It is said that displaying 12 round-shaped fruits on New Year's Eve will attract good fortune and luck for the coming year. Are you out of ideas for round fruits to add to your table this year? Here are over 20 ideas for circular fruits.
This article includes 15 printable templates for several different easy Year of the Rat cards to craft. Each card shows a picture of a rat, and the phrase "Happy New Year" is written in English, Mandarin, and pinyin.
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.
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.
Black cats are the least likely to be adopted from shelters. Celebrate Black Cat Appreciation Day on August 17th to bring awareness to these beautiful and loyal pets.
Learn how to make handmade, lace Victorian-style Christmas ornaments. Inside, you'll find tutorials and ideas.
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.
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.
Valentine's Day is typically marketed to men, encouraging them to do more for their wives on February 14th. Why should women be excluded? Men need love, too. Read on to find out how to love your man.
Examples of sweet messages you can write in a card to show affection and gratitude to your mom on Mother’s Day.
All over the world, humans celebrate the cycle of life: birth, adulthood, procreation, and death. However, death has always been of particular interest to people worldwide. How we deal with death is sometimes manifested through celebrations. This article will take a somewhat jaunty look at this.
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.
What is the origin of April Fool's Day? What is the meaning of tomfoolery and other fool-ish things? What are some common proverbs and sayings about fools?
Some of the meanings and traditions of Christmas, from a secular family that loves the magic and wonder of the holiday.
'Tis the season for Christmas word games! Here is our list of over 100 words about everything from Santa and snow days to holiday decorations and the birth of Jesus!
Find out how to make a realistic fake wound for a Halloween costume, using ingredients you already have in your house.
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.
Simbang Gabi is a Filipino Christmas tradition. It is a series of nine dawn masses on the days leading up to Christmas. The masses can start as early as 4:00 a.m. It begins on December 16 and ends at midnight on the 24th of December, Christmas Eve.
These sparkly, jeweled firecrackers make the perfect decorations for the 4th of July! They are super easy to make and look great.
For my Halloween display, I made a Georgie skeleton and paper sailboat from the horror movie "IT." This article includes step-by-step instructions and original photos so you can follow along and make a Georgie skeleton for your own front yard display.
This fun, free quiz is great for St Patrick's Day or any Irish-themed activity. The questions cover general knowledge, history, folklore, geography and the arts. It is suitable for many social situations—from family parties, classroom settings, club or pub quizzes.
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.
How is Christmas in Singapore celebrated? Simply put, it is a season of festive lights, hearty celebrations, yummy food, and yuletide sharing.
Every year, my family gets together to celebrate Halloween. Here are seven of our favorite Halloween party games and activities with instructions and pictures.
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.
Out of all four seasons, I believe fall is the best one. It really doesn't get much better than the constant family-time and perfect weather. Read on to learn why you should embrace the changes autumn brings.
Take a look at quotes from famous people about the power and benefits of having a thankful heart throughout every time in our lives.
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!
Need ideas for decorating your golf cart for St. Patrick's Day? Here are tips and examples to get you started. Decorated golf carts work great as parade floats.
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.
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.
The symbolism of Christmas includes many animals. Both those associated with the Christ story and earlier pagan traditions.
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!
Juneteenth is a holiday that celebrates the anniversary of the day Texas slaves learned of their freedom in 1865. This article discusses Juneteenth, the slow process of emancipation, and how one artist uses his work to keep the memory of Texas slaves' emancipation alive in the modern day.
This article lists important ancient Roman festivals, holidays and celebrations in alphabetical order from A through Fe. Each occasion listed includes a short history and description as well as the date or dates on which it was held.
In the United States, National Cupcake Day is celebrated every year on December 15th. These elegant, beautifully decorated sweet treats are one of my favorite desserts. Learn more about cupcakes and try out my recipe to celebrate this special day with your family or friends.
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.
Every year around the Fourth of July, animal shelters across the United States take in many more dogs and cats than usual. Here are 7 easy ways you can keep your pets safe and comfortable when those fireworks go off.
