These paper-mache pumpkins are easy to make and use just a few materials. They are especially good for little ones who are not quite ready for pumpkin carving yet. Now they can get in on the Halloween decorating fun too!
Fun Holiday Stuff
Sometimes all you need is a fun hat or some other prop to turn a cute infant into a cute baby in costume for Halloween! Here are 4 very simple homemade Halloween costumes for infants and toddlers.
Homemade Halloween costumes are simple to make with items found in your home or gathered from thrift shops and dollar stores. The best part about making your own Halloween costume is that you will feel a sense of accomplishment when the costume is completed and you will have saved a lot of money over store-bought versions. Have fun with it! All you need is a few basic supplies and lots of imagination.
Here are some of my favorite Halloween treat recipes. The best part: they’re easy and fun to make… the kids can even help!
Here are some fun and easy ways to be green during Halloween…
These jack-o-lanterns are the coolest pumpkins I’ve ever seen!… They might provide you with some inspiration for other fun ways to carve pumpkins. Please let me know if you find other cool Halloween pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns!
Literally hundreds of group Halloween costumes to consider buying or making yourself — for adults and kids alike. Each group costume idea has a make-it-yourself option, for the crafty ones and the do-it-yourselfers. If you’re going trick-or-treating with a group this year, or have a work party or a fun party you’re attending with friends, then you’ll be the best dressed group in attendance. You’ll probably win this year’s costume party!
Should you give red roses? white roses? pink roses? carnations? or daisies? And which colors? Here are the appropriate types and colors of flowers that you should give on Valentine’s Day or any other special day.
Make some fun football cupcakes! Start with ‘easy vanilla cupcakes’. Then add ‘vanilla buttercream icing’. Finally, top individual cupcakes with one of the following: Edible Footballs — made from caramel candies, with white icing as the stripes on the ball. Pennant Flags — press fruit candies (like Starburst), then cut in the shape of sports flags, attach the flags to pretzel sticks, and pipe some icing messages onto the flags. Tiny Helmets — made from the same fruit candies in different colors, cut in the shape of football helmets, and then pipe some icing onto the helmets for decoration.
Not a fan of football? As much as I hate to admit it, that’s me. For some reason, I tend to gravitate toward the fun party games and football party recipes instead of the actual game itself. Here are some fun ways to learn the basics of football… fast!
Some fun and interesting New Year’s ideas to explore…
Check out these fun new holiday cards we received for Christmas. They’re actually GIFTS… in addition to greeting cards!
Have you noticed this?… More and more drivers are decorating their vehicles with things like Christmas lights, garland, and wreaths. I also saw a couple of SUVs decorated with reindeer antlers — you know, one on each of the front door windows. Here are a few pictures…
Turns out, I’m one of the last ones to discover Office Max’s Elf Yourself holiday e-card. On the CBS morning show, they reported on several of these types of viral videos. They said the Elf Yourself one has been viewed by over 65 million people already!
An unusually large number of guys have been asking for Ugly Sweater ideas this year. Not for women, but for MEN. Okay guys, here we go. My best collection of Ugly Sweater ideas for men…
Here are the top online holiday card companies that deliver the best cards on high-quality photo paper at a reasonable price.
Whether you choose to send out personalized holiday cards this year — with or without a photo on them. Or, if you just want to send personalized greeting cards throughout the year this way, Astonishing Cards has what you’re looking for. Check ’em out…
When you use LED lights for the holidays, not only are you saving energy, you’re also lighting up the night in a whole new way. Here are some things you should know before buying LED Christmas lights… including some of the pro’s & con’s when it comes to using LED lights as holiday decorations.
Perhaps you will have a need for one of these sweaters. …or find a way to build your own themed party around ugly sweaters like these!
Perhaps the following Ugly Sweaters will be helpful when you’re searching for your very own Ugly Sweater to wear this holiday season. These are the best… Or should I say the WORST?!
Here’s a fun Halloween game you can play online. It’s like Hangman, but better… and creepier!
When it comes to Halloween costumes… the way I see it, you can dare to be different or choose to be just like everyone else. Either way, here’s what you want to know about the top Halloween costume ideas for this year…
Send your very own personalized Bud Light Real Men of Genius birthday greeting card… Here are a few funny Birthday messages from Budlight that you can send to your friends.
I recently saw a special on ABC about Carl Szmolinsky and his large rabbits. His story is pretty interesting…
Check out this funny leprechaun video, plus lots of FUN facts about St. Patrick’s Day…
The best part about these do-it-yourself gift tags is the fact that you can change anything you want in the template itself… including the personalized messages.In fact, most parts are optional, so you could even make ‘generic’ gift cards if you wanted to.
