Are you nuts? Because you'd have to be nuts to play any of these 'games'-- especially on Halloween! Just learning about them is scary enough. Find out what they are-- come on in here and look.
Add some Christmas touches to your golf cart for riding around the course or in your golf-cart-friendly community. Go all out with your decorating if you're going to be in the holiday parade.
The History and Meaning of Dia de los Muertos come from a mixture of indigenous beliefs and Catholic traditions. This article explores the celebration of day of the dead not only in Mexico, but also Peru, Haiti and Brazil.
Stumped for ideas on what you should go as for Halloween this year? Sick of the same boring costumes at the store? Here are some ideas for costumes you can make yourself at home!
Are you throwing a New Year's Eve party and need some theme ideas to get your guests talking? Look no further! This article has six NYE themes that will help get your year started right.
This is my true story of a lovely little visitor I had on Mother's Day in 2014, and how it will never leave my mind. Have you ever had a Cardinal Experience? Please enjoy!
Straight from the horse's mouth, um, I mean turkey's mouth comes a riveting look at this holiday from the turkey's point of view!
Add a little fa-la-la-la to your holiday party with these Christmas songs -- romantic, risqué, naughty, and just plain fun to sing along with. Mistletoe, Santa, and spiked eggnog not included.
The Christmas holiday is a special, magical time of year. I've searched out some wonderful images that perfectly conjure up that warm, cosy feeling of anticipation and celebration...
Are you looking for something different in Christmas music this year? Celebrate the season with fresh, new offerings from contemporary Christian music artists.
Skyrim costumes can be made easily from common materials. All it takes is a little inspiration and imagination.
Christians can carve a pumpkin for Halloween that is not scary or a jack-o-lantern, but one that shares the message of Jesus, the Light of the World. Here are some free printable stencil templates.
St Patrick is the most famous of Ireland's three patron saints, and a symbol of all things Irish around the world. St Patrick's Day (17th March) has been celebrated in Ireland since Medieval times when Saint Patrick brought Christianity to the...
Rey costume ideas for Halloween. Make your own Star Wars Rey costume with these DIY costume instructions and ideas. Find out how to put together a costume from clothes you have, find cheap accessori
How to decorate a Christmas tree by criss crossing ribbon to create a beautiful design. Super easy and super quick!
Looking for ideas to dress up your holiday table? Consider these Thanksgiving centerpiece decorations.
Bring your family and friends together with this Christmas trivia collection. Features holiday classics like "It's a Wonderful Life" and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."
Decorate brown paper bags for Halloween treat bags. Homemade treat bag ideas. Halloween treat recipes.
What should you write in a card for your stepfather on Father's Day? If you are trying to find the perfect words to say thanks to your stepdad, read on for tips and suggestions.
The fascinating history and origin of Halloween. Trick or Treat, Jack-o-lanters, and Halloween itself.
This Christmas, instead of sending ready-made cards to your near ones, why don’t you create some handmade cards that can go from generation to generation?
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.
Winter is coming... and so is Halloween! Do you want to dress as Khal Drogo, or Khaleesi? Ned or Catelyn Stark? How about Jon Snow? Or is it Jamie or Cersei? I'll show you how to dress like them all.
We didn't like cleaning windows but at Christmas it was another story. Glass Wax was a window cleaner but at Christmas, it was simply magical.
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.
Check out these Christmas card wording ideas and examples and be inspired when it comes to writing your own.
Looking for fun Halloween activities for your kids? Read to find creative crafts, spooky snacks, and fun family ideas to get your children excited for the upcoming holiday.
Not everyone loves horror movies. This list includes many good movies that aren't in other lists because I love watching Halloween movies, but hate horror movies.
The Powerpuff Girls are an awesome choice for a Halloween costume or cosplay, as they're perfect for a group of three friends and lend themselves well to making the costumes on your own.
Basic charades game play, 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.
Here's another list of comedic and/or cheesy horror movies to watch during the month of October. Or just anytime you need some cheering up.
Do you have bells in your craft room and no idea what to do with them? Turn them into beautiful ornaments, wreaths, garlands, elves, and more!
Fun and educational, this Halloween quiz offers fifty questions (with answers) about one of Britain's most popular traditional festivals.
