We've gathered SEVERAL articles and projects related to Christmas that focus on planning ahead, home decorating, crafts, food and gifts. Check our Christmas Countdown along with a countdown ticker to Christmas Day!
Christmas Ornament Exchange 2003 and Christmas Ornament Exchange 2002!
Several members of our message board forum have participated in our annual ornament exchange. We are so excited to share here the result of everyone's work. Thank you to all of you who participated. You'll find directions and photos of each ornament submitted so you can make them for your own tree.
Happy Hanukkah Holiday Ideas
Penny Warner, author of "The Best Party Book: 1001 Creative Ideas for Fun Parties" (Meadowbrook Press), has some great suggestions for celebrating the eight-day Festival of Lights.
How to Celebrate Kwanzaa
Since 1966, Kwanzaa has been a time to honor and celebrate African-American culture and history. Learn how to celebrate this important holiday.
Learn the Meaning of Kwanzaa
First celebrated in 1966, Kwanzaa is a holiday that celebrates seven principles related to unity and cooperation. Here's information to help everyone appreciate this holiday.
Fabulous and Frugal Gifts for Mom by Cyndi Roberts
What to do? Mother's Day is just around the corner and there's just no money in the budget for gifts. Not to worry! Just look over this list of inexpensive gifts to buy or make and you'll be all set.
Mother's Day Gift Basket Ideas
Mother's Day baskets are a great way to show off your creative talents while also showing your mom, mother-in-law, grandma, or
another special mom how much you care. Here are some theme ideas, including recipes, to get you started.
10 Great Gift Ideas for Father's Day by Adriana Copaceanu
What do you get for the man who has always been there for you? You want it to be something special, something he hasn't gotten before, something that he will cherish. It cannot be the tired old gift of aftershave lotion or soap on a rope. Not this year!
Having End-of-Summer Blues? Celebrate with a Fun Labor Day Party!
It's hard to believe that summer is almost over and Labor Day is just around the corner. Why not make the end of summer one to remember for you, your friends and family? Why not have a party to say farewell to lazy day activities and welcome in the fall season?
Labor Day Grilling Tips by Susan Dunn
You've got the recipes, but here are some tips to make your grilling easier and safer.
A Cinco de Mayo Feast! by Faith Heinauer
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a fiesta! We're serving a tantalizing feast of sizzling flavors and delicious dishes . . . watermelon margaritas, cuban black beans, tenderloin with a chimichurri sauce, and tres leches (three-milks) cake. El Partido En (party on)!
A Valentine's Day That Is so Much More
This year, why not make Valentine's Day one that will be kept in the heart more than in a box of memories on a high shelf in the closet. This special holiday can have more meaning with a few simple ideas.
The History of Valentine's Day
We all know what Valentine's Day means today, but most of us don't realize that Valentine's Day has a long history--and much of it had little to do with romantic love. Learn more about this fascinating holiday.
From recipes to decorating, enjoy the treasures of the Autumn season with this bountiful suggestions from Arleen M. Kaptur.
Easy Summertime Celebrations
Summertime is the perfect time for easy meals that look like you cooked all day. Keep your kitchen cool and have those precious extra minutes
to spend with family and friends.
Celebrate Summer With a Barbecue
Everyone likes a barbecue - the tasty fare has universal appeal and is appropriate for almost every gathering. Use these simple recipes from to have a fun cookout!
End of Summer Celebration!
There are still a couple weeks left of summer. Stop rushing for it to be over and celebrate the end of the summer season with your kids! There are a lot of super fun ways to end your summer with a BANG!