Free Printable New Years Party Crafts, Games and Activities

Free Printable New Years Craft Activities Planning a New Year's Eve or New Year's Day party? How do you keep kids happily productive and prepare for the party? Why not involve children in the holiday decoration making? Here are free printable New Year's crafts, games and activities. Read More

Best Christmas Movie Music and Soundtracks

Best Christmas Movie Music Soundtracks and CDs Christmas is sensual; it smells like pine and cinnamon and tastes of smoked ham and marzipan. Christmas music lifts us out of the dreary and into the divine. Here are Christmas holiday movie soundtracks that will delight your senses. Read More

Free Printables for St. Lucia Day Holiday Party

Free Printable St. Lucia Day Activities Advent is the period of preparation for Christmas. Several special feast days fall during Advent: December 6- St. Nicholas, December 12-Our Lady of Guadalupe and December 13- St. Lucia. Here are free printable activities for St. Lucia Day.Read More

Best Holiday Gifts for Girls Under $20

Best Gifts Under $20 for Girls Stuck for a good gift for daughter, granddaughter, goddaughter, niece or gift exchanges? Here is a gift guide for tween (or preteen) and teen girls. Each gift in this list is available at Family Dollar, Walmart and sometimes Target for $20 or less. Read More

Free Printable Thanksgiving Dinner Invitations and Cards

Free Printable Thanksgiving Greeting Cards and Party Invitations Planning the perfect Thanksgiving dinner and party doesn't need to be costly. You can throw a great Thanksgiving celebration that's green and cheap. Here's one tip: Free printable Thanksgiving greeting cards and invitations. Read More

Free Printable Thanksgiving Stickers and Labels

Free Printable Stickers, Labels and Gift Tags for All Occasions Family Fun magazine is a fun resource filled with free printable activities, crafts and games. I just discovered links at for even more free printables; stickers, labels, gift tags and themed party stickers. Read More

Free Printable Princess Party, Pirate Party Theme Activities

Free Printable Cut and Paste 3D Greeting Cards and Crafts Projects
Hewlett-Packard makes a decent printer and reasonably priced ink cartridges. I just discoved that the Hewlett-Packard website also offers links for free printable 3D craft projects, greeting cards and themed party supplies. Read More

Free Printable Day of the Dead Party Crafts

Free Printable Day of the Dead Crafts, Lesson Plans and Activities
El Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, commemorates the lives of beloved dead. The Day of the Dead coincides with the Catholic All Saints Day and All Souls Day, November 1 and 2. Need free printable activities? Click here...

Free Printable Labor Day Coloring Activities

Free Printable Labor Day Coloring Pages Labor Day, celebrated the first Monday is September, in the US remembers the contributions of organized labor, unions and workers. Here are free printable occupations, careers and worker coloring pages for Labor Day. Click here

Last Minute Little Girl Party Planner

Last Minute Birthday Party Activity Ideas Everything's all set for your little girl's outdoor birthday party. Suddenly, rain. No back up plan? Twelve little girls arriving? What do you do? Here's my no fail last minute Murphys' luck club party planner. Read on

Free Printable Old Cartoons Coloring Pages for Retro Parties

Free Printable Old Cartoons Coloring Pages Planning a retro theme party? I have just stumbled upon the most delightful resource for retro buffs and cartoon coloring page lovers! Retro Reprints boasts the web's largest coloring book resource. Find out-of-print reprints and old favorites! Perfect for an Over the Hill party! Read on

Smart Shoppers Gift Giving Guide

How to Get What You Want for Everyone on Your Holiday Shopping List and Not Go Broke Over 20 tips to stay out of financial hot water this holiday season and still get what you want to get for everyone.Use these tips for birthday shopping and any gift-giving occasion. Read on...

Best Birthday Gifts for Busy Moms

Top 10 Birthday Gifts for Mom Great gift-giving for mom's birthday. Meaningful gift choices geared specifically to young moms, new moms, busy moms and moms on the go! Practical and fun gifts. Click here

4th of July Picnic and Party Appetizers

Festive 4th of July Appetizer Recipes The 4th of July is probably the single largest picnic day in the year. July is National Picnic Month. If your 4th of July celebration will include a picnic of buffet, here are appetizer and finger food recipes for your table.
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Free Printable 4th of July Party Carft Activities

Free Printable 4th of July Cut and Paste Paper Crafts and Activities
Remember,the 4th of July is a very special holiday for veterans and senior citizens. Perhaps you could make some of these crafts for an elderly shut-in neighbor? If you are lucky, they will share their 4th of July memories! Read on..

