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How to Display a Full Sheet Cake on a Table

Sheet cakes are made up of rectangular thin layers of cake. Displaying a sheet cake on a table for a private or other type of event can be as simple or as intricate as desired, depending on the specific theme for the cake and your choice of the surrounding display items such as flowers or holiday d

Gift Ideas for a 12-Year Old Girl

For gift ideas, discover her hobbies and interests.Isolated image of 11 year old girl against white background image by Joseph Salonis from Fotolia.comIt is often a challenge to come up with gift ideas for a 12-year-old girl. Twelve is an in-between age, not a child but not yet a...

How to Set a Table for a Party

Hosting a dinner party is a great way to enjoy family and friends, or get to know new neighbors. How the table looks is almost important as how the food tastes. A crowded, cluttered table takes away from the party experience, and can make guests feel uncomfortable. A nicely decorated comfortable

Make the Most of Your Christmas Holiday

It seems that every year mothers and fathers have the same complaint: they do not enjoy the Christmas holiday as they did when they were younger. This is often because families try to cram too much into a short period of time. They are trying to have a lot of fun and make Christmas memorable, but re

The White Christmas Tree, A Natural And Artificial Beauty

Trees are primarily green, right? Well, I suppose that depends as some trees have foliage that changes color, for example most of the trees in new England turn fantastic colors of red, orange, yellow, and much more drawing visitors from a far (known to locals as "leap peepers"). But trees

Making Plywood Christmas Decorations

Christmastime is not only a time of celebration but also a time of great creativity. Handmade decorations brighten up the drabbest areas in the cold of winter, while Christmas lights make everything sparkle. Although stores will try to sell you Christmas wares months in advance, you can easily make

How Can You Become a Successful Fundraiser?

Whether you work for a charity or plan to hold a fundraising event for your school, it's helpful to learn effective techniques for raising money. Fundraising is just like running a business and selling a product, only you're using the proceeds for a nonprofit cause. To become a successful fundraiser

The First Christmas

In this time of financial insecurity, someone needs a miracle.They need you to help make their holidays just a bit more festive and special.Take time this holiday to give of yourself or your resources.

Adult Homemade Farmer Costumes for Halloween

You can easily dress up as the "farmer in the dell" for Halloween.Farmer image by Benjamin Huseman from Fotolia.comHalloween provides adults the freedom to dress up in any sort of costume they want. There are certain types of adult Halloween costumes that are quicker to put together than...

Valentines Flowers Tips for Guys on the Go

It's tough to be romantic when you're on the go, working 12 hours a day, and juggling mulitple priorities. No wonder that on a romance scale of 1 to 10, only 19% of women rate their boyfriend, husband, or significant other a 7 or higher. But, wait guys; there's help. Even if you'

Atlantic City Hotel Guide

In Atlantic City, you have even more options than you might other places, since there are a wide range of hotels to pick from. So, here's a quick Atlantic City hotel guide.

Wild Birthday Games

Sometimes if you want to put together a fun birthday party, you have to throw all caution to the wind and let everyone act her silliest. But with the right games, you can reign in the spontaneous behavior with a bit of competitive organization. Wild birthday games can keep everyone entertained and c

Gifts for Kids Who Like to Make Journals & Comics

When giving gifts, it's important to choose something that suits the individual's interests. If you have a child who enjoys comic books and keeping a journal, there are many ideal gifts to give them. Consider giving the child comic books they haven't read yet or the tools to make their own journals

How to Make a Duffman Costume

Duffman, the mascot and spokesperson of the Duff Beer Company, is a beloved character on the animated TV show The Simpsons. His costume consists of a red cape, blue muscle shirt with the Duff Beer logo, blue tights with red briefs, white boots, dark sunglasses, a red logo baseball cap and a belt mad

Prelit Christmas Trees - Getting a Great Tree This Holidays

Artificial prelit Christmas trees are becoming more popular each year. People are more open to using them instead of real Christmas trees because they offer so many benefits. Some of the main advantages you can expect from a prelit Christmas tree include...

Great Winter Party Ideas

Not all great parties need to happen during the summer or hotter months. You can host a great party even during the winter if you have the right idea and equipment. If you are thinking of hosting a party during the party during the winter months, then you might want to read the full article since it

Preschool Easter Gifts

Make your preschool-aged child's Easter special with age-appropriate gifts.easter bunnies and easter basket image by Cindy Haggerty from Fotolia.comPreschool-aged children love Easter for many reasons, but many especially love the gifts they receive on the holiday. It can be difficult to...

Christmas and Disaster Preparedness

Perhaps socks, underwear, and a new tie are not the perfect Christmas gift this year. Instead, think about giving the gift of safety and security in an uncertain world.

Make A Wish

Different holidays have different traditions, customs and superstitions.How did the tradition of making a wish on the wishbone of the turkey start?

Gifts for Mothers From Daughters

Consider baking a cake for your mother as a cake image by citylights from Fotolia.comGive your mother a gift on a special day or just as a surprise. Although expensive gifts like jewelry or roses might be something she may like, consider giving her a gift that might be a little...