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  • How to make Disney inspired Easter eggs for Easter. An easy way to decorate your eggs and add some Disney to your Easter!

    Disney-Inspired Easter Eggs

    Disney-Inspired Easter Eggs

    by Lyndsay Gamber1

  • It’s time for the annual Thanksgiving gathering, and you might just be dreading talking with your friends and relatives. Here are some tips and techniques to keep the peace.

    Thanksgiving Conversation Survival Guide

    Thanksgiving Conversation Survival Guide

    by Carolyn Fields10

  • 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.

    How to Prepare for and Celebrate Raksha Bandhan

    How to Prepare for and Celebrate Raksha Bandhan

    by Rieenna0

  • 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!

    Halloween Safety For Your Little Ones

    Halloween Safety For Your Little Ones

    by Cammie Galindo0

  • St. Nicholas, from whom Santa Claus has evolved, was a real person and saint who is still honored on December 6th, St. Nicholas Day, each year.

    December 6th: St Nicholas Day

    December 6th: St Nicholas Day

    by Chuck Nugent8

  • 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.

    How to Choose Valentine's Day Gifts for Men

    How to Choose Valentine's Day Gifts for Men

    by Carla J Swick9

  • Some of my favourite Christmas ornaments are associated with the Charlie Brown Characters. Charlie Brown Christmas remains a mainstay of Seasonal TV programming

    Cool Charlie Brown Christmas Ornaments

    Cool Charlie Brown Christmas Ornaments

    by Christine and Peter Broster2

  • It happens the third Monday of January every year: the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. This celebration has been a federal holiday since 1983 and it was finally formally recognized as such in all 50 states by 2000.

    Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day With Children

    Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day With Children

    by recappers delight10

  • A pre-fab gingerbread kit looks easy, but they can be challenging. Here are a few useful tips, and a little humor, to help you get through the experience. If this article helps one person, my work here is done

    How to Keep Your Gingerbread Village From Falling Apart

    How to Keep Your Gingerbread Village From Falling Apart

    by Sherry Hewins11

  • How did this popular decoration become associated with Christmas? Why do we kiss underneath it?

    What Is Mistletoe?

    What Is Mistletoe?

    by Caren White4

  • 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...

    How to Have a Non-Consumerist Christmas

    How to Have a Non-Consumerist Christmas

    by juliaeverheart1

  • Did you know that Christmas was banned for about 400 years? Christmas in Scotland is truly magical, these days! Let me tell you about the beautiful winters and flaming puddings.

    My Experience With Christmas in Scotland

    My Experience With Christmas in Scotland

    by Silver Fish8

  • Information on the lifestyle, characteristics, and personality of those born during the Chinese year of the Tiger.

    Year of the Tiger

    Year of the Tiger

    by Samantha Harris8

  • Don't forget pregnant moms on Mother's Day. Although their child is still unborn, a mom begins motherhood long before her bundle of joy makes their entrance. Gift her with something special.

    Mother's Day Gifts for Pregnant Moms

    Mother's Day Gifts for Pregnant Moms

    by Tawnya3

  • Information of the year of the pig and the personality traits of those born during the Chinese year of the pig.

    Year of the Pig

    Year of the Pig

    by Samantha Harris2

  • 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.

    How to Be Kind This Christmas

    How to Be Kind This Christmas

    by Sarah Spradlin6

  • St. Patrick's Day Parade   People all over the world enjoy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day every March 17th. For many Americans, it’s a day of drinking, dancing, feasting, and general revelry. Many of us attend parades, or parties, or both!...

    St. Patrick's Day: True or False?

    St. Patrick's Day: True or False?

    by Holle Abee20

  • 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.

    Making Ugly Christmas Sweaters

    Making Ugly Christmas Sweaters

    by Julie Grimes12

  • 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!

    The Ultimate Holiday Country Music Playlist

    The Ultimate Holiday Country Music Playlist

    by Isabella King0

  • Tell the story of Jesus' death and resurrection with the help of objects inside 12 plastic eggs. My kids LOVE this tradition, and my husband and I love that they are learning about Jesus!

