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With all the family in town it is the perfect time to drag out your family history project, start a new project, a family genealogy, or an oral history. Here are a few simple ideas of how you can set aside time during the holidays to work on your family history project.
Halloween, Renaissanice fairs and theme parties all provide reasons for adults and young people to get dressed up. Make an inexpensive, uncomplicated medieval costume for a boy without using off-the-rack clothing. Keep the majority of the costume pieces simple, but choose genuine leather and metal a
Mailing packages is a common method of transferring materials from one location to another.Maria Toutoudaki/Photodisc/Getty ImagesIf you have the proper packaging materials and postage, you can mail almost anything through the US Postal Service (USPS). To protect the contents of your...
Easter is a fun, spring celebration.Monkey Business Images Ltd/Valueline/Getty ImagesEaster is not supposed to be a holiday based in materialism. It is a time to celebrate the rebirth of Jesus. Keeping the gift-giving simple at this time will steer your family from the materialism that we...
Turn on the television and all you seem to hear these days is bad news. In terms of economic conditions, the United States as well as the rest of the world haven't seen such a downturn in decades. Problems with the world economy stem from corrupt bank officials, crooked, scandalous politicians,
40th birthday party invitations should be humorous and make light of the fact that the birthday celebratrant has turned 40. Turning a popular song into an invitation for a 40th party requires some careful thinking and word skills. You should understand the basics of writing lyrics, including how to
You like your boss and want to give him something special as a gift. When money is tight, consider making the gift yourself. It will provide a personal touch that your boss will appreciate. Bake some delicious treats for your boss or make a gift basket filled with things he'll love. Create personali
Running out of Christmas ideas for the special person in your life? Are your gifts forgotten the moment they are opened?
Overalls are ideal for an inexpensive Halloween outfit, as they feature as a monster fashion-staple in several horror movies.. You can dress as a particular character, such as Michael Myers, or invent your own classic monster costume, soaking the overalls with blood or gore. As most overalls are f
Staff Christmas gifts are a way of giving back to your employees for all of their hard work. Though extra cash is always useful around the holidays, small companies do not have to give away large bonuses to show appreciation for the staff. Instead, choose thoughtful gifts that your employees can enj
No matter how much you love your grandma, overcoming the generation gap is key to finding the perfect gift for her. She may appreciate a modern present--such as an e-book reader--but chances are she will love something more familiar. Learn her interests to make the present meaningful. Whether you wa
Snap, Crackle and Pop are the characters printed on the box of Kellogg's Rice Krispies. In some other countries, the cereal has other names, such as Rice Bubbles in Australia. The characters have different names in other countries as well. In Mexico they are called Pim, Pam and Pum; in Sweden they a
Whether you're gearing up for Halloween or preparing for an upcoming costume party, finding the right costume should be at the top of your list. A few favorites--such as a cat or rabbit costume--may require a little extra work, however. The trick to pulling off these costumes is including a tail, bu
Personalize gifts to match the birthday child's tastes.child"s gift 2 image by Paul Moore from Fotolia.comA personalized gift can show the special child in your life how much you care. A gift that demonstrates to the child that you know something about him beyond the obvious will make him...
Create gifts using pastel-hued Easter candy.Creative Crop/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesMaking homemade gifts for friends and family members is a thoughtful way to celebrate Easter. Create easy gifts using craft items, baked goods and your artistic talents. Customize the gifts according the...
Birthdays are occasions to celebrate with friends. However, it is important to make your friends aware of your upcoming birthday so that they can mark the day on their calendars. Sending a letter to a friend to invite him to your birthday celebration is a thoughtful way to let him know that his pres