Holidays & party : Society & Culture & Entertainment
Second birthday game ideasteddy party image by Warren Millar from Fotolia.comPlanning a birthday party for a two-year-old is easier when adults understand the characteristics of this age group. Two-year-olds have short attention spans. They will play next to a group of children, but will...
Whether your special soldier has served his time or is still deployed, several special gifts will show how much you love and appreciate him. Many of the items can be fully personalized with engravings or other special touches. Some of the gifts can be used for good luck or display, while others are
The toga has come to symbolize the ancient Greek society. The lengths of material wrapped around the body in varying fashions is popular at college parties and beyond in certain social circles. For women, coverage of the garment is usually the most important point when wrapping up for an event. Wear
Crafts for birthday parties can be simple placemats or elaborate castles. Utilize the theme for the party to choose specific crafts. Consider the age and skills of the guests. Prepare the work area before guests arrive to streamline cleanup. Provide several options if the crafts are simple.
Gifts for women are plentiful and often easy to choose. However, finding gifts that are inexpensive can be difficult. When the object is to spend a small amount while still showing gratitude, thanks or celebration, the most important task is making sure that the gift is thoughtful and memorable.
Choose a theme for your fundraiser that will result in your guests having so much fun they don't realize how much money they are donating. This will help your group raise as much money as possible, without making it see like a chore. Your guests will receive entertainment in exchange for...
With the release of the new GI Joe movie, the Snake Eyes character has become even more popular. Even though this GI Joe character dates back to it's introduction to the public from the pages of comic books, Snake Eyes and his nemesis Storm Shadow, are going to be some of the most popular costu
Leprechauns work well as a writing theme.leprechaun with a walking stick image by Maria Bell from Fotolia.comChannel the kids' excitement about St. Patrick's Day by using it as a theme for classroom writing assignments. Holiday-themed writing activities let the kids practice their writing...
Decorating the exterior of your home with colorful Christmas lights is one way to celebrate the holiday season. But outdoor Christmas lights might trip the circuit breaker when it rains. To ensure that this doesn't happen, you should use lights labeled for exterior use; however, if lights trip anyw
Plan a special day to celebrate your 25th silver wedding anniversary and commemorate your love and the milestone event of 25 years of marriage. It is your day, so choose to celebrate it however you and your significant other want, whether an intimate day for two or an elaborate party with your frien
For all the ladies who are planning to play mischievous and mysterious roles, there is no better Halloween costumes design idea than dressing up as a Fortune teller. Become a confidante and listen to problems of others, and then bless them with wisdom and make pompous prophecies. As the teller of fo
Kung Pao Chickenkung pao chicken image by Kathy Burns from Fotolia.comNew Bedford sits midway between Providence and Barnstable Town, nestled along the coast of Buzzard's Bay. The city is known worldwide for its famous whaling era seaport and fishing port. This draws in visitors who enjoy...
In this season of generosity my husband and I have received a most precious gift.Our fifth-grade daughter still believes in Santa Claus.Yes, I've done my best to perpetuate the legend without going overboard, and to accentuate the importance of giving rather than receiving during the holiday se
Many people love Independence Day because it is a fun and exciting holiday. Kids especially love this holiday because of the fireworks. Do you decorate your home for the holidays? Why not get the kids involved and let them help decorate? They can do this by making crafts.
In this article I attempt to do just that, detailing the major attractions in the popular resort island of Gran Canaria. If these do not have you aching for your sombrero so I do not know what will!
Party tents provide shelter from the sun or rain for birthdays, weddings and other special occasions you want to celebrate in the great outdoors. When assembling your tent, make sure to keep it on a flat area and double check all pieces are secure before using it.Assembling the TopBefore...
Halloween is an exciting time for children, and the very last thing any parent needs is for this joyful occasion to turn into a heartbreaking day. With all the excitement it's very easy for parents to let their guards down and not be as careful as they really are supposed to be on this particul