    Resurrection Eggs: An Easter Activity for Kids

    Resurrection Eggs: An Easter Activity for Kids

    by ExpectGreatThings19

  • Legends depict leprechauns as tricksters, so part of St. Patrick's Day is all about the wearing green, playing tricks on people, and having fun. Learn how to prepare a leprechaun hunt with clues!

    How to Prepare a Leprechaun Treasure Hunt

    How to Prepare a Leprechaun Treasure Hunt

    by iamradiantrose0

  • 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.

    Christmas Trees in ASCII Text Art

    Christmas Trees in ASCII Text Art

    by Laura Brown1

  • It's almost that time of year again, and our naughty elf, Snowflake, will be up to no good. I've included 73 great ideas for little girls and boys that they'll love--my daughter certainly did!

    73 All-Out and Zany "Elf on the Shelf" Ideas

    73 All-Out and Zany "Elf on the Shelf" Ideas

    by Joanne Kristin0

  • 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.

    Asgard March: A Nordic Christmas Story

    Asgard March: A Nordic Christmas Story

    by R MacKempian0

  • 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.

    How to Plan Ahead for Midnight Mass

    How to Plan Ahead for Midnight Mass

    by Ice cold princess0

  • August 3 is National Watermelon Day. Learn some interesting things about watermelons.

    National Watermelon Day

    National Watermelon Day

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • 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.

    How to Make A Simple Valentine Cookie Bouquet

    How to Make A Simple Valentine Cookie Bouquet

    by iamradiantrose0

  • It was late on a cold, snowy night in February. I was on my way home through the slushy country roads of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, when much to my childish delight, I noticed a tree along the way that had been decorated for Christmas, wrapped in...

    The Snow Tree: A Photo Gallery

    The Snow Tree: A Photo Gallery

    by Brian Gray14

  • 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.

    6 Ways to Celebrate International Women's Day

    6 Ways to Celebrate International Women's Day

    by peachy0

  • As a writer, one of my greatest joys is entertaining my kids with my work - I wrote this story some time ago but it still holds special meaning to me (maybe I'm just a fan of my own work...ha ha ha)

    The Christmas Mouse

    The Christmas Mouse

    by Ralph Schwartz1

  • This origami ghost looks good on a string for flying. Use double stick tape to stick to the wall in all directions. Fancy papers would make pretty ghosts if you want to break the traditional scary mold.

    Origami Ghost and Decorating Ideas for Halloween

    Origami Ghost and Decorating Ideas for Halloween

    by Sherry Venegas7

  • Here are 12 ideas for inexpensive, easy (almost no talent required) gifts to make for those on your Christmas list.

    One Dozen DIY Stocking Stuffers

    One Dozen DIY Stocking Stuffers

    by Linda Lum12

  • 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.

    New Years Resolutions: What You Need to Know

    New Years Resolutions: What You Need to Know

    by Rachel Lev4

  • 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.

    Memorial Day Playlist for a Cookout or Workout

    Memorial Day Playlist for a Cookout or Workout

    by Marcelle Bell3

  • While there are a number of traditional, formal holidays we celebrate, there are also a number of unofficial holidays that can make your March more fun. Celebrate some of these days and see how your mood improves and your days seem more enjoyable.

    Celebrate These Fun, Unusual, Unique Holidays in March

    Celebrate These Fun, Unusual, Unique Holidays in March

    by Natalie Frank6

  • 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.

    The Christmas Story:  Myths and Misconceptions

    The Christmas Story: Myths and Misconceptions

    by Erin Bower8

  • 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.

    How to Make a Flying Skull Halloween Card

    How to Make a Flying Skull Halloween Card

    by Sherry Venegas3

  • Celebrating Pagan holidays is not only a spiritual experience, but fun! Why not make the perfect cookie for your Equinox Celebration?

