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  • Get personal this Valentines & win their hearts by crafting special things like bouquets of their favorite chocolate bars or boxes filled with their favorite liquors.

    DIY Romantic Valentine's Day Ideas for Him

    DIY Romantic Valentine's Day Ideas for Him

    by ezzly42

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  • This site contains templates that are easy to print for units and celebrations about Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig. The sheets have Chinese characters along with pinyin counterparts. Pinyin is a system devised for representing the sounds of the Chinese language with an English alphabet.

    Printable Coloring Pages for Year of the Pig: Kid Crafts for Chinese New Year

    Printable Coloring Pages for Year of the Pig: Kid Crafts for Chinese New Year

    by Adele Jeunette0

  • Enjoy these rocking tunes from a Memorial Day playlist used for indoor cycling class. These songs will get your heart pumping and your holiday cookout off and running.

    Memorial Day Playlist for a Cookout or Workout

    Memorial Day Playlist for a Cookout or Workout

    by Marcelle Bell3

  • Tell the story of Jesus' death and resurrection with the help of objects inside 12 plastic eggs. My kids LOVE this tradition, and my husband and I love that they are learning about Jesus!

    Resurrection Eggs: An Easter Activity for Kids

    Resurrection Eggs: An Easter Activity for Kids

    by ExpectGreatThings19

  • Alone for Thanksgiving? Make it great and don't feel alone or left out. Follow these tips for having a great solo Thanksgiving from one who knows the ropes, and have a wonderful holiday.

    How to Enjoy Being Alone on Thanksgiving

    How to Enjoy Being Alone on Thanksgiving

    by Roberta Kyle38

  • A perfect fabric scrap buster, this rustic patriotic star wall hanging is just the decoration you need for the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, or anytime you want to show off your patriotism. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions, and you can finish this craft in an afternoon.

    DIY Scrap Fabric Craft Tutorial: Rustic Patriotic Star Wall Hanging

    DIY Scrap Fabric Craft Tutorial: Rustic Patriotic Star Wall Hanging

    by Claudia Mitchell6

  • Find out how Christmas in France is celebrated. Learn all the French Christmas traditions, customs, and everything else there is to know about celebrating the holidays!

    French Christmas Traditions & Customs

    French Christmas Traditions & Customs

    by Melanie Palen38

  • Creatively presented Easter desserts and appetizers. Fabulous food ideas to help you jazz up a spring or Easter party.

    Amazing Easter Food Ideas

    Amazing Easter Food Ideas

    by iZeko0

  • While we give thanks for our family members, let us not neglect to express thanks to them. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to give the proverbial flowers. Here are some ideas to inspire gratitude.

    Remembering to Thank Family Members at Thanksgiving

    Remembering to Thank Family Members at Thanksgiving

    by Dora Weithers88

  • The Manx holiday Hop-tu-Naa is an October 31st holiday that pre-dates modern Halloween. It has connections to the old Celtic pagan holiday Samhain, the New Year in the Celtic calendar.

    Hop-tu-Naa: Halloween on the Isle of Man

    Hop-tu-Naa: Halloween on the Isle of Man

    by Carolyn Emerick8

  • These are examples of what to write in your mom's Mother's Day or Mothering Day card. Also included are directions and ideas for how to write a good Mother's Day wish.

    Messages to Write in a Mother's Day Card

    Messages to Write in a Mother's Day Card

    by Blake Flannery3

  • The Carnival of Venice is an extravaganza of color, Masks and entertainment. held each year this Italian celebration brings back to life renaissance Italy. Includes the History of the Masks.

    City of Masks - The Carnival of Venice

    City of Masks - The Carnival of Venice

    by Nell Rose62

  • As summer is coming to a close and vacations are over and done with, try celebrating these silly holidays to keep the fun in your life.

    Silly and Fun August Holidays

    Silly and Fun August Holidays

    by Natalie Frank10

  • Jesus is the reason for the Christmas season. Here is a simple plan to build your own manger to display in your yard. It fold down and stores flat.

