Monday, May 12, 2008
Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Birthday Parties with Peach Ice Cream!
When people think of birthday parties, the first thing that they think is a birthday cake but you know what really goes well with a nice brownie or cake? Ice cream! And what better way to celebrate birthdays than having a peach ice cream right near by Peach Ice Cream Day
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Monday, June 4, 2007
Fathers day Greetings For Your Dad
Every year the third Sunday in June is celebrated as Father’s Day in most parts of the world to love and honor this one special man in all our lives—the Father ! The man you looked up to all through your growing years, the man who taught you the meaning of courage, the man who showed you how to rise up smiling after you fell from your bicycle or bruised your leg while playing and the man whom you know would always be by your side through all highs and lows is the man you lovingly call ‘Father’.
Who didn’t need a father to count on ? We all did. We all needed this man who loved us, guided us and helped us hold our heads high. And, on every Sunday in June it is this fatherhood that is celebrated. It’s Father’s Day—a day to make your father or all the father-figures in your life feel special with gifts and wishes. There sure have been times when you felt distinctly proud about your father, times when you felt you have the world’s best dad and times which you are still treasuring each day every moment. So on Father’s Day, reach out to your dad or the dad-like persons in your life with all the very best. Let him know how much you love him and admire his ways. You can wish your brother, son, husband, grandfather or all the other wonderful fathers you know on Father’s Day with a warm ‘Thank You’ note, flowers or just a big ‘Happy Father’s Day’ wish !
Labels: dad's day, ecards, fathers day, flash cards
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
How to Make a Birthday Gift Basket for Teens
Other than music or fashionable modern clothing, finding a gift for teenagers is not an easy task, but when it comes to the World’s Finest Chocolates, it is more likely you have found another passion shared for most teens.
Hershey chocolate is the favorite of most young people, but one in particular; "kisses" is the famous small silver-wrapped chocolate and golden when they come with almonds.
These miniature chocolates are ideal as Christmas Gifts, as well as useful for creating a Birthday Gift Basket full of plenty of them, although you can use Ghirardelli chocolate, LifeSavers, Bubblicious or any other that you know the teen will enjoy.
Making a birthday gift basket is easier that you can imagine. The easiest way is purchasing those baskets that already come with the World's Finest Chocolates, but if you want to make a real special present, buy a handmade basket and fix it with chocolates while using best of your crafting skills.
Depending on your skills, you can also make an artistic basket with Ghirardelli chocolate for baking. There are several online courses, as well as printed recipes in magazines, or lessons with video’s teaching you how to elaborate artistic chocolate and candy works, ideal for Christmas Gifts.
Even being a novice in the kitchen, making a birthday gift basket can become a rewarding challenge, and a way to say how much you love your teens. Not only kisses Hershey chocolate is available in a large array of presentations, including different shapes, sizes and flavors.
Decide if you are going to model your own birthday gift basket, or if you prefer to get one from the store, especially when the birthday occurs at the time when you have to prepare your Christmas Gifts as well.
There is a wide variety of decorative handcrafted baskets to choose from, just as there is a vast variety of World's Finest Chocolates to use. If the basket has enough room, put inside another presents such as a few CDs, cosmetics, miniature cars for collectors or whatever your teens like most.
Ribbon, lace or bows are optional because teens are temperamental and only you can determine the impact of this type of decoration in their mood. For Christmas Gifts it is more acceptable to use all types of ornaments, but if the birthday and Christmas occur on the same day, do no forget to include a greeting card to specify that this basket is a birthday present instead.
For more resources also check out http://ezinearticles.com/How-to-Make-a-Birthday-Gift-Basket-for-Teens
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Monday, May 28, 2007
How To Make A Birthday Goodie Bag For Adults
Every birthday is a reminder that we are all getting older. Nevertheless, we are never too old to enjoy a truly delightful gift, and the way that the gift is presented can make it even more so enjoyable.
1.Lay the brown paper bag flat and write (using the colors of pencils of choice) on both sides of it the words Birthday Goodie Bag. Once that is done, you can also write the words Happy Birthday.
2.Arrange the stickers that you have chosen to use on the brown bag, spread out, for you do not want it to look cluttered.
