Who are some of the people that go unnoticed in your life? Read through this list of people who'd love to receive a plate of your Christmas cookies this year!
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.
A New Years trivia quiz to test your knowledge of the history and facts surrounding New Year and New Year's Eve.
Many of us are familiar with the Easter holiday, but what is the real meaning of Easter and Lent, and what are some Easter and Lent traditions? Learn about Easter bread, egg frittata and palm weaving.
This Christ-centered Easter egg hunt is the perfect thing to bring the real spirit of Easter into your home while having a lot of fun with your family at the same time.
Christmas word searches of varying difficulties, including a snowman-shaped word search for children.
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!
People feel obligated to spend a lot of money on some symbolic gesture of love on Valentine’s Day. Take heart! There are still ways to celebrate without breaking the bank.
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.
Use two round cake pans and a loaf pan to make an easy snowman-shaped cake. It's simple to make, and your kids will have tons of fun decorating it.
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!
Easter is coming up, so it’s time to explore ideas for Easter crafts for preschoolers. Here are 15 easy and fun Easter crafts you can do with your kids! Have fun!
A fun and festive spin on a traditional breakfast favorite. This recipe yields a delicious treat that looks and tastes like no other French toast you have ever tasted. Perfect for Halloween.
Holla Mohalla is a unique Sikh festival held annually at Sri Anandpur Sahib, India. It is a big event for Sikhs around the world and also marks the beginning of the Sikh New Year.
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.
I love Halloween. Every year, I can’t wait for it to roll around. I even splurge on the full-size candy bars – and, no, I won’t tell you where I live. But I don’t want to spend too much decorating. There are plenty of things you can do to decorate your house without going broke. Most of them you can do yourself, and if I say that, then you should know they’re all super easy because I’m one of the least craft people I know!
How to celebrate Women's Day? There are tons of wonderful things to do on this special day. Use your heart to show how much you care and cherish a woman in your life on International Women's Day.
Do you have a long gift list? A gift from your kitchen might be the answer. But what if you're also short of "talent in the kitchen"? No need to be a Master Chef to make these treats.
If you find yourself in the Windy City over Thanksgiving there is plenty to do to keep you entertained.
In the U.S., many people send Easter cards to family and friends who live far away when they cannot see each other during this holiday season. Here's a pop-up card everyone will enjoy getting.
A quick and easy Halloween treat that isn't tricky! Made with seasonal monster cereal, each creepy little cupcake is full of flavor and fright. Perfect for parties and kids can help!
The history of Hanukkah gelt from its monetary origins to when chocolate coins were first "minted." Learn what gelt is used for and where to get it.
To prove he wasn’t a chicken! This is one of the very many Thanksgiving jokes you might find funny for the Thanksgiving holiday.
What do you know about the Christmas story? Have you been told the truth about Jesus' birth? Read this to find out how versions of this story have differed slightly from the Bible's account of this miraculous event.
Just because you're not in high school anymore doesn't mean you can't go to Monster High on Halloween!
It's easy to become overwhelmed and lose that magical feeling of Christmas with all the hustle and bustle. This year, open your heart to the precious gifts that truly bring in the spirit of Christmas.
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.
No Halloween party is complete without a table full of spooky and delicious treats to set the scene. These ideas are sure to tickle your taste buds and impress guests of all ages!
The true spirit of Christmas lives on in each of us, as we share what we have with others and extend love and forgiveness. As long as we endeavor to do those things, Santa Claus will always be real.
Don't toss those Christmas cards right after the holiday. There are dozens of ways to repurpose them.
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!
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!
Christmas comes with joy already built in. No personal spending is required to embrace the Christmas spirit and spread cheer. Here are six activities to enhance Christmas joy with no extra money.
Santa's Elf on the Shelf sidekick is back with funny Christmas gift ideas for kids of all ages. Here are 9 humorous holiday gag gift ideas for what to get kids, tweens, teens, and the young at heart.
Here are 12 ideas for inexpensive, easy (almost no talent required) gifts to make for those on your Christmas list.
The SMART system aims to help people achieve their goals, including their New Year's resolutions. Good goals are challenging but realistic and are measurable.
There are some truly oddball holidays most have never even heard of; the first 6 months of the year are put forth here for your amusement
The BEST date ideas for Valentine's Day. You'll find creative, romantic and fun Valentine's Day date ideas in a list of date and gift ideas for Valentine's Day and the history of Valentine's Day.
Mummies, pumpkins, and vampires—oh, my! Besides those ghoulish delights, you'll find 30+ other Halloween-themed charades ideas here.
These sparkly, jeweled firecrackers make the perfect decorations for the 4th of July! They are super easy to make and look great.
Celebrate Easter with this cute bunny! This project uses just basic materials and can be simplified to do with all ages. Or you can add a lot of detail to dress up your bunny for the Easter holiday!
