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Enjoying Your Christmas Holiday in Other Countries

Choosing to spend the Christmas holiday in another country is a wonderful way to partake of the rich traditions that are found in other cultures. To learn about the history behind those traditions is a way that is much more meaningful and deep than what you can learn simply by reading a book or even

Gifts for Aging Moms

Celebrate your aging mother with a special birthday gift.Birthday gifts illustration image by Sophia Winters from Fotolia.comIf your mother has reached or is approaching her twilight years and has an impending birthday, let her know how much she means to you by giving her a unique gift....

How to Make 21st Birthday Invitations

On your 21st birthday, it is natural to want to celebrate the important occasion with a party. With all the plans for food, entertainment, venues and party game ideas, invitations may be the last thing on your mind. It can be difficult to find invitations that fit your personal style or color prefer

Themes for a Sweet 16 Party

Host a Sweet 16 party that reflects your teen's interests and style.Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty ImagesSweet 16 parties celebrate a milestone birthday when teenagers officially begin their transition into young adulthood. Choosing a theme for your festive celebration will help you make...

How to Decorate a Trunk for Halloween

Halloween comes just once a year, so it is important to have memorable decorations. Many communities have started to hold "trunk or treat" celebrations to keep children safe on Halloween. Participants get together in a parking lot, open their car trunks, decorate the insides, and pass out candy to k

Gift Ideas for Young Teens

Video games are a gift idea for young teens.joy of video games image by Lisa Turay from Fotolia.comBuying the right gift for young teens can be a daunting task. That is because they are between two major life stages. Not children anymore, but not yet full teenagers, their interests can be...

Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas for Neighbors

Homemade gifts can promote neighborly feeling during Christmas time.Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesDuring the holidays, we celebrate the people in our lives, including those who live close to us. Good neighbors are few and far between, but we're grateful for the folks next...

Unique Ideas for 30th Birthday Party

Celebrate 30 by throwing a unique party.30 year balloons image by jimcox40 from Fotolia.comPeople sometimes view a 30th birthday as a depressing occasion; an official passage into adulthood where the carefree younger days are left behind. Don't mourn your perceived loss of youth. Send...

Children's Halloween Birthday Games

Most birthday parties do not have skeletons, but your party requires something special.halloween image by PETER LAKOMY from Fotolia.comTwo very special events happening on the same day force you to juggle two very separate types of celebrations. The first, your child's birthday, requires...

Do It Yourself Costumes for Girls

Girls can create their own Halloween costumes quickly and easily.Dougal Waters/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesHalloween fosters plenty of excitement for both children and adults. Girls, especially, have a wide array of costumes to choose from since some male costumes can be feminized....

Free Christmas Activities in Jacksonville, Florida

Located along the St. Johns River, Jacksonville, Florida became a frequented winter resort after the Civil War. The city offers dozens of activities, especially during the holidays. If you spend your next Christmas vacation in the "River City by the Sea," you can choose activities that your family a

Queen of Hearts Costume for Kids

Looking for a memorable character to dress up your child with for the Halloween? A Queen of Hearts costume for kids would be hilarious! Think about it. Your little girl pretending to be one of the scary but funny characters of the Alice in Wonderland story could surely rake in the sweet treats. Peop

How to Make a Storyboard for Decor

Turn your home decor ideas into inspiration by creating a storyboard with all of your ideas. If you have been collecting digital images, swatches or paint samples to redecorate your home, put them together on a large board which will show how they look together with other decorative elements such as

How to Help Those in Mourning

Grief is an intense emotion that affects no two people in the same way. Coping skills and experience can both influence the way a person grieves and for how long, however, there is no standard grieving process. Supporting someone who has lost a loved one is no easy task and is especially difficult i

Love & Romance Gifts

Romantic gifts need not be cliche.gift image by Horticulture from Fotolia.comWhether it be Valentines Day, a birthday, Christmas, an anniversary, or some other noteworthy occasion, finding a gift for a significant other can sometimes be difficult. Although you do want your gift to...

How to Make a Corsage Using Live Roses

Corsages incorporating live roses are elegant and simple to make. There are two types of corsages: wrist corsages and pin-on corsages. Wrist corsages are small bouquets that have a band attached to them so they can be worn on the wrist. Pin-on corsages are a small bouquet that is pinned on to a woma

Priceless Celebrations of Mother's Day

A mother's love for her child triumphs all the impossibilities, knows no bounds and no rule, defeating everything callously hindering its way. This is an unbound love and dedication of a mother for her children.