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- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - How to sell santa?s slip-ups
- Shoppers spent more than $15.5 billion this Christmas on gifts on the Internet alone. Just imagine how many millions went to unwanted polka dot sweaters, electric nose hair clippers, and thigh masters. That wasted cash piled up under the Christmas tree. We've all had it happen to us. In fact, you had it happen to you this year. You unwrapped the pretty red bow and tore through the shiny paper on t...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - How to organize your christmas baking without going crazy
- Copyright 2005 - Patty Gale
There is nothing more comforting than the smell of Christmas cookies fresh out of the oven. As a little girl, I remember eagerly watching my mom, as she would carefully remove the hot cookie sheets from the oven. I couldn't wait to help decorate with the homemade frosting, the cinnamon candies and the multi-colored sprinkles that would make each cookie de...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Guide to easy, affordable baby shower decorations
- Great baby shower decorations are more about using your imagination than your pocketbook! You can create a wonderful party mood with simple, high-impact arrangements. This article details some of the best ideas for baby shower decorations.
Use balloons artfully
Balloons make it feel like a party! Always have balloons at your events. Here's a money-saver tip -- your lo...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Greeting cards are great to give and to receive
- A greeting card is an illustrated, folded card usually featuring a message of greeting or other sentiment. Although greeting cards are usually given on special occasions such as birthdays, Christmas or other holidays, they are also sent on 'non-occasions' to say 'hello' or 'thank you'. Greeting cards, usually packaged with an envelope, come in a variety of styles, are manufactured and/or hand-made...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Gift giving made (a little) easier
So, you dread the thought of having to buy gifts for Christmas. Friend or family member has a birthday or anniversary coming up, and you still don't have a gift? Well, we've all been there and done that. None of us want to do it again. Yet we always seem to be in the same sorry spot each year. As Mark Twain said: ?Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow....
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Gift baskets - create simple easy gifts for the person who has everything!
- Have you ever thought about giving a personalized Gift Basket?
Is it just me or do you also get excited when you give a gift to your friends and family and you know they love it!
The downside you give a gift and you just know they hate it! Unfortunately you can't always get it right because what seems right and the appropriate gift for you isn't always right and appro...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Finding delicious cookie recipes!
- Many of us have an inner baker inside us that loves to find new cookie recipes to try. But, where do you find new, tried and true, cookie recipes that your family will love? People are always looking for the newest versions of their favorite recipes to broaden their dinner choices. New crockpot recipes, new chicken recipes, even new fondue recipes are all searched for by those needing something a ...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Finding birthday gift ideas
- Most of us frequently ? if not all the time ? are short of good birthday gift ideas. Regardless of who the intended recipient is, whether it is a brother, sister, mum, dad, grandparent or in-law, often we all end up frantically searching through shopping malls for the elusive perfect birthday gift. All too often unfortunately, all these stores seem to stock only products that fall into one of thre...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Dog morsels pet food
- 2 cups whole wheat flour 2 tsp. garlic powder
2 cups white flour 1 cup skim milk powder
2 eggs water
1/2 cup melted beef or pork drippings (or lard)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix ingredients together with enough water to make a stiff dough.
Roll out and cut into Christmas shapes. Bake on cookie sheet until hard.
As a pe...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas trivia
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- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas tree topper ornaments
- From my childhood memories, pride of place on the top of Christmas tree always went to a fairy dressed in white. Or was it an angel? No, I'm sure it was the Christmas fairy; and she was usually last to go on the tree apart from the tinsel. One thing for sure, it was always after the other tree ornaments such as the hanging balls.
Life has become much more competitive since then, and...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas tree selection guide
- Before you select the perfect Christmas tree, consider a little planning to make room for your special guest. Choose the best area in your room for the tree, which would include a spot that is close to an electrical outlet. When you plug in your lights, you won't want a cord running along your floor, which could cause someone to trip and fall. There are so many things to think about when choosing ...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas toys are for the kids... right?
- Toys for grown-ups pushing kids' toys out of Christmas most wanted list.
Christmas used to be a time for the kids but now the adults appear to be taking over. The top twelve toys this Christmas as identified by the Toy Retailers Association contain a suspiciously high number of toys aimed at bigger kids. This apparent paradigm shift in the toy market should come as no surprise ? a b...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas music continues to inspire, soothe, reflect a season
- (ARA) - Whether it's in a majestic cathedral, a school auditorium or a shopping mall, there's nothing like a familiar Christmas melody to put a person in the holiday spirit. It's amazing how the familiar strains of ?Silent Night? or ?Joy to the World? create feelings of joy, hope and peace.
Why does Christmas music evoke such strong emotions? Music educators and Bible scholars at No...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas gifts for dolphin lovers
- Choosing a dolphin lover gift may not be as easy as it is for a pet lover, but that is not to say it is not possible. In fact, you will find quite a range of dolphin related gifts around the internet, although in your local store it may be hit and miss as to whether you will find anything. In my case, I received the true, ultimate dolphin lover gift, some years ago, but more of that later.
