baby boomers enjoy life well into their retirement years, Sweet 60 doesn't have
to mean over the hill.
boomer who recently came of age laughs, "Ok, let's just say...chronologically
baby boomers, 60 is the BIG milestone. And better reason to celebrate?
With the big 6-0 comes years of memories and a well-earned perspective
on life's challenges.
with the where, when, and RSVP details, use appropriate greetings for the front
cover of the invitation indicating the specific party theme and a headline reading
"Sexy Sixty", "Aged to Perfection", "The Big 6 - Oh!", Sweet 60", "or
"Sixty is Nifty!"
60th birthday party
"Over the Hill" theme has always been easy and popular, but you can
also opt for a theme
centered around the celebrant's favorite leisure activity. A sports
theme party or a luau
is always fun, or take a trip down memory lane with a tribute to the decade in
which the birthday boy or girl grew up, such as the 50's
party may take a little extra work, but with a bit of planning it can provide
special excitement and lots of happy memories.
60th birthday party music playlist
What's a party without the music?
Think of the special person turning 60 and you're sure to come up with more.
"I'm Still Standing" - Elton John "Simply The Best" - Tina Turner "Can I Have This Dance" - Anne Murray "In My Life" - The Beatles
"When I'm Sixty-Four" - The Beatles "Long May You Run" - Neil Young "What a Wonderful World" - Louis Armstrong
birthday gift ideas
at a 60th birthday party is simplicity itself - whether it be 5 dozen roses, 10
six-packs of beer or soda, or 60 lottery tickets.
something more personal by arranging a memory book or scrapbook
filled with favorite photos and keepsakes. Ask friends and loved ones to e-mail
special birthday wishes well in advance to be included with the photos, or print-out
the e-mails and pin them up separately on a decorated bulletin board.
You can work
in the Sweet 60 theme with another great idea: substitute the
birthday cake with 60 individual cupcakes, served on a tiered
Also try to include foods that everyone will enjoy,
including low salt or sugar-free drinks for those on dietary restrictions.
As with any party, self-serve is way to go, making for easy mingling
around the buffet table.
in doubt, skip the "lame" prune juice and Jello. The food should be
centered around the guest of honor's favorites!
60 around the Web
the Web, surf around for more ideas on planning a memorable 60th birthday party
with additional tips & advice on decorations, invitations, games & activities,
and other reasons why sixty can be nifty ....
a wish! Plan a milestone birthday party
- Archived feature from NBC's Today Show with related video on how to make any
milestone birthday special with tips on invitations (including a free printable)
plus decorating, food and entertainment ideas.