Invitations, decorating ideas, games, food and more to help you plan a great dog or puppy birthday party.
Themed birthday parties are such a hit. What's so great about a dog theme is that it works well with both boys and girls. After all, who doesn't like dogs? Here's some advice to try to plan the perfect party.
If you like the paw print balloon featured here, I have it available for purchase through Amazon below. Now, let's plan a great party!1 day ago
Ever dreamed of visiting Arizona, but just haven't been able to travel there, yet? Perhaps you've been there before and are anxiously waited to return.
Then again, maybe you live there and are aware of all of the beauty the state has to offer. In any case, come with me on a visual tour of the state including such location as Sedona, the Grand Canyon, Lake Havasu and more.
The opening picture is of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. This beautiful image is by Enrico Stirl and was uploaded to Wikimedia Commons by Cleanbot.1 day ago
Enjoy beautiful images of winter. I have winter scenery including trees, a waterfall, lake, animals, forests and more.
Relax with some winter music while you're here and at the end, you can let me know what your favorite winter image is. Now, take a little time to relax with these winter pictures.
Image by rkramer62 via Getty Images and uploaded to Flickr under Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
Like grizzly bears? There are a few different reasons that grizzly bears are endangered. Once is loss of habitat. As the human population continues to grow, more and more of their natural habitat is being destroyed.
Another reason is hunting. People will kill grizzly bears in order to protect their livestock. Sometimes, this is only done as a precautionary matter, not becuase any livestock has been harmed.1 day ago
Learn about chimpanzees and find out chimp facts including where they come from, what they eat and why they're endangered.
I have some great photos for you, along with a really cute video of a baby chimp learning to walk.
You can even vote for your favorite chimpanzee photo and find out about the first chimp to go into outer space.
Chimp image by Rennette Stowe at Flickr under Creative Commons Licensing.1 day ago
Discover the 1980s music, sports, movies, politics, headline news, TV series and more.
The San Francisco 49ers were Super Bowl champions while movies like Raiders of the Lost Ark and E. T. the Extraterrestrial became classic hits.
Big hair bands like Bon Jovi and Van Halen topped the charts, at which time pop singers Madonna and Michael Jackson totally dominated the music scene.
Cabbage Patch Dolls were the rage, during the same decade that Pac-Man was introduced.1 day ago
Metal hair bands were huge in the 1980s along with glam rock bands. Guys loved the rock music and girls fell in love with lead singers like Jon Bon Jovi, David Lee Roth and Steven Tyler.
Let's take a look back at some popular music in the 1980s through pictures and videos. You can relive some of those moments or discover them for the first time. Ready to rock on? Let's crank up the music!
This classic Van Halen CD is offered below through Amazon.1 day ago
Please enjoy these free Autumn pictures. I have Fall leaves pictures, along with photos of kids in the fall, landscaping scenes and autumn animals.
Listen to some autumn music while you're here and vote for your favorite pictures. Autumn is a beautiful time of year with the changing colors of the leaves and there are so many gorgeous images which represent this time of year. I hope you enjoy these.
Leaves image by born1945 at Flickr under Creative Commons Licensing.1 day ago
Snowman crafts, games, coloring pages, music videos and more for kids to have fun with.
Get tips as to how to decorate a snowman and learn some snowman songs. No snow? No problem. I have some free online snowman dress up games for kids to play.
There are lots of fun snowman activities both indoors and out to keep kids busy. Ready to start?
Image by moises terrero at Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
Looking for zombie games for kids? How about free zombie coloring pages or zombie crafts? Here are all sorts of zombie fun for kids including zombie music videos.
These ideas are great for Halloween parties, family get-togethers and Halloween classroom parties. The ideas here are mainly geared toward younger children, (although I do have a link for scary Halloween coloring pages which are great for older kids.) Let's have some zombie fun!
Image courtesy of WPClipart.1 day ago
Looking for old game systems or vintage video games? Here you'll find Atari, Sega and Nintendo systems, along with great classic video games. Have some retro fun.
In addition, there's classic games that can be played on today's video systems including Asteroids and Centipede.
These are great for old time gamers or for those who want to see what video games were like in their early forms.
The joy stick photo you see here is actually an Atari game system which is available for purchase from Amazon below.1 day ago
Wondering how to contact ghosts? If you are hoping to see a ghost, I'll give you some different ways in which you might be able to connect with one.
Curious if they're even real? Well, many scientists within the field of parapsychology believe they are and have done extensive research on the topic.
Let's look at a variety of ways you might be able to see a spirit. Just be sure you're ready for it!