It is said that displaying 12 round fruits will attract good fortune and luck for the coming New Year. Are you missing some of these round fruits to add on your table for New Year's Eve celebration?
How to make bows and decorate your Christmas tree with ribbons. Festive bows and streamers of ribbon can add a look of elegance to your tree.
We white people feel entitled to don the garb of any and all cultures, but it's often inappropriate. Here's a list of racist Halloween costumes that we absolutely should not wear.
If you have children, you know that it isn't always easy to get them to stay in the moment. Here are some games to use to bring your family together on Thanksgiving and help everyone have fun.
Thanksgiving is about being with family and friends, and the next best thing is sending a card! Here are 30 Thanksgiving card messages to let distant loved ones know you're thinking of them.
Christmas is the season for charitable giving. It's the time of year when we should all give a little to those who have less. For those who can afford it, there's endless opportunities to give someone a Merry Christmas. And for those who are already...
How do you make Christmas-themed rock decorations with decoupage art? Napkins, glue, and rocks are all you need to make these holiday decorations. They can be placed around the Christmas tree and also make great gifts.
This is a collection of humorous Limericks and other poems that were written for St. Patrick's Day by myself and a group of other writers. I hope you enjoy them.
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.
These are examples of messages to write in a Thanksgiving card. Use these ideas yourself in a card, or as inspiration to create your own greeting.
An article exploring the meaning of dia de los muertos face painting, including day of the dead symbols such as skulls and flowers.
Fused perler and hama bead patterns and designs to use in your spooky Halloween crafting. A fun craft activity for kids and adults who can get ideas and inspiration here.
To prove he wasn’t a chicken! This is one of the very many Thanksgiving jokes you might find funny for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The American Thanksgiving passes its legacy of national thanksgiving to Caribbean regions through its 3.5 million Caribbean immigrants. From a Caribbean point of view, the event is worth imitating.
Create a Christmas village in miniature with lights and cotton batting for snow, or even a mirror for a frozen lake. I have created my own in paper.
Going to a Halloween party this year, but have no idea what to dress up as? This article has 18 great ideas for last-minute costumes that you can put together without spending a lot of money.
Need ideas for your family Christmas gatherings? Here are eight great Christmas games that families will surely enjoy.
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.
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.
Here is a simple trick for hanging up holiday lights outside on your house. If you are having trouble with other roof clips, try this. Cheap and easy.
Every child's halloween party should be full of imagination and fun. Here are some great, sometimes funny, sometimes creepy, Halloween Games!
20 stunning Christmas tree decorating ideas. Get inspired by beautiful traditional and contemporary Christmas trees. Try something different this holiday season!
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.
Looking for cute, inexpensive Halloween decorations to make? Learn how to make this pretty, fluffy Halloween wreath for a couple dollars at most!
Fall is in full swing and winter is near, this can mean only one thing: Thanksgiving is near. Here are a few examples of Thanksgiving poems to read at your celebration.
Happy Independence Day messages, wishes, sayings, and greetings for family and friends, colleagues, clients, bosses, or employees that you can use to express your patriotic feelings.
Out of all four seasons, fall is the best one. The trees change color, it's all about family and the weather is perfect. It doesn't get much better than that.
Not sure what to write in a Christmas card to friends and family? Check out this list of greetings and letter writing tips, followed by festive ideas for spending more one-on-one time with your BFF.
Salem witches' faces really did turn green, from severe physical punishments. Do you know what their broomsticks really represent? Green faces and broomsticks are not for children - rate them NC-17.
Although Easter is celebrated much the same everywhere, Honduras does Semana Santa in her own traditional and colorful way.
Being thankful is not just for Thanksgiving. Look around and be thankful for all things great in our lives, no matter how small or trivial they may seem. Here are 100 funny things to be thankful for.
Try something new this year and host your own Christmas Caroling Party. This guide provides tips to planning a successful caroling party.
Folded paper bats are fun during Halloween or any time of the year. Here you'll find easy, step-by-step photo instructions. The bat is curious and a little scary too. It's a great craft for any age.
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, but recently I learned this song had another important message that I needed even more.
Information on the characteristics, lifestyle, and personality of those born during the Chinese year of the Ox.
Find some ideas for carving your pumpkins this year, including designs inspired by Harry Potter, bats, and popular images, stories, and tales.
