The Middletons dish out Jubilee party tips and advice

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  • Kate Middleton's family give advice on how to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee via their Party Pieces website.

    Kate Middleton’s family have once again been accused of cashing in on their royal connections by offering party tips on how to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee via their Party Pieces website.

    In an article, which appeared in the site’s online magazine called The Party Times, the family dish out plenty of advice on how to throw parties for the year’s upcoming events such as the Olympics and the Jubilee.

    The party guide, which is edited by Kate Middleton’s sister, Pippa Middleton, says: ‘It’s the beginning of the year and peoples’ minds are filled with bargains, January sales are everywhere with deals galore. Why should planning for a party be any different?


    ‘Whether it’s an imminent family birthday or a gathering to celebrate the Olympics or the Jubilee later in 2012 we offer a few ideas to help keep costs down and still throw a memorable party.’

    The entry then goes on to provide links to other parts of the site where you can buy balloons, party plates, bunting, cake stands and favours.

    The Middletons were accused of trying to cash in on the Royal wedding last year, when their site launched a range called British Street Party, that featured paper plates, bowls and napkins that sported crowns, Union Jacks and even corgis.

    The Middletons have since removed some of the more controversial royal-themed party items from the site and renamed the range Best of British Party.

    Party Pieces was set up in 1987 by Kate’s mother, Carole Middleton.


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