[ upzslider]We’ve thrown our kids some momentous birthday parties over the years. Then there have been years when, for one reason or another, the big blowouts were replaced with something a little more subdued. Personally, I think both are great. Some years, the budget may keep you from going over the top, but it doesn’t have to keep you from going all out. To prove our point, we’ve put together some party ideas that can work at both ends of the spectrum.