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How to Display a Christmas Creche

The Christmas creche-also known as a Nativity or manger scene-is more than a decoration. For many, displaying a Christmas creche is a way to focus on the real meaning of the holiday. The traditional creche figures are drawn from the accounts of Jesus' birth in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. There ...More...

Ideas for Decorating a Tree With Blue Lights

Blue lights can add a bright pop of color to a Christmas tree, giving it an unexpected edge. You can use blue lights to complement a range of tree decor styles, from traditional and homey to modern and edgy. As you plan a decorating scheme around blue lights, consider how you can use other items to ...More...

Handmade College Graduation Card Ideas

Graduation is a celebratory time in a person's life. It symbolizes the years of hard work the student put into his education and the future he has ahead of him. Graduation cards express your happiness for the student and wish him well as he starts the next phase of his life. Store bought cards are i...More...

Camouflage Army Party Ideas

Purchase dog tags from a craft store to decorate for each guest.army image by yordan zahariev from Fotolia.comArmy parties can make a big impact. Build anticipation for your event from the very beginning by making your own invitations. Print out an official-looking document for each......More...

Ideas for Table Decorations for a Large Event

At a large event, table decorations can serve many purposes. A well-chosen and well-designed table centerpiece can enhance the event's theme, help raise money and encourage interaction among guests. The table linens and place settings can form a backdrop and contribute to a cohesive look......More...

Outdoor Wedding Table Decorations

Outdoor weddings are unique in that they allow the finery of wedding wear combined with nature's own elements. Table decorations for an outdoor wedding require a little extra thought, as they must be weighted in case of wind. A trip through the aisles in your local craft store should result in sever...More...

Good Birthday Presents for Four-Year-Olds

The year between 3 and 5 moves children from toddlerhood to almost school age. Four-year-olds begin to leave behind their baby toys for toys that mimic tools, equipment and vehicles used by adults. But these children still need those toys that offer security with snuggly softness. Birthday presents ...More...

Outdoor Activities in Central New York

Outdoor recreational activities are plentiful in central New York.finger lakes wine region, ny image by Micah Jared from Fotolia.comCentral New York State is a vast outdoor playground covering hundreds of miles through foothills, mountains, lakes and waterfalls. Home to the Catskill......More...

Top 10 Tips For Your Self Catering Holiday In Cornwall

Self catering holidays are growing in popularity as holidaymakers take advantage of the flexibility, and savings compared with inclusive deals. For those of you who are new to the self-catering experience, or perhaps just in need of a few pointers – we hope that these top 10 tips will prepare ...More...

Airbrush Gifts

Airbrush-related gifts can be difficult to buy if you are not familiar with the medium. While you want to provide an artist friend with a gift that is useful and appreciated, you don't want to give him something that he cannot use. This is an understandable dilemma, but not a difficult one to solve....More...

The History Behind Christmas Cards

John Calcott Horsley, a British illustrator, printed the first commercial Christmas card for Sir Henry Cole in 1843. Sir Henry Cole wanted something he could send to friends and family, and professional colleagues and other acquaintances, to wish them the blessings of the season, a way of saying Mer...More...

Pig Birthday Cake Ideas

Model the pig cake after the real animal.pig image by Leonid Nyshko from Fotolia.comWhether the birthday party is on a farm or in the city, a pig cake makes all of the guests feel like a country kid. A sweet version of the popular farm animal works well for a pig or farm theme party. The......More...

Gifts Ideas for Moms

Being a mother is a rewarding and exhausting job. Not surprisingly, the gifts women would prefer include travel, spa treatments and the ever-classic accessory of jewelry, according to female consumer research group Frank About Women. You might not be able to give her a trip to Tahiti, but you can gi...More...

Rose Flowers & Gifts

Gift her with liquor filled chocolate and roses.roses and gift box image by Nikon"as from Fotolia.comBefore giving a rose away, consult a rose-color meaning chart. According to the ProFlowers' website the "guide contains helpful hints about the meaning associated with the colors of......More...

How to Make Funny Birthday Cards for Free Online

Birthdays should be joyous occasions. But some people do not like to confront their birthdays because they are upset about getting older, while other people love their birthdays and cannot wait to celebrate. In any case, humor is almost always appreciated to lighten the mood and brighten their day. ...More...

Perfect Gifts for Men

Men often claim that women are difficult to shop for, but they can be just as challenging. Most of the time, men aren't picky about gifts, but it's hard to find them something that they'll sincerely enjoy. Whether you have a lot of money to spend or your wallet is a bit tight, you can still find the...More...

Gifts for a Grandma for Christmas

Put something new under Grandma's tree this year.Christmas gifts image by painless from Fotolia.comGrandma has a secret closet filled with enough inventory to open her own gift shop --- scented candles of all sizes, fancy soaps shaped like birds and more bud vases than the local florist.......More...

The Legend of Sinterklaas and Traditions in the Netherlands

Have you ever wondered how other cultures celebrate during the holiday season?On December 5 of each year, the people of the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas or Saint Nicholas with gift giving and a feast not to mention the countrywide fanfare that takes place surrounding this patron saint of childr...More...