Love the color and design of an old wool sweater so much that you can't bear to throw it out? Turn it into a fun and fuzzy pumpkin to decorate your home for fall!
What are you agreeing to when someone asks, "Will you be my Valentine?" What do you do when someone demands, "Be mine?" Find out what these sentences actually mean by analyzing their syntactical form.
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.
Every year the Christmas season begins a little bit earlier with a bigger focus on commercialism. This simple tradition will help keep Christ the center of your countdown to Christmas.
Kindness doesn't have to cost money. If you're tired of giving traditional presents, I've written a list of a few ways to be truly kind and amazingly helpful this holiday season.
Napkins, some glue, and some rocks are all you need to make these adorable holiday decorations. They also make great gifts.
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.
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.
The origins of figgy pudding date back to medieval England. At that time it was not a dessert, but a method of preserving meats for the winter months.
Make a heart shaped Valentine's Day card with this easy to follow picture tutorial. Gather the materials you need and create a unique Valentine for your special someone. Making cards is fun and easy
If you live in a small apartment or house then you know decorating for Christmas can be a challenge. Don't let that stop you from making your apartment a beautiful treasure for this holiday season.
The kids are on break, and you're trying to prepare the holiday meal. These tips will keep your kids inspired, busy, and out of your hair. They will have fun, and your work will get done faster!
Wings are the most attractive part of a costume. Make your own Tinkerbell wings. Your little princess will surely be proud wearing her fantastic wings on her birthday, Halloween or costume party.
This is how a view mothers day. I suppose this is from a child's point of view, since I have no children. Unless- do pets count? I'm theoretically a mom because of them, right?
Halloween bookmarks are fun to make. This one has an origami bat on the top. A fun paper craft for Halloween or any time of the year.
Oh, no! Rumor has it that Santa will retire soon. Compilation of his "nice and naughty" list has been outsourced to a young intern, the Elf on the Shelf. He is candy cane clueless in his new duties.
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.
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.
This site features several printable paper lantern templates for the Year of the Rooster that are easy to print, color, and fold for Chinese New Year decorations.
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.
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.
It's Halloween Time at Disneyland once again! Here is your guide to all the things you can expect at the park this Halloween season!
So what do adults do if we can't have an entertaining time at grandma's house during the holidays? Try going for a walk, lending a helping hand, or brushing up on your family's history.
Halloween treats in brown paper bags craft. Decorate the brown paper bags for Halloween treat bags. Homemade treat bag ideas. Halloween treat recipes. How to make treat bags for kids. DIY paper bag cr
Shed the old and prepare to embrace the new. Give yourself a fresh start in the New Year with this simple to-do list.
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.
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.
Are you looking for ways to take some of the stress out of the holiday season? For many people, holidays compound worry, fatigue, and financial burden. Here are some thoughtful ideas for coping.
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.
Most likely there were was no cornucopia at the first Thanksgiving, so when did it become a part of our Thanksgiving holiday?
What is the history of the Christmas wreath? Where and how did the Christmas wreath originate? Let's take a look at how the ubiquitous Christmas wreath got its start as a part of our Christmas decor staples.
Stumped about what to put in your annual Christmas letter? Then think outside the box. Maybe it's time for an extreme makeover.
You better not cry, you better watch out, because Krampus is coming to town... and this ancient Christmastide demon isn't as forgiving as his jolly red-suited counterpart.
These ideas on how to keep Christ in Christmas explain the meaning of the Christmas symbols: Christmas colors, Christmas wreath and the Candy Cane. They give meaning to Christ centered activities.
Do you want to make an Easter dessert that is both adorable and disgusting at the same time? Well, I have the recipe for you! Bunny poo poo is an easy new Easter snack that is sure to be a hit.
Find out the history of Black Friday and just why it's "Black". You will be surprised to learn the simple reason.
I love Christmas music and somehow I narrowed it down to my ten favorite Christmas songs. I found it interesting to see where these songs came from and the history behind them.
This cute cat ornament is a cheery addition to any Christmas tree and fun to personalize for gift-giving. My tutorial includes all the directions and templates for making your own festive ornament!
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.
Recycle an old book or magazine to make a decorative Christmas tree. A fun project to do with kids. Use an old trade paperback or a thick magazine to make this inexpensive Christmas decoration.
These are examples of Christmas card messages for friends. Writing a Christmas wish to your friend will be a breeze after reading through these thoughtful, sincere, and funny messages.
Snowmen are part of the Christmas decorations and ornaments but they can really last all winter long, if it's cold enough outside.
Many of our Christmas traditions began with the Celtic culture and traditions. Let's explore the rich tradition and lineage here.
Driving around looking at beautiful Christmas light displays is a fun pastime in Texas. This is a directory of some of the best.
