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.
Find free printable Christmas coloring pages featuring the nativity, Santa Claus, angels, Christmas trees, and famous cartoon characters.
Do your own skeleton or skull makeup for Halloween or any spooky occasion. Be the creepiest one at the party!
Spritz cookies are quick and easy to make. You can make a hundred (or more) of these in an hour of baking, and they make great gifts for family and friends during Christmas and festive seasons.
I don't enjoy the texture or taste of traditional fruitcake, but my grandma makes a mean refrigerated version that is moist and delicious. See the recipe below and try it for yourself!
This article reflects on our experience with a great, made-in-the-U.S., outdoor nativity scene that we absolutely loved.
Aging adults with mobility issues, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, or dementia can become isolated during the holidays. How can we help them to feel physically comfortable during family gatherings?
Akshaya Tritiya is an important festival celebrated by Hindus and Jains. Know more about this day’s origin, its significance and traditions.
Whether you're trying to think of a New Year's resolution or you just need some new goal ideas, this article has lots of ideas to help you become a better version of yourself.
Valentine's Day craft fun equals a wonderful gift idea, so if you like to make your own decorations and cards, check out this pretty Ombre Heart homemade craft project. It's inexpensive and fun to ma
Having financial difficulty this year and wondering how you are going to afford Christmas gifts this year for family and friends? I have a few ideas of gifts that are very affordable and thoughtful!
Homemade cookies are the bomb but when you've never baked before or followed a recipe how are you going to do it? Its easy, I promise. Let's make cookies!
Check out these "hearth-warming" options for decorating your home this holiday season, even if you don't have a Christmas tree.
Do you dread the Christmas season between Thanksgiving and New Year? You are not alone. There are ways to change that outcome and enjoy a Merry Christmas.
Advent begins on the first Sunday of December. Here you'll find eventually find some special readings for 2017.
Thanksgiving: a simple way to express gratitude and relax with loved ones or a stressful, complicated family fight. This article explains how to create the perfect, stress-free holiday.
A witch greeting craft that uses clear string lights and a pizza box. So easy to make and very impressive to view. Kids can help make this Halloween project.
Stay a while as I show you my beloved Christmas collection, from vintage Santas to antique ornaments. You'll probably see something you loved growing up but has since slipped your mind!
Family traditions during the holidays are a great way to spend the holiday season. Here is my family's tradition of the Christmas orange.
Madeline is everyone's favorite little girl from France and she also celebrates Christmas. Her Christmas book is a fun way to combine reading and a cultural experience in baking for Christmas.
Many people have been asking if Christmas trees go on sale on Black Friday. Certainly on the approach to Christmas itself, festive trees, both artificial and real, are on sale, but whether or not any bargains are to be had is up to the individual retailer.
DIY witches potion bottles Halloween craft for kids, adults. Make Halloween witch's potion bottles easily using recycled bottles and jars. Simple,easy decoration project. Witches brew bottles labels.
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.
Ever wondered about what Valentine's Day flowers go through before they get to you? Find out what a flower's journey might look like.
I wrote a fun mad lib you can play at your Christmas parties or family get-togethers. We tried it at one of our gatherings, and everyone was rolling in laughter.
Looking for a few great ideas to put the finishing touches on your special Thanksgiving dinner table? This article shares fun, classic, easy ideas for creating a stunning holiday table.
Looking for some inspired ideas for sprucing up your holiday home? Consider creating a themed holiday tree. This is the first of two hubs offering creative ideas for your next tree including classical, whimsical and colorful alternatives to more traditional ideas.
Interested in starting a Halloween boo in your neighborhood? Check out this article to learn more about this fun tradition, what to do if you're boo'd this Halloween, and learn what boo sign is.
Midnight Mass is a Holy Obligation Mass that likely requires some prior planning. Here, I'll talk about what new Catholics need to consider in advance of attending Midnight Mass.
Do you have Christmas catalogs laying around? With this quick trick, they can have a second life before you throw them in the trash.
The top 10 herbs and spices used during Christmas celebrations along with the lore associated with them. Photo gallery of the Christmas spices.
Christmas is big business in America. If you walk through Wal-Mart or Target in August, you'll feel like you need to put on a sweater and sip some hot chocolate. Santa faces are leering at you from the shelves, along with boxes and bows and reindeer...
