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.
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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!
See why musical birthday cards make funny birthday gifts for kids. These videos capture the moments when kids open cards that play songs for the first time!
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.
Several years ago, we started sending care packages to U.S. military service men and women — usually to soldiers we didn’t know, and one year to our nephew who was serving in Iraq at the time. As a result what we’ve learned firsthand, we have compiled a great collection of ideas to help others make one-of-a-kind care packages for U.S. troops serving overseas. These are our best tips.
You may have seen sites that help you make food recipes using ingredients you already have on hand. Now, there are sites that help you make bar drink recipes using the alcohol and mixers that you already have on hand! So, what’s in your liquor cabinet right now?
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.
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.