In Hawaii, Christmas is celebrated aloha style. Santa wears a Hawaiian shirt, and the Christmas meal is often a luau instead of a formal indoor meal.
Our family arrived to the United States as immigrants when we were veryyoung. Because Thanksgiving is an American celebrated holiday, our parentsknew little of the traditions and customs this holiday entails. While ourfriends were eating Turkey, Sweet Potato Casserole, Pumpkin Pie, and otherdelightf
The most widely and festively celebrated national holiday in Mexico is Mexican Independence Day on Sept. 16. Also known as El Grito de Dolores, this holiday is celebrated with parades, festivals and battle re-enactments. Festive decorations are found in homes, city streets and cars to commemorate th
The ultimate goal of anyone who loves to decorate their yard for Christmas is to set up a full light show that includes music.Here are instructions on how to set up your own show.
And they're off. Dad might appreciate a race car gift.crowd at race track image by jedphoto from Fotolia.comSkip the tie, and set dad's heart racing with a car gift this holiday. Choose one that is practical--a gift he can display--or one that will give him a memorable experience. Select...
birthday image by Albert Lozano from Fotolia.comEvery person born on December 25th understands the challenges of having a Christmas birthday. In theory, it may sound like a great blessing: Family, food and gifts. However, often a Christmas birthday gets overshadowed by the holiday itself,...
Surprise her with a small gift.Chris Ted/Lifesize/Getty ImagesA small gift for your wife, given for no particular occasion, is a romantic gesture. Even if the item is not particularly romantic or sexy in itself, the thought behind the gift is often far more valuable than the actual...
One of the primary reasons for the popularity of the Xbox 360 video gaming console is its superior capability for multi-player gaming. The ability to challenge friends, strangers and rivals in a worldwide arena adds considerable value to games such as "Call of Duty" and "Modern Warfare." One of the
Create your own king-sized shams to embellish your bedroom. Making the shams yourself allows you to choose the perfect fabric to coordinate your bed linens and decor. You can also add any decorative embellishments you like. Choose a soft, satiny fabric for a decadent appearance or make the shams fro
One of the first applications popularized by computers is desktop publishing software. Part of the benefits of this application is its ability to help you create printable birthday cards. All you need is a good printer and paper to print the birthday card.
Is this a time of joy and excitement? Or does the holiday season represent stress and frustration? A guide to feeling a little merrier awaits.
Dallas offers many activities, even on Christmas.dallas skyline image by buckwheat from Fotolia.comIt's Christmas Day, and carols have been sung, gifts have been exchanged and dinner is prepared. You're in Dallas, Texas, and looking for something fun to do for the day. Whether you're with...
Hearts are the widespread symbol of Valentines Day. Whether you are creating a valentine card, envelope or decoration, drawing a heart with wings always adds a little extra. The symbol of the Sufi Movement is the heart with wings. It symbolizes that the heart reaches out and is between soul and body
Lady Gaga is a pop singer whose look is much talked about and recreated by women and girls of all ages. A Lady Gaga Halloween costume can be toned down to work for a younger Little Monster. Instead of saying your daughter can't dress as Lady Gaga, help make her a costume that pays tribute to her pop
If you are in the market for some fantastic group costume ideas, you are in the right place. We can help you come up with some pretty fantastic ideas that are both original and interesting. What is th
Although bunnies are often associated with Easter, a bunny costume can be used for Halloween or school plays, as well. If you need a quick and easy bunny costume, you could choose to purchase one from your local costume store. However, commercially made costumes are often expensive. To save money an
Every month has a valentine day！my friends told me we want to be able to show our feelings to our loved one's everyday of the year.and I think Valentine's Day is a chance to express
The Japanese celebrate Ohshogatsu, New Year's, on January first. This day is one of the most important holidays for the Japanese and contains many customs.
There's no need to buy a blank plaque on which to inscribe a poem when you could make one at home. Custom plaques are inexpensive to make and can be finished to match the spirit of the poem. For example, a pastel plaque with rounded edges is perfect for an anonymous inspirational verse, while a natu