Tutorial for making an easy and beautiful wreath out of inexpensive Christmas ball ornaments. Perfect for indoor or outdoor decorative wreaths.
Learn to make an original version of the tea bag fold Christmas tree for handmade holiday cards. A set of simple 4 x 5 inch greeting cards could be used to mount your tree creations on.
Unlike in the USA and Canada, in Ireland we don't celebrate Thanksgiving so for us Christmas is the time of the year when families and loved ones make sure that they spend time together.
Examples of sweet messages you can write in a card to show affection and gratitude to your mom on Mother’s Day.
Secret Santa is a gift giving and receiving tradition many families, workplaces, and groups choose to adopt. Read on to find out the different ways to participate in this game.
Contains easy, printable templates of simple shapes used to make rooster crafts for Chinese New Year celebrations. Busy teachers, librarians, and parents can print these decorations for kids.
If you find yourself in the Windy City over Thanksgiving there is plenty to do to keep you entertained.
A recipe for an ancient Halloween treat. Trick-or-treaters hoping for a gift of candy might be surprised to be given these soul cakes instead. But baking and giving them observes an ancient Halloween tradition. Find out more in this article.
Moms are great inspiration for beautiful music! Celebrate your mom this Mother's Day with one of these beautiful Christian Mother's Day songs.
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.
Do you know all of the reindeer names? How about the 10th reindeer name? Join me on this fun adventure to learn all the names and to get an inside peek on all the reindeers' personalities.
Most likely there were was no cornucopia at the first Thanksgiving, so when did it become a part of our Thanksgiving holiday?
These are messages, poems, and quotes to use for a Valentine's card, text message or other Valentine's wish. The wording examples are meant to express gratitude and acknowledge support for friends.
Collecting Harold Gale Santas is a way to get into the Christmas Spirit. The 15 inch Santa Claus made in 1957 was the first item Harold Gale ever aimed at Christmas shoppers.
Learn how to plan a Christmas or holiday gift exchange at your office. Christmas gift exchanges can also be known as the Secret Santa game. Whatever you call it, the number one rule is to have fun!
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.
I collected these up for my granddaughters, but I thought I share them here with you all too. Ready to bone up on your Halloween jokes?
Christmas shopping for a newborn isn't always the easiest task, but there are plenty of options for nice Christmas gifts for them.
Sharing a personal Psalm of Thanksgiving is just one impressive way to make the occasion special. Need some help? Psalm 100 makes a good sample.
Mummies, pumpkins, and vampires—oh, my! Besides those ghoulish delights, you'll find 30+ other Halloween-themed charades ideas here.
Driving around looking at beautiful Christmas light displays is a fun pastime in Texas. This is a directory of some of the best.
Samhain, Hallowmas, All Hallows' Eve, Hallowe'en: the holiday's Pagan origins—as told by someone who loves the holiday.
So you think you know everything about Valentine's Day, do you? Test your knowledge of this popular festival with this fun free thirty-question quiz.
This version of Dirty Santa can be hugely entertaining, especially if you are anticipating significant number of adults gathering for Christmas celebrations. I say adults because the nature and rules of this game are rarely appreciated by children; especially the young. Let me explain...
The basic, round Christmas ornament is one of the most common-shaped ornaments you can find. But that doesn’t mean that they are any way boring.
A step by step guide with images of how to plant and use vetches as Christmas decorations. This is the Maltese tradition of gulbiena.
As daylight hours decrease and the temperature outside turns colder, you may feel like you want to just put your head under the blanket until spring returns. Don’t let September get the best of you. Celebrate some of these fun holidays to make the month bright with merriment.
Learn about the history behind the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Meurtos). Although you see lots of skulls with this holiday, it's not meant to be spooky. Make your own ancestor altar or sugar skulls.
Add short and sweet sentiments and sayings to your seasonal Holiday cards with this Christmas card quotations page. As someone who loves making handmade crafts, I put together this handy resource.
Halloween is such a fun time of year, with all the costunes, games, and of course, candy! Here are 100 spooky Halloween words to use to help you enjoy the festivities with the kids!
How to make an realistic fake wound for a Halloween costume, using ingredients you already have in your house.
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 & Celts for most of our modern Christmas traditions.
