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How to celebrate July 4th in an economic downturn

Inexpensive celebration Considering the economic news and forecasts, it is hard to think about celebrating the 4th of July without spending hard-to-come-by cash. Celebrating on a shoe string budget can be challenging but possible. Due to many of our nation's city budget restrictions, things like... More

How to celebrate Thanksgiving with a loved one in the hospital

What do we do when a family member is in the hospital for Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is usually a time when the whole family comes together to celebrate. There is turkey and cranberries and, of course, pumkin pie, and everybody shares something that they are thankful for. But what do we do if a... More

How to make sure your firework display is a safe event

Fireworks are great fun and can provide a wonderful spectacle. When used to celebrate the 4th July in the USA, November 5th in the UK or the New Year around the world, they add pizazz and can ensure that the event is both memorable and spectacular. We should never forget though that fireworks can... More

How to celebrate a buy-nothing Christmas

Give great gifts without spending a fortune Christmas is a time to gather with family and friends. It's a time for good food, good fun and usually a gift exchange. But over the years, through heavy commercialization, the gift exchange has taken centre stage over all other Christmas activities.... More

How to make reindeer food

Give the magic of Christmas Eve a little boost Each year children leave milk and cookies out for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. By the end of the night Santa has filled his belly and his sack with all of the goodies left for him. What about the his magic reindeers who fly him around the world to... More

How to make a little red riding hood costume

Your imagination applied to the classic tale many heard as a child! That's all you need to create this little costume! The story has other characters in it which lend themselves to dressing up too. You could do the whole cast as a family or group of friends. The mother, grandmother, big bad wolf,... More

How to safely go trick or treating at Halloween

Tips to keep your kids safe this Halloween Going trick-or-treating at Halloween brings back many fond memories for most adults. Who doesn't like dressing up and getting free candy just by ringing a doorbell? Safety while goinging trick-or-treating is as much a concern now as when the parent's of... More

How to protect your home when you will be away for Halloween

Protecting your property If you won't be home for Halloween it can be a bad thing for a lot of reasons. What you do about it really depends on how long you are planning to be away. If you are going to be away for just that evening then you may want to leave a bowl filled with candy... More

How to make free printable greetings cards

Nothing beats a personal message Often the greetings cards in the shops are disappointing. Not only do they have badly worded verses but they never seem to say what you need them to say. Make your cards special, and you can have the best of both worlds, using the website graphics and layout... More

How to have a romantic 4th of July

How to add romance to the 4th of July A romantic 4th of July includes good food, relaxation and a day committed to the man/woman of choice. The fireworks display adds to the romance and creates memories that will last a lifetime. Making the day memorable includes taking advantage of celebrations... More