    How to Build an Outdoor Manger

    How to Build an Outdoor Manger

    by Eric Cramer46

  • Celebrating Pagan holidays is not only a spiritual experience, but fun! Why not make the perfect cookie for your Equinox Celebration?

    Equinox Yin/Yang Cookies for Balance

    Equinox Yin/Yang Cookies for Balance

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright6

  • These Christmas wishes provide ideas to make Christmas cards extra special. Take the opportunity to send a message with meaning, whether it be funny or inspiring.

    Christmas Messages to Write in Cards

    Christmas Messages to Write in Cards

    by Blake Flannery33

  • Some of the young women may seem undeserving but who knows how far-reaching, over time, a genuine message of love and hope will be? Send a personalized Mother's Day card to a teenage mother this year.

    30 Mother's Day Messages for Teenage Mothers

    30 Mother's Day Messages for Teenage Mothers

    by Dora Weithers44

  • The International Day of Peace is September 21st of each year. Many around the world gear up for this day in many ways - there are many ways to celebrate!

    Ideas for Celebrating Peace Day

    Ideas for Celebrating Peace Day

    by Cynthia Calhoun19

  • Mummering, in one form or another, has been a Christmas tradition in Newfoundland since the Nineteenth Century, when it was brought to the Island by English and Irish settlers.

    Mummering in Newfoundland, a Christmas Tradition

    Mummering in Newfoundland, a Christmas Tradition

    by Stephen Barnes1

  • How to make beautiful non traditional Easter egg decorations that last long after all the jelly beans are gone. Instructions for blowing out the eggs, silk dyeing, hand painting and making decoupage hanging egg ornaments.

    How to Craft Beautiful  Egg Ornaments You Can Keep Forever

    How to Craft Beautiful Egg Ornaments You Can Keep Forever

    by Sherry Hewins51

  • Try making these unique homemade Christmas cards for your friends and family. They are the perfect scrap buster for all of those leftover fabrics you have in your sewing room and they're a snap with this easy step-by-step tutorial.

    DIY Fabric Scrap Craft Tutorial: Christmas Tree Greeting Card

    DIY Fabric Scrap Craft Tutorial: Christmas Tree Greeting Card

    by Claudia Mitchell10

  • Each year, the 1st Friday in March is celebrated by Christians worldwide as a day of prayer, unity, and cooperation. Join us on March 2, 2018, as we pray for peace, tolerance, and unity.

    The Next World Day of Prayer Is March 1, 2019

    The Next World Day of Prayer Is March 1, 2019

    by MariaMontgomery45

  • Nothing is more delectable than the smell of yeast bread baking. Here are two great sweet bread recipes: Russian Easter Bread is finer grained with the traditional candied fruit and Polish Babka, a lighter raisin bread.

    Russian Easter Bread and Polish Babka Recipes

    Russian Easter Bread and Polish Babka Recipes

    by Stephanie Henkel30

  • What child wouldn't love to get a real, live bunny for Easter? Maybe it seems like a good time to teach a child some responsibility, but parents should think carefully before giving a live animal.

    8 Best Reasons to NOT Give a Live Bunny for Easter

    8 Best Reasons to NOT Give a Live Bunny for Easter

    by Becki Rizzuti10

  • Great facts and traditions about the American Flag, how to display it and dates when it is typically displayed.

    Flag Day: How to Display the Flag

    Flag Day: How to Display the Flag

    by Marcy Goodfleisch44

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  • Celebrate Groundhog Day on February 2nd! Here are 10 fun ways to celebrate Groundhog Day for kids and adults. From the naturalist to the movie buff to the gourmet cook, there's something for everyone. Check out this article for ideas, recipes and Groundhog Day trivia.