These Halloween card messages are so funny it's scary. Use these to delight your friends this Halloween whether you write in a card or use social media to with them a Happy Halloween.
Finding the perfect gift is the key to being sure that your white elephant gift party is a success. Here's a list of 10 great white elephant gift ideas.
Wondering what you should do after on New Year's Day? Here are 10 fun and practical activities you can do to ring in the new year!
Celebrate Halloween with this song list of spooktacular rock, pop and country favorites. From haunting tales to fun sing-a-longs, this list includes both perennial favorites and lesser known tunes.
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.
Building a scary haunted house no longer has to break the bank. Follow these simple steps and you will be an A+ haunter in no time.
Use these Valentine's Day Messages to write in your Valentine's Day Card. This page includes funny examples and general wishes for cards.
Learn how to create indoor and outdoor topiaries with easy-to-follow directions. Designs include a Christmas Berry Topiary, a Christmas Ball Topiary, and Evergreen Spiral Topiary.
I love the look of delicate crochet snowflake designs for enhancing my holiday decor. An important part of that is properly blocking your designs. This page will show you how.
Parol or Philippine Christmas Star Lantern michael_swan, CC-BY-ND, via flickr We Filipinos from the Philippines and across the world love our local Christmas songs. As early as the first BER month of the year – September – many of us would...
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?
Do your own skeleton or skull makeup for Halloween or any spooky occasion. Be the creepiest one at the party!
Easy, inexpensive, and last-minute ideas for decorating real or artificial pumpkins. Get inspiration for what to do with your pumpkin. All ideas don't require carving or gutting pumpkin.
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...
If you want to stay on the 'nice' list, you best play nice and bring a great gift to your Dirty Santa party! Check out our list of the best 25 Dirty Santa Gift Ideas under $25!
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!
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.
A New Years trivia quiz to test your knowledge of the history and facts surrounding New Year and New Year's Eve.
A special article for all of those who have lost their Moms and are facing the dismal prospect of Mother's Day without her. Offering hope and consolation for this painful occasion.
This tutorial will demonstrate how you can create burned skin effects for stage, film or for Halloween. The effect will look realistic even from up close.
New Year's celebration in Russia is a unique event that encompasses more than just the marking of the new calendar year.
Decorating ideas for a mad science-themed event with fun experiments. Great for Halloween, kids birthdays, or theme parties.
Christmas comes around only once a year, but making Christmas jewelry trees can be made all year long. Then when Christmas does come, they make great gifts and decorations for your own home.
Want some ideas to make your Valentine's Day rock this year? Check out these ideas for high school teens to make the day special for your sweetheart or for somebody who doesn't have one!
Are you stuck at home on Halloween? Celebrate the holiday by dressing up, decorating the house, carving pumpkins, telling ghost stories and more! You don't need to go out to have fun on Halloween!
In the spirit of the upcoming spooky holiday season, here are some great and easy DIY costumes for your dog this Halloween that hopefully won’t end up shredded on the floor.
Vintage aluminum Christmas trees are the gorgeous, sparkly symbol of the Space Age. Popular in the 60s and 70s, you can find some beautiful, aluminum trees to decorate your home for some Vintage Christmas flair.
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.
Vintage holidays are nostalgic for many collectors. Here I reminisce about some of my favorite ornaments and collectables from my childhood.
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.
Bring a little Rock N Roll to your Halloween decorations this year with these KISS inspired pumpkin carving templates!
If you're a proud Canadian but haven't yet decided how you'll be spending your Canada Day holiday, here are a few fun ideas for showcasing your national pride.
Happy spring! We have 10 ways to help you celebrate. From listening to music to planning a garden, you'll find links and info to keep yourself or the kids busy celebrating the first day of spring.
Learn how to make handmade, lace Victorian-style Christmas ornaments. Inside, you'll find tutorials and ideas.
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.
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!
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...
Learn how you can help those in need during the Christmas season or all year around. Great tips and information that will help you in your planning.
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!
This is a script for a 7-minute Christmas puppet play for ages 2-6. Items required: animal puppet, elf, jingle bells, table, tablecloth, and chair.
How to make scary Halloween yard decorations from things you have on hand or can purchase inexpensively.
Christmas is a great opportunity to share a Christian message with others. These examples of Christmas wishes can add meaning to a Christmas card. Find one that works for your card.
