Archive for the Family Category

How to Celebrate a Family New Year’s

Posted in Family, New Year's with tags , , , , on December 9, 2007 by thedifferencenow

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You don’t have to whoop it up with parties and booze to have a great New Year’s night. Incorporating New Year’s into a family celebration will make it a tradition your loved ones look forward to all year. Here’s how.

How to Make a Scrapbook Calendar

Posted in Christmas, Crafts, Family, Friendships, Holiday, Photographs, Relationships, Scrapbooking with tags , , , , , , on November 29, 2007 by thedifferencenow

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Have a hard to buy-for person on your list? If you’re stumped for a one-of-a-kind gift idea, consider making a memory calendar. With a few simple steps, you can create a unique gift your recipient will cherish for years to come.

How to Use Pumpkins Ten Different Ways

Posted in Autumn, Cooking, Crafts, Family, Halloween, Thanksgiving with tags , , , , , , , on November 21, 2007 by thedifferencenow

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Pumpkins aren’t just for carving. They’re the perfect way to jazz up your home with a little color. You can use them in many different ways, including decorating, baking, candy dishes, and pin boards. Here are some ideas on how to get the most of out them.

How to Decorate Pumpkins in a Fun and Unique Way

Posted in Autumn, Cooking, Crafts, Fall, Family, Halloween, Holiday on November 21, 2007 by thedifferencenow

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Nothing says fall like a freshly carved pumpkin. But don’t let that be the only way you decorate these autumn vegetables. With a little creativity, you can make them look very distinctive (and have fun doing it.)   Here are some ideas.

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How to Get Kids Interested in Family History

Posted in Family, Relationships on November 14, 2007 by thedifferencenow

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The makeup of the family unit is constantly changing. People are having children later in life, and that sometimes means kids don’t get a chance to personally know their grandparents. Other times, people uproot and move to other parts of the country, so time to get together with cousins, aunts, and uncles is few and far between. With all this separateness, it can sometimes be difficult to get your kids interested in the history of your family.

However, children can still learn from family members they don’t see or have long passed on. How? By getting your kids involved with your one-of-a-kind family history.  Here are some suggestions on how to get started.