    10 Ways to Celebrate Groundhog Day with Activities, Movies and Food

    10 Ways to Celebrate Groundhog Day with Activities, Movies and Food

    by Stephanie Henkel113

  • Fathers are extremely important, especially to their daughters. The instrumental role he plays in the life of a daughter leaves a mark that can't be changed. Those with great fathers are truly lucky.

    10 Reasons Fathers are so Important to their Daughters

    10 Reasons Fathers are so Important to their Daughters

    by Kathleen Odenthal24

  • Make your Halloween party a no-fuss affair with some of these impressive desserts, snacks and main dishes. Also, get Halloween treat ideas for your little ghosts and goblins.

    20 Fabulous Halloween Food Ideas

    20 Fabulous Halloween Food Ideas

    by iZeko0

  • This article is filled with great, and sometimes gross, party snack ideas. Find recipes for appetizers, desserts, snacks, and party ideas for kids.

    23 Easy Halloween Party Recipe Ideas

    23 Easy Halloween Party Recipe Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer32

  • On this page you'll find fun things to do at your Halloween party. Game ideas: Eyeball Race, Capture the Witch, Mummy Wrap, Jack-O-Lantern Decorating, Costume Contest, and more. Lots of photos.

    7 Fun Things to Do at Your Halloween Party

    7 Fun Things to Do at Your Halloween Party

    by Faye Rutledge3

  • Many Americans spend holidays with their friends and family, enjoying food, parades, and games (both televised and otherwise). Though this country is still less than 250 years old, they have made up for their youth with an assortment of holidays...

    List of American (USA) Holidays and Celebrations

    List of American (USA) Holidays and Celebrations

    by Holiday Girl17

  • Haunted houses can be elaborate commercial ones, homemade basement events, or even at a campground. Big or small, all need fresh ideas to scare the guests. Here you'll find many ideas!

    101+ Ideas to Create a Scary Haunted House

    101+ Ideas to Create a Scary Haunted House

    by Virginia Allain68

  • Although Easter is celebrated much the same everywhere, Honduras does Semana Santa in her own traditional and colorful way.

    Easter Traditions in Honduras

    Easter Traditions in Honduras

    by Lew Marcrum0

  • A black cat perched on the fence post, a ghostly wind blowing through the crackling trees, a glaring Jack O' Lantern standing guard at your front door. These are symbols and traditions of Halloween as we know it today, but where did this Halloween symbolism come from?

    Halloween Symbols and Their Origins

    Halloween Symbols and Their Origins

    by Nicole Canfield16

  • It's easy to make beautiful and festive Christmas tree decorations with oven-bake clay and some basic household tools! These ornaments are quick to make and a fun holiday project to do with kids!

    DIY Christmas Craft: Easy Oven-Bake-Clay Ornaments

    DIY Christmas Craft: Easy Oven-Bake-Clay Ornaments

    by Donna Herron20

  • There are many kinds of celebrations in Britain - from royal to religious and from traditional to more modern. This great country has been around for almost 1,000 years and has had influences before that, all helping to make rich and vibrant...

    List of British (UK) Holidays and Celebrations

    List of British (UK) Holidays and Celebrations

    by Holiday Girl28

  • Most people have heard of Mother's Day, Christmas Day, and Memorial Day, to name just a few, but how many know about Global Beatles Day, or International Beer Day. In this article we will look at 12 lesser known observances that you probably never heard of.

    12 International Observances You Probably Never Heard Of

    12 International Observances You Probably Never Heard Of

    by Stephen Barnes0

  • Painting windows in Las Vegas has been my favorite way to celebrate the holidays. Find out what materials to use and how to create these beautiful window paintings yourself!

    So, You Want to Paint Holiday Windows?

    So, You Want to Paint Holiday Windows?

    by Maria Burgess110

  • If you have thought that August has no holidays, here is a pleasant surprise. The month is full of days to celebrate, from the well-known to the bizarre.

    26+ Weird "Holidays" in August

    26+ Weird "Holidays" in August

    by Patty Inglish28

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