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Christmas Gifts for a Dad From a Son

Go beyond ties and gift certificates this Christmas.Andrew Bret Wallis/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesA Christmas gift for your dad can provide an opportunity to bond. While the rest of the family gets him socks and the ubiquitous tie, you can stand out as the family member who got him what...

How to Celebrate Bob Dylan's Birthday

Often referred to as the "most important voice of his generation," Bob Dylan epitomized the free, folk sound of the '60s. Celebrate the Tambourine Man's birthday on May 24th with some down-home revelry of your own.

Choose a Supergirl Costume This Halloween

The summer is at it's end and Halloween is at our doorstep. If you are a woman or a girl a supergirl costume may be the right costume for you this Halloween. This costume is very comfortable and sexy at the same time. It is available in different sizes for young and adult.

Dental Office Gifts

Gifts to the dental office show appreaciation for your happy, healthy teeth.happy tooth image by hugy from Fotolia.comComing up with the perfect gift idea is not always the easiest thing to do, especially when the recipient is someone as unconventional as your friendly neighborhood...

Where to take your canal holiday

The UK canal network is so vast that sometimes deciding where to take your canal holiday can be a pretty daunting task.

Places to Have Your Birthday Party

The venue for a birthday party can help to set the theme and tone for the entire event. The place you choose will dictate the activities of the party, as well as the scenery and the choices for refreshments. Choose a venue that suits the age, gender, hobbies and interests of the person celebrating t

Great Russian Gifts

Russian gifts should reflect the complexities of the country.russia image by NataV from Fotolia.comWhether you are choosing something to bring back from your trip to the Soviet Union, shopping for a gift for a Russian-culture enthusiast or a buying for a descendant of a Russian immigrant,...

How to Make a Simple Edward Scissorhands Costume

Tim Burton's "Edward Scissorhands" delves into a world of unusual characters and scenery that can serve as inspiration for a Halloween costume. In the film, a surrealistic suburban world gets turned upside-down when a strange man with scissors for hands moves into the neighborhood. If you want to lo

Easter for Toddlers - Meaningful Activities Beyond Chocolate Bunnies

Children bring joy to holidays like Easter, with their beautiful suits and dresses and colorful egg hunts on green lawns.But in addition to special outfits and candy peeps, what else can parents do to provide their kids with a meaningful Easter?Here are seven ways to go beyond the Easter bunny and c

Gifts for Biology Graduates

Hardworking biology grads deserve a great gift.student #3 image by Adam Borkowski from Fotolia.comFinding a gift that fits your graduate takes your gift from generic to terrific. If you know someone who's graduating with a degree in biology, you're in luck. There is a wide variety of...

How to Tie a Curly Ribbon

Curling ribbon is an affordable way to dress up gifts for any occasion. Because curling ribbon is available in such a wide variety of colors, it is possible to coordinate the ribbon to the wrapping paper or occasion of the gift. Use several strands of the same color or use more than one color fasten

Party Place for Kids Birthday Parties

Children's birthday parties can be thrown in a number of creative places. The biggest concerns will be cost and supervision, but once you take care of those, the rest is easy. You can throw a pool party, watch a magician in your backyard, ride some roller coasters, play on the monkey bars, take pict

Preparing Christmas Dinner When You Can't Cook

Few meals are met with as much expectation as the Christmas meal. Family and friends come from far and near, ready to see the holiday display of delicacies. Unfortunately for many, cooking the Christmas meal is anything but merry; and the results anything but jolly.

How to Decorate Your Bedroom With Tinsel at Christmas

Not all living areas are equal, and in many cases you might only have a bedroom to decorate for Christmas. If you are living in a tiny one-room apartment or dorm, your living space is your bedroom, but this shouldn't keep you from putting up a tree or shining up the area with a little tinsel. There

How to Make a Pumpkin Wall Hanging

This quick and easy pumpkin wall hanging can be completed in an afternoon. The whimsical jack-o-lantern design adds a light-hearted touch to any holiday gathering and is sure to please the child within with its broad smile and triangular eyes.

Host a 4th of July Pot Luck

Prepare each an indoor and an outdoor area for visitors to collect. Several individuals like to go out and appreciate the sunshine and fireworks for the Fourth of July, but possessing an indoor retreat in which men and women can escape insects, heat, rain, or noise will likely be appreciated by comp

Personalized Marine Gifts

Honor a Marine with a personalized gift.American Flag image by dwight9592 from Fotolia.comShow your appreciation to a Marine who has devoted his life to protecting the country we live in. Personalized gifts let the Marine know you are thinking about them and that you are grateful for...

Queen of Hearts Costume

If you're trying to think of a character to dress up as this Halloween but want something that isn't so common, you could go with the Queen of Hearts from the classic tale of Alice in Wonderland. Not many people think of dressing up as the minor characters from tales, so it would be pretty

Activities on the Feast of Tabernacles for Kids

The Feast of Tabernacles, more commonly known as "Sukkot," is a week-long Jewish holiday that occurs every fall. In addition to being a harvest festival, Sukkot also commemorates the 40 years that the Israelites wandered in the desert after leaving Egypt. Traditional Jews build a "Sukkah," a tempor