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.
This article 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.
Letter-writing is not a lost art! Add a romantic love letter to the arsenal of caring gestures you plan to extend to your partner or spouse this Valentine's Day.
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!
The New Year's celebration in Russia is a unique event that encompasses more than just the marking of the new calendar 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.
Shed the old and prepare to embrace the new. Give yourself a fresh start in the New Year with this simple to-do list.
Many of our Christmas traditions began with the Celtic culture and traditions. Let's explore the rich tradition and lineage here.
Make Easter even more fun by playing a few word games during your festivities! Here are over 100 words related to Easter and it's religious significance to help you plan a new Easter tradition!
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.
How do you plan to 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 here for everyone. Check out this article for ideas, recipes, and trivia.
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 at all the reindeers' personalities.
Word games are always a hit with both young and old. See how many words you can spell out of the letters that make up "Happy New Year"! It's a great group activity for New Year's Eve.
Using the Cards Template in Microsoft Word, you can quickly and easily create a custom card for that awesome father in your family. Whether it's for your own dad, your husband, your brother, or your son, use these steps to create a personalized card for them!
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.
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 by taking a look at this article.
This article contains over 20 easy, printable templates for pig crafts for Chinese New Year celebrations. Busy parents, librarians, and teachers can print these decorations for kids to use in crafts.
Two versions of a play for children (ages 5–10) that tells the folk tale of the race that determined Chinese zodiac animals. Has printable props for the children.
Working at Toys R Us during the Christmas season was enough to make me almost lose hope that the true Christmas spirit still existed . . . until one little boy taught me a lesson that changed it all.
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.
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.
This article describes how Constance Penswick Smith campaigned during the early 20th century for the revival of an ancient Roman Catholic Church service historically held during Lent. Her mission led to the celebration and honouring of mothers on what is now celebrated in the UK as Mother's Day.
Mummies, pumpkins, and vampires—oh, my! Besides those ghoulish delights, you'll find 30+ other Halloween-themed charades ideas here.
There are certain Thanksgiving Day traditions that families hold dear throughout America. Here are six of my favorites, from cranberry sauce to football.
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!
Great facts and traditions about the American Flag, how to display it and dates when it is typically displayed.
Use this list of over 35 examples of what to write in a Christmas card for a child. These kid-friendly wishes will brighten the holiday for a special young person.
Each year, the 1st Friday in March is celebrated by Christians worldwide as a day of prayer, unity, and cooperation. Join us as we pray for peace, tolerance, and unity.
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.
Learn everything there is to know about celebrating Christmas in Ireland from customs and traditions to festivities and Irish holiday fare.
Why make real New Year's resolutions when you'll probably abandon them anyway? Here's a list of some funny resolutions, including some about technology, diets, and money. Laugh before you set yourself up for failure!
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.
Christmas is the season to show love to other people. Here is my list of 10 famous characters from this holiday season.
Mother’s Day is coming up in just a few days. You should give her something that comes from the heart. Even those people who are not great writers will find that they can probably give their mom a great Mother’s Day gift using just a pen and paper.
Don't have money to spend on costumes and makeup this Halloween? Follow along with this easy, step-by-step tutorial to create realistic bruise effects using nothing but non-toxic, washable markers.
Rather than a cut tree that will die after the holidays and be discarded, a living Christmas tree that is planted in your yard after the holidays beautifies your landscape and is full of holiday memories.
Celebrate America’s Independence Day with this rocking 4th of July playlist! Add some patriotic songs to your summer workout or cookout playlist.
Pumpkins come in dozens of shapes, sizes, and even colors. Which ones make the best jack-o-lanterns?
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.
The fascinating history and origin of Halloween. Trick or Treat, Jack-o-lanters, and Halloween itself.
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.
This article contains numerous examples of messages you can write in your wife or girlfriend's Valentine's Day card. Use these as inspiration to help you figure out the best sweet and romantic message to write to her on this special holiday of love.
