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Selecting the best Valentine's Day gift for your husband entails equal parts planning, inventiveness and practicality to come up with a personalized gift that could only come from you. A well thought out and well executed gift will bring a smile to his face long after Valentine's Day is over. Everyt
Market Umbrellas are a brand of patio umbrellas with lights built into the pole. LED light strips are housed in the support posts of the umbrella's material. The result is a soft glow of warm LED light under the umbrella. Fixing the lights on the umbrella requires an LED light strip from Market Umbr
Is anything more festive than the colors, sounds and tastes of Mexico? A Mexican fiesta can be an ideal birthday party theme, a way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, or a theme for any time you want to throw a lively party. Draw on Mexican culture for foods, decorations and activities for your event.
So, your kid is going trick-or-treating, and you don't want to break the bank by buying an expensive costume that is only going to be worn once. But they still need to be fun and creative, right? Well then, here's a great idea for a homemade pumpkin snowman costume!
Pumpkin activities are essential for Halloween and other autumn and harvest celebrations. Teenagers and adults love to carve pumpkins with funny or grotesque images, and children too young to handle sharp knives can join in the fun by painting their own pumpkins. This exercise presents a marvelous o
Superheroes remain comic book and Hollywood favorites. They balance the scales of justice, rescue the weak, battle greed and evil, and put the evildoers out of business, at least until the next installment or sequel. Adding to their appeal, most superheros lead double lives. Superman's alter-ego is
If you're looking for an inexpensive Halloween costume, anything that makes use of face paint is a great choice. Although you can use any makeup to create the look you want, many Halloween and theater makeup companies produce palettes of water-based face paint that provide a great final result at a
There are two main types of fabric wreaths you can make. The first is a knotted wreath, which has a casual appearance and is great for using up various fabric scraps -- with the same overall color palette or theme. The second type of wreath, which is a straw wreath, works best if you use just one ty
One of the biggest joys of Halloween is dressing up in costumes. This is true for adults, but especially for kids who can finally make full use of their imagination to be exactly what they want to be. With so many different costume options and styles on the market, it may be hard to hone them down i
A mystery sleepover is a great way to celebrate your child's birthday.mysterious books image by Stephen Orsillo from Fotolia.comWhy celebrate your son or daughter's birthday with the usual games and cake when you can host a mystery sleepover? These parties have become very popular with...
Finding a Christmas gift for fathers from children does not need to cost money. Children and teenagers can make a homemade gift, using items around the house. Some children save their money during the year to buy dad a present. Moms and other adults can help children select a Christmas gift.
St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17 in honor of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday falls during the season of Lent. The Irish have celebrated St. Patrick's Day as a religious holiday for more than 1,000 years.
Mazel Tov! It's a girl!baby girl playing image by Arpad Nagy-Bagoly from Fotolia.comA pregnancy is a very exciting time not only for the parents to be, but for friends and family as well. Traditions play a part in what to buy and what not to buy for that perfect baby gift. There are many...
Frustrated by the over-commercialization of the holiday season? It is easy to feel annoyed when we see people "into" the spirit of being a nice person for this short period of time only. A lot of talk and a lot of noise along with the pressure to buy, buy, buy - others find the holidays a
Vintage refers to a style popular during a certain time period. When creating a vintage Christmas ornament, the object is to recreate the feeling or decor of a particular era. A vintage Christmas ornament from the 1800s would look different from a vintage 1960s ornament. It is possible to create a v
Church anniversaries are a meaningful milestone, whether it is a church's first anniversary or the 100th year that a church has been serving a community. Whatever the year, there are some fun things you can do to celebrate your church's anniversary. Some cost very little, while others can be adjuste