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How to Paint and Carve a Pumpkin

Transform your pumpkins this Halloween using simple carving and painting techniques to create unique Jack-o'-lanterns. Pumpkin carving is a tradition for Halloween and a project you can do with the whole family. Let your children each pick out their own pumpkins and each of you decide what kind of J

How to Write a Dear Santa Letter

On December 24, Santa Claus delivers gifts to millions of children all over the world. That is a lot of presents to deliver in one night, so to stay organized, Santa uses a list. The list is a record of all children who write letters and request toys from Santa. The origins of letter writing to Sa

Ideas for Homemade Christmas Food Gifts

Lollipops can be a fun addition to your Christmas food gift.heart lollipop image by timur1970 from Fotolia.comChristmas is a special time of year, so it's a perfect opportunity to show you care by giving a homemade gift. There are many factors to consider when choosing a food gift,...

How to Make a Watermelon Fruit Bowl

A watermelon fruit bowl is a delight at a summer party. It is a colorful and nutritious dessert. When you place a watermelon bowl in the center of a party buffet table it adds a bit of fun to the party.

Homemade Gifts for Grandma or Grandpa

Personalize your gift for your grandparents as you make it yourself.grandparents with grandchild image by Pavel Losevsky from Fotolia.comYour homemade gift for grandma and grandpa is as endless as your imagination. Blend the gift you make to the colors of their décor, as you...

Scoutmaster Minute Ideas

Scouting is an organization rooted in nurturing young boys and men by providing an experience that is service- and community-oriented. Meetings are held on a routine basis, allowing participants to remain active and involved. At the conclusion of most meetings, the scoutmaster presents a parting tho

Military Transfer Gifts

Look for uplifting gifts to raise morale.military image by Alexey Klementiev from Fotolia.comChoosing the best military transfer gift is easy if you consider what makes sense for you loved one. Gifts to encourage morale and keep spirits up are some of the best received gifts. Pick things...

The 10 Best Gifts for Dad

Find the perfect gift for your father.father's day things with label image by Photoeyes from Fotolia.comEvery year, websites and publications produce top 10 lists for Father's Day, Christmas and birthday gift ideas. While there is crossover, culling the best from all the lists results in...

Halloween Party Decoration Ideas is all about dressing up, and this includes decorating your house. Whether you're throwing a Halloween party for children, adults or both, don't neglect to "dress it up" with unique, scary or just plain fun decorations. Create a theme for your...

Dad's 50th Birthday Gifts

A gift for your dad's 50th birthday should be thoughtful rather than overly expensive. It should be something special that reflects the personality of your father, or of your relationship with him. Birthday gifts vary from person to person depending on personal desires. Some birthday gifts won't eve

Thanksgiving Dinner - Traditions With a Twist

Believe it or not, the holidays are almost here again, and pretty soon, if not already, most of us will be spending our spare time shopping for and preparing food. Now that we are into November and Thanksgiving is close upon us, many of you are probably thinking about Thanksgiving dinner and wonderi

Traditional Gifts for Confirmation Sponsors

The rite of confirmation is a religious sacrament that is practiced within some Christian denominations such as the United Methodist Church. The basic premise of confirmation is that a young person--usually between the ages of a sixth-grader to an eighth-grader--makes a decision to accept...

Spring Break Family Activities

Spring Break is here so maximize this time with your kids. Here are 7 Spring Break family activities that my kids and I enjoyed.

Sexy Gifts for Young Women

Buy her a gift she isn't afraid to show woman in mini dress image by MAXFX from Fotolia.comGive the special woman in your life a gift that show you appreciate her as a a woman. The gift itself does not have to necessarily scream sexy. A woman does not need to be overexposed by...

How to Build an Origami Christmas Tree Out of Paper

Origami is recognized as a Japanese art, though it started in China in approximately the 1st century and became popular in Japan by the 6th century. Ori means "folding" in Japanese and "kami" is the word for paper. Origami describes skillful ways of folding paper into different objects. Most people

Children Party Places in Utah

Party favors and happy birthday platebirthday party favors image by Photoeyes from Fotolia.comThrowing a birthday party for children in your own home can be time-consuming, costly and very messy. These are some of the reasons people opt to host parties elsewhere, like a local pizza...

Inexpensive Ways In Decorating Your Home This Christmas

Christmas season is highlighted with decorations and blinking lights. It heightens the atmosphere of festivities. Decorating your home can become expensive if you are really going to go into details and extravagance. However, if budget is of concerns then you might consider alternatives that can sav

The Christmas Pressure Cooker

Has Christmas become a hassle? Too much to do, too many problems with family, too much stress? Learn how to get back to the basics, and relax more this year!

Hop To It! Easter Is Almost Here!

Chocolate and sweets are a traditional gift at Easter time, but are quickly enjoyed and long forgotten. Why not include with your treats an adorable Easter Bunny gift basket? These gift baskets can be

How to Wrap an Unboxed Gift

Sometimes gifts defy being placed in boxes. Either the gift is too oddly shaped, too small or too large for a box; or you just don't have the time to locate an appropriate box. Don't worry! There are many boxless alternatives to gift presentation.