    Equinox Yin/Yang Cookies for Balance

    Equinox Yin/Yang Cookies for Balance

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright6

  • It may seem strange for criminals to have a patron saint as people who engage in crime are sinners. However, Christianity is about redemption and, as the patron saint of thieves, St. Nicholas works and tries to turn thieves in his care away from a life of crime. In this story he succeeds in turning two young thieves around.

    St. Nicholas Turns Two Thieves Away From a Life of Crime

    St. Nicholas Turns Two Thieves Away From a Life of Crime

    by Chuck Nugent15

  • 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!

    20 Gifts You Can Make for Mother’s Day

    20 Gifts You Can Make for Mother’s Day

    by Cheryl Simonds0

  • 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.

    A New Easter Tradition: How to Make Bunny Poo Poo

    A New Easter Tradition: How to Make Bunny Poo Poo

    by Jeannie InABottle33

  • For the first time ever, Descanso Gardens hosts an interactive holiday season light show, Enchanted: Forest of Light. Guests stroll along a one mile path to 8 different interactive colorful displays.

    Best Holiday Light Show in Los Angeles

    Best Holiday Light Show in Los Angeles

    by Jill Weinlein0

  • 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.

    Homemade Valentine's Cards: A Fun Project for Kids

    Homemade Valentine's Cards: A Fun Project for Kids

    by Stacie Naczelnik39

  • Joys and sadness of Easter in the late 19th century as recalled by my uncle Charles Copeland Burg (1889-1961).

    Easter Memories From 1900

    Easter Memories From 1900

    by Shelley H Cruz6

  • 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.

    Disney-Themed Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Her

    Disney-Themed Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Her

    by Lyndsay Gamber2

  • 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?

    15 "O' Christmas Tree" Trivia Facts

    15 "O' Christmas Tree" Trivia Facts

    by Jimm Fowler0

  • Picture directions for kids to make snowman soup with lots of gift ideas. Easy, fast, and fun.

    Kids' Recipe: Snowman Soup

    Kids' Recipe: Snowman Soup

    by Virginia Kearney7

  • Make lovely Christmas craft paper ornaments to hang on the holiday tree or back with a magnet for the kitchen. You can also use them for special gift tags.

    Paper Craft Holiday Ornament

    Paper Craft Holiday Ornament

    by Sherry Venegas3

  • 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?

    I'm Not A Mom: Mother's Day

    I'm Not A Mom: Mother's Day

    by Samantha0

  • Don't fall into the trap of pouring bucket-loads of chocolate into plastic eggs, consider alternatives to candy in your child's Easter basket.

    Easter Basket Ideas with Less Sugar

    Easter Basket Ideas with Less Sugar

    by Diane Lockridge2

  • Always wanted to make a Magnolia wreath? Here's how you can make a fresh magnolia wreath with simple instruction. Fresh Magnolia wreaths help to make the season festive.

    How to Make a Magnolia Christmas Wreath

    How to Make a Magnolia Christmas Wreath

    by anglnwu6

  • There's a lot of preparation that goes into making Passover ritually acceptable. Here are some ways to make it fun, too!

    Passover Fun for Everyone

    Passover Fun for Everyone

    by Brainy Bunny43

  • April is filled with a lot of crazy and fun holidays to celebrate. This article discusses several zany holidays you can look forward to observing in April. It also includes some simple stress relief techniques and three PB&J recipes in honor of National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day.

    Crazy and Fun April Holidays You Can Celebrate

    Crazy and Fun April Holidays You Can Celebrate

    by Natalie Frank4

  • 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.

    10 Eco-friendly Tips for the Holidays

    10 Eco-friendly Tips for the Holidays

    by Chin chin0

  • Like to be scared? Below are reviews of five of the most heart-stopping narrative horror podcasts on the internet to get you in the mood for Halloween!

    5 Scary Podcasts for the Halloween Season

    5 Scary Podcasts for the Halloween Season

    by Todd Bryan0

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