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Mojito6 Sat 10-Sep-16 18:49:40

I'm planning a joint birthday party and christening for my two children. It will be a christening followed by an after party where I will also invite my children's friends to just the party bit. Should I inform the parents of those I'm inviting to just the party that's it's also joint with christening? I'm just thinking if I turned up to something like that I'd wonder why most people there were dressed up smart I.e. From the christening. Or am I over thinking this?

Rockpebblestone Sat 10-Sep-16 18:53:59

Just explain when they are there / or if you know talk about the event in passing. I can't think of a way to make it sound correct on a invite. You could get a banner, to decorate at the party to make clear the casino is a joint celebration.

Rockpebblestone Sat 10-Sep-16 18:55:57

Get a banner / balloons printed, to decorate, and to show this is a joint celebration. Talk about the christening as well as the birthday.

Mojito6 Sat 10-Sep-16 18:57:20

Yes this is the problem I've had iceberg racking my brain working out how to word it. In no way would I want any sort of gift towards the christening I'm just being a bit cheeky and combining these parties! I can't think of any way to word it without it seeming like I'm after a christening gift as well!

Rockpebblestone Sat 10-Sep-16 18:57:49

Sorry for double post & typo. Party not casino!?! (Strange auto correct)

Mojito6 Sat 10-Sep-16 18:58:14

Thanks, yes was thinking banners and decorations for both should make it obvious hopefully!

Rockpebblestone Sat 10-Sep-16 18:59:10

I would mention nothing on invite. Just decorate room to show you are combining the events.

Mojito6 Sat 10-Sep-16 19:01:19

Ideal thank you for your suggestions

Rockpebblestone Sat 10-Sep-16 19:21:56

No problem. Hope all goes well on the day smile.

Mojito6 Sat 10-Sep-16 19:22:23

Thank you,me too!

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