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  • 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

  • Why do Chinese wear red during Chinese New Year? How did the name for fifteenth night celebrations come about? These Chinese New Year legends explain all.

    Top 5 Chinese New Year Legends

    Top 5 Chinese New Year Legends

    by Kuan Leong Yong2

  • The Carnival of Venice is an extravaganza of color, masks and entertainment. Held each year, this Italian celebration brings back to life renaissance Italy. Read on to find out more.

    City of Masks: The Carnival of Venice

    City of Masks: The Carnival of Venice

    by Nell Rose62

  • 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 Burgess115

  • 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 Cramer49

  • Want to make your Christmas card extra special? Use these example Christmas wishes and greeting-card messages to get ideas and inspiration, then mix and adapt them to make yours unique! Take the opportunity to send a message with meaning, whether it be funny, sincere, or inspiring.

    Christmas Messages to Write in Holiday Greeting Cards

    Christmas Messages to Write in Holiday Greeting Cards

    by Blake Flannery33

  • The start of a new year is a great opportunity to redesign your life. Provided are 100 process questions to help you figure out what is most important to you in the year to come. Use these as inspiration for mindful and realistic New Year's resolutions.

    100 Reflection Questions to Help Guide Your New Year's Resolutions

    100 Reflection Questions to Help Guide Your New Year's Resolutions

    by Carly Sullens14

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

  • The shamrock is a plant that is known as the unofficial symbol of Ireland. Kids and adults can discover some fun facts on this popular Irish motif in time for St. Patrick's Day.

    10 Fun Shamrock Facts for St. Patrick’s Day

    10 Fun Shamrock Facts for St. Patrick’s Day

    by Marie3

  • 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 6, 2020

    The Next World Day of Prayer Is March 6, 2020

    by MariaMontgomery46

  • Nowhere else in the world celebrates a longer Christmas than the Philippines. In this Southeast Asian nation, Christmas begins on September 1st and doesn't end until January 6th of the following year. Should Filipinos be proud of it?

    Why is Christmas Longest in the Philippines?

    Why is Christmas Longest in the Philippines?

    by Nila Eslit0

  • Basic charades gameplay, along with ways to make the game more interesting and to give it some Halloween appeal. You'll also find charade word suggestions and tons of Halloween-themed charade ideas.

    How to Play Halloween Charades

    How to Play Halloween Charades

    by Candace Bacon7

  • Arbor Day and Earth Day are two holidays in April with a focus on trees, conservation, and caring for the Earth. This list of recommended fiction and nonfiction children's picture books will help supplement your library story hour or preschool circle time with a STEAM focus for the spring.

    Best Children's Picture Books About Trees for Arbor Day and Earth Day

    Best Children's Picture Books About Trees for Arbor Day and Earth Day

    by Carolyn Augustine2

  • Make your own stacked pumpkin topiary to decorate for Halloween and the fall season! You can use real or fake pumpkins and putting these topiaries together is easier than you think!

    How to Make a Stacked Pumpkin Decoration for Fall

    How to Make a Stacked Pumpkin Decoration for Fall

    by Donna Herron39

  • Easter is a fun-filled time for children, as well as the most important festival in the Christian calendar. This article relates the pagan history of some Easter customs, how the focus on eggs at Easter started and continues, and describes some ancient Easter customs.

    British Easter Festivities, Traditions and Customs

    British Easter Festivities, Traditions and Customs

    by GlenR3

  • 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 Odenthal28

  • You don't have to spend a lot of money to get your home ready for Christmas. I've collected a few tasteful and inexpensive holiday decoration ideas to help you get inspired, with photos and links to step-by-step instructions.

    18 Ideas to Decorate Your Home for Christmas on a Budget

    18 Ideas to Decorate Your Home for Christmas on a Budget

    by Jamie Brock76

  • Driving around looking at beautiful Christmas light displays is a fun pastime in Texas. This is a directory of some of the best.

    Best Christmas Lights in Texas

    Best Christmas Lights in Texas

    by KRC153

  • Don't throw away those old holiday greeting cards. Instead, save them for future craft projects. Learn three ways to make crafts with Christmas cards.

    Three Ideas for Recycling Christmas Cards

    Three Ideas for Recycling Christmas Cards

    by Deborah Neyens76

  • Appalachian traditions that include Christmas trees and natural decorations sprang from the mountains that range from lower New York all the way south to northern Georgia and Mississippi. Some of these forgotten tradition are making a welcomed comeback.

    Popular Christmas Traditions in Appalachia

    Popular Christmas Traditions in Appalachia

    by Patty Inglish MS9

  • Learn how to make beautiful, non-traditional Easter egg decorations that last long after all the jelly beans are gone. Get 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 Hewins52

  • Haunted houses can be elaborate commercial ones, homemade basement events, or even set up at a campground. Big or small, all haunted houses 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 Allain71

  • 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

  • You might have heard about Sinterklaas. Not to be confused with Santa Claus. Sinterklaas is an old man that looks similar to Santa Claus but is definitely his own person. Every year he and his "Black Petes" get on their boat and come to the Netherlands. CW: Blackface.

    The Feast of Sinterklaas: A Dutch National Holiday

    The Feast of Sinterklaas: A Dutch National Holiday

    by Kimberly Martis0

  • 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!

