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Oct
20
2011

Have Fun With a Haunted House This Halloween

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Haunted Houses make great Halloween parties. Not only are they a lot of fun, they can be tailored to your interests. Like witches? Do a creepy witch themed haunted house, with lots of cauldrons around as signs that witches must be near. Set a few of them around the house, and fill them with dry ice. The smoke and fog will make your party exceptional. Put a few witch’s brooms around, and ramp up the [...]

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Oct
17
2011

Cute Character Halloween Costumes

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Representing your favorite television character at Halloween is always fun, especially for children. What’s more fun than dressing up as their favorite television character? If you’re going in a large group or dressing as a family, that’s even better. You’ll look cute as can be. I can hear the oohs and ahs already! Not to mention that costume prize you’re sure to win… If you need some ideas for costume characters, here are a few [...]

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Oct
12
2011

Dressing Your Pet for Halloween

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Do you dress your pet up for Halloween? Dressing your pet up for Halloween isn’t as weird or as uncommon as it may sound. Or maybe it is…I can’t get past the cute factor long enough to tell. What could be cuter than a Bad Dog Prisoner costume? See what I mean? Isn’t that adorable? If you do decide to dress your pet, there are some basic rules you should follow. You don’t want to [...]

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Oct
7
2011

A Green Halloween

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When you think of Halloween, eco-friendly is probably not the first thing that pops into your head. As holidays go, Halloween might seem that it’s a hard one to ‘green’, but with these few, easy tips it’s easier than you might think. Use a cloth bag or recycled plastic bag to hold candy when your kids are trick or treating. Alternatively, use the same hard plastic bucket year after year. You’ll save money, and you’ll [...]

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Oct
4
2011

Accessorize Your Halloween Costume

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Accessories can make your costume stand out from the crowd. Where would Harry Potter be without his wand? The right accessory can help make you a costume contest winner. Best of all, these accessories can be re-used every year, in vastly different costumes. Think outside the box, and build your costume around your accessories, not the other way around. • Lady Gaga Wig – This year, use it with your Lady Gaga costume. Next year, [...]

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Jul
15
2011

Just Say No – To Boredom

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July is National Anti-Boredom Month, and a few other – um – sort-of holidays. In addition, July is also National Blueberry Month, National Cell Phone Courtesy Month, National Hot Dog Month, National Ice Cream Month, and National Unlucky Month for Weddings. National Anti Boredom Month has come along just in time. I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to stay inside more and more. It’s too hot to hang outside much, unless I’m lounging [...]

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Jun
28
2011

Have a Safe Independence Day

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Independence Day on the Fourth of July is the holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It’s the National Day of the United States, and there are going to be fireworks displays, parades, picnics and barbecues, and many other events on July 4th. And traditionally, there are going to be accidents and injuries. Sunburns, fireworks accidents, and many other minor injuries are common on the Fourth of July. [...]

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Jun
17
2011

Last Minute Father’s Day Shopping – Plus 15% Off

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You’ve done it again. You’ve waited until the last minute to buy your Dad a gift on Father’s Day, and now you’re scurrying around and trying to find something nice. Don’t think you’ve left it too late and can’t buy that wonderful gift you saw online: Just print out a picture of the item you’ve purchased, put it in his card, and give it to him on Father’s Day. He’ll be happy, and you’ll be [...]

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Jun
3
2011

Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

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Father’s Day is fast approaching, and it’s time to get a gift, if you haven’t already. (I have already bought a Father’s Day gift for my dad! Ha! For once, I actually got my shopping done early.) If you need some ideas, I’ve got some great ones for you. Indulgence Men’s Gift Basket – I love this gift basket! It’s got everything a stylish man could possibly want. This is what the Father’s Day gift [...]

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May
12
2011

Green Gift Ideas and Tips

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If there’s a holiday or an occasion coming up that you need to buy a gift for, how about some green ideas? From gift giving to wrapping paper, there are lots of ways to make it green. You can even have a green party or get-together … and that is much more fun than it sounds. In fact, unless you tell them, no-one will even realize that you are being environmentally conscious. Ditch the invitations. [...]

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