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Easter Treats for Kids to Make

Your Easter celebration probably includes lots of chocolate, eggs, bunnies and jelly beans, especially if you have kids or grandkids. Incorporate these themes into Easter desserts for your family and make it an Easter tradition. Kids can help you make these desserts, and the whole family will help y

Gift Ideas for a Firefighter Graduation

Try a kid's fireman costume as part of the gift so daddy's boy can match him.Mimi Haddon/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesFinding the ideal graduation gift for a fireman or woman can be difficult. Luckily, there are many themed toys, plaques, statues, collectibles and tools that you can give....

Funny 60th Birthday Gifts

Make it a birthday to remember.Kathryn Bell/Photodisc/Getty ImagesThe big 6-0 is generally one of the last birthdays before retirement, and comes with many options for making it a fun and funny occasion to remember. Gag gifts, either purchased or homemade, goofy t-shirts and funny books...

How to Make a No-Sew Tutu With Wrapped Ribbon

Buying clothes, toys and other needed items for your child gets expensive, let alone spending money on her dress-up and play clothes. A simple way to save money is to make some dress-up clothes. By purchasing a few supplies, you can easily make a no-sew tutu. Use tulle in your daughter’s favor

Religious Easter Decorations

For Christians, Easter means more than bunnies and eggs. It is a sacred holiday commemorating Christ rising from the dead on the third day after his death on the cross. To honor this, religious decorations are used in homes and churches during the Easter season. These decorations serve to remind tho

Memorial Fundraiser Ideas

Memorial fundraisers are an excellent way to contribute to a good cause.cash and money image by Andrey Chmelyov from Fotolia.comMemorial fundraising is a necessary and noble cause. Unfortunately, just because something is noble does not mean it is easy. Choosing the right event is...

How to Make an Egyptian Hieroglyphics Tablet

According to the British Museum, humans were writing messages at least 5,000 years ago. Experts believe ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing -- the kind you often see carved on stone tablets -- was reserved for ceremonial occasions. A simpler "demotic" form of the symbols appeared in ever

How to Make a Kibaranger Costume

Handmade costumes make a splash at a costume party, as the costume wearer is sure to stand out for originality. Great attention to detail can be lavished on a handmade a costume , which is important for an intricate one like that of Kibaranger -- otherwise known as the White Ranger from the Mighty M

Holiday Season Tips For Jewish Mothers

This article gives tips to Jewish mothers on how to create meaningful Hanukkah celebrations for her children. Jewish children can feel pride in their own holiday even when confronted by all of the glittery Xmas symbols around during this season.

Exotic Homemade Edible Gifts

Make an international treat for a housewarming gift.world map image by Attila Toro from Fotolia.comNext time you need a small but thoughtful homemade gift, consider making a batch of international treats that will allow the gift recipient to experiment with sweet snacks from around the...

Rules of Holiday Etiquette

Chances are you will be invited to someone's home to celebrate the holiday season. As a guest, it is important to be respectful and exhibit good manners and proper etiquette in the home of your host.

Homemade Halloween Costumes for Pets

Halloween is the perfect holiday for the whole family to get out of the house, and enjoy a spooky walk together in the crisp fall air as you gather treats and tricks from your neighbors. Don't leave the family pet at home when he is sure to enjoy the outing as much as everyone else. Use these easy t

Creating a New Holiday Movie Tradition

Once Christmas dinner is over a lot of families sit around and start talking about all the things that have been going on in their lives. While it may start innocently enough, soon, a comment or two that will be made that will turn this calm conversation into a family fight.

Give Your Children A Great Party With Bounce Houses

Nothing spices up a party even more than the addition of bounce houses in the mix. They provide that certain element of fun in a gathering that not only encourages your kids to enjoy but also to socia

How to Make a Banana Costume

Feeling fruity? Looking for a fun Halloween costume that you can make easily? This Halloween, try going as a bunch of bananas. It's a costume that looks intricate when it's finished, but is actually not that difficult to put together. You might have to dye some old white sheets yellow to get the bri

What Are The Hottest Toys For Christmas 2010 For Your Kids?

It's a fact that most kids around the world want to keep up with trends and want the hottest, biggest toys on the market currently. When their Santa letters are sent, they're not asking for toys from years gone by, they want fresh, up-to-date, brand new toys that have barely left the produ

Christian Handprint Crafts for Christmas

Use handprint crafts to teach about the Christian meaning of Christmas.Nativity Scene image by tarheel1776 from Fotolia.comChristmas crafts provide a fun, creative way to teach children about generosity, kindheartedness, outreach, and the religious implication of Christmas during the...

How to Select a Gift for an 8-Year-Old Boy

Gift shopping for an eight-year-old boy can give you a chance to check out what's new on the toy scene - as well as take you back to your childhood delights.

Putting the 'Together' Back into Your Next Get-Together

Do you fantasize about escaping to somewhere remote this holiday season just so you can avoid the frenzy of gift shopping, cooking and entertaining? Perhaps the thought of having to engage in endless chit chat with boring Uncle Fred (and I apologize in advance to all the wonderful Uncle Freds out th

Gift Ideas for People Who Quilt

Interesting or unusual fabric makes a great gift for quilters.quilts image by Christopher Martin from Fotolia.comFor centuries, quilters have recorded history, art and community with their fingertips. Quilting is still very popular today, whether the artist uses simple, time-honored...