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A "Cat in the Hat" bedroom embraces bold colors, zany characters and distinctive elements that made classic Dr. Seuss stories so famous. These bedrooms work well for a boy or girl because the color scheme includes splashes or red and white or a combination of bright colors, depending on ho
Brainstorming gift ideas for a soon-to-be-90-year-old woman who has everything can seem an intimidating prospect. Whether she's your grandmother, mother, wife, friend, or relative, you want to get her something special on this milestone birthday. But what? Learn how to buy gifts suitable for a 90
As the long days of summer wane into the cool, crisp days of autumn, many town, cities and counties celebrate with some form of "Fall Festival." If you are taking part in the festival as a vendor, you can create fall-themed baskets, which you can sell to people who attend.
The parties you throw for your children certainly evolve over the years. What worked when they were babies won't work when they are toddlers, in grade school and beyond. Just as your child grows and evolves, so does her taste, her hobbies and even her friends. Teens, in particular, put a lot of emph
Bring the magic of the circus to your home.La fillette aux ballons image by Herv?? Rouveure from Fotolia.comSet up a canopy and decorate it with colorful streamers and balloons to set the stage for a neighborhood circus. Invite your neighbors or just have fun with the kids on a birthday...
Traditionally a godmother is responsible for her godchild's religious and moral instruction, but she is also his first adult friend. It's customary for her to give her godchild generous gifts on special occasions, following the same etiquette which applies to the child's parents. Her graduation gif
A wish tree is a Dutch wedding tradition that involves guests being handed a piece of thick paper shaped like a leaf and asked to write a special wish for the newlywed couple. The guests then hang their wishes on the tree for the couple to read after the wedding. Wish trees have grown popular over t
Celebrating a birthday during the tween years is exciting and a lot of fun. Tweens are leaving childhood behind and preparing to enter their teen years. Choose a theme for the birthday party that suits your child, and showcase it on the birthday invitation.TextTexting has become a popular...
Whether you shop, browse, sell or buy at a bazaar, the event can be fun to attend and a great place to get ideas for presents for the holidays. Perhaps, even, you have wanted to host your own bazaar. After all, you are good at Mary Kay or Avon or Pampered Chef. Well, now you can. With some help, a p
Present a basket full of fruit to your hosts as a thank-you for Thanksgiving dinner.fruits in basket image by .shock from Fotolia.comIf you're invited to someone's home for a Thanksgiving dinner, a basket brimming with all sorts of goodies is may make a charming thank-you gift for your...
Christmas is a religious holiday, a commercial holiday and a family time. It is the season when perfectly sane, or so it would seem until now, adults attempt to correspond with 100 people they may not have heard from or seen all year. It's a time to re-connect. Ideally, we write hand written le
Chocolate boxes make eyes light up for the tasty treats they contain inside. Once the treats are gone, reusing the box is a resourceful way to pass on the kind gesture. Chocolate boxes are typically sturdy cardboard or tin boxes with an attractive design on the outside. Whether you re-purpose the bo
Las Posadas is an important part of the Christmas season in Mexico because it celebrates Virgin Mary and Joseph's search for a "posada" or shelter in Bethlehem. Celebrations and gatherings that commemorate this event become more meaningful when people send flowers to Mexico and bring
Add one single rose to your wife's 40th birthday gift.Birthday No.1 image by Martina Taylor from Fotolia.comAs your wife turns 40, you may want to celebrate this day with an "over-the-hill" theme. As many woman are sensitive about their age as they reach this milestone, however, you may...