Free Printable 4th of July Coloring Activities

4th of July Free Printable Coloring and Games The 4th of July, or Independance Day, is the day we the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Need some easy free printable activities for the 4th of July? Here are free printable games, coloring pages and activities to enjoy. click here

Free Printable Vintage Greeting Cards

Free Printable Vintage Greeting Cards Patriotic 4th of July greeting cards. In Victorian and Edwardian times, the sending of post cards and greeting cards was a popular activity. This was especially true at holidays and patriotic celebrations. Recreate this time-honored pastime with free printable vintage artwork from Greeting Card and Post Card Museum. Read on

Red, White and Blue Foods for the 4th of July

How to Make Patriotic Salads, Appetizers Veggies for the Fourth of July!
Bet you didn't know you could have your patriotic theme, your healthy vegetables and eat them too! Red, white and blue salads and veggies! Read on

50 Father's Day Gifts Under $10

50 Father's Day Gifts Under $10 Father's Day usually finds me with more men in my life than money in my purse. I love to find great gifts for dad, father-in-law, grandfather, our priest. Here are 50+ Father's Day gifts all priced under $10 each.
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Father's Day Gifts Under $10

Gifts for Father's Day for Under $15 (Some Under $10) Father's Day rolls around. You've got more guys you want to remember on Father's Day than you do cash in wallet. Here's a list of 10 distinctive gifts for Father's Day for under $10
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Free Printable Fathers Day Cards, Coloring Activities

Free Printable Fathers Day Cards Fathers Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. Here are free printable Father's Day greeting cards, coloring pages and activities! Print some for the kids to make for dad! Cheap, easy and keeps little ones happily productive! Click here!

Free Printable Baby Shower Invitations and Games

Free Printable Baby Shower Games and Invitations A baby shower is a wonderful gift to share with parents expecting a baby. There are several ways to host an expensive baby shower. Free printable baby shower games and invitations make excellent resources for your party. Click here

Free Pritnable Disney Coloring Cards

Free Printable Disney DIY Greeting Cards and Invitations Design Guide for free Disney themed birthday party invitations, thank you notes, decorations, birthday cards, place cards and more. Many older Disney cartoon characters (that old folks like me remember and love!) Click here

Free Printable DIY Coloring Cards and Invitations

Free Printable Cartoon Coloring Page Birthday Invitations and Cards Who wants to pay for a birthday card? Print these free and save the cash for the gift! Free printable cartoon coloring page cards and invitations! Lots of characters! Nothing to register for or download. All occasion, birthday and party. Click here...

Free Printable Curious George Printable Party Supplies

Free Printable Curious George Activities and Party Decorations Here are free printable spelling, reading, math and writing lessons, plus coloring pages all about our favorite little monkey, Curious George! These free printables are based on the original vintage Curious George books from my childhood, by H.A.Rey Margaret Rey! You can even print an entire Curious George party planner with decorations, invitations, coloring, crafts, games and activities,too! Click here

Free Printable Polar Express Party Planner Kit

Free Printable Polar Express Party Activities Chris VanAllsburg has written many wonderful stories. His Polar Express, book and movie, is a perfect holiday or birthday theme. Here are free printable Polar Express coloring, games, decorations and party supplies Click here

Free Printable Wedding Invitations and Cards

Free printable wedding cards and invitations? Too good to be true? Absolutely not! You know the greeting card lady~ she can find anything free for you! Check my article and links to free wedding cards and invitations!

Cheap Graduation Open House Food Buffet

Cheap Graduation Open House Food Tips: Plan a Festive Graduation Party Buffet Without Going Broke or Crazy! Here's DIy guide to planning and hosting the perfect graduation open house. Easy food buffet that guests can self-serve. Great buffet and menu recipes and ideas; purchasing, preparation and serving tips. Read on

Free Printable Graduation Announcements and Cards

Free Printable Graduation Greeting Cards, Commencement Announcements and Open House Invitations Lots of free printable graduation activities: announcements for graduation, commencement exercises and open house invitations. Read on...

Memorial Day Party Guide

Memorial Day Celebration Party Guide. Memorial Day is more than just a day off from school. As the name implies Memorial Day is about memory. Veterans,loved ones and times past. Here is a perfect way to celebrate Memorial Day with your family. Read on...

Free Printable Bridal Shower Games

Free Printable Bridal Shower Game Planning a wedding bridal shower? Here is my absolute favorite bridal shower game of all. I love word games and this is a fill-in-the blank word game. Click here

Memorial Day Party Planner -History Activities

Cheap Kids Memorial Day Party Planner with U.S. History Ideas
Games, crafts, menu, recipes for Memorial Day fun. Includes US history activities. Great for school, homeschoolers, scouts and Memorial Day fun at home. Written for 4th of July and great for any patriotic holiday!
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How to Decorate Your Bike for a Parade

How to Decorate a Bike for a Memorial Day or 4th of July Parade
Going to a Memorial Day Parade or organizing one? Here is your ultimate guide to decorating a very cool bike! Inexpensive, green, DIY, recycled, easy and fun!
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Free Printable Baby Shower Invitations and Cards

Free Printable Baby Shower Cards, Invitations and Activities
Here are links for free printable baby shower invitations, cards, games, decorations and birth announcements. Read on

Organize an End of School Year Festival

How to Organize a School Festival Overview and checklist for planning and organizing a large group event. Great for school events, festivals, church or scout parties. Geared especially for family or children's events. Read on...

Graduation Open House Party Planner

Cheap Open House Graduation Party Graduations are approaching fast! Whether you will be hosting an open house for a junior high, college, high school or even kindergarten graduation, these parties can become very costly. Read on...


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