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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! Parenting Tips from a Clown: based on 25+ years of entertaining & educating kids I have been working with children for 30 years, and parenting for 22 of those years. Recently, someone asked my opinion on a controversial parenting […]

Getting your kids to listen. Why YOU Have to Be ...


Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! I was at my chiropractor’s office recently, and I saw a sign which caught my attention.  It said “Maybe we should stop asking why real foods are so expensive and start asking why processed foods are so cheap!” I […]

4 “Hidden” Costs of Saving Money!


Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! As a mother of 3 Teenagers, volunteering for their high school events is very familiar to me! Honestly, I don’t know of anyone who jumps up at the parent meeting and says, “ME! PICK ME! I’ll chair the event, […]

5 TIPS to ensure your All-Night-Lock-In party is a SUCCESS!



Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! A couple of weeks ago, we had the distinct pleasure of being a part of Wilson Tool’s 50th Anniversary Celebration! We provided Balloon Twisters, Face Painters, Magicians, Caricature Artists and good old fashioned group games for their picnic!  Check out […]

The Power of LONGEVITY


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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! It’s that time of year! We are getting a lot of requests for entertainment for private events, company gatherings and community celebrations. Most people who are planning events have thought through all of the details, namely making sure they […]

Event Entertainment: the TRUTH behind Good, Fast & Cheap


Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! I love what I do. I’ve always known that my career choice wouldn’t make me independently wealthy, but it would give me an opportunity to support my family and still bring joy to others. Not a bad combination. It […]

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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! I’ll admit that it frustrates me to walk through the store in July and see school supplies, or to see Halloween decorations & costumes in August. Why then would I be writing about Christmas and Hanukkah in September? Because […]

Holiday Entertainment ideas…Not a Moment to Waste!


Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! When it comes to being a consumer, the older I get, the more loyal I become. I have my favorite auto-repair shop. My favorite restaurants. My favorite grocery store (and cashier). My favorite insurance agent… I’ve even stayed with my […]

Loving the Loyalty


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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! True or False…”Clowns are Scary”. Chances are you answered the question through your own bias for or against clowns. But the general answer is FALSE. I’ve heard this statement for years, and I decided to write about it after […]

Kids and Clowns: Is your child scared of clowns?



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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! What a great week this has been so far! We had several events on Tuesday (National Night Out)!  The experiences shared by my artists and me made me realize that there are some myths surrounding how face paint is applied. […]

Face Painting MythBuster…Ready, Set, Paint!


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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! Discover the truth behind Good, Fast & Cheap: when it comes to Balloons and Face Painting Where I live (in Minnesota), everyone comes out to meet their neighbors on the first Tuesday of August, labeled “National Night Out” or “Night […]

National Night Out: the TRUTH behind Good, Fast & Cheap


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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! Why we choose joy!  The Healing Power of Humor and Finding Joy in the Journey One of the blessings (and challenges) of being in the business of bringing joy and laughter to others is that it requires me to be cheerful, […]

The Healing Power of Humor: Finding Joy in the Journey



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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today!   Parenting Tips from a Clown: based on my experiences entertaining kids for 20+ years  People often ask my kids what it’s like to have clowns for parents, and that question is like asking twins what it’s like to be […]

HOW TO INSTILL GRATITUDE IN YOUR KIDS? Parenting Tips from ...


Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! How Do You Spot a Professional Face Painter?  My company provides a lot of services, but for today’s post, I’m wearing my “Professional Face Painter” hat. I would like to share an experience I had which I hope will help […]

Hiring a Face Painter: How to Spot a Professional


Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! How does your family spend the 4th of July? Chances are you’re at a picnic or BBQ or at a special event ready to ooh & aah over the fireworks. Maybe you’re camping or on vacation somewhere far away. […]

4th of July & Family



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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! The world agrees that we shouldn’t give choking hazards to babies and toddlers. We’ve all seen the “toilet paper tube test”: if an item fits in a toilet paper tube, it’s a choking hazard, and conscientious parents everywhere “baby […]

Toddler Safety Tip: Balloons Beware


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Make your next event unforgettable…contact A Touch of Magic Entertainment today! Every day I speak with party planners about entertainment for their events. I ask questions about the age and size of the group, the venue as well as the other activities happening that day. The final question is, “What kind of budget are […]

5 Ways to Make Parties Affordable