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.
Christmas trees are a tradition in most homes and the White House is no exception. Beautiful trees decorated in unique themes chosen by the First Ladies are endearing to the public but also have stirred controversy, such as Melania Trump's red trees for Christmas 2018.
Every Christmas season for 48 years, a coconut was anonymously delivered to the home of Ed Clinch. The prank eventually received international attention. Here is a look at the rest of the story.
Here are seven spooky fused-bead patterns you can use when crafting this Halloween. Making Perler and Hama bead designs is a fun Halloween craft activity for kids and adults alike.
Not sure what to write in a Christmas card to friends and family? Check out this list of greetings and letter-writing tips for ideas and inspiration. Also included are festive ideas for spending more one-on-one time with your BFF.
"I'll stop wearing black when they make a darker color." Learn how to create the perfect Wednesday Addams costume for Halloween. With the right outfit, makeup, hair, and attitude, your Wednesday costume will definitely be a hit.
Learn about ten celebrities and famous people born on Christmas. Do these people share anything in common? Find out and take the quiz to test your knowledge of these famous Christmas babies.
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."
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.
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.
Father's Day is a special time to show what your relationship means to you––whatever kind of father he is or was. Here are several ideas for choosing a gift that reflects the two of you together.
These are examples of messages to write in a Father's Day card. Father's Day messages can be sincere or goofy, but they should always be personal. If you're having trouble figuring out what to write, use these example messages to get started.
The year 2020 is special for many reasons. Here is some trivia about what makes 202o unique. I hope you find it interesting!
You can explain Independence Day and the whole Revolutionary War in less than 10 minutes at your 4th of July picnic by only using condiments and pennies.
This year's Christmas village houses and accessories have arrived! See a few of my favorite village miniatures, and start, or continue, your own collection.
Here you'll find lots of interesting and fun facts and trivia about the magical and legendary Irish leprechaun fairy character. It's a great St. Patrick's Day topic for schoolkids and adult educators to learn from and enjoy.
Here are some example messages, poems, and quotes to use for a Valentine's card or text message. These examples are meant to express gratitude for friends and acknowledge their support.
Christmas shopping for a newborn isn't always the easiest task, but there are plenty of options for nice Christmas gifts for them.
Moms are great inspiration for beautiful music! Celebrate your mom this Mother's Day with one of these beautiful Christian Mother's Day songs.
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.
What were your favorite candies from trick or treating? I had a few favorites and I made sure my siblings didn't get their hands on them.
Chinese New Year in Singapore is always a dazzling display of lights, food, and auspicious well wishes.
Looking for ideas to dress up your holiday table? Consider these Thanksgiving centerpiece decorations.
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.
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.
Trying to figure out how to acknowledge your stepmother on Mother's Day? Here are some tips and suggestions that might help you express your appreciation for your stepmom.
Flying flags, picnic dining, parades, patriotic songs, and fireworks are just a few of the ways that we celebrate the 4th of July in the U.S.
Ahh, the Thanksgiving Day potluck—a marathon kitchen gathering that reminds me of office "team-building" exercises, which leads me to ask, "What type of cook are you?"
Do you know a Wiccan mom? Maybe your own mom is Wiccan. If you're struggling with gift ideas for Mother's Day, consider some of these.
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, it has made up for its youth with an assortment of holidays.
First Father's Day gifts are so special. The new or soon-to-be dad deserves an awesome gift to celebrate the occasion. Look here for some of the best and coolest Father's Day gifts for new dads.
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!
Contains over 25 easy, printable templates for dog crafts for Chinese New Year celebrations. Busy teachers, librarians, and parents can print these decorations for kids.
Santa Claus doesn't have to be male. This is a guide to some of the female gift-givers found in European culture including La Befana, Tante Arie, Frau Holle, Perchta, and the evil Gryla.
An article exploring the meaning of dia de los muertos face painting, including day of the dead symbols such as skulls and flowers.
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.
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!