Have a frugal Christmas using common items found around the house to decorate your home for the holiday season. Natural elements like pine cones and evergreen add an attractive and sustainable touch.
Reading "The Night Before Christmas" is a tradition in many families. Add a personalized version to your collection this year to create a feeling of belonging and interest in this beloved story.
Christmas brings magical thinking to all children and Jennifer L. Holm's "Little BabyMouse and the Christmas Cupcakes" is the perfect book to begin the holiday season with its own magic that inspires.
This article discusses a Nordic tradition that takes place on Christmas. It used to be said that, on Christmas, the souls of the dead would ride from house to house - they were the Asgard March.
St. Nicholas, who morphed into Santa Claus, was a real historical figure but much of what is known about his is mainly legend. St. Nicholas was a famous bishop in the early days of Christianity and he was known throughout the Mediterranean...
Creative and great-looking homemade gift ideas for Father’s Day. Father’s day gifts that dads will actually appreciate.
Simple and quick crafts and games to do with kids to celebrate Thanksgiving. Turkey crafts and turkey-themed games to get you and your child into the spirit of Thanksgiving.
Today I share my collection of vintage Christmas trees and decorations, which span the decades between 1920 and 1960.
This is a super simple recipe and decorating technique to creates an edible bouquet that even a beginner baker can make. It is constructed on a flat surface so it is easy.
A Valentine's day Disney gift guide for the girl in your life. I had so much fun putting together this guide for you!From charming cups to adorable charms, you're going to find something to love.
How do you fill a child's Christmas stocking without wasting money on useless junk? Here are ideas for frugal and useful stocking stuffers for kids.
Struggling to find the right words to write in your Christmas card? You've found the solution to your predicament!
It's wonderful to display photos of friends and family in your home, especially during the holidays. This cheery sign is a great way to incorporate your favorite photos into your Christmas decorating!
Some of my favourite Christmas ornaments are associated with the Charlie Brown Characters. Charlie Brown Christmas remains a mainstay of Seasonal TV programming
With all the hustle and bustle this popular holiday brings, it's easy to overlook simple safety concerns. Keep these tips in mind to ensure your child has a happy -- yet safe -- Halloween!
As Valentine's Day approaches, finding the perfect gift for your loved one has never been more important. This year skip the store and create the perfect gift your loved one will never forget.
Something that you have personally made for someone can have a very special meaning, and, it doesn't have to be expensive or difficult to make.
Decorate your yard with a solar light ghost this Halloween. Use inexpensive solar lights to make this easy, and spooky ghost craft.
These songs will put you in the Christmas spirit, but also make you think about what the season really means.
Here are some fun and easy Thanksgiving arts and crafts ideas for kids, including: Thanksgiving popcorn art, balloon turkeys, hand and feet turkeys, sugar cube art, and a leaf thank you card. card.
Here are 15 Factoids on Christmas Tree Trivia. The Christmas Tree has been a staple of the holiday tradition, but how many of us really know the truth behind that wonderful evergreen?
Here are twenty things that you can make for your mother's, grandmother's or wife's special day. The gifts don't have to be perfect, just give it a try and mom will love it!
Do you want to teach your children the meaning of Christmas? Here are good resources and an advent plan to use with small children.
My comprehensive list of music for Halloween with a heavy emphasis on classic rock. Add some of these to your playlist for this year's big party or haunted house.
Do you get frustrated with New Year's? Wondering if you have to have resolutions and how to complete them? You are not alone. There is a way to enjoy any new year and at any time.
For some people, the loss of family traditions or the excitement of the holidays can create a sense of grief. Perhaps it is time to change things to create a holiday that feeds the soul.
A Handmade Halloween card is fun to make. Draw a skull that fits your mood and put wings on it. The flying skull is a version of the flying heart.
Need a fun theme for an office Christmas party? Try an ugly-Christmas-sweater-themed event. This article will give you ideas on how to make an ugly Christmas sweater without breaking the bank.
We often end up with a ton of garbage after the Christmas holidays. It's time for us to help out in reducing and recycling waste. Here are 10 eco-friendly tips for the holidays you can easily do.
This ultimate holiday country music playlist includes 40 of the best festive songs that the genre has to offer. Celebrate the season with your favorite country legends and current stars!