Check out this picture of a heart-shaped cloud in the sky
You’ve seen those little candy hearts since you were young…. now, check out these little-known facts and other fun stuff about NECCO Sweethearts candies!
Fun facts about birthdays, Valentine’s Day, greeting cards, Christmas & holiday greetings, and other special occasions.
According to Hallmark here’s what people are doing this year for Valentine’s Day… Greeting Cards, Date Night, Candy, Flowers, Gift Cards, Plush, Other Gifts, Perfume/Cologne, Jewelry. See the breakdowns here…
Here are some fun facts about those Valentine kisses that you might be able to use to your advantage.
Got a memorable story? A horrible experience? A funny situation? Why not take a few seconds to share your New Year’s Eve memories… there could be a free video camera in it for you!
If your collection of Christmas sweaters has grown so large you just don’t know what to do with them all, consider this: You could win BIG this holiday season! Here’s how to have some fun with your ugly sweater collection…
According to ‘the official website devoted to regifting’, there are a few simple rules one must follow in order to successfully pass on an unwanted or unneeded gift to someone else. You need to ask yourself these questions…
Having visitors for Christmas this year? Then you’ll enjoy these fun ideas that were featured on an HGTV episode entitled ‘The 12 Projects for the Holidays’. My favorites are the first three.
It seems that the spectacle associated with displaying holiday lights on houses across the country has taken an unusual — if not ‘ugly’ — twist in recent years. In fact, holiday light admirers like you & me seem to have become overly critical and judgmental of the quality — and quantity — of one’s lights.
These are things you can only get away with saying during Thanksgiving time. They’re pretty funny.
You’ll find everything from masks and headbands to full-out costumes for iPod music players. One thing’s for sure, you and your iPod will definitely be the life of the Halloween Party this year! No matter which size, style, make or model you have (iPod, Mini, Nano, Video, Shuffle), there’s a costume to fit it.
Looking for a really unique, one-of-a-kind costume for your child to wear this Halloween? Here are the best Halloween costumes for kids of all ages…
Every kid knows that EVERY day is mother’s day, but I — for one — do a poor job of showing it… Here is our online tribute to our moms — Kay and Elouise. WE LOVE YOU LOTS……
Here’s a FUN gift for Mom this Mother’s Day… How about some FUN new makeup that’s professional-grade, yet only costs $1 each?!?! Plus, e.l.f. cosmetics is offering a Mother’s Day special just for Moms.
Here’s a personalized gift for someone special in your life that few have ever seen: customized roses inscribed with your own custom message or embossed with your own personal photo! Check out these one-of-a-kind personalized rose bouquets…
Here are ‘the best of the best’ romantic ideas for couples to enjoy on Valentine’s Day, including: the Top 10 Valentine’s Day Gifts… the Top 10 Romantic Things To Do Together… the Top 10 Original Dinner Date Ideas… the Top 10 Simple Romantic Tips For Guys… and more!
TRY THIS: http://sexuality.about.com/od/valentinesday/a/valentinesevent.htm
Fun things for single people to do on Valentine’s Day… and every other day you’re alone (or lonely) and looking for something to do. Plus, the best reasons to enjoy being single!
We thought that we would take a shot at blogging the Super Bowl Commercials. We’ll attempt everything past the opening kickoff…..up until halftime. Here we go!
The ads and commercials which air during the Super Bowl are always memorable… and funny! Check out this archive of Superbowl commercials from 1979 to the present — plus, a preview of 2006 superbowl ads.
Check out this list of unique New Year’s Resolutions… my personal New Year’s resolutions, other common New Years resolutions, the most popular New Year’s resolutions, and more. Plus tips on how to stick to your resolutions this year!
A funny little Hanukkah story… plus some Hanukkah humor, including games, songs, crafts and activities for kids.
With all the hub-bub about Christmas Trees vs Holiday Trees, churches having — or not having — Sunday services on Christmas day, and all the other ‘politically correct’ ways that people have tried to un-Christmas the holiday this year… I’ve got an idea! It’s called ‘Merry New Year’…
Whether you’re usually in a hurry and simply don’t take the time to do it right, or you just never learned ‘the proper way’ to wrap gifts, here are the best-of-the-best tips for wrapping presents — Christmas presents… Birthday presents… Graduation presents… Wedding presents… whatever.