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How to Discourage Trick-or-treaters on Halloween

Some people enjoy passing out candy to eager trick-or-treaters on Halloween, but if you'd rather avoid all the hullabaloo or if you will be traveling, you need to take special care. Fortunately, most children are respectful of others and will not harm your property while you are away. However, a fe

The In-Trend Halloween Costumes for 2010

Halloween seemed to be one of the most captivating events of the year that surely not only younger ones but even the old ones could really have fun. With the festivities themes and party dressing up is much exciting.

Recipes for a Halloween Party

If you're planning a Halloween party, then one of the things you'll want to spend the most time on is having a creative menu for your guests to enjoy. No matter what the age group, a Halloween-themed buffet of goodies will please everyone at the party. Consider dishes that will make your guests squi

How to Make Kielbasa and Sauerkraut

For as long as I can remember we always had this dish at holiday meals. My Mom was of Polish descent and my Dad of German descent, so I guess it was a natural pairing ;)

How to Find Infant Halloween Costumes

Learn how to select the ideal infant Halloween costume. Selecting the right infant costume can make the difference between a happy Halloween and a miserable baby.

Halloween Party Favor Ideas

Party favors end a Halloween party on a positive note. The guests enjoy taking home a little treat that relates to the Halloween theme. The favors themselves are important, but the presentation of the Halloween favors also add to the overall appeal of the thank you gifts. Keep in mind the...

Baby Carriage Diaper Cake Directions

Gift givers have developed a creative twist on a traditional baby shower gift by turning a bag of diapers into a "diaper cake." The baby carriage diaper cake takes creative gift giving one step further: a decorative gift worthy of becoming the party's centerpiece. These are a bit more difficult to m

Personalized Aussie Photo Gifts

Personalized Australian (Aussie) photo gifts are a great way to brighten up someone's home, office or car. New technology means fun, color photos of families, friends, or pets can be easily transferred onto a range of objects and act as a permanent reminder of special moments and occasions. Magnific

Halloween Food Trick Games

Getting into the spirit of a Halloween party is easy as long as there are costumes, games and plenty of good food. Along with delicious food to eat, try using food as props for your party games. Many foods lend themselves to the Halloween celebration. The greatest thing about these Halloween games i

Ideas for a Wife's Birthday

Impress her with a romantic dinner at home for the two of you.Dinner in the garden image by Ivonne Wierink from Fotolia.comThe best tip you can follow when shopping for your wife's birthday is to plan ahead so that you are not scrambling around at the last minute to come up with something...

6 Family Christmas Vacation Tips You Must Know

A family Christmas vacation can be a wonderful experience. It can fill you with wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. Christmas is a magical time to be surrounded by loved ones, friends and the spirit of the holidays. Its also one of the busiest traveling times of the year. But, not to worry

About Lofts

Lofts have evolved significantly from the days when they were used as a storage area in a barn or a factory. Out of the necessity of using old abandoned warehouses and factories to supply workspace and living quarters for the contempoarary workforce, lofts have become increasingly popular and vital

Unique Gifts for a 40th Birthday

Many lament the onset of their 40th birthday, associating it with aging and becoming "over the hill." But turning 40 should be a celebration of life. Medicineonline.com explains that based on the increased longevity of humans, 40 really is the new 30. Therefore, a 40th birthday gift...

The Batman Halloween Costume For Halloween Parties

During the Halloween, kids and even adults dress up their favorite Halloween costumes. If you're attending a Halloween party you are certainly going to find a costume that would suite your personality or a costume that would fit your imagination.

How to Decorate an Indoor Porch

An indoor porch provides the best of both worlds. Also known as enclosed porches, the design features a series of windows or other architectural elements that close off the porch area. You still have luxury of relaxing as you watch the world go by, but without the hassle of bugs or other pests that