These ten easy Halloween snacks are a spook-tacular addition to any fall party. From candy corn rice crispies to spider cookies, you're sure to find a cute, delicious treat here!
Get into the holiday spirit with this delightful project. This lovely Christmas tree skirt will add a handmade touch to your Christmas decor. All your friends will want one of their own!
Do you have piles of wine corks that savor memories of good cheer from the Christmas fun and you can't part with them. Then this project is for you. Make some Christmas reindeer out of your wine corks and put them out for the holidays to keep your memories fresh.
Thanksgiving is coming! And to get you in the holiday spirit, I have put together a list of movies to watch, food to eat, and activities to do to get you ready for fall!
Three family fruitcake recipes and "fruitcake cookies," plus the best commercial fruitcake I’ve ever found.
Looking for that amazing yet easy-to-make Halloween costume? Here's a list of six pop-culture inspired costumes that can be whipped up with just a few items and a little creativity.
Most people try their best to be honest, but there's one time a year that even the most truthful among us lie to themselves. Here's what you need to know about making a resolution: and sticking to it.
These adorable little ghosts are easy to make and taste just as fabulous as they look. Check out how easy it is to make these not-so-scary little guys for your next celebration!
A list of eight songs perfect for celebrating the festival of lights. Remind your friends and family about the miracle of Hanukkah by playing these holiday hits.
It's so simple and inexpensive to make outdoor decorations from bits of shrubs and berries you have right on your property.
Raksha Bandhan is a celebration of brother and sister love. This is an Indian celebration but over the years has expanded to people all around the world. What, why, and how are explained here.
The sights and sounds of Songkran, Thailand's traditional New Year water throwing festival held in April.
Vintage holidays are nostalgic for many collectors. Here I reminisce about some of my favorite ornaments and collectables from my childhood.
This brother-and-sister duo are near and dear to me. They go all out for every holiday, dressing up like turkeys, presidents, and even shadows! If you're looking for inspiration, you've found it.
Valentine's Day holds special memories for me because my mom always spent time helping me make my own Valentines when I was a child. She taught me all of the techniques her own mother taught her. I never handed out store bought cards.
Tis the season for Easter and Ostara. Here you'll find some humorous text-covered, bizarre, and interesting pictures that I've found over the years.
What's green, gooey, and good to eat? Green slime salsa dip! This recipe is easy to make, yummy to eat, and gross to look at. That's right: it's the perfect creepy recipe to serve at Halloween time.
Why spend money on expensive mass-produced cards? Really impress people by making your own heartfelt, handmade cards.
Suck at Valentine's day? Don't wanna spend the most romantic night of the year on the couch? Here's some things to consider.
When thinking of Halloween, you usually think about fancy dress parties, fireworks displays, and various other social observances, but for some, these activities don't seem quite so enticing.
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to holiday shopping, but here are five steps to eliminate unnecessary stress from the equation.
How to make Disney inspired Easter eggs for Easter. An easy way to decorate your eggs and add some Disney to your Easter!
Learn about the fiber craft of needle felting and see a step-by-step tutorial on how to sculpt a needle-felted reindeer Christmas tree ornament!
Since Christmas is fast approaching, I've put together a short list of key elements to help you make show-stopping drinks that'll no doubt impress.
Halloween has changed as it crossed the Atlantic from Europe and is now fervently celebrated in North America. Following are 13 modern 20th-century songs that delve into the dark but festive holiday.
Keep the peace during holiday gatherings. If you have ever had a holiday ruined by hurt feelings and hurled accusations, you know how devastating it can be. Here are some ideas to help you cope.
Flocked Christmas trees look great during the holiday season. Here is what to expect if you choose to have a flocked Christmas tree this year.
What kind of a Valentine's Day present do you get a man? What does a guy really want? The author polls her guy friends, does a little research, and comes up with her own idea on what a guy wants.
Skyrim costumes can be made easily from common materials. All it takes is a little inspiration and imagination.
With a bit of planning, you can bake tons of Christmas cookies all in one day. Here are some tips on how to make lots of cookies all at once.
Create your own Christmas tree with the following easy steps. You can complete this DIY project within 1-2 hours. This project is kid-friendly and safe with adult supervision and some item prepping.