A list of Christmas charades ideas, perfect for parties or as a game for a family gathering. Christmas charades words list
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.
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.
Fall is the perfect time to create memories with your family. Go apple picking. Design your own Halloween costumes, make a balloon turkey, and more.
These glass block presents are so easy to make. It can be an elegant gift or a festive decoration. Whether you make them as gifts, or make a few for yourself, everyone will be thrilled ...
One of the most important ethnic festivals in Singapore, Chinese New Year is a dazzling display of lights, food and auspicious well wishes.
An art teacher teaches how to make this adorable keepsake hand-print of your child using an easy salt dough recipe made with flour and water. Santa is painted with long lasting acrylics.
In the Victorian Era, ideas of Pilgrims, women, and turkeys at Plymouth were created by one widow in her ladies' magazine. Her 40 years of campaigning changed Thanksgiving for the next 150 years.
Use these Valentine's day greeting card messages for your girlfriend. Or you can write your own message using these tips. Your options include writing a love poem for your sweetheart.
This is a special recipe my family uses every year. We like to make our holiday bread the 'old fashioned' way and infuse it with a special ingredient you can't get at the store: magic!
Rock out to these thriller tunes this Halloween! This playlist churns out 50 rocking songs featuring witches, ghosts, monsters, devils and music that is just plain spooky.
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 the 34th year.
Many photos show my cousin's prize winning Shih Tzu dogs in all kinds of costumes & poses. They are dressed for every occasion & season of the year.
This easy holiday ornament is a great way to recycle or reuse your favorite seasonal greetings into decorations that you can enjoy for years to come. This project is also a fun activity for kids!
Here you will find a variety of quick, printable templates for greeting cards for the Year of the Rooster, celebrating Chinese New Year. They are easy to print and color.
Whether you want to celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas or countdown the days until Santa Claus comes to town, these advent calendar theme ideas will surprise and delight the lucky recipients.
A collection of popular and favorite Christmas Carols for kids, includes YouTube clips and interesting facts about the Christmas song.
Learn how to make quick, cheap, and easy Halloween costumes out of things laying around your house. You can make a memorable costume out of a pizza box, some foil, or a poster board! Photos included.
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.
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.
A family documents their celebration hoping it will enthuse and ease Thanksgiving preparation for cooks and planners who need a little inspiration - includes ideas and recipes.
Here is a list of 25 fun songs for your Christmas party or gathering, with a heavy emphasis on classic rock. Some are original, some are improved versions of traditional favorites.
This is an easy craft for kids to make. This tutorial will teach you how to make an adorable bunny puppet.
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?
New Year's Day arrives on different dates in the world, according to the culture in which it is celebrated. You might like to celebrate more than one!
Check out these Christmas card wording ideas and examples and be inspired when it comes to writing your own.
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.
Halloween cookie decorating ideas. Fun, cute, and sometimes ghoulish, cookie decorating ideas. Halloween cookie, cupcake and cake pop ideas. Fun Halloween cookie and cupcake decorating tips. Spooky!
If you're looking for a Valentines Day craft to do with your children you will find a great selection here, from treat packs, to love bugs, to butterflies, to crayons.
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.
Like Secret Santa exchanges but not the stress ? Learn how to create a Secret Valentines' Gift exchange for friends and co-workers and enjoy a fun gift exchange the week before Valentine's Day.
Boilo, also known as "coal cracker" champagne and Schuylkill moonshine, is a warm homemade beverage that originated from northeastern Pennsylvania. It's made of wassail-style grain alcohol and fruit!
Trans Siberian Orchestra's music has popped up around the world synchronized with home Christmas lights. Enjoy this collection of 12 songs with amazing Christmas light displays.
Mother’s Day is celebrated the world over. What is the history of the holiday and how has it changed over the years? What are some famous quotes abut mothers?
What’s better than a good joke to get you feeling festive? Children's education experts agree that sharing jokes is an excellent way to develop language skills. Kids don’t care about that; they just want to laugh! (And for the grown ups in the...
I especially like to see how creative others have gotten with the design of an ASCII art Christmas tree. It can be kept simple or be quite complicated. I've yet to see one I don't like.
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.
It can be hard to limit yourself to just a few Halloween decorations when you're on a budget. Consider these ideas for fun, functional Halloween items that can be reused and recycled over the years.
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 how to make kid-friendly Halloween punches, complete with floating severed hands and ghastly garnishes.
More than 220 versions of The Little Drummer Boy have been released around the world since it was first composed in 1928. After some some show biz hanky-panky in the 1940's-50's 'Carol of the Drum' (original title) became a huge hit as the' Little Drummer Boy' - in the early 60's. Since then artists as varied as Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, The Cranberries and Bing Crosby - even Marlene Dietrich have sung this popular Christmas carol.
