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Party Ideas for Girl Scout Troops

Girl Scout parties range from solemn celebrations of important events in their scouting lives to fun opportunities for learning and creativity. Any theme can be tailored to the girls' ages, abilities and interests with just a little effort. Remember that these events don't need to be huge production

Dulcimer Gifts

music image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comA dulcimer is a unique musical instrument that often is used in folk music. It has a narrow, wooden body that often is shaped like an hourglass, and it lays in the musician's lap. The dulcimer has three or four strings that are lined on a...

How to Tie Pine Branches Together for a Christmas Garland

Garland is a popular, natural way to give your home a Christmas feel. It consists of pine branches strung together and hung in or around the home. If you have pine trees on your property, you can easily gather greens to decorate your home. Garland is easy to make, and you can add any decorative mate

How to Get Animals for a Petting Zoo

If you're holding an event that features a petting zoo, then you may not know where to get the animals for your zoo. You'll want to make sure you get a petting zoo with a variety of well cared for and trained animals.

Elegant & Contemporary Holiday Party Decoration Ideas

Amaryllis lilies are an elegant substitution for the traditional Christmas poinsettia.white&red rich flowers of amaryllis image by Maria Brzostowska from Fotolia.comThe holidays are a time for gift giving, dinners with families and parties. Although the traditional colors of the Christmas...

Seven Christmas Presents Never to Give Your Mum

Your mum deserves the best.But mothers are often a bit overlooked in the gifts department.Many mums spend hours of time and lots of energy picking out just the right gifts for everyone in their families--only to find coal in their own stockings!If you want to give your mother a present this year tha

Xmas Brunch Ideas

Planning a Christmas brunch can be a stressful task, especially in the rush of the holiday season. A few fun, unique ideas can help take the load off and require only a few quick steps to really make an impression. Along with the usual brunch selection of omelets, toast and chipped beef,...

Christmas - A Celebration Commemorating the Birth of Christ

Christmas is one of the most looked forward to (celebrations and/or rest days!) and exciting times of the year. Albeit Christmas has been seriously commercialized; nonetheless we may still see the constituent of generosity or expression of gratitude in a "touchable" (or tangible if you lik

Fun Thanksgiving Activities for 3rd Grade Students

The third grade is an important time in the life of a student. This is the year students work more independently and develop their learning styles. Seasonal activities, like Thanksgiving activities, are excellent opportunities to develop these benchmark skills in your students. Plan some fun Thanksg

About Passover

Passover is one of the high holy holidays of the Jewish faith. It is a celebration that observes Exodus of the former Jewish slaves from Egypt. Passover last seven days, and is considered to commemorate the point at which the Jewish state was established because it had finally been freed from the

Ideas for a First Birthday Cake for Twin Boys

Have separate cakes available for your two twin boys.Comstock Images/Comstock/Getty ImagesYour twin boys are a year old and you want to throw them a party but aren't sure what kind of cake they should have. Pair the cake with the party's theme by getting similar decorations and planning...

Christmas Party Ideas

Christmas time ! Celebration time ! Party time folks ! Get startedsend out your invitations, deck up the halls, pep up the menu, include some games and stay in the spirit of a joyous celebration this Christmas. Some party ideas for Christmas await you here. Go check them right away !

How to Paint a Fancy Halloween Pumpkin

For a longer lasting and colorful alternative to pumpkin carving, try painting a pumpkin. Painted pumpkins make for creative seasonal accents that add variety to any Halloween decor. Also, just as with carving, painting pumpkins is a wonderful family activity that is sure to create lasting memories.

Options For Holiday Photo Cards

If you would like to admit a picture or 2 (or even more) with your holiday cards, there are a number of various choices available to do this. Which one you pick out depends on the time and money you wish to spend, as well as which cards you like the look of the most.

How to Make a Great Care Package

When a loved one or friend is away for long periods of time for military deployment, school or charity work overseas, he often finds himself homesick, missing friends and family, and the comforts of home. Sending a care package is a positive way to show him that you care. So provide him with some es

Who Will Have a Blue Christmas

Many people get depressed at this time of year. There are many reasons for this but it happens so often now that the season has a small but growing enigma attached to it that has it dubbed as a depressing time of year. This article is briefly going to try to bring to light some of the reasons people

Sexy Halloween Cop Costumes

Feeling like a naughty law enforcement officer? Halloween costume ideas and tips to dress up as a cop for that Halloween party!

Bedroom Gifts for Him

Spice up your love life with new lingerie for a bedroom gift he's sure to enjoy.Sexy woman in lingerie image by MAXFX from Fotolia.comSurprise your husband with an unexpected and sexy bedroom gift to add a spark to your love life and show him how much he means to you. Select a gift that...

Ideas to Decorate Holiday Christmas Cookies

Decorate Christmas cookies with colorful candy canes.Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesDecorating Christmas cookies can become complicated if you are trying to create a platter of assorted cookies to impress family members and guests during the holidays. Instead of baking a...