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Posted by on Jun. 4, 2014 at 11:13 AM
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Hi moms. I am doing a little research for my business and need your help please!

Can you comment with:
1: Your location
2: Ages of your kids
3: How much you spend or would spend on a custom party (cake, decor, entertainment, favors, etc.) for your child.

I appreciate any additional feedback! ♥ TIA
by on Jun. 4, 2014 at 11:13 AM
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Reina13
by Bronze Member on Jun. 4, 2014 at 11:41 AM
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I live in Fort Worth, Texas.

My youngest child at home is 9 1/2 years old

I have spent anywhere from $75 to $125 for their custom party cakes.

natural_s
by Bronze Member on Jun. 4, 2014 at 1:12 PM
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Georgia.

16, 14, 7, 3, & 11 months.

I would try not to spend no more than $200 but really would depend on which kid and how many guests so it could end up being a little more. The older kids if having a party you could end up spending more money.

BonitaM
by Bronze Member on Jun. 5, 2014 at 12:39 PM
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1. Minnesota
2. DD is 8
3. It depends on how much money we have that year.  It's been anywhere from $100 to $400 so far.  $400 being her first birthday and we went all out for a family of 10. lol

Miranda1127
by on Jun. 14, 2014 at 11:20 PM

 1. The greater Philadelphia area

2. almost 8 and 12.5

3. I'm more of a diy person sooo....A good quality cake-$100(ish). decor (assuming it's set up) I would spend about $75-$100. Entertainment.....depends....I guess I would cap it out at about $200 for a professional, non professional....$50. I don't do favors b/c they are usually very cheesy. IF I do favors it would be something nice and reusable (not a bag full of candy and cheap toys that break before you get them home). I usually spend about $100 on things like t-shirts with the birthday theme, or something along that line.

so that's about ...$500-$600 IF everything is good quality and professionally organized.

timon95
by on Jun. 14, 2014 at 11:26 PM

1 - MA

2 - almost 9(in a month) and 10

3 - not much. we only have small family parties and when they do get a big party I do everything, minus the entertainment

slw123
by on Jun. 15, 2014 at 11:16 AM
I live on the east coast of central FL. My kids are 11 & 9. I have never bought a custom cake and I have no idea what they cost. But we don't have a lot of money to spend like that.
Madelaine
by Member on Jun. 15, 2014 at 11:26 AM

I am in Gilbert Az and my kids are 4, 10 and 14.  When I was working my oldest child was three when she had her first party and I spent $300 on her.  The next child was also three and I spent about the same.  Now that I am not working with my last child there are no custom parties.

CEOmom84
by New Member on Jun. 15, 2014 at 11:55 AM
Thanks for replying every one. I really appreciate it.
DKk0531
by on Jun. 15, 2014 at 12:02 PM
I live in gardnerville, Nevada but moving to Houston Texas area in the fall.

My kids are 7 months and 4yrs

To me, the bigger ages are what I would spend an insane amount of money on....I mean like 13,16,18. Not really sure how much, custom party for those ages IDE pay 700-1000. Other ages probably 200 or so
elasmimi
by on Jun. 15, 2014 at 2:48 PM

I live in Tn, my child is 7. I have spent $300 for a party at a venue that did not include cake or decor. Usually $40 for a cake. If someone would do cake, decor, favors, and entertainment, I would spend up to about $350.

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