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Activities for Children’s Christmas Parties

Anyone trying to plan a great children’s holiday party must first determine what activities will keep kids occupied and create a memorial event for everyone involved. Fun, inexpensive activities for a children’s Christmas party are easy to plan. Here are a few ideas, appropriate for kids ages 2 and up. Decorating a Holiday Stocking for a Kids’ Holiday Party Activity ...

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Unique Halloween Couples Costumes

Apparently once you become a couple, you become boring or develop a very strange sense of humor. (I mean really… Plug and Socket? Ketchup and Mustard? Bacon and Eggs? These are the best costumes we can come up with?!) There are plenty of fun costumes out there for couples, all one has to do is be a little creative. This ...

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Choose Classic Toys as Gifts for Toddlers This Christmas

Over the years, toys have gotten more sophisticated in that many seem to move, make noise, and have flashing lights or music. They are a little harder to find, but some of the classic, more traditional toys are still available in toy stores and toddlers will enjoy playing with them too. The Downsides of Electronic Toys Toys that have lights ...

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Halloween Votive Luminaria Lanterns

Use paper bags to create haunting Halloween votive luminaria lanterns to send a scary message to arriving trick-or-treaters. Luminarias have been used for centuries to light paths and outdoor spaces, and their use has certainly become part of Halloween. Votive luminaria lanterns are a great way to illuminate sidewalks, and you can use them to spell out haunting messages for ...

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How to Keep Christmas Simple, Stress-free and Spiritual

Much too often, we find ourselves dreading the approaching Christmas season. There are our neighbors who are putting up bigger and brighter holiday displays than ours in their front yards, the radio channels that have exhausted Christmas tunes, and shoppers full of venom rather than Christmas cheer. After it is all over, we reflect on the budgets we blew, grinches ...

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Buy Halloween Treat Bags Online: Fun, Cute, Personalized Halloween Bags

A cheap plastic jack-o-lantern head is a fine candy receptacle for trick or treating, but inexpensive plastic handles often tear, resulting in spilled chocolate bars and flowing tears. Online retailers sell sturdy and fun treat bags that will last for years to come. Choose from personalized Halloween treat bags, handmade bags, and cute bags that go beyond the basic black ...

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Timeless Christmas Gifts for Her

While it can be fun to give something that is trendy or quirky, if the gift is to be remembered it should be timeless. Luckily there are many gift ideas that are so special they are passed from generation to generation and eventually achieve heir loom status. The following ideas will jumpstart the search for the perfect gift. Jewelry is ...

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Disney Halloween Costumes: Cute Disney Costumes for Halloween

Disney Halloween costumes remain a hugely popular choice, particularly with kids. The colorful characters used in their movies and screen helps to shape the lives of children and represent figures of aspiration. Whilst it might not be possible to become a big film star, it is possible to dress like the central characters. These cute Disney costumes for Halloween are ...

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10 Best Christmas Party Games: Entertain Family at Xmas!

Here’s the definitive guide to the top ten games to entertain the family this Christmas, and even keep the kids entertained! From multiplayer/ group games to single player challenges this guide includes loads of fun examples of how to create that perfect Christmas environment. A game for all the family and friends: Start the party with “Post It Notes” A ...

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Party Food for Halloween: Easy Menu for All Hallows Eve

Starter: Pumpkin Soup What better than pumpkin soup? It’s warming and delicious, and an ideal way to use the flesh already scooped out of the pumpkin-head decorations. The recipe below serves 4; simply increase the quantities in proportion if you have more guests, or more pumpkins to use up! Chop the flesh of a large pumpkin, discarding the seeds. Don’t ...

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Hand Outline Santa Craft – Kids Handprint Christmas Santa Claus

A hand Santa outline project is a fun activity for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and young grade-school-age children. The directions for making a simple handprint Santa Claus craft are easy to explain. Hand-Outline Santa Materials Before explaining how to make the hand Santa Claus to kids, it is best to first get organized by gathering all of the materials for the project. ...

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