Orange trees make great DIY Halloween trees! See all of the fun ways to decorate a regular Christmas tree with Halloween decorations OR spray paint a green artificial Christmas tree orange OR buy an orange Halloween tree and decorate it the way you like! Photos and videos showing lots of fun ways to make your own DIY Halloween Trees — both indoor and outdoor Halloween trees — using all sorts of fun shapes and Halloween decorations.
Fun Holiday Stuff
One book that I’ve found to be a fun read is 101 Things To Do Before You’re Old And Boring by Richard Horne and Helen Szirtes. This book is really great inspiration for making your own Bucket List! See all of the things they say you just have to try before you’re old & gray… plus my personal favorites. Also, see all of the fun Bucket List Guides we’ve created to inspire you to make your own Summer bucket list, Life bucket list, Jeeping bucket list, Travel bucket list, Dog bucket list and more!
Have the first day of Kindergarten jitters? The best advice for parents whose children are getting ready to start Kindergarten comes from parents and teachers who’ve been through this before. Following is a collection of all the best tips from parents and kindergarten teachers to help you prepare for your child’s first day of Kindergarten.
A pinata brings life to a party — especially an outdoor party! Whether you make a paper mache pinata yourself, or you involve the kids, you’ll have a lot of fun with this craft project. Here are a bunch of fun pinatas and pinata garland that you can make at home yourself… or with the kids.
The best Mother’s Day gifts aren’t the things you BUY… they’re the things you DO with your mom to make her feel special. Skip the boring Mother’s Day brunch this year, and try one of these offbeat Mother’s Day gift ideas — that you and your mom can enjoy together!
Easter fun for all ages! Here are some fun outdoor games you can play with kids (and adults) on Easter, plus some online interactive games for people of all ages who are spending time at the computer. Enjoy!
A collection of the best tips for throwing a St. Patrick’s Day party. There are helpful videos, and lots of fun tips which highlight everything you need to do to make your St. Paddy’s Day party extra special.
DIY Halloween Decor – Lots of fun ways to make Halloween spider webs & creepy cobwebs! Drape these scary Halloween decorations over items inside your house, in corners of a room, or outside on the porch… in trees… and bushes.
DIY Christmas gift baskets can be customized any way you like. This year, mine focused on cozy warm feelings and spreading Christmas cheer. See how I made these holiday gift baskets filled with S’more Christmas Cheer.
Attending a Christmas party with friends or co-workers? What gift are you taking? Here’s the ultimate list of cheap gift ideas (most under $30) that are great for gift exchange games. If you need Dirty Santa gifts (or White Elephant gift ideas, Yankee Swap gifts, etc), we’ve got the best gifts for adults — from conservative and practical to risque and hilarious — all right here!
Don’t waste those pumpkins you carved for Halloween this year! Here are a bunch of fun ways to use leftover Halloween pumpkins. See lots of food & party recipes using a leftover pumpkin — like pumpkin butter, pumpkin donuts, pumpkin milkshakes, roasted pumpkin seeds, and more. Plus, how to make DIY planters & flower pots, serving bowls, pumpkin toss games, and dog toys. Heck, you can even use leftover pumpkins to make a healthy facial mask, feed the wildlife in your yard, or plant the seeds and grow your own pumpkins for next year!
As a fulltime freelance blogger and journalist, I have a unique perspective on which items would make the best gifts for writers. Here are a few of my favorite things…
Before stringing Christmas lights on your car, here’s what you need to know about the type of Christmas lights that work best on vehicles — and how to use a power inverter (not a converter). Plus lots of other fun Christmas car decorations to consider putting on your vehicle this holiday season!
The ultimate list of themed Halloween costume ideas for groups! Whether you’re a parent taking your kids trick-or-treating, a teen going to a Halloween party, or an adult trying to win the costume contest at work — choosing the right costume can make or break your Halloween experience. One of the most fun things for a group of people to do is to celebrate Halloween by dressing up around a theme — so your costumes go together!
See if these Halloween activities are terrifying enough to scare even YOU! Here are 7 intense and scary things to do at night. They’ll leave you wondering why you ever decided to attempt this frightening challenge in the first place!
Adventure gifts make the best Father’s Day gift ideas! It’s never too early to start planning for the perfect gift for Dad – especially with more expensive gifts like these. These are one-of-a-kind experience gifts that ANYONE would be thrilled to receive!
Coming up with a great gift for the guy in your life is always difficult. Whether you’re looking for a gift for Valentine’s Day, his Birthday, or ANY other special occasion… here are 8 smart choices that most guys would appreciate.
Rainbow roses are real roses! They’re made by inserting dye into the stem of the roses while they’re growing. The color gets absorbed by the petals of the flower. They are not easy to make, and they’re hard to find.
Here’s how to have a romantic Valentine’s Day at home – whether you’re planning dinner at home, or you’re just looking for tips to make the evening more romantic.
Whether you’re a football fan or you love someone who is, throwing a Superbowl party is one way to make watching the game (and the Superbowl commercials) a whole lot more fun! Here are my 9 best family-friendly ideas that make your Superbowl parties super popular. For your next football viewing party, try these…
Lots of fun games & activities to play while you’re watching the Big Game (or not watching it). These Super Bowl party ideas will keep everyone entertained – even non football fans and kids!
