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9 Cool Father’s Day Ideas (5 Involve No Money)

Dad gets his special day too! No matter what the commercials say, you don’t have to buy him something – when he says he doesn’t “want anything,” what he really means is that he wants a new sports car, a new job, or a time machine (preferably in a hot tub) to go back a ... Read More »

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Graduation Party Themes on a Budget

Hosting a graduation party on a budget is a reality for thousands of high school and college graduates facing college tuition or student loans – not to mention the parents paying for them!  Graduation is certainly a time for celebrating, of course!  You can throw a fun graduation party on a budget.  Here are some ... Read More »

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When to Have a Graduation Party

It’s that time of year again. Teens and young adults all over the world are marking that big jump from high/secondary school to college, or from college to (cue ominous music here) the real world. Even younger children are in on the excitement as they get ready to make the move from one school to ... Read More »

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Patriotic Parties – Be True to the Red, White and Blue

Whether you’re celebrating the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Election Day, Presidents Day or sending off or welcoming home a member of the armed forces, here’s a patriotic party plan that will have your guests saluting you and the red, white and blue. Invitations: Use clip art of “Uncle Sam” to ... Read More »

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Memorial Day Party Ideas

Memorial Day. Don’t you love it? Originally created to honor the Civil War fallen, this May day traditionally kicks off the summer season, with the day full of park picnics, barbecues and family gatherings. Public and home-owned pools open and parties abound on this favorite holiday. No doubt you’re considering a little soire of your ... Read More »

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Neat Things to do on Mother’s Day

NEVER skip Mother’s Day.  Children and fathers and husbands have all learned that the hard way.  Mothers work hard. They often shoulder most of the load of family obligations, even when they work full-time.  Mother’s Day might have started as a greeting card holiday, but you can never go wrong celebrating Mom on this day ... Read More »

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Eight Awesome Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Before you give your Mom the same old gift, take a look at these ideas and come up with something unique and memorable this year. Family Silver Pendant: What better way to show mom that you love her than with a beautiful pendant necklace? This necklace allows mom ... Read More »

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Host a Fiesta for Cinco de Mayo!

Shake your maracas and put on a sombrero because it’s fiesta time! Whether you want to celebrate Mexican culture on May 5th or you want to create a fiesta any time of the year, here are some fast, fun and affordable ideas for a Cinco de Mayo party. Invitations Affix your invitation to a packet ... Read More »

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Ideas for Mother’s Day Brunch at Home

Mother’s Day should be a special day for Mom.  You can go out to eat, like everyone else, fight crowds, and enjoy general hassle, OR you can plan a super fun Mother’s Day brunch at home, and plan a meal, crafts, and activities for Mom and the whole family. Mother’s Day Brunch Meals Mom will ... Read More »

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Cinco de Mayo Ideas for Kids

As a Southern California resident, I’ve partied out to Cinco de Mayo (the fifth of May) many times…so I’m looking forward quite happily to this year’s big bash. My non-Mexican heritage children are, too. So what’s the fuss about, anyway? And what can you do to involve your kids (and yourself!) in this fun and ... Read More »

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