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How to Do Your Own Halloween Werewolf Fangs

If you find the Halloween season approaching and you want to stand out from the crowd and save a little money, make your own costume. Traditional costumes that play up the blood and gore of the holiday are good options for first-time costume makers because nothing is neat or pretty about a zombie o

Flashlights: A Practical Gift Idea

Gift ideas can be both wanted and needed.If you are looking for a gift idea like this, consider the wide world of flashlight possibilities.

How to Make Pinatas at Home

The breaking of the pinata is an old tradition that some scholars have traced from ancient China, others from the Mayans and others from the Aztecs. Today, children simply see it as a highlight of a Mexican-themed party. Each participant in turn is blindfolded, turned around several times and then l

Pole Games to Play

Kids don't need expensive computerized toys to have a good time. All it takes is a good imagination to dream up any number of fun games to play. For example, a standard pole that you might have in your basement or outside on a playground is a wonderful resource for inspiring a wide variety of activi

Homemade Kid's Tree Decorations

The holiday season creates an opportunity for parents and children to work together to create fun, colorful ornaments for the tree. For a truly homemade holiday, purchase a small Christmas tree for the kids to decorate with crafted decorations.

Crazy Ideas for Girl Scout Awards

The Girl Scouts were founded in Savannah, Georgia, to help girls become strong and confident women.scout image by Andrey Kiselev from Fotolia.comIt's a safe bet that Founder Juliette Gordon Low never figured on merit badges for nuclear science when she founded the Girl Scouts one spring...

Ben 10 Character Birthday Party Ideas

Simply purchasing decorations and games for a Ben 10 fan's birthday party may seem easy, but it can be costly. Involve the guest of honor in creating a Ben 10 birthday that will bring lasting memories

Top 5 Staycation Ideas

Sometimes summer vacation doesn't mean leaving town at all. Some of the best family vacations can be spent right in the comfort of home. By cutting out transportation costs, food costs and en

Halloween Made Easy

Tips and suggestions for making Halloween Trick-or-Treating easy, fun, and nutritional for your princesses and goblins. Don't forget to stay health conscious during the festivities!

How to Make a Resident Evil Alice Costume

Zombies are popular characters at Halloween parties and science fiction conventions, and, where there are zombies, naturally, you'll see zombie hunters. One of the most famous and most often emulated of these zombie hunters is Alice from the Resident Evil video game series. An Alice costume should l

Landscaping Ideas With Christmas Lights

Bulbs come in a variety of sizes and colors.Arthur Tilley/Creatas/Getty ImagesThe soft glow of Christmas lights against pure-white snowdrifts is a magical sight beloved by both children and adults. Come December, streets begin lighting up with festive displays, and many homeowners take...

Painting & Decorating Ideas

The color of paint and how you use that color should reflect your personality and style. It won't do that effectively if you just want to get the job done. Once you've learned how to use paint effectively, you'll gain a whole new outlook on color, and your visitors will notice the improvement.

More Halloween Games

What better way to keep the Halloween party spirit alive can there be than to indulge yourselves in some good old fashioned family fun games.These simple to organise Halloween party games will delight the kids and keep them amused for hours.

Types of Christmas Decorating Ideas

Capture the warmth of the holidays with festive indoor and outdoor decorations.Christmas Decorations 4 image by wayne ruston from Fotolia.comDecorating your home for Christmas can range from a subdued expression of spirit to an explosion of lit, animated objects. Create a festive holiday...

How to Make a Mermaid Tail With a Fabric Bottom

The mermaid is a legendary creature that is believed to reside in the ocean. It is said to have a upper torso form of a woman with a tail that is shaped like a fish. You can pretend to be a mermaid by wearing a mermaid costume or just the tail. There are many creative ways to make your own mermaid

Country Christmas Decorating Tips

Country Christmas decorations bring nature inside.christmas-tree decoration image by Maria Brzostowska from Fotolia.comChristmas is a time to express your decorating style while having fun. A favorite style found in many homes is the country style. Its simple and cozy atmosphere makes...

Mardi Gras Cake Decorating Ideas

Make a Mardi Gras-themed cake for a special celebration. Decorate the cake in the traditional colors of the Mardi Gras celebration: blue, green and gold. Novice cake decorators can use a shaped cake pan to help make a professional-looking cake, or take some time prior to the event to practice any un

Crazy Hair Ideas for Kids

Every kid likes to have crazy hair once in a while.BananaStock/BananaStock/Getty ImagesBoth boys and girls revel in having an unusual hair style for the day once in a while. It's attention grabbing and usually it's a way to make their friends laugh. Kids may even join forces and have...

3 Ways to Make Your Holiday Postcards Personal

Why would you want to make your business holiday postcards personal? "After all, this is business," you might be thinking. Think for a moment how many plain, vanilla, boring holiday greetings you have received over the years. Or, what about all those "special offers" disguised as

Arrow of Light Award Ideas

The Arrow of Light Award is the highest award a Cub Scout can receive.Brand X Pictures/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesIf you know a Cub Scout who is preparing to earn his Arrow of Light Award, then you may want to start thinking of specific ways you can administer this award. The Boy Scouts...