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Christmas Candy Gift Bag Ideas

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...

A Well Set Table for Your Themed Party

Don't overlook the value of having a decorated table at your next themed party. The table is a large block of space in a room and you can easily make use of it to further push your party theme.

Outdoor Fall and Halloween Decorating

Combine nature's changing colors of autumn with themes and props from Halloween to create a display that showcases your creativity for the neighbors to enjoy during the last few weeks before winter weather forces everyone indoors.

Treasure Hunt Ideas for a 5-Year-Old Boy

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

The Best Teen Outdoor Party Ideas

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

How to Make a Felt Cookie Halloween Costume

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

How to Dress Like Dora The Explorer For Halloween

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

Honey Let's Throw a Toga Party

Do you think toga parties are just for college kids? I did and boy was I wrong. Read about our party of mostly fifty year olds.

May Basket Ideas

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...

History of the Aztec Calendar

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

Gag Gift Ideas for a 50th Birthday Party

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...

How to Remove a Fuse From Christmas Lights

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

Holiday Baby Gift Ideas

Whether it is baby's first holiday celebration or his second, you can find a plethora of unique gift ideas sure to make this holiday a memorable one. Personalized gifts are available for baby along with other special gifts to put a smile on his face.

5 Ways to Mess Up Your Seasonal Office Party - A Little Holiday Humor!

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

Children's Halloween Fancy Dress Costumes - Harry Potter

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!

Traditions of Candle Lighting

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.

Tuscany Farmhouse: A Solution If You Think About Relax.

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 50th Birthday Party Idea

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