Decoration Day has been celebrated for hundreds of years in the American South. Learn about the rituals and traditions of this holiday that may have inspired the modern-day observance known as Memorial Day.
Palm leaves or fronds can be used to make various crafts—the most popular being a crucifix for the Catholic celebration of Palm Sunday. You can also make beautiful flowers. Learn how to make a rose in eight simple steps.
Tutorials on how to create exceptional DIY Christmas ornaments out of items you have around the house.
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.
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.
July 4th is the most American of holidays. But, as familiar as it is, here are eleven things you may not know about Independence Day.
There are many Buddhist and government public holidays in Thailand. Read about some of the long five-day weekend holidays that I have experienced while living in different parts of Thailand.
This article covers everything you need to know about the year of the horse in the Chinese zodiac, including the personality traits of those born during this year, as well as the mythology behind the year of the fire horse.
Looking for some Thanksgiving-themed words to use in vocabulary games with family and friends this holiday season? Check out this list of 100 Thanksgiving-related terms and phrases. These are perfect for charades, word-searches, crosswords, bingo, and more.
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.
"Midsummer," the Summer Solstice, is a very fun and light-hearted Sabbat on the Wiccan Wheel of the Year! Learn about correspondences, associations, and traditions to help you plan celebrations!
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.
Here are some 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.
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.
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.
This article explains how to make a Buddi doll for your Halloween yard display this year. It is based on the character Chucky from the horror movie "Child's Play" (2019). I've included step-by-step instructions with photos so you can follow along and make your own.
This article is filled with great, and sometimes gross, party snack ideas. Find recipes for appetizers, desserts, snacks, and party ideas for kids.
One of the spooky traditions of Halloween is to decorate the house full of haunts and tricks! Here are three DIY Halloween crafts that are easy to make.
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.
Every year, the prices of the items in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" song change. These are the prices established by the PNC Wealth Management Christmas Index for Christmas 2019.
This article provides seashell Christmas ornament ideas and tutorials for a coastal beach Christmas theme.
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.
Why did the turkey cross the road? To prove he wasn’t a chicken! This is one of many funny and corny Thanksgiving jokes you can bust out at the dinner table or write in a card this year.
Celebrate National Pi Day on 3.14 using food, games, contests, art, humor, song, movies and other fun activities. March 14 is also Albert Einstein's birthday.
Memorial Day is more than just a three-day holiday. Learn the meaning and facts behind this day, as well as some ways you can celebrate with family and friends.
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.
This article includes over 20 easy craft projects for Chinese New Year celebrations. Each of these "Year of the Rat" crafts comes with a printable template to help you get started. Busy parents, librarians, and teachers can print these decorations for kids to use in crafts.
Passover is an eight-day holiday celebrated in the spring. What is Passover, and why do Jewish people honor the tradition with Seders and special foods? What is a Seder? Where did the Ten Commandments come from? Before watching the movie, check this out.
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.
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.
Bi Visibility Day is observed every September all over the world and is an important day to bring awareness to the unique challenges that bisexual people face. We can overcome the stigma that bi people face by using this day to increase visibility for the bi community.
Memorial Day is the kick-off to summertime fun, but June offers bushels of holidays to prevent boredom and create good memories.
Dive into this list of over 100 scary, spooky, and all-around fun Halloween vocabulary words to add some educational excitement to your family's celebration. These terms are great for charades, word-searches, scrambled-letter puzzles, crosswords, and more!
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.
Travel back in time to see what Christmas was like in the 1940s. Discover movies, music, stories from the war years and beyond.
These are examples of what to write in a Mother's Day card for your mom. Also included are tips and strategies for how to write a good Mother's Day wish.
Speeches are a wonderful way to communicate an important holiday message. These seven poems and speeches highlight the religious meaning of the Easter holiday. Share one or more with your family, friends, or congregation this Easter Sunday!
Not in the mood to go out on New Year's Eve? Did your friends all bail out on you? Still want to have a good time? Find out how to have fun on December 31st on your own.
