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How to Choose Inflatable Christmas Decorations

How to Choose Inflatable Christmas Decorations

Have you seen all of the decorations that people put out around Christmas every year? Inflatable Christmas decorations are one of the most popular good looking ways that you can decorate your lawn to show your Christmas spirit. There are a lot of different options available that may make it a bit of......[Read More]
Celebrating Thanksgiving

Celebrating Thanksgiving

This is America's oldest celebration, predating the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War by some 150 years. Like so many of our celebrations, the meaning has become less clear over the intervening centuries.......[Read More]
How to Store Christmas Tree Lights

How to Store Christmas Tree Lights

Christmas tree lights can be difficult to work with if they are jumbled together. If stored improperly, they can be broken or damaged in storage or as you are pulling them out of storage. Here are a few suggestions for easy ways to store Christmas tree lights properly.

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How to Wear Halloween Costumes More Than Once

How to Wear Halloween Costumes More Than Once

Halloween costumes can be expensive, and it's unfortunate that such expensive items usually only get to be worn once a year. However, there are many different ways to get the most out of your costume after Halloween has come and gone.......[Read More]
Grandma, Baking, Glitter and Paste

Grandma, Baking, Glitter and Paste

Grandma, baking, glitter and paste - what could be better? The holidays can be a very hectic, stressful time. Plan an afternoon with your grandchildren while their parents shop and wrap their gifts.......[Read More]
How to Decorate a Mantle for the Chinese New Year

How to Decorate a Mantle for the Chinese New Year

While Western countries abide by the Gregorian calendar, Chinese people, who go by the lunar calendar, celebrate the New Year on a different day each year. Chinese New Year is the biggest celebration in China, with festivities lasting for half a week on average. In the United States, Chinatowns in m......[Read More]
Ideas for a Second Birthday Party Picnic

Ideas for a Second Birthday Party Picnic

Keep the party simple and everyone will have fun.Birthday party image by DXfoto.com from Fotolia.comA party for your 2-year-old can be great fun and create lasting memories. There are a few simple steps you can take to make the event enjoyable for toddlers and parents. The picnic parties.........[Read More]
Great Gifts for Twins

Great Gifts for Twins

Buying presents for twins can be fun.Twins image by Serenitie from Fotolia.comParents of twins need nearly double of everything, and raising twins can be an expensive endeavor. From newborns to young adults, twins can be costly, but holidays, birthdays and other special occasions present.........[Read More]
Themed Novelty Gifts

Themed Novelty Gifts

If you're looking for a gift idea for someone with a sense of humor, tickle her funny bone with a novelty gift. Choose a novelty gift that relates to some aspect of the recipient's life: work, home life or personality to personalize the gift and poke a little fun in a sometimes too serious world.......[Read More]
Iron Gifts for Him

Iron Gifts for Him

Give him a manly iron gift for your sixth anniversary.Iron and mortar. image by iChip from Fotolia.comThe traditional gift for the sixth wedding anniversary is "iron." Iron symbolizes the strength and solidity of the marriage, but it can be challenging to give gifts in this category.........[Read More]
Funny Gifts for My Wife

Funny Gifts for My Wife

Give a silly gift to your wife to make her smile.The husband and the wife show gentle feelings to each other. image by Stanislav Komogorov from Fotolia.comYou can keep your marriage strong and healthy by giving your wife a gift that makes her laugh. Silly or weird gifts can mix up.........[Read More]
3 Great Valentine Crafts For Kids

3 Great Valentine Crafts For Kids

Valentine's Day is just a few short weeks away. Get in the spirit by making some fun Valentines crafts with your kids. Use them to decorate the house, or make little cards that your child can exchange with friends and family. This is also a great time to talk about the people that are important......[Read More]
American Citizenship Gifts

American Citizenship Gifts

Give a gift to celebrate someone's achieving American citizenship.American Flag image by dwight9592 from Fotolia.comWhen a friend, family member or co-worker passes his American citizenship test, he joins a crowd including Cary Grant (from England), Wayne Gretzky (from Canada), Isaac.........[Read More]
Bastille Day Bingo Cards

Bastille Day Bingo Cards

On July 14th, 1789, a crowd in Paris stormed the medieval fortress and prison known as the Bastille. Although, at the time, the prison only contained seven inmates (4 forgers, 2 "lunatics" and 1 "deviant"), and a decision had already been taken to close it, it remained a symbol o......[Read More]
Hilarious Games for a Teen Birthday Party

Hilarious Games for a Teen Birthday Party

Children aren't the only ones who can have a hilariously good time playing games at a birthday party. Teens can also play games that are sure to generate loads of laughter. Hilarious games for a teen birthday party include individual and group games that are sure to not only be funny, but interestin......[Read More]
Cheap Halloween Costume Ideas

Cheap Halloween Costume Ideas

Some say the best part of Halloween is the candy, but others would argue its dressing up in a Halloween Costume! Whether you buy a costume or make one, these cheap ideas are sure to be a hit. From witches to firefighters, here are some fun, easy and affordable Halloween costume ideas and tips.......[Read More]
How to Make Costumes With a Pillow

How to Make Costumes With a Pillow

Creative partygoers have often used pillows to stuff and fill costumes for any number of occasions, sometimes saving money over store-bought costumes. Pillows come in all shapes and sizes and most people have them readily available. They may be hidden under other attire to enlarge someone's frame or......[Read More]
Santa Claus: The Heart of a Magical Christmas

Santa Claus: The Heart of a Magical Christmas

'Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there' (Clement Clark Moore). Generations of families have marveled at these magical words fr......[Read More]
How to Ice Christmas Sugar Cookies

How to Ice Christmas Sugar Cookies

Baking is a tradition for many families around the world during the Christmas season. One treat that's relatively easy to make is sugar cookies, and icing can be the finishing touch. Applying it correctly will ensure that you taste the delicious icing with every bite.......[Read More]
Motivating Topics for Graduation Speeches

Motivating Topics for Graduation Speeches

Graduation is an important time in the life of most people. The person who gives a graduation speech is aware of this fact and hopes that his words will move and motivate the graduates. Writing a good speech is more than just constructing an introduction, body and conclusion. It's also incorporating......[Read More]