The Girlfriends' Guide to Parties and Playdates: Conquer the Chaos-- and Have Some Fun While You're at It!

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Perigee, Jan 1, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 272 pages
This practical guide gives readers all the best Girlfriend-tested tricks-to make playtime and parties as easy as they are fun. Includes...

€ The best ideas for angst-free at-home fetes and off-premises extravaganzas
€ No fail game and craft ideas-for any theme
€ Affordable alternatives to junk-filled goody bags
€ Age-specific suggestions for can't-miss gifts
€ Save-the-day stuff to stash in your cupboard for instant fun, any time
€ Playdate success secrets
€ S.O.S. strategies for when you're too tired to move

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Vicki Iovine, mother of four, is also the author of The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy, The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy Daily Diary, The Girlfriends' Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood, The Girlfriends' Guide to Toddlers, and The Girlfriends' Guide to Getting Your Groove Back. Visit Vicki Iovine online at

Peg Rosen, a former editor of Child magazine, writes about parenting and child safety issues for numerous national publications.

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