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How to Decorate a Mantel for the Holidays

How to Decorate a Mantel for the Holidays

A skillfully decorated mantel may elevate a room from an everyday living space to a cozy holiday retreat. When you decorate your hearth for Christmas, look for colors and patterns that are found in other decorations in your home. The top of a fireplace is a tempting place to put holiday knickknacks,......[Read More]
5 Greatest Myths of the Holiday Season

5 Greatest Myths of the Holiday Season

Here are the 5 biggest myths of the Holiday Season concerning what this author knows -- Christmas and New Years. Let's see if you agree.......[Read More]
2008 Winter Holidays - Plan Now!

2008 Winter Holidays - Plan Now!

In many parts of the country, September feels like high summer. Even so, it is a great time to plan for happy winter holidays.By mapping out your family's priorities and working bit by bit toward your goal, you will be ready to enjoy the fun.......[Read More]
New York State Sales Tax Audit Penalties

New York State Sales Tax Audit Penalties

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance oversees the rules and regulations governing the collection of sales tax by businesses in the state. To collect sales tax, businesses must have a Certificate of Authority. Businesses that fail to comply with state rules are subject to tax penalti......[Read More]
Creative Ideas to Ask a Boy to the Prom

Creative Ideas to Ask a Boy to the Prom

Nowadays it's considered perfectly acceptable for a girl to ask a boy to a dance such as a prom. It's an especially good idea if the boy you're thinking of is shy or may not know that you want to go with him. You'll probably want to ask him early enough so that he doesn't end up taking someone else.......[Read More]
Cake Decorating Tips for Do-It-Yourself SpongeBob SquarePants

Cake Decorating Tips for Do-It-Yourself SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob Squarepants is a wild character who is a favorite for children and adults. A do-it-yourself SpongeBob cake may seem like an intimidating undertaking, but you will find that you can decorate a colorful one no matter what your level of decorating talent is. Create a decorative cake that will......[Read More]
Making The Most of Valentine's Day Gifts For Her

Making The Most of Valentine's Day Gifts For Her

Valantine's Day is a very special day for romance and romatic gifts. Why not make your Valentine's gift for her one long day of gifts and making her feel loved?......[Read More]
How to Make Valentine Decorations With Candy

How to Make Valentine Decorations With Candy

Valentine's Day celebrates romantic love between two individuals. The holiday is an opportunity to start a new romance, or honor the person that you love. While candy is a popular gift for Valentine's Day, it can also make charming decorations.......[Read More]
Enjoying a Merry Christmas Even During Recession

Enjoying a Merry Christmas Even During Recession

Recession and bad economy previsions are affecting most North American this year. How can a family still enjoy a merry Christmas if they are facing foreclosure, bankruptcy or living off payday loans?......[Read More]
Boys' 1st Birthday Party Ideas

Boys' 1st Birthday Party Ideas

The first birthday for a child is extra-special.Happy Birthday Balloon image by Dawn from Fotolia.comYour son's first birthday party is a day to not only commemorate his birth, it is also a day to celebrate the fact that you made it through the first year. This special gathering is also a.........[Read More]
Santa Claus Around the World

Santa Claus Around the World

Christmas is a worldwide phenomenon, and so is the holidays number one fan and symbol, Santa Claus. So it makes sense that because people all over the world celebrate Christmas differently, they also see Santa in different ways and have different traditions.......[Read More]
Thanksgiving Party Food List

Thanksgiving Party Food List

You can make different traditional foods for your Thanksgiving celebration.Thanksgiving bouquet on the table image by painless from Fotolia.comIf you are throwing a Thanksgiving party, it is important to provide your guests with food that is autumn-themed and whimsical as well. Your.........[Read More]
Halloween Games - 7 Fun & Scary Games For Teens, Families, & Groups

Halloween Games - 7 Fun & Scary Games For Teens, Families, & Groups

So, it is true that Halloween unfortunately is associated with words such as: dark, scary, evil, spooky, etc. (we probably should throw the word 'cavity' in there also)! However, as strange as the holiday certainly is, Halloween must be viewed as more than just eating an excessive amount o......[Read More]
How to Make Pumpkin Faces Out of Candy

How to Make Pumpkin Faces Out of Candy

Making homemade candies is a personal and inexpensive way to celebrate a holiday. There are many candy molds available to purchase in stores and online. Using a pumpkin candy mold, you can create your own candy pumpkins with painted-on Jack-o-Lantern faces. All of the ingredients used in the candy a......[Read More]
Gift Basket Ideas With a Winter Theme

Gift Basket Ideas With a Winter Theme

A winter-themed gift basket can include Christmas gifts.Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesWinter-themed gift baskets are a creative way to personalize a gift for any winter occasion. The first thing to consider is the recipient: his personal interests, hobbies, food preferences and.........[Read More]
Christmas and Step Families - Don't Forget the Gifts!

Christmas and Step Families - Don't Forget the Gifts!

Christmas is upon us. Are you ready? With all the shopping, strategizing of schedules and stress, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed right now.......[Read More]
Christmas in the Air

Christmas in the Air

The first sign most of us notice that the Christmas holidays is near is probably when we are at the "ber" months (SemptemBER, OctoBER, NovemBER, DecemBER) and the DJ played a classic Christmas song. To prove my point, tune in to any FM radio station on September 1 and there is a high chanc......[Read More]
How to Dry Out a Cast

How to Dry Out a Cast

Keeping a cast dry is of top priority so that the healing process can properly take place. Whether the cast is enclosing a broken arm, leg or finger, you'll have to take extra measures to make sure it stays dry. In the event that the cast becomes slightly wet, possibly as a result of perspiration, y......[Read More]
Moonwalks - The Life And Soul Of A Party

Moonwalks - The Life And Soul Of A Party

Moonwalks can transform a good party to a great one. Moonwalks come in various names such as jumpers, moon bounces, bounce houses or inflatable. They are fun structures that kids and adult alike love to play around or jump on. Moonwalks have become one of the most popular additions at any event or p......[Read More]
Best Christmas Decorations Sale

Best Christmas Decorations Sale

Many stores are offering best Christmas decorations sale. These products are great deals, as they have low price values. Some of these products are on sale, because they need be sold in this holiday season, as it could not last longer, such as Christmas candies, cookies, chocolates, and other food p......[Read More]