Friday, October 30, 2009

Keep Your Cat Away From Your Christmas Tree By cheapcindy

Sure, it's fun to see your cat having a good time climbing the Christmas tree and batting the ornaments, but things usually go too far and you end up with broken Christmas ornaments, a tattered tree and possibly an injured cat. Lights can be especially dangerous as the chewing or scratching cats can do to the electrical wires can mean the risk of shock or fire.

Here are some things you can try to keep your cat away from your Christmas tree.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Choose and Care For a Christmas Tree By Terria Fleming

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A living Christmas tree with it's wonderful scent and beautiful appearance is one of the best parts of Christmas for many people. Buying and caring for a living Christmas tree can be easy once you know how.

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Have a Dollar Christmas Party By coachmac4

Growing up my mother's family always had a Dollar Christmas Celebration with her family. Everyone received $1.00 gifts. This was BEFORE $1.00 stores! We had to be creative! We would plan all year to get ideas. We would give all the men things like De-icers, tools, etc. Women would get ornaments, craft projects. Everyone would be remembered, and no one spent very much!

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Friday, October 9, 2009

Make a Christmas Ornament From a Bottle Cap By 4dogday

I've saved a lot of bottle caps lately for the points and I found myself wondering what else I could do with them. So I started thinking and this is one of the things I've come up with. It's a quick and easy craft project with the added bonus of upcycling and recycling.

Make Coffee Filter Paper Snowflakes By 4dogday

Paper Snowflakes are pretty to hang in your windows in the winter time and coffee filters are perfect to make snowflakes. There is no need to draw and cut out a circle and coffee filters are economical. The cost of coffee filters average about one penny for three filters so it doesn't matter if you mess up.

Simply Celebrate Christmas By 4dogday

Why do we allow ourselves to get into such panic frenzies and stress out over the Christmas holidays? We spend so much time worrying about the perfect gifts that we lose the real meaning of Christmas. Ask any soldier who’s deployed away from their families what they want most for Christmas and 99% of them will say all they want for Christmas is to be home with their families. Presents are nice but they are not what we remember about Christmas.

Christmas carols used to ring in the season, now the malls are playing Jingle Bells in July. By the time December rolls around everyone is tired of hearing Christmas songs and a grinch-like Christmas attitude has swept over consumers. If you’re tired of the hustle and bustle, the stress, the frantic worrying and the financial burden of just too much Christmas, then have a change of attitude and follow these tips to celebrate Christmas in a simple manner that’s much less stressful and more meaningful.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

How to Choose Christmas Crafts For Children By diane2016

Children feel the joy and excitement of Christmas by the time they are in elementary school. They want to help with decorating their bedrooms and the house. Here are ideas to choose Christmas crafts for children.

Some of the crafts are not for young children --- you know your child's maturity level so decide which crafts are appropriate.

Friday, October 2, 2009

How to Decorate The Kitchen For Christmas By diane2016

Many of today's homes have an open floor plan which puts the kitchen in complete view of the living room. Decorating the kitchen will keep the Christmas theme flowing as the eyes travel across the room. Here are ideas to decorate the kitchen for Christmas.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

How to Take Great Christmas/Holiday Card Photos By kluke82

Take Great Christmas/Holiday Card Photos

Sending Christmas/Holiday photos to friends and family members is a good way to keep in touch with your loved ones. A few simple tips can help you take great Christmas/Holiday card photos.