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Give a friend who likes animal prints an accessory made of a faux animal hide.cow. cow in farm/field image by L. Shat from Fotolia.comIf you have a friend who loves animal prints, then consider getting her a gift made out of her favorite faux animal hide. There are a wide variety of...
Despite the name, Appletinis share almost nothing in common with martinis, save the presentation. The light green blend of vodka, tart apple and sweet sugar is traditionally served in a martini glass, hence the somewhat misleading name. Because the ingredients in these cocktails lend themselves well
The Easter Bunny was originally a symbol of fertility and renewal.Easter Bunny image by Val Gropo from Fotolia.comEaster Sunday falls between March 22 and April 25 each year as celebrated in Western Christianity. Lent is the 40-day purification period that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends...
Being part of a couple at Halloween presents the opportunity to come up with a creative costume that makes the most of your twosome. As you look for ideas, consider ways you can represent famous couples in a new way or make a funny play on words. Take the opportunity to be corny or over the top in a
If you are worried about getting a birthday card to the recipient on time for their birthday, you need to be prepared by having the card purchased or made well before the birthday. You also need to be aware of mailing rates and delivery times to the recipient's address. It is a matter of simple orga
In nature and inside ourselves are energy patterns and dynamics that activate. Humanity evolved over a million years or more responding to the seasons of the year. Thus we have built into our genes, our psyches, a natural energy rhythm that we would do well to acknowledge and not avoid.
A quinceanera, a Latina girl's 15th birthday celebration, is a major event throughout the Hispanic culture. Although primarily reliant on oral tradition, many of the customs inherent to this event are now explained through a written tradition as well, opening up the mysteries of this rite of passage
Ghosts and ghouls, posing as third-grade students, are abundant during October and are often distracted due to the upcoming trick-or-treat holiday. Wrangle them back to reality and encourage refocusing efforts on school tasks by playing Halloween games. The activities allow students to celebrate the
Balloon bouquets are an easy and relatively inexpensive way to commemorate a special occasion, decorate a space or brighten someone's day. Creating a simple balloon bouquet is made even easier by using balloons pre-filled with helium, with curling ribbons already attached.
Since first opening in 1837, Tiffany has built a reputation as the world's leading jeweler, appreciated for its stunning diamonds and glamorous designs. While Tiffany's contemporary catalog extends far beyond jewelry, any gift presented in a Tiffany Blue Box promises to be special. To make a Tiffany
Create a personal and meaningful birthday gift for your boyfriend.blue present image by Bartlomiej Nowak from Fotolia.comGo beyond the typical restaurant gift cards, clothing items or sporting equipment often presented to boyfriends as birthday presents. Express your creativity and your...
There are plenty of coffee gifts that will be welcomed by coffee drinkers who are turning 40. But what sort of coffee gift should you get--luxurious, exotic or practical? To determine which will be the most appropriate, see if the recipient fits one of the following profiles.Armchair...
From bunny hats to first Easter baskets, personalized Easter gifts for baby provide a way for friends and family to create memories as well as celebrate the season. Add your own touch by making gifts yourself; or, if you prefer not to knit or sew, there are personalized Easter gifts available for pu
With the widespread presence of international companies on the Internet, you can purchase a birthday cake and have it delivered to a friend or loved one all the way across the world. You also can bake a cake and ship it internationally. This is the case if you are hoping to send a friend who lives "
Victorian Christmas decorations are a popular choice for many families across the country. These simple, yet elegant, ornaments are inexpensive to create and will bring flair and style to an otherwise plain Christmas tree. Paper is a popular component of many Victorian Christmas ornaments because th
If you need to create decorations for a Halloween party, then make your own spider balloon. You can make a spider balloon by combining different-size balloons. They appear intricate, but they only require a few materials to put together. In order to make your own balloon spider, you will need to vis
Water has often been used as an indoor focal point and implemented for its soothing properties. One simple project to achieve both is a waterfall. Indoor waterfalls can be as small and simple as you choose -- and because it's a self-contained system, waterfalls are sometimes featured as a table cent