3.On the two pieces of cardboard that are pre-cut, poke a hole in the center of each of them, using a sharp object or a hole-punch. Once the holes have been punched, set the cardboard aside.
4.In the center of each side of the brown bag and about an inch down from the top, poke or punch holes, do so very carefully, in order not to tear the bag.
5.Take a cardboard piece and add glue to one side, cover well. Then position the cardboard on the inside of the bag so that the holes will be matched up, and hold it in place, allowing it to totally dry, so the glue will hold well. Do the same with the other piece of cardboard on the other side of the bag.
6.Take the color of ribbon that you chose and run it through one hole of the bag and out the other one. Once the last step is done, tie the ribbon's ends off in (fairly) good size knots, so that the ribbon cannot slide back through the holes.
7.You can then add more ribbon to each side of the bag, simply tie it on; you may even want to add some different colors.
8.Fill the gift goodie bag with the items you have chosen. It is certainly going to make some man or woman smile on their special day, for it is packed with goodies, but made with love.
TipsThings You'll Need
You can use a hole puncher for some of the prep on punching out holes. It will give the holes a more rounded look, and will be easier to work with.
Now, although the handle for the bag will be secure, it is still suggested that you present the bag by holding it underneath.
Small Brown Lunch Bag
Assorted Colored Art and Crafts Pencils
Colorful (thin) ribbon, such as pink, blue, purple, or yellow
Decorative Stickers Scissors
Cardboard (small pieces) pre-cut in (3/4 to 1 inch) squares
Elmer's (white) glue
For More Resources just check out http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Birthday-Goodie-Bag-for-Adults
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Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Birthday Party Ideas For Adults
Whatever your age –or the age of your spouse or parents or best friend—just because it's an adult that's having a birthday, it doesn't mean it isn't a celebratory event worthy of a party! Here are some birthday party ideas geared to those past their teenage angst years.
So much depends on the celebrant's likes and dislikes. If the individual really, really doesn't like big parties, then what's the sense in going to the expense and time of a big bash if you're going to have an irritated and disgruntled guest of honor? The best thing to do first is discuss your plans with him/her. This of course, would be difficult to do if you were planning a surprise party! If you're the one planning the party, we can assume you know the individual best, so you judge accordingly—a small intimate dinner for two, or a blow out party for everyone.
A dinner party for close friends is always nice and is appreciated (hopefully!) by the honoree and the guests. You can check out the food network online site to get some sophisticated menus to help you celebrate in style, whether it's an intimate evening for two, a small dinner party or an all-out birthday bash. There are many more internet sites that you can peruse to get the perfect menu, or, if you do not have the time, but do have the money, hire a caterer and have her/him come up with a list of suggestions from which you can select.
You don't necessarily have to go the route of an elaborate sit down dinner party—you can go completely casual. Have an outdoor bar-b-que—(depending on the season of the year). Or, how about a hay ride? No one is too old for the fun of a hayride. There are many companies that specialize in this type of event and even provide food and entertainment. Once again, the web is your source of information for wonderful birthday party ideas for adults.
While it's easy to select from a vast variety of themes for kids parties, adults are often left blank trying to come up with a theme for the celebration of someone reaching a milestone age of 30, 40, 50, or 75, and beyond (and today, there are a lot reaching well beyond!). If you want a specific theme relating to a specific time, you can always rely on “the good old days” approach. Say the honoree was in college in the 70's or80's (or earlier)—so choose a 70's or 80' theme. Tell your guests to dress appropriately—whatever was popular during that time. You can also award a prize to the best dressed individual or couple. The party would have the greatest appeal if all invitees were of the same approximate age.
A luau is one of the most popular adult birthday party ideas. Once again, let your browser assist you in getting all the decorations you need and help in planning the menu. You can go as elaborate or as simple as you want. Be sure to stipulate in your invitation that dress should be appropriate to the theme—from Hawaiian shirts to sarongs, and don't forget about grass skirts and coconuts! Plan to award a prize to the best dressed individual and/or couple. This type of party is good for any size group.
Source : http://www.catalogs.com/info/party-planning/birthday-party-ideas-for-adults.html
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