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas gifts and celebrations that won't break the bank
- If not for the fact that Christmas is a time of laughter and merriment, the yuletide season can be awfully frustrating especially for people who have a budget to think of. With lots of expenses for the Christmas celebration already lined up at your door ? decorations, dinner, gifts ? sticking to the family budget can be difficult, at best! That is, unless, you are smart enough to come up with crea...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas gifts advice
- Yes its that time of year again. So what's your plan this year? Where you just going to leave it to the last minute again and compete with the rest of the country for the last few items on the shelves come Christmas Eve? I know that with this little guide you can help save yourself from a lot of stress this Christmas so take a few minutes to read on.
1) Its always best to make a sta...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas decorating trends for 2005
- This year, the latest craze in Christmas decorating is going back in time. Homeowners seem to be less interested in the icicle-type lights and the use of single color strands. Baby boomers seem to be harkening back to the days of their youth, by bringing back the full color glory of traditional Christmas lights.
Lawn ornaments have become a must-have for the decorating elves in your...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas decorating ideas - edible ornaments
- Although it is now more decades away than I care to admit too often, there were four things I loved most about my childhood Christmases in England:
1. the excitement of the Christmas gifts being put under the Christmas tree, and then the family opening of the gifts on Christmas morning;
2. the food; all the special sweets being put out Christmas Eve; Christmas Lunch w...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas customs around the worldmake your panettone special
- Make your panettone special (NC)?In an Italian household, panettone has a place at every Christmas meal. Its unique claim-to-fame ? somewhere between a fruit bread and a cake ? allows for panettone to be served toasted at breakfast; or warmed from the oven for brunch; or with a scoop of ice cream for dessert; and even with champagne at a special occasion. According to Motta, the most recognizable ...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Christmas, a time for giving and sharing.
- Finally, the season so many of us are looking forward to is just around the corner.Joy, peace, happiness, children, lights, decorations and Santa Claus, these are just
a few of the things associated with Christmas. Although these are things most people think about Christmas, for others it might be a nightmare.
Unfortunately Christmas has become the biggest commercial money ma...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Chicken recipes that everyone enjoys!
- Chicken recipes are a stable in many people's diets. Many of them are recipes we have made time and time again and others, are special recipes, maybe a favorite Christmas recipe or even a special fondue recipe using chicken. Americans consume more chicken then any other meat, but we still want new recipes to use! Spicing up old recipes or creating new ones is easy when you have the right tools. Fi...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Buy discount candles online or make them yourself
- If you're looking to buy discount or wholesale candles online you're in luck. You can find just about any type of candle online to add decoration and beauty to your home. Likewise, if you enjoy making your own homemade candles, you can buy wholesale paraffin candles, tea light candles and soy wax for making lovely soy candles.
There are many varieties of unique decorative candles to...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Are toys & video games the right christmas gifts for kids?
- It's the age of innocence when their eyes a little brighter and their smile are full of possibilities. Their minds are being shaped by everything around them and it's important to make sure that those surroundings are positive and promote good character traits.
The question is are toys and video games the right Christmas gift for kids? The simple answer - yes.
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - Air purifiers are they worth it?
- Definitely yes would be the answer. There are a lot of reasons and they all have to do with the fact that the problem of people who suffer from asthma, allergies and other respiratory conditions. These people may be discomforted by the particles of dust or pollen. For them air purifiers are necessary, as a main form of protection of indoor air pollution. Air purifiers are great useful tools in you...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - A christmas history lesson
- The Twelve Days of Christmas is one of the most famous Christmas carols ever written. It has been sung for a great many years, and is known the world over. To most it is a delightful hymn, but it was originally created with a very serious intent. In England between the years of 1558 and 1829, it was illegal to practice Catholicism in public or private. It was essentially a crime to be Catholic in ...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - 6 perfect christmas gift ideas for her
- How can you shop for a woman who already owns everything she wants? It's not as difficult as you may think because there's always a unique approach at buying for the woman who seemingly has a closet full of clothes or a box full of jewelry. Besides, there's always room for one more outfit or piece of jewelry.
Gift Idea For Her #1: Diamonds
Diamonds are timeless and al...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - 6 great online christmas shopping tips
- Christmas shopping is no longer confined to the local mall or an annual catalog that happens to find it's way into your mailbox. Thanks to advanced technology, there is literally a whole world of shopping at your fingertips. The internet has revolutionized the way people shop and, besides, what better way to do your Christmas shopping than from the comfort of your own home. No longer must we suit ...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - 6 christmas shopping tips you must know
- There are a variety of opportunities for holiday shoppers, including stores, catalogs and the internet. Below are 6 Christmas Shopping tips that should:
Christmas Shopping Tip #1: Shop Early
If you're heading out to the mall this year, have your shopping list ready. It's a good idea to shop early in the season because, if you wait too long, that perfect gift may alrea...
- 2007-03-26 12:15:30 - 4 fun and easy to make homemade christmas decorations
- Homemade Christmas decorations are some of the most unique. They are also a lot of fun because you can enjoy them with your family. Below are 4 fun and easy to make homemade Christmas decorations:
If you like strung popcorn, it's really simple to make. Start with a big bowl of popcorn (unbuttered, of course) and string it piece by piece using a stand...