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Halloween History: Prophesy of the Ghosts During the Samhain Celtic Festival

Halloween stems from the ancient history of the area that is now known to be Ireland, the UK and the northern part of France.Nearly 2000 years back, the Samhain Celtic festival was held to celebrate the coming of the New Year, which was for them declared to be November 1st.This celebration stood to

Hotels with Discount Vouchers

Hotels with actual discount vouchers are now a thing of the past, since most reservations for accommodations are done online, but that doesn't mean you still can't get a great deal. Hotels have adapted by offering great savings for certain dates and times of the year, and when you make your reservat

Healthy Xmas Food Gifts

Foods typically given as Christmas gifts tend to be very unhealthy, but if you're buying a gift for a health food junkie, you'll want to find something to match his tastes. Though it may seem difficult to find healthy foods to give as Christmas gifts, there are actually a variety of different option

Cool Birthday Ideas for a Teen

Put genuine thought into a birthday gift for a teen.birthday image by Albert Lozano from Fotolia.comIf you have a teen friend in your life with a birthday coming up, you undoubtedly want to give her something to remember for a long time. Teens can be difficult to buy for, but do not be...

How to Engrave Baby Gifts

Whether it's to celebrate a birth, bris, christening, or birthday, a silver or other metal baby gift provides a timeless way to commemorate the special event. To make an impressive gift even more meaningful and personal, you can have it engraved with the child's name, initials or monogram, the speci

How to Decorate a Door

A simple way to update your home to reflect changing seasons or holidays is by decorating the front door. The front door is one of the first things that guests see when they arrive at your home, so jazz it up to make a good impression. Making a front door decoration will take under an hour, but you

Feel At Home With Gift Cards At Housewarming Parties!

It’s a wonderful experience to share in someone’s joy when they build their own home. But it’s not that easy to find a housewarming gift that we know the host likes or needs for the new home. Gift cards are the best option for a housewarming party because they give the recipient th

Ways to Dress Like Pippi Longstocking for Halloween

Pippi Longstocking is a spunky female character who inspires adventure in the hearts of girls everywhere. Her free spirit and, of course, her red hair can be re-created in a costume for either children or adults. This affordable costume uses many items that can be found inside a closet or dresser, i

Elves, They Are Not Just for Christmas

When most people think Elf, they think Santa and Christmas. At least these days, despite regional and global differences, elves are primarily associated with Christmas and the term "Christmas Elves" is often used to distinguish them. It turns out they've existed for far longer, origin

Gifts for a 35-Year-Old Woman

A 35-year-old woman is generally busy with her children or a career. This tends to be a particularly hectic and stressful time in a woman's life with little time for herself. A welcomed break in her routine would be a thoughtful gift from the people who are closest to her.

Romantic Halloween Dinner Ideas

For a romantic Halloween night, eat by candlelight.Candle image by Anna Kowalczyk from Fotolia.comLove is strange, and often spooky. And while Halloween might not strike everyone as the occasion for a romantic dinner date, for those so inclined, it's the perfect night to feed each other...

Children's Christmas Party Game Ideas

Hide items inside stockings and let the kids guess what's stocking with toys image by Photoeyes from Fotolia.comFill a room with a bored group of kids and you're bound to hear the complaints start right away. It's even worse at Christmastime because it's too cold to send...

About Thanksgiving Toasts

Thanksgiving is the time when family and friends gather together to count their blessings. The centerpiece of this holiday is a traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings. In keeping with the theme of this holiday, folks gathered around the table offer up toasts as a way of sharing their good fo

How do you spend Christmas?

There are many different ways people in the United States spend Christmas. Morning usually starts off very early when there are children. The wonders of what Santa Clause brought often caused children

Homemade English Party Decorations

English tea parties work well for a variety of occasions, whether special events or casual catch-up sessions with friends. You'll want to prepare a few snacks, such as scones, shortbread cookies or mini sandwiches to go with your tea. Since you'll be busy cooking, choose easy-to-make homemade decora

Christmas Gift Suggestions for Men

Shopping for men can be a challenge.present image by martini from Fotolia.comOn Christmas and other occasions, shopping for men can be notoriously difficult. While choosing the perfect gift will always be a challenge, there are several uncommon gift ideas that will make most men happy and...