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Let's Tone Down Those Over-The-Top Kid Birthday Parties

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22. Keep Cool With Your Other Half
You'll avoid silly disagreements with your significant other when you scale down the size and scope of a party. Chances are, you're the only one dwelling on whether to order Thomas the Tank Engine cupcake toppers or to go with the Wild Kratts theme, and nobody else really wants to talk about how much the expedited shipping is going to cost.

In today's busy world, a cozy gathering holds its own specialness.