Celebrations & Holidays

Helpful Easter Checklist to Make Your Holiday Easier

Helpful Easter Checklist to Make Your Holiday Easier....dobibe.com

Easter checklist that makes planning for Easter simple. Bonus forms that help you keep track of your lists.

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June Holiday Checklist

June Holiday Checklist

Our June Holiday Checklist brings us to mid-year in our Christmas planning. At this point you should have most of Christmas planned and busy working on homemade projects.

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Party Planner

6 to 8 weeks before: Review the budget for the partyMake a list of people planning to invite Plan menuOrder catered food*Organize recipesMake grocery listMake a list of non-perishable itemsDivide nonperishable food into the number of weeks to party. Purchase items on the list every weekPlan colors for the event and decorations needs 5 weeks before: Check serving dishes, linens, …

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Budget, Easy to Make Kid Valentines

Easy to make kid Valentines

Easy to make kid Valentines that are economical too. Start with bag candy or cheaper candy and make it special by adding Valentine’s Day candy sayings. Some of the sayings are cute, and some are corny puns, but they all work. Many of the examples have handy printouts you can use or make your own using stamps, stickers or hand …

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Cyber Monday Tips

First, make sure any site you are using has https in the address bar. The ‘s’ stands for secure. Hopefully, you know the usual price of the item you are shopping for so you can tell if it is a bargain. Use Google Shopping and Yahoo Shopping to compare prices with other stores. Make one of your first stops RetailMeNot.com  …

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Think Green

by Rondi Hillstrom Davis and Janell Sewall OakesTogether: Creating Family Traditions This month, our theme is Think Green. Spring is just around the corner. Even though there is still snow on the ground in many parts of the country, here in the South our daffodils have already begun to bloom. You too, can enjoy a little bit of spring indoors. …

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8 No Sew Kid Halloween Costumes

Eight no sew kid Halloween costumes you can create in no time and are incredibly cute! Get out the glue gun!

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How to Carve a Pumpkin Like an Expert

Carving pumpkins is a fun Halloween tradition. There are many great designs available. Following are some tips on how to carve a pumpkin like an expert. Choose the perfect pumpkin and follow advice on pumpkin carving safety. Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to make a purchase, you will not be charged extra. Disclosure Policy …

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7 Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips

Hand safety Pumpkin carving is a lot of fun; hand injuries are not. You may just get a cut, but severe injuries to tendons and nerves can occur. Some of these injuries may require surgery. Use caution and follow these pumpkin carving safety tips. Use only tools designed for pumpkin carving. Most hand injuries are due to using kitchen knives. …

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Choose the Perfect Carving Pumpkin

by Debbie Pumpkins are a part of Halloween activities. From carving to painting they delight the child in all of us. How to choose the perfect carving pumpkin. Choose one that is relatively smooth without thick ridges–these are easier to carve.Avoid pumpkins with soft spots, signs of mildew, or worm holesLook for stems that are not loose or appears to have …

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