    Christmas in France: Traditions & Customs

    Christmas in France: Traditions & Customs

    by Melanie Shebel39

  • Polish Easter traditions in a Polish American family are a blend of old and new. Baking babka and chrusciki (bow tie cookies), spring cleaning, hot-cross buns, and traditional Polish Easter eggs (Pisanki) are some of the Polish traditions that pass from grandmother to granddaughter.

    Polish Easter Traditions From Babka to Polish Easter Eggs (Pisanki)

    Polish Easter Traditions From Babka to Polish Easter Eggs (Pisanki)

    by Stephanie Henkel28

  • Alone for Thanksgiving? Don't feel left out! Follow these tips for having a great solo Thanksgiving from one who knows the ropes. You deserve to have a wonderful holiday.

    How to Enjoy Being Alone on Thanksgiving

    How to Enjoy Being Alone on Thanksgiving

    by Roberta Kyle38

  • Halloween party dessert recipes include fun and frightening roach-infested popcorn, gory cake ball brains, chocolate cookie dough rats, zombie and spider cupcakes, cute werewolf snack cakes, and more.

    11 of the Best Scary Halloween Dessert Recipes

    11 of the Best Scary Halloween Dessert Recipes

    by Margaret Schindel25

  • Every child's Halloween party should be full of imagination and fun. Here are some great, sometimes funny, sometimes creepy, Halloween games!

    Fun Halloween Party Games for Children

    Fun Halloween Party Games for Children

    by Angela Michelle Schultz8

  • Different versions of Santa Claus and his companions including the real St Nicholas, Sinterklaas and Black Peter, Pelznickel, the Krampus, Ded Moroz and Old Father Christmas.

    7 Versions of Santa Claus: Saintly and Dark

    7 Versions of Santa Claus: Saintly and Dark

    by Marianne Sherret0

  • 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 ExpectGreatThings20

  • Do you have bells in your craft room and have no idea what to do with them? Turn them into beautiful ornaments, wreaths, garlands, elves, and more!

    44 Best Jingle Bell Craft Ideas

    44 Best Jingle Bell Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer5

  • One of the most important ethnic festivals in the city-state, Chinese New Year in Singapore is a dazzling display of lights, food, and auspicious well wishes.

    Celebrating Chinese New Year in Singapore

    Celebrating Chinese New Year in Singapore

    by Kuan Leong Yong4

  • Build your own haunted maze this fall for Halloween. It's easy, creative, and fun! This article includes tips on materials, procedures, safety, and more.

    How to Build a Haunted Maze for Halloween

    How to Build a Haunted Maze for Halloween

    by Michelle36

  • I guarantee this day, a mother you know is faking a smile, hiding tears, or torturing herself by reading all the sappy callouts on social media about other wonderful mothers. She dreads this day every year. Don't t forget her or the other amazing women who played a positive role in your life.

    Dreading Mother's Day? 5 Reasons It Needs to Be Gone for Good

    Dreading Mother's Day? 5 Reasons It Needs to Be Gone for Good

    by Debra Roberts30

  • While we give thanks for our family members, let us not neglect to express that thanks to them. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to give those 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

  • It's easy to lose sight of Christmas' religious significance. It might help to focus on a quote each day from the beginning of December to the holiday itself. Here are 25 quotes to feed our attentiveness to the true meaning of Christmas.

    25 Christian Quotes About the True Meaning of Christmas

    25 Christian Quotes About the True Meaning of Christmas

    by Dora Weithers57

  • Many people have never heard of the fun Halloween event "trunk or treat." Read on to learn more about a delightful evening full of chocolate, creativity, and contests!

    What Is Trunk or Treat?

    What Is Trunk or Treat?

    by Amanda5

  • There are many kinds of celebrations in Britain, from royal to religious and from traditional to more modern. Learn more about this great country's rich and vibrant holidays.

    List of British (UK) Holidays and Celebrations

    List of British (UK) Holidays and Celebrations

    by Holiday Girl31

  • If you don't can't or don't want to carve a pumpkin, try these easy, inexpensive, and last-minute ideas for decorating real or artificial pumpkins. Get inspiration for what to do with your pumpkin. None of these ideas require carving or gutting a pumpkin.

    No-Carve Halloween Pumpkins: Quick Pumpkin Decoration Ideas

    No-Carve Halloween Pumpkins: Quick Pumpkin Decoration Ideas

    by Heather Rode28

  • Learn how to create indoor and outdoor topiaries with easy-to-follow directions. Designs include a Christmas Berry Topiary, a Christmas Ball Topiary, and an Evergreen Spiral Topiary, among others.

    How to Make a Christmas Topiary: 5 DIY Projects

    How to Make a Christmas Topiary: 5 DIY Projects

    by Tammy74

  • I've always loved this song and its message that I should give what I can to my Savior even if it isn't much. Recently, I learned that this song had another important message that I needed even more.

    The Hidden Religious Message in The Little Drummer Boy

    The Hidden Religious Message in The Little Drummer Boy

    by Rebecca Young4

  • Do you celebrate Pagan Christmas traditions? Your first instinct would probably be to say 'No!', but you might be surprised. We can thank the Romans and Celts for most of our modern Christmas traditions.

    Twelve Christmas Traditions With Pagan Origins

    Twelve Christmas Traditions With Pagan Origins

    by Expat Mamasita18

  • Are you looking for something different in Christmas music this year? Celebrate the season with fresh, new offerings from contemporary Christian music artists.

    10 Contemporary Christian Christmas Songs

    10 Contemporary Christian Christmas Songs

    by Annette R. Smith21

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