About Sara-Jayne Jones

Sara-Jayne is a former Big Four insolvency lawyer turned Disney Bride who really, truly just wanted to plan birthday parties for little people, make pretty cupcakes and capture cherished memories through her lens. This rugby-loving [and playing] Nikon-girl can be found squinting at Photoshop through the early hours, blogging at Keep Up With The Jones Family where she documents life in leafy Hampshire with her hard-working husband, three blond boys and two rather mischievous huskies. She has a particular fondness for The Manic Street Preachers, Tetley Tea, white Chucks and of course, Mickey Mouse.

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Party Inspiration Round-up: Spring party celebrations

It’s finally, officially Spring – I’m so relieved because it means we’re closer to being able to celebrate outdoors without wooly jumpers and waterproofs!  I’m busy planning my boys’ triple birthday celebration for July at the moment, in between planning Easter Bunny Celebrations – last year’s will be hard to beat as we had so […]

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Party Inspiration Round-up: Into the new year

Christmas seems to be a more private time in our blogging lives – even I didn’t share any of our festivities, which is a shame and something that I definitely need to do this December. There’s so much hard work that goes into making Christmas a happy or festive time in most of our houses […]

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Party Inspiration Round-up: Birthdays galore!

The school holidays have come to an end and I’m quite tearful and feeling nostalgic! All our little tea parties, picnics and birthday celebrations at the beach are over and it’s back to the old routine. We celebrated what turned out to be a very soggy 2nd birthday for our own little Hero with a […]

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A party planner’s guide to an elegant BritMums Live #BML16

Our Party Round-up Editor Sara-Jayne Jones is one organised mama! As well as writing her blog, producing a monthly round-up for BritMums and running her home, including looking after her three children, she also decided to write a tips post to help you get the most out of this year’s biggest blogging event! Here she […]

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Party Inspiration Round-up: Tea parties, ponies & tempting treats

It’s time for the party inspiration round up again and I’m just so happy – the weather is perking up and encouraging more and more of us to step outside and enjoy outdoor celebrations!  We were at the Royal Horticultural Spring Festival this weekend and it felt like the midst of Summer!  I’m looking forward […]

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Party Inspiration Round-up: A visit from the Easter bunny

This week whilst reading through the bright and beautiful Easter and Springtime posts that chirped at me from my email, I found a kindred spirit.  I have to admit, I held my breath as I read the post after scanning the title, but Mummy in a Tutu, I’m so excited for your little one to grow […]

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Party Inspiration Round-up: Spring celebrations & cheeky leprechauns

What a month! We’ve just finished celebrating our two older boys’ birthdays as they turned 6 and 4 together, and I miss the party planning already. Thankfully the early months of the year always have so much to celebrate – St. Patrick’s Day has been on the agenda this week, along with my own 40th […]

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Party Inspiration: Budget parties & holiday celebrations

Welcome to my very first Party Inspiration Round Up!  I spend most of my time planning and preparing parties for my three boys and I’m delighted to be able to bring you posts and pages of celebrations and happiness in party style each month.  Most of us have had cause to celebrate over the festive […]

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