Why buy a boring chocolate-filled advent calendar when you could DIY a great personalised one and fill it with fun little gifts; your children will love it more too!
There are certain Thanksgiving Day traditions that families hold dear throughout America. Here are some of mine.
Looking for some words for a fun Thanksgiving themed word game to play with family and friends this holiday season? Check out this list of 100 Happy Thanksgiving Words!
Count down to Halloween with a list of 31 of the campiest scary movies ever made. All of these films are fun to watch, without being too serious.
Halloween in its various forms has been around for many centuries, especially in Northern Europe, where it originated. Here are ten fun facts that you might not know about the popular fall holiday.
Make christmas dinner like a pro with the Ramsay family. These delicious holiday dishes will have your mouth watering.
Step-by-step instructions on how to make an easy, inexpensive, and cute snowman gift bag that can be used over and over. It’s fast and wastes less than traditional wrapping paper.
Learn about the legends, myths, and traditions surrounding the Indian festival of Dussehra, also known as Vijayadhashmi.
Easy craft projects that are skeleton and skull-themed just in time for Day of the Dead. Includes a skull coloring page. These crafts use a variety of media and range from child to adult skill levels.
Are you tired of boring pumpkins? Do you want to find a more creative way to decorate your pumpkins this year? Make your neighbors scream with envy and have the coolest pumpkins on the block with these awesome pumpkin decorating ideas.
Find the perfect pumpkin-carving template, whether you are looking for a classic design, such as a spider or a haunted house, or one that references pop culture, such as "Family Guy" or "Star Wars."
Wearing a costume to work is a fun way to celebrate Halloween at the office. But make sure that you follow a few simple costume guidelines so that everyone at work feels safe and respected.
Navratri | Durga Puja is an Indian festival held twice a year and probably the most widely celebrated Hindu festival. Dedicated to Goddess Durga it's a nine night festival. Learn more about it...
Is Santa Claus real? This is a question on every young child's mind and dilemma for many a parent. But why destroy the fun and magic of Christmas in the interest of total transparency?
This article outlines several easy Halloween costumes for adults that you can make quickly using some basic DIY materials.
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.
Simbang Gabi is a Filipino Christmas tradition, it is is a series of nine dawn masses, the mass starts as early as 4:00 a.m. It begins on December 16 and ends on the midnight of the 24th of December.
Getting kids excited for the holidays is a perennial problem. Here's a fun way for kids who love arts and crafts to prepare for Sukkot if you don't have a real sukkah for them to decorate.
Use this list of more than 60 Easter wishes to help you write in a card. Easter can be a fun and meaningful occasion of celebration.
Music is part of many Thanksgiving celebrations. Sing God praise with these new Thanksgiving songs by contemporary Christian music artists.
Tutorials on how to create exceptional Christmas ornaments out of items you have around the house. Beautiful DIY holiday ornaments.
Just in time for the holidays, here some are easy craft tutorials to make four different Christmas decorations using yarn. Each of these tutorials makes a charming and colorful ornament for your tree.
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.
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.
A new year is a great opportunity to redesign your life. Provided are 100 questions to help you design what is most important to you in the new year.
Create a luxurious spa-like candlelight bubble bath experience to relax, unwind, indulge yourself and perhaps set a romantic mood for your partner. Follow these 10 steps to a perfect soak in the tub.
What's the best way to show your mom that you care about her? I'd like to share 20 of my favorite ways that I use to show my mom how much I care.
So many of us are used to the traditional Christmas Carols, and forget that there are some beautiful Christmas songs that have been written. I've highlighted some of my favorites here.
The True Meaning of Christmas - some of the meanings and traditions from a secular family that loves the magic and wonder of Christmas.
Instead of sending a boilerplate Christmas card to all of your loved ones, here's a list of inexpensive things you can tuck into the Christmas cards or holiday cards to make them more special.
Want to dress like Lara Croft for Halloween, cosplay, or a costume party? In this article you will find tips on how to achieve Lara's signature look.
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.
The Pilgrims were not the first to celebrate Thanksgiving in America and this holiday's traditions have continued to evolve since the Pilgrims.
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.
Groundhog Day is a holiday that is thousands of years old. What is it's ancient meaning? Groundhog Day, the movie, delivers another spiritual message, as well.