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If someone special is expecting a baby girl, you probably want to bestow a unique gift. The blankets, bibs and stuffed teddies are cute, but they've been typical since before your Grandmother was pregnant. Elevating the standard "Ooh" and "Ahh" reaction to a baby-shower gift takes some creative thin
Winter holiday's approaching and you want to do something special for your baby. Nothing is a more inspired idea, then designing your little girl a baby angel costume. It is not necessarily a hard task, if you already have in mind how you would like her to look.
A ribbon or bow can transform almost any item into a holiday decoration.Jupiterimages/Creatas/Getty ImagesWhen the holiday season rolls around, decorating your home promotes a cheerful, festive atmosphere that warms the heart and soul. Christmas decorating doesn't have to be elaborate,...
Bring out the princess in you with a simple, inexpensive Halloween costume.princess image by Aleksander from Fotolia.comAs the Halloween costume hunt begins, the search for simple but pretty Halloween costumes starts in earnest. Although store-bought costumes may be easier, with a little...
Take a road trip to your old college haunts.party cup ctreamers and party banners image by Warren Millar from Fotolia.comMost women cringe when they hear the words "bachelor party," which can bring up images of drunken debauchery in a last-minute attempt to sow figurative wild oats. Yet...
Pandas are lovably distinct animals that hold great appeal for children. They have adorable puppylike faces with black and white fur. If pandas are your child's favorite animal, you might want to have a panda-theme birthday party. Options at your local party supply store are few, but with a little
The days of serving cake and ice cream in a cold, dark basement decorated with streamers and balloons are long gone. Kids want birthday parties held in exciting, original places like a skate park or the local pool. If you're searching for a venue that will impress your birthday kid and all the guest
As the air grows crisper, and the leaves begin to descend from the boughs; the time-honored tradition of Thanksgiving cannot be far away. Fall is such an inspiring season; the prelude to Christmas, full of exciting preparation and wrapping up for those romantic, chilly winter months.
Thinking of costume ideas for a fancy dress party can be hard, and especially so if you're attending a themed party, such as that of nuns and vicars. This makes coming up with a good costume much harder because you know there are going to be many people at the party wearing the same basic costume as
Get into the holiday spirit by taking a break from shopping and decorating, and try playing a fun Christmas game on your computer. There are dozens of Christmas games available online, and each is catered to a different age group and game preference. There are puzzle games, action games, Christmas s
The most important element of a fantastic Halloween costume is, by far, the mask. When you have a scary mask, you have a winning costume. Of all the Nightmare Before Christmas costumes, the most minimalist and frightening is the Jack Skellington Mask. With his pin striped jacket and enormous pointed
While stories of the origins of Boxing Day sometimes conflict, the holiday (which falls on the first weekday after Christmas - usually December 26 - and coincides with the Feast of Saint Stephen) is celebrated in Britain, Canada and several other countries. Take a moment to observe the holiday.
When making plans for a loved one's birthday, choosing the right venue can be the difference between just a good party and a memorable event. Cincinnati is one of the largest cities in the state and offers many locations with birthday party services. This city's venues range from kid-friendly sites
Delight a couple with a complete romantic dinner for two.Dinner image by tgdusty from Fotolia.comRomantic dinners make ideal anniversary or Valentine's Day gifts. Treat a couple to a complete feast, from taste-temping appetizers to decadent desserts. Order full meals and have them...
The cost of a cruise depends on many variables. The time of year, length of the cruise, destination, cruise line, room quality and size, passenger ages and promotions all affect the price. While cruises may be advertised as being cheap, you must consider additional costs that might be involved.
Baby showers are happy gatherings for the parents-to-be as well as relatives and friends. Celebrating the impending arrival is a tradition that may create memories that will last for years. One of the most entertaining ways to spend time at a baby shower is playing games, and memory games for a baby
Many of us have seen the illusion in Disney's Haunted Mansion where the Busts in the hallway seem to stare at you, no matter where you move. This is actually an illusion using a non-moving prop. Since most of us cannot carve impressive, scary busts, we're going to do this Halloween trick u
A winter-themed gift basket works well for a number of gift-giving situations. The contents of each gift basket option are easy to modify to fit the specific style of the recipient. Even the container that holds the gift is flexible. Whether you need a gift for a winter birthday, shower,...