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Ditch the "over-the-hill" birthday theme for something more life-affirming.Over the Hill image by Kathy D from Fotolia.comTypically, the party theme for those turning 50 is "over-the-hill". There are a lot of black balloons, black party favors and maybe a headstone candle thrown in for...
Give your child a birthday party he'll remember for years to come.birthday cake image by Pali A from Fotolia.comYour little one's party is on the way and you want to throw him a celebration that he'll love. You may already have a few party themes in mind, as well as decorating ideas and...
There are so many wonderful ways to get into the holiday spirit, and hanging holiday lights around your home is one of the best! You can express your spirit, style, and do-it-yourself prowess all while bring joy to all those that admire your Christmas display.
Safety pin bracelets are fun to make any time of the year, but adding a special holiday sparkle to your safety pin crafts turns a fun bracelet into a special seasonal gift. You can make these unique items of jewelry for all your friends this holiday season, and enjoy the memories of a special Christ
Most new parents can use an ample supply of diapers. You can present the new mother with a disposable diaper "cake" that will delight baby shower guests while providing a valuable gift. As the baby shower hostess, you can make a diaper cake as a centerpiece, decorating it to match the theme of the p
When the album "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King" by the Dave Matthews Band (DMB) was released in June 2009, it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Charts, and was nominated for an Emmy. Dave Matthews explained on National Public Radio in August 2010 that the album name was inspired by LeRoi Moore, o
Although most people are interested in getting the new baby a gift if they are going to a baby shower and visiting the mom, it is a nice idea to not leave the new mommy out of the gift giving picture. There are a lot of meaningful gifts that you can give to a mom if you know where and how to look fo
In these difficult economic times, it's understandable that so many people are worried about the financial cost of Christmas. But a little planning can save you a lot of money and stress this Christmas. It can even result in more quality family time. Try these 20 practical ideas.
Easter Sunday services bring in people who may be new to your church. Children's assemblies can help visiting children find their comfort level in a room filled with other children of different ages and abilities. The assembly allows the teachers to work with large numbers of students without excess
Buy your godson a special gift to mark the occasion of his christening.mother with baby in church image by Pavel Losevsky from Fotolia.comA christening is a special occasion for a family, welcoming a new child to the world and to their parents' religious faith. As a godparent, one bears a...
If you are looking to have a great party to celebrate the New Year's Eve, then pull up a chair and buckle down for the next few minutes because this is the article that you've been looking for. In this article, we're going look at three tips to help you accomplish making a great new y
Let's do something different on this Fourth of July! Instead of using crape papers and hanging balloons, let's give a new look and feel to this independence party. Try out with American flag bunting that will be something new and exciting, and will add a whole new look to your party.
Christmas is a wonderful time of the year. Its a season where happiness, generosity, peace, and kind feelings abound. It is also a time when everyone is thinking of new ideas for Christmas decorations for their home and yard. I always enjoy putting up decorations for special occasions like Christmas
Just because you're too busy to travel all the way to Ireland to celebrate St. Patrick's Day doesn't mean that you can't have a good time celebrating Irish traditions. What began as the feast of Ireland's patron saint has now grown into one of the biggest holidays celebrated
Every family has their own traditions. The ways they manage regular occurring events such as birthdays, anniversaries, holidays and even losses. The tradition dictates how these events are to be practiced and who is to attend. Built in to the tradition is the expectation that those involved will con
Create a spooky zombie costume out of an old softball uniform without having to spend any money. If your child's old sports uniforms are collecting dust, recycle them into a cool Halloween costume. Zombies are a popular costume choice, but you may not be able to find the perfect costume so it's simp
Make a plain tent or cabana fancy enough for a princess party with drapes of tulle. Use one color of tulle to soften the appearance of the plain tent canvas; or alternate colors of tulle for a festive effect and add ribbons for an elegant touch. Hang the tulle in loose drapes to create a palace fit