You can use the Vegas Super Bowl bets from past years to wager bets at your home Superbowl party. (Just for fun, of course.) Here are some great ideas for coming up with Superbowl betting lines.
For your Super Bowl party, here’s the best recipe for ‘original’ Buffalo Wings + Fun football-named cocktails. Like chicken wings? You’ll love this buffalo chicken wings recipe!
Cupcakes are the perfect party food! They can be simple in style or ornately decorated for any occasion — including ALL sports, not just football. So you can take these ideas for football cupcakes right on into the next sporting season that your family enjoys after the Superbowl.
If you’re hosting a Super Bowl party this year, you’ll appreciate these fun ideas: Super Bowl themes, Superbowl food, Super Bowl party games & DIY Superbowl invitations. It’s the ultimate Super Bowl Party Planning Guide!
Most Valentines gifts you can buy are cute, but once Valentine’s Day is over, the gift is rarely thought of again. Here are 3 homemade Valentine gifts that will be cherished!
Christmas treats are usually full of fat and sugar. Not these! These 8 healthy Christmas snacks are a cinch to prepare, and they won’t pack on the pounds!
Kids enjoy being on the computer, coloring, and playing games. Here are some fun Thanksgiving games for kids to play online, plus additional online & offline activities that little ones will enjoy.
Thanksgiving trees are placed inside the home or on a porch and enjoyed between the Halloween & Thanksgiving holidays. Photos + ideas for creating your own Thanksgiving tree for the Autumn months.
Lots of great ideas for DIY Halloween props & special effects. Most have simple instructions for props & special effects you can make. A few you can buy.
Want to hand out something FUN to trick or treaters – instead of candy? Here’s how to find cheap Halloween gifts that make great Halloween treats for kids!
I asked my nieces, nephews, and friends’ kids before I came up with this list of the best Halloween candy & sweet treats that kids appreciate most.
Your Valentines Day flowers will be even more meaningful if you pick the flowers & arrange them yourself. Here are 5 simple DIY flower arrangements using storebought flowers
Here’s how to find real haunted houses near you year round + the best haunted houses worth visiting around Halloween. These are the scariest haunted houses!
Looking for Christmas crafts for kids? Let’s make edible Christmas trees! 5 edible Christmas tree recipes, with step-by-step tutorials, videos & pictures.
Here’s how to host a Zombie Apocalypse party. Fun ideas for creating zombie party invitations, zombie party foods, zombie decorations & zombie party favors!
When I see something I like (on ANY website), I use Amazon’s Universal Wish List to save it on a list of gift ideas for myself or my friends. Here’s how…
Santa Claus is easier to get in touch with than ever before! Here are fun ways to communicate with Santa, and unique ideas that parents and kids can enjoy together this Christmas.
Now that you’ve carved your pumpkins and created some of the coolest Halloween pumpkin designs, it’s time to light those pumpkins and bring life to your designs. Here’s how to light a pumpkin without a candle…
Following are all of the best tips I’ve found for writing New Year resolutions, plus tips for sticking to them and monitoring your progress throughout the year. Sometimes all we need is a little motivation. These tips and tools are all you need!
Lots of unique places that a heart shape has appeared naturally across the world. These photos of natural heart shapes run the gamut from cloud shapes to tree shapes… food shapes to flower shapes… and everything in between.
Getting dumped on Valentine’s Day is no fun. These Valentine date ideas will help you avoid making mistakes on your date that could cost you your relationship. Here’s how to keep Valentine’s Day FUN this year!
All the best tips and bargain hunting strategies to use when you’re doing holiday shopping online. See the different kinds of websites that an online shopper would find useful during the holiday season. Find specific websites and the types of products they represent.
Have you ever wanted to carve a pumpkin that looks super-psychedelic and radioactive with glowing green goo spewing out of it? The following 4 videos and instructions by Tom Nardone of ExtremePumpkins.com show you how to do just that!
I spent a good deal of time chatting with some Halloween costume experts recently. If you or your kids are going to a Halloween party or you’ll be trick-or-treating this year, then you’ll appreciate this list of the top Halloween costumes for the year!
If you give someone a handwritten letter as a gift, it will be appreciated more than a store-bought gift would be. In addition, a letter will be read more than once and cherished for years to come. If you would like to write a handwritten letter to someone special but you aren’t sure how to begin, here are a few ideas to help you get started.
This video shows a really simple way to decorate your holiday dinner table using mini pumpkins.
After perusing various lists of the top Halloween costumes for this year from a number of sources, including the National Retail Federation, I’ve compiled the best of the best here for you. These are the most popular Halloween costumes based on today’s current trends.
In addition to making pumpkin pie shots and pumpkin drink skewers or stir sticks, you’ll find LOTS of Halloween drink recipes for punch and other cocktails, as well as non-alcoholic Halloween drinks for kids and adults alike.
This is a huge sampler of some of the worst costumes ever. Click on the list names to see photos for them all. Some are DIY ideas. Others are legit Halloween costumes that you can buy.