Holidays/Special Days

New Years appetizer

The New Year is upon us once again, and that means New Year's Eve and New Year's Day parties will be taking place all over the world.  New Year's parties are perfect settings for appetizer-type dinners as people are too busy socializing and moving around to sit down for a long, prepared dinner. Table spreads with [...]

Pinterest MLK activity

The following Top 5 Pinterest Martin Luther King Jr. Day Crafts and Activities Pinboards prove that there is a plethora of information, ideas, lessons and activities to help teachers and parents educate children about Martin Luther King Jr!  The lessons in these pinboards teach diversity, peace, acceptance and love, all ideas put forth by Dr. [...]

Pinterest noisemaker crafts

Although many children are on Christmas vacation when New Year's rolls around, there are still many children in a learning environment, like pre-school, homeschool, babysitting and nannies, and, indeed, children on vacation can also write resolutions, reflections for the old year, goals, and even play games, make crafts, and do activities. All kids can benefit [...]

Top 5 Christmas Twitter Header Download Websites

Ornament Twitter header

Christmas is always a festive and spirited time of year, especially for the social media crowd, as this is the chance to decorate your Twitter page with an eye-popping Christmas Twitter Header. To help you in your quest for that perfect Christmas Twitter Header I have selected these top 5 Twitter Header websites. There is [...]

Pinterest Christmas Bows

I love shopping for Christmas presents for all the folks on my list, but one thing I never caught on to was wrapping the presents and adorning them with ribbons and bows.  However, one person who was the master of all things bows was my dear grandmother.  Her nimble hands worked with the ribbons and [...]

Romania new years tradition

With such an extraordinary event as welcoming in the new year every year, one would expect some pretty fascinating traditions to spring up.  As I have found in the following Top 3 Pinterest New Year's Traditions From Around The World, they indeed have: there are several very different traditions from around the world to usher [...]

Top 3 Pinterest Angel Craft Ideas Pinboards

Pinterest angel crafts

Little children love doing angel crafts, especially around the holidays. The great thing about angel crafts is the simplicity of the concept and design. Kids have a good feel for the way an angel is suppose to look so working with them on an angel craft can be a calming experience. Pinterest is a great [...]

Pinterest kinkade snow

Nobody captures the emotional warmth of Christmas time better in their artwork than Thomas Kinkade. Look at most any Thomas Kinkade masterwork and you will notice these similarities: a suburb artistic rendering of natural and man-made lighting along with contrasting elements of shadow (chiaroscuro) and either natural landscape settings or man-made structures like homes, cottages, chapels and [...]