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.
Short, sweet Christmas quotes can add cheer and sentiment to your seasonal Holiday cards. I put together this handy Christmas quotation resource page to help you find the words you need to add meaning to your message.
Since becoming vegan, I have struggled to figure out what to bring to my family's potluck events for Thanksgiving and Christmas. At these sorts of gatherings, my goal is to make things that I can eat but that will still be deliciously tempting for my non-vegan friends and relatives.
This article presents 10 fun and interesting facts about Easter for kids and adults to discover and enjoy. Teachers and educators can use this as a starting resource page in the spring season.
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.
What should you do for the Pagan holiday Lughnasadh, a.k.a Lammas? Well, here's an article that's just full of ideas for you to help you plan your own celebration! Dig in!
Most modern Christians celebrate Christmas without knowing where the traditions originated from. This article explores the little-known origins of Christmas.
I make all my own scary Halloween decorations for our front yard display. This is the 3D skull with blood and cobwebs that I made. Here is a step-by-step guide with my own photos. It is easy to make and very effective to scare the kids out trick or treating.
If you want to stay on the "nice" list, you'd better play nice and bring a great gift to your dirty Santa party! Check out our list of the 25 best dirty Santa/white elephant gift ideas under $25!
This is one of my favorite cute, recycled Christmas projects. This little cutie is made from a popsicle stick and a few other supplies that you probably have lying around the house.
Tis the season to be festive, but you're just burnt out. We all have those years. Don't worry about elaborate altars or casting circles; try these ideas for your holiday.
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.
Dirty Santa is a game like White Elephant, except you can scheme to avoid gag gifts and steal all the good ones. It's hugely entertaining, especially if you are anticipating a significant number of adults to gather for Christmas celebrations.
Gift-receiving etiquette and manners are important to know. Whether you are a child or a child at heart, this is a must-read guide.
Love, not money, is the commodity with which to acquire these gifts for Father's Day. Fathers will enjoy them any day of the year. Celebrate Fathers Day without money, but with lots of homemade fun.
So, you think you know everything about Valentine's Day? Test your knowledge of this popular festival with this fun and free thirty-question quiz.
Collection of original ideas for edible Mother's Day bouquets. Homemade edible gifts that are easy to make, inexpensive and look fantastic. .
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.
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.
Most likely there were was no cornucopia at the first Thanksgiving, so when did it become a part of our Thanksgiving holiday?
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.
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.
What are the most important Chinese New Year legends to know? Here are the top 5 myths and stories associated with the Lunar New Year.
Tutorial for making an easy and beautiful wreath out of inexpensive Christmas ball ornaments. Perfect for indoor or outdoor decorative wreaths.
Are you looking for something different in Christmas music this year? Celebrate the season with fresh, new offerings from contemporary Christian music artists.
Music is part of many Thanksgiving celebrations. Sing God's praise with these new Thanksgiving songs by contemporary Christian music artists.
Get personal this Valentines & win his heart by crafting special things like a bouquet of his favorite chocolate bars or a box filled with his favorite liquors.
Creatively presented Easter desserts and appetizers. Fabulous food ideas to help you jazz up a spring or Easter party.
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.
Don't toss those Christmas cards right after the holiday. There are dozens of ways to repurpose them. Save money and cut down on waste by using those cards again.
When the Pilgrims arrived in the New World, they were taught how to survive by the Indians, who had lived in the area for a very long time. However, at the time of contact, the world of the Native Americans was very complex and diverse.
A collection of popular and favorite Christmas carols for kids. I've included YouTube clips and interesting facts about the Christmas songs.
Count down to Halloween with this list of 31 of the campiest scary movies ever made. All of these films are fun to watch and include just the right amount of gore.
Review this New Year's trivia quiz to test your knowledge of the history and facts surrounding the New Year and New Year's Eve.
Learn to make an interactive Christmas Card that will be cherished for years to come. Great approach to turning store bought or self-made cards into more than just another card. Simple and fun!