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Mothers Day Thoughts - From My Heart to My Mom's

Mothers Day Thoughts - From My Heart to My Mom's

Some moments ago, I was looking through the wet windows to the street, with a cup of coffee in one hand, and I started day dreaming. Mothers Day is coming, and I had been talking to my mother on the phone a few minutes ago, so my thoughts flew in that direction. I thought of all the nice things I wo......[Read More]
Martini Gift Basket Ideas

Martini Gift Basket Ideas

Go with a gift basket for the martini lover in your life.James And James/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesThe martini is a classic cocktail that many people enjoy. If you are shopping for a martini connoisseur, select a gift basket that revolves around this drink. While you might think this.........[Read More]
How to Make Circus Costumes With Things at Home

How to Make Circus Costumes With Things at Home

Whether you are dressing up to put on a circus display at home, or you need to make a quick costume for a theme party, you can put together circus costumes easily, using items you have around the house. Decide whether you want to be a ringmaster, an acrobat or a clown and enjoy this craft.......[Read More]
How to Put Together Last Minute Christmas Gifts

How to Put Together Last Minute Christmas Gifts

Christmas can be a stressful time of year. There are decorations to put up, holiday dinners to cook, cookies to bake, parties to attend, cards to mail out, and gifts to buy and wrap. This year, make things a little simpler by implementing some do-it-yourself homemade gift ideas that work even when y......[Read More]
Valentine's Day Ideas - 3 Frugal Valentine's Day Ideas for Couples (or Families)

Valentine's Day Ideas - 3 Frugal Valentine's Day Ideas for Couples (or Families)

Here are three fun ideas that will make this Valentine's Day one to remember. Chose one or all three and have a blast making memories together!......[Read More]
How to Dress Like Ash for Halloween

How to Dress Like Ash for Halloween

Bruce Campbell has made a name for himself as a B-movie hero, largely in part due to his role of “Ash Williams” in the Sam Raimi films “Evil Dead” and “Army of Darkness.” Ash oozes all that is manly—a torn shirt gives him the look of a man who has gon......[Read More]
How to Create & Print a Birthday Card

How to Create & Print a Birthday Card

If a simple call or text won't do, one basic and inexpensive way to show someone you care on her birthday is to create and print a custom birthday card. All you need is card stock paper, a color home printer and an online design and print service to complete this task. Your recipient might cherish t......[Read More]
Father's Day

Father's Day

Unlike Mother's Day that can be traced back to ancient Rome and Greece, Father's Day is a relatively new holiday in comparison. In 1909 while celebrating mass on Mother's Day, a young lady by the name Sonora Dodd was thinking of her father. Her father, William Smart, was a Civil War v......[Read More]
How to Fold the American Flag

How to Fold the American Flag

Learning how to fold the American flag might take a little time, but it is definitely worth the effort. Although it looks complex, it really isn't that difficult to do. It just takes some practice.......[Read More]
Easy Christmas Decorations & Crafts

Easy Christmas Decorations & Crafts

Create easy crafts and decorations for Christmas.Oppenheim Bernhard/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesDuring the Christmas season, whether you're a parent looking for a bonding activity for your family or you're an educator seeking activities for your children -- consider creating easy-to-make.........[Read More]
How to Send Chocolates Internationally

How to Send Chocolates Internationally

If you are buying chocolates as a gift for someone that is living or working abroad, you may be concerned with how to send them. You can send them can be sent through the regular U.S. Postal Service airmail or through a different carrier. Or you can opt to buy chocolates from a business that takes c......[Read More]
How to Make a Magician Hat Out of Paper

How to Make a Magician Hat Out of Paper

Magicians traditionally wear a black top hat. From this hat, the magician makes things appear or disappear. There are many ways you can make your own inexpensive magician's hat. One simple and practical way to make a magician's hat is from paper. The thickness of the paper depends on how durable you......[Read More]
Camping Party Decorations for Girls

Camping Party Decorations for Girls

Throw a camping-themed party just for the girls. Decorations create the atmosphere of a campout, whether the party is held in the backyard or inside as a sleepover. For camping parties, the decorations should bring the great outdoors to the party. No matter where you are, the party will have all the......[Read More]
Inexpensive Thank-You Gifts for a Colleague

Inexpensive Thank-You Gifts for a Colleague

Time and thought, not money, dictate the meaning of a gift.Andrew Bret Wallis/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesA thank you gift does not need to be pricey or elaborate to reflect your thanks to a coworker or colleague. A well-thought-out and planned gift will greatly overshadow the amount of.........[Read More]
How to Make and Decorate a Paper Snowflake

How to Make and Decorate a Paper Snowflake

The snowflake is one of nature's most beautiful and delicate works of art. Create your own paper snowflakes and hang them around your home to welcome the coming of winter. Follow a few simple steps to create a snowflake with six points, like real snowflakes. Make cuts that are as simple or detailed ......[Read More]
How to Make an Ocean Themed Center Piece for Special Occasions

How to Make an Ocean Themed Center Piece for Special Occasions

Parties are a great way to make memories. However, picking out the perfect centerpiece for all of your guests tables is very difficult, especially when you're looking for a specific theme. Creating an ocean-themed centerpiece for your party is very easy and inexpensive, and they look absolutely gor......[Read More]
Customizable Gifts for Teachers

Customizable Gifts for Teachers

Good teachers are hardworking and dedicated. They are faced with the often thankless task of educating our youth and making the world a better place. Giving a teacher a customized gift is a special way to say "thank you" for all they do. Plenty of unique gifts are available for the.........[Read More]
Easter Basket Making Directions for Preschool

Easter Basket Making Directions for Preschool

Making Easter baskets for preschool turns into a lesson about recycling as well as a fine motor skill practice session when you use old strawberry or tomato baskets. While the baskets are too small to hold stuffed animals, they serve well to hold treats like jelly beans and eggs for an Easter egg h......[Read More]
Tips on Roasting Pumpkin Seeds

Tips on Roasting Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds make a tasty nutritious snack and require only a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt.James And James/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesPumpkin seeds are among the tastiest snacks to come out of the Halloween season. When carving your pumpkins, instead of tossing out the.........[Read More]
How to Decorate Your Entryway for a Formal Christmas

How to Decorate Your Entryway for a Formal Christmas

An entryway with formal Christmas decor hints at tuxedos and ball gowns, sparkle and shine. Here are some ways to achieve the look.......[Read More]