One of the hottest Halloween costumes is the iPhone costume. What a great idea… If you’re a fan of Apple or the iPhone, why not make your own iPhone costume, right?! Here are some great photos, instructions, and videos.
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This video provides some great tips for creating your own one-of-a-kind Halloween costume. There are 6 simple things you can do to come up with some really fun ideas!
Step-by-step instructions to make some of the most gruesome looking Halloween foods that I’ve ever seen. And I’ve seen a lot of scary Halloween foods! The best part… as gross as these foods look, they’re all 100% edible!
The best part about the Halloween decorating ideas described in this video is that they utilize everyday things that you have around the house. AND… they can all be un-done. So you aren’t damaging any of your favorite things when you turn them into fun Halloween decorations.
Many view Halloween as the one time of year that it’s safe to unleash your wild side. For some, that means sexy Halloween costumes. For others it means trashy Halloween costumes. These videos highlight the differences between the 2 types of Halloween costumes, along with some interesting ideas for wearing Halloween costumes in the bedroom.
Lots of great videos that provide step-by-step instructions for making your own Halloween costumes. These ideas apply to child and adult Halloween costumes.
Gift registries aren’t just for weddings anymore. These days, people are using gift registries for all sorts of special occasions, including: birthdays, anniversaries, graduations — high school and college — baby showers, and more. Here’s how to make your own personalized gift registry.
For any occasion throughout the year, giving homemade food gifts shows that you invested some time and effort, and that you gave this gift some extra special attention. People love receiving personalized gifts of food! Here are some great ideas for making homemade food gifts.
Make your own Tweet Me and Text Me candy hearts — like Necco’s new Sweethearts Candy designs — using this free online Candy Heart Maker. Or, make some personalized M&Ms for Valentine’s Day, or for ANY other holiday or special occasion for that matter!
Most of these aren’t Santa pictures with kids, but for one reason or another they make you chuckle. These are my favorite laugh out loud Santa pictures. Most feature Santa caught in some interesting places or other strange predicaments.
Why not make this a memorable Christmas for a person or a family in need? Here’s how to find individuals and families to help this Christmas — both locally and nationally. Plus ways to help them in person, or anonymously.
DIY Network has 4 great videos showing some outside-the-box ways to carve a pumpkin for Halloween! Each video features the unique pumpkin carving techniques used by 4 of their TV experts: Chris Grundy, Jason Cameron, Ahmed Hassan, and Amy Matthews.
With all these ideas for homemade adult Halloween costumes, you’re sure to find something that tickles your fancy and makes you want to go through your closet looking for those items that would be great for making your own Halloween costume. I know I’m planning to put together a fun Halloween costume this year! I just can’t resist.
The best pumpkin carving templates covering everything from the most basic designs that younger children can easily handle to very advanced works of art that are best left to the truly skilled artists.
With a little creativity, and a few odds and ends that everyone donates to the cause, dressing up as a group at Halloween can be really fun! Here are LOTS of fun group Halloween costumes you can make at home.
Creating unique Halloween costumes for your party will make it a hit. Here are a few fun Halloween party tips. Plus, some ways to use all that leftover candy once the party’s over.
To create the illusion that Mother Nature has gone berserk and created foliage with a spooky personality, here are some tips. Photos of lots of tree faces and talking trees here!
See how to turn your garage into a haunted house, turn your yard into a haunted cemetery or graveyard, and how to make a synchronized Halloween lights display around your house!
If your child is looking for a Halloween costume, but isn’t quite sure what they want to dress up as, show them these Halloween costumes for kids. These are all easy to make using items you probably have around the house!
There are lots of different areas in your home that you can decorate:windows, doors and doorways, steps and staircases, tables and countertops, fireplace mantels, walls, ceilings, and the corners of the room! And there are LOTS of creative ways to do so! Here are some fun and unique ways to decorate each of those places inside your home this Halloween!
Here are some fun ways to decorate the exterior of your home for Halloween… with the intent to scare the daylights out of all visitors and neighbors!
All the best tools that can be used for carving pumpkins — including items you probably have around the house, all the way to precise carving instruments that make it easy to get into the tiniest of spaces.
Here’s a list of the best places to find all sorts of free stuff that you can take advantage of on your birthday. Once you see all of the amazing free birthday stuff, I bet you find plenty of fun places to visit on your next birthday!…
Following are the best ways to put leftover Easter candy to good use, including: chocolate Easter bunnies, Easter M&Ms, jelly beans, marshmallow peeps, creme eggs …and more!
ideas for parents & relatives looking for “the best” things their college kid really wants you to send them in a care package.