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!
Hanukkah doesn't need to take second place to Christmas anymore. Learn how to make your celebration something you and your family will look forward to each year.
Warm up this winter with a delicious mug of melted snowman soup. I promise no real snowmen were harmed in the making of these treats! Hot chocolate, candies and marshmallows wrapped up in a cute bag.
This article outlines several easy Halloween costumes for adults that you can make quickly using some basic DIY materials.
Find directions for creating four easy, quick, inexpensive, and fun Hanukkah decorations here: Latkes on a Plate, Maccabee Helmet, Hanukkah Banner, and Dreidel Box. Kids will have a blast and you won't have broken the bank buying supplies. Happy Hanukkah!
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.
Check out this easy and fun tutorial on how to make these super cute sequin firecracker decorations for 4th of July. Opt for a sequined or a bejeweled version!
Learn how to make fresh Christmas centerpieces for under ten dollars. Learn simple tricks and money-saving techniques to create inexpensive beautiful centerpieces.
As the older generation passes on and the younger one grows up, when and how does responsibility shift for hosting family gatherings?
Mums are strong, fearless, loving, kind, gentle, and above all else, are always there for us no matter what! To celebrate Mother's Day, here are 10 amazing mums from all over the world.
This is another of my very cute recycled Christmas projects to make this holiday season. This little cutie is made from a popsicle stick and a few other supplies that were lying around the house.
For many people, tinsel and garland have now become synonymous with one another, with some now calling the combination garland tinsel or tinsel garland. In the past though, tinsel was though of as the long, thin, stringy silver that you hung on the...
Christmas is the season to show love to other people. Here are my list of famous characters during this season.
Samhain, Hallowmas, All Hallows' Eve, Hallowe'en: the holiday's Pagan origins—as told by someone who loves the holiday.
Twig reindeer are adorable additions to any holiday display or Christmas tree decorating. With a few craft supplies and twigs from your yard, learn how to make this cute reindeer pair for your home.
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.
Trick-or-treaters who beg at your door on Halloween hoping for a donation of candy might be surprised to be offered soul cakes instead. But by offering them, you would be observing ancient traditions.
Christmas has been marked in Ireland since St Patrick brought Christianity to the island in the fifth century. Over the centuries pagan Celtic customs merged with Christianity to produce some uniquely Celtic Christmas traditions for the winter...
This article will show you how to make a paper bell. You'll also find some bell-themed songs to listen to while you're crafting.
Collection of original ideas for edible Mother's Day bouquets. Homemade edible gifts that are easy to make, inexpensive and look fantastic. .
Nativity sets are a traditional part of Christmas for many people. Find out more about their history, as well as collecting both antique and contemporary sets
How-tos for three easy Christmas crafts using glass ball ornaments. Decorate your tree with these cute ornaments or give them as gifts.
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.
Mango Peanut Butter Valentine's Heart Dessert is a no bake but easy and delicious fruity mango dessert for two people. It has only five ingredients.
Bring a little Rock N Roll to your Halloween decorations this year with these KISS inspired pumpkin carving templates!
A brief history of the first Thanksgiving and the second first Thanksgiving and its journey to 'Please pass the gravy'—and why we have a woman to thank.
The history and origins of Christmas is neither plain nor clear, but much can be found with patience. One researcher's conclusions.
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.
A collection of stunning-looking Thanksgiving appetizers, side dishes and desserts that taste just as good as they look. Ideas for your Thanksgiving dinner menu.
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.
Is your father widowed? Father's Day can be an excellent time to give him thoughtful gifts that benefit not only him, but you as his child. The article suggests ways to give.
Modern Christians will celebrate Christmas this week, most not knowing where the traditions they so love, originated from.
Are you looking for funny and creative ideas to hide your Elf on the Shelf? Check out some ideas and pictures of our Elf's adventures!
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.
You've probably heard of Hanukkah - many non-Jews have. But you may be surprised to learn that it's not an especially religious celebration. Because it falls at the end of the Georgian calendar year - November/December time - it's often associated...
Want to have epic stockings this year? Look no further. Here's a list of over 95 inexpensive stocking stuffer ideas for your kids' stockings.
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.
This article will describe one design and theme for decorating the church and altar for Advent and Christmas. I hope it will serve as an inspiration for a design for your worship space in the future.
Family traditions are important for children. I have several favorite traditions that have great meaning for me, and I passed them on to my children. Cutting our own Christmas tree is just one.
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 much more than feasting, watching football and snoozing. Share your blessings with others and you will be rewarded ten-fold.
Christmas is filled with all kinds of traditions; but where do they come from, and what do they mean?
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.
This is a hub about how to make a small book out of a deck of cards. Mine is on "52 things I love about you" that I made for my husband.