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Horses are a popular motif, and there's no shortage of merchandise displaying the theme. From bookends to blankets, you can find just about anything to decorate a horse lover's home or office -- or even himself -- at nearly any price. When buying horse gifts for a man, keep in mind the type of horse
An e-card, or electronic greeting card, is a quick, easy way to send a birthday greeting. Less costly than a paper greeting card, an e-card allows users to add a personal message to a card or select animated cards with music. While many websites offer e-cards, not all are free and knowing which site
There is always worries that something will be forgotten or missed so really this article is about the trials and tribulations of a mother coming up to Xmas and making it the best she can. This is my opinion so I hope it makes you chuckle and on a serious note that it is of some help.
Don't let anniversaries lose passion as years go on.rose and wedding-ring image by Mykola Velychko from Fotolia.comEight years have passed since you tied the knot and you're probably completely out of gift ideas. Countless birthdays, holidays and anniversaries have passed and chances are...
A coaster for a baby would be a small mat or doily to protect the baby’s furniture when you put down a bottle or other items. To liven up a baby’s room, instead of using a plain cork coaster, knit one using a delicate pattern and soft pastel yarn. Any baby blanket pattern stitch can be u
Picasa, a free Google application, helps you view, edit and manage your computer's images. This software allows you to organize images into albums and add your favorite folders to the library. When you click a folder or album, its images appear on-screen as thumbnails. If you resize the thumbnails a
What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a homemade tree? Using beads and a few other items, you can easily create a decorative tree to hang on your door in place of a traditional wreath or to hang from the mantle amidst the stockings. This can become a family activity for older children, as
Christmas is a festival of celebrations and gift giving. Gift-giving during Christmas traces back to ancient Roman festivals. This tradition eventually evolved as the Biblical story of the three wise men became popular in Roman Catholicism. However, gift-giving is not always about buying...
Demonstrating thoughtfulness during the Christmas season goes beyond the gift itself; you can show your affection through the way you wrap your presents, too. Homemade Christmas gift boxes can be easily created from materials you already have around the house, such as greeting cards, wrapping paper
Looking for some unique decorating ideas for Halloween? Setup your house with some of these great ideas that are cost effective and easy to do.
Give her a piece of modern art to hang in her waiting room.Impasto painting image by Levon Arakelian from Fotolia.comWhether you are congratulating a friend on achieving her goal of becoming a surgeon or expressing your gratitude for a doctor's life-saving surgery, it is important to...
The Cancer sun sign of the zodiac is represented by the crab with its protective shell.Lawrence Lawry/Photodisc/Getty ImagesCancer is the fourth sign of the zodiac in focus between June 22 and July 22. According to "Astrology.com," Cancerians are likely to put down roots and establish a...
Whether you're hosting a birthday party, a wedding, a shower or any other type of event where guests give gifts, it's customary to offer favors or small gifts to guests. These favors or small gifts serve as tokens of thanks for coming to the event and also show your appreciation for guests giving gi
When your sister is turning 50-years-old, it's a special occasion that you want to help her celebrate. Rather than going to a store and buying a gift, consider making one yourself. A handmade craft gift will be personal and meaningful to your sister. A handmade gift that reflects your sister's perso
If you have a Halloween booth at your local school carnival or county fair, you may need ideas about how to decorate the booth with kids to give it a Halloween feel. It's easy to get your children involved in decorating your booth. It can be a simple and fun way to spend time together, while still
Created by Jim Davis, the Garfield comic strip was first published on June 19, 1978, in 41 newspapers. Since that time, Garfield has become known the world over as the famous fat cat who loves to eat lasagna. If a child in your family loves the comic strip, throw a Garfield-themed birthday party.
Choosing wine for a party is frequently challenging, especially if the host is not familiar with the taste preferences of various guests. Following a few simple guidelines simplifies the process and will likely please the partygoers.
Don't worry if you're invited to a Halloween Party at the last minute and you don't have a costume. You probably have everything you need for a perfect Halloween costume right in your own home. Whether you need to dress a child for his class Halloween party or find spooky duds for your own Halloween
Save money on a graduation party while still throwing a memorable celebration.graduation graffiti image by michele goglio from Fotolia.comSaving money is forefront in the minds of many parents of recent graduates, and an inexpensive party to celebrate the completion of schooling is one...
The cornucopia is a symbol of abundance. Also called the horn of plenty, the cornucopia spills over with fruits, vegetables, flowers and other good things from the harvest. It has become one of the most popular decorations to make for Thanksgiving day. It is also a very simple craft project which ca