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Fill goody bags with Christmas sweets.Lew Robertson/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesChristmas candy gift bags make sweet holiday presents. Design goody bags with attached homemade cards for neighbors, children, teachers, friends and loved ones as thoughtful holiday greetings. Christmas candy...
Pirate stories, costumes and toys can improve an already exciting treasure hunt. Children are thrilled by the idea of finding hidden treasure. Whether it's your little guy's fifth birthday or just a special sleepover, make the party a memorable one for him and his friends with a few simple, but exci
Teens often feel a strong need to exert their independence, especially in front of their friends, so give teens their space when it comes to throwing their birthday parties. Having an outdoor birthday party in a safe but entertaining environment gives teens their freedom while allowing parents to ge
Inspiration for Halloween costumes can be found anywhere, from nightmares to the dessert table. If your kid wants to dress like a cookie for Halloween, you're in luck. Felt cookie costumes are simple to make and don't involve uncomfortable wigs or makeup. If it's last-minute, you can finish this cos
Dressing like Dora the Explorer can be made easy for a small girl or a grown lady with just a few items that are specific to Dora's attire. This is a fun costume to dress up during a night of trick or treating, or attending a child's Halloween party. Chances are, however, that if an adult dresses
Flowers are common in May basketsviolet image by Vaida from Fotolia.comMake homemade May baskets for May Day celebrations and gifts. Traditional May baskets are filled with small treats and flowers, and are then placed on the recipient's doorstep. Simply ring the doorbell and run away...
Like the Egyptians and Maya before them, the Aztec civilization used two calendars. The first, the tonalpohualli, was for sacred use and marked days of religious observance and sacrifice. The second, 365-day calendar, the xiuhmolpilli was used for scheduling plantings and harvests. All aspects of
Dress in black, but don't forget to smile and have fun at a 50th birthday party.it 's a birthday! image by Alexey Klementiev from Fotolia.comTurning 50 may not be the significant event it used to be, but it's still a big birthday marking a half-century on the planet, and one that lends...
For more than 60 years, the hanging of Christmas lights has been a holiday tradition. Over time, most of us have learned that it is better to plug in and check the lights before you wrap them around a tree or attach them to the eves of your home. Trying to determine why your lights are not working a
1. Planning, time & budget: Assign organizing the party to the employee who has the biggest workload. Remember the saying if you want something done, ask a busy person! A couple of days notice and a twenty dollar bill should do it. In fact, for only $19.65 you can get a bucket of KFC plus a Keg of
The importance of Remembrance Day in Canada and around the world. Why we take a moment of silence at 11am on November 11th.
Harry Potter is a top choice for Halloween fancy dress.There are some excellent costumes for both boys and girls. Choose from Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and Ron Weasley outfits to be one of the good guys or from a death eater or Dementor fancy dress to be a wicked baddie!
Candle-lighting ceremonies are part of numerous religious traditions. These traditions exist on every continent and in almost every country across the globe. Rituals involving candles and fire often symbolize the continuity of life, love and faith in times of spiritual darkness.
A Tuscany farmhouse is a great solution for the tourist: its strategic location allows an easy access to whatever destination, be it sea, lake, mountain or city art and satisfies all the tourist tastes.
A great idea for a 50th birthday party for a friend with a sense of the macabre is to throw a 50th birthday New Orleans funeral party. This theme embraces mortality and the concept of being over the hill while letting a person attend his own funeral. It's also a way for the guest of honor to say a f