Here are some fun ideas to consider for your St. Patrick’s Day party, including handmade invitations, green food and drinks to serve at your party, how to decorate and find St. Patrick’s Day decorations, plus fun St Patricks Day party activities and games.
Here are some more fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts to consider… There’s something for everybody, with craft ideas for both adults and children.
Instructions and videos showing how to make a variety of green drink recipes including: green beer, green alcoholic cocktails and non-alcoholic green drinks. These will make any St. Patrick’s Day party a huge success. Or, if you’re playing it low-key this year, your family will enjoy the non-alcoholic green drink recipes for a change of pace.
The Irish Leprechaun is a male fairy who works as a shoemaker to the fairies and spends his entire life collecting gold coins. Leprechauns keep their coins in a large cast iron pot, known as the pot of gold. Here’s what to do if you spot a Leprechaun and how to catch one with a Leprechaun trap.
If you are dreading Valentine’s Day because of your tight budget, don’t worry, there are still fun things you can do to impress your Valentine. Following are some inexpensive ways to give your sweetheart a Valentine’s Day gift that they will certainly appreciate.
With careful planning, you can make Valentine’s Day wonderful — even on a shoestring budget! Need some ideas? Start with the following 5 fun things you can do for your special Valentine all day long.
Following are some fun ways to include the kids on Valentine’s Day, and have FUN at the same time! I hope you enjoy these fun things you can do all day long with kids on Valentine’s Day.
It’s easy to tell those we love that we love them. However, it takes a little panache to tell someone you love them in a unique and creative way. Here are 10 fun ways to tell that special someone how much they mean to you.
Your goal this year should be to give your guy an extra special gift that he will truly enjoy. You know all of the things he enjoys… try to think outside the box and make this Valentine’s Day one that he will never forget! Here are some ideas to get you started.
First some fun facts about New Year’s resolutions. Then, my personal resolutions for the year — which all happen to have a ‘green’ theme. Finally, a poll for your feedback, plus tips for sticking to your New Years resolutions this year.
I always end up with leftover candy canes after the holidays. I have lots of kids around during Christmas, and candy canes make a nice sweet treat for them, so I tend to buy more than I actually need. Plus, I like to decorate with candy canes. Here’s what you can do with leftover candy canes.
Tips for what to do with all that leftover wrapping paper, bows, ribbon, and Christmas cards after the holidays.
Here are a number of options for a gluten-free holiday, including how to find a gluten free turkey to ideas for side dishes, and even some gluten-free Christmas gift ideas.
I get bored with the same Christmas decorating theme year after year, so I try to have different Christmas themes every year. Here are some interesting ways to decorate inside your home using fun Christmas themes.
The gift of wine is always be appreciated. Wine is the perfect gift for that person who has everything and other hard to buy for people. You don’t have to be wealthy to purchase wine gifts, because wine gifts and accessories fit many different price points.
I was a single parent with a limited budget for 17 years. That meant homemade Christmas decorations and other heartfelt ideas during the holidays. Here are some of the budget-friendly ways I decorated for Christmas each year.
A wine club membership is a great gift idea for wine drinkers. The official Wine of the Month Club makes a great gift idea for several reasons.
Over the years, I’ve hosted holiday parties many times and I’d like to share a few stress-free tips that will make your Thanksgiving dinner a smashing success. These are my best tips regarding food prep and cooking for dinner hosts who will be preparing the big meal on Thanksgiving Day…
Whenever someone goes to a lot of trouble to put together a big dinner or party, it’s always nice to take along a hostess gift — food baskets are great! You don’t have to buy a fancy gift basket. There are many affordable hostess gifts that you can make yourself. Here are some food gift baskets that you can make and your hostess will love.
Kids love to be part of the holiday preparations, and kids love crafts. Here are some fun Thanksgiving crafts that you can make with your kids…
There are so many possibilities when it comes to Thanksgiving table decorations. Following are some centerpieces, placemats, napkins & napkin holders, candle arrangements, place settings, chair covers, and Thanksgiving garland to choose from.
Here are lots of fun things you can do with all that leftover Halloween candy — from leftover candy recipes, to fun pieces of art you can make, ways you can reuse leftover candy, and how you can pass that candy on to soldiers in Iraq.
Your Thanksgiving table decor doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive. It just has to look nice. Here are some of the fun Thanksgiving table decor ideas that I’ve used…
Last year’s Thanksgiving dinner was my first time cooking for vegetarians. After a little research, I found that I could plan Thanksgiving dinner that would make all of my guests — vegetarians included — feel comfortable and satisfied when they left the table. I just had to do a few things differently…
The following tips will help you get through the day and still give you time to entertain your guests.
The trick is to plan early and do things in stages… In fact, as soon as Halloween is over, you should start thinking about your Thanksgiving dinner plans.