehrich Dowd on Mar 2, 2012 at 10:59AM

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Start Planning Early -- and Hit After-Holiday Sales

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a Kathy Ehrich Dowd on Feb 28, 2012 at 12:43PM

Picking a theme early -- and keeping your eyes open for sales -- can pay off big for your bottom line. For starters, this means you won't be scrambling at the last minute (and willing to pay top-dollar, in necessary) for a Transformers pinata. So stock up on tiaras for your princess-themed party after Halloween, or raid your local drugstore after Valentine’s Day for cut-rate red and pink candy for goody bags.

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