This image is by Elysia in Wonderland from Flickr under Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
Looking for real UFO footage? Here are some real UFO videos from credible sources such as CNN and Fox News.
I also have video footage of astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Edgar Mitchell commenting on their personal experiences with UFOs. I consider these to be some of the best videos because they come from credible sources. Sure, there are others that may look better, but how do you know if they're real or fake?1 day ago
From tools, to welcome signs, to garden safety and more, here are some great ideas for kids to do in a garden.
Not only is gardening relaxing and creative, kids will feel proud when they see the beautiful garden they created.
Gardening can be a wonderful family activity, but, be sure the kids get an active say in what's going on. That will help them enjoy the experience even more.
If you like the kids tools pictured here, they are available below through Amazon.1 day ago
Need a good steak topping? I have a variety of toppings for steaks including saute ideas, recipe suggestions, sauces and more.
Steak happens to be one of my favorite foods. I also have garnish suggestions.
Whether you plan to barbecue your steaks in the summer or broil them in the winter, I have a lot of ideas for you to make the perfect steak.
Image by wholowhy at Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
Planning a family vacation to San Francisco? Looking into San Francisco for children's activities? Consider visiting Fisherman's Wharf. Here you'll find numerous family activities.
Visit a great wax museum, see sea lions who have made their home here, go to a free video game museum or take a ride down nearby Lombard Street, the crookedest street in the world. This is just the beginning of the fun that can be found here.
I've taken my kids there before and will share with you some great activities for children.1 day ago
Looking to celebrate some wacky and unusual October holidays? Here are several unusual holidays along with ways to celebrate them.
I have craft projects for National Button Day and party ideas for Mad Hatter Day, just to name a couple. Who says only famous holidays can be celebrated when there are so many lesser known holidays that can be fun? Be sure to tell me about your favorite bizarre holiday at the end.
Image by Cea at Flickr through Creative Commons Licensing.1 day ago
Looking for information about rats and wondering if they make good pets? I'll go over the pros and cons of owning a rat to help you make your decision.
As a previous rat owner, I'll share my experiences with you and open the discussion doors in case you have any questions. It's best to have as much information as possible to help you make an informed decision.
The photo of this cute rat is by Charles Jeffrey Danoff from Flickr under Creative Commons Licensing. Ready to learn more?1 day ago
Have you found a hurt butterfly and don't know what to do? The same thing has happened to me before. Here's some information on how to save a butterfly.
Please know there is no guarantee you can save it, but at least you can try. I have care tips for you and even a video to show you how to fix a broken butterfly wing.
I'll also tell you how to care and feed the butterfly. These are such beautiful creatures. It's such a wonderful feeling to be able to help them.
Image by sophiea at Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
Looking for Nevada state pictures? Please enjoy these Nevada images as I show you some of the various locations in what is known as the Silver State.
From the glamour of Las Vegas, to ancient sites and old west fun, there's plenty of great images which make up the 36th state. I've tossed in a bit of history, too, for your enjoyment.
Image by Gregory Moine via Getty Images, posted on Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
Ever wonder what to do with apples? There are so many great apple ideas to explore. Let me show you how to use apples in a variety of different ways from food to art work and more.
Fall is apple season, so why not take advantage of the many uses of apples? Craft projects included. I even have some apple music to get you into the mood. Are you ready? Let's celebrate apples!
Apples picture by Scott Bauer, USDA and uploaded to Wikimedia Commons.1 day ago
Iron Man birthday party ideas including invitations, decorations, games, trivia and supplies to throw a great party.
Check out all of these fun ideas and listen to the Iron Man theme song while you're here. I also have a free mask you can print out. This is such a fun theme for a party.
Image by marvelousRomand at Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
Winter birthday theme party ideas including penguin, snowflake, polar bear and ice hockey parties.
I have winter party supply ideas for each of these themes along with games and activities.
I also have some great winter cookie recipes to accompany each of these. Ready to celebrate winter with a party?
Image by Kid's Birthday Parties at Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
Looking for pictures of spring flowers? I have an assortment here including poppies, daffodils, tulips, orchid and more. I love spring flower photos. They're so cheerful and remind me the beautiful weather we get each year in the spring.
In addition I have some wildflowers photos and a video for you to enjoy while you're here. Here's a hint. Poppies played an important role in what classic movie? You'll find out as you read on. Enjoy the pictures!
Image by Risa Edelstein at Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
There are lots of fun summer activities that your toddler can enjoy both indoors and outdoors. Some the two of you can do together and others your little one can do alone.
From water and sand play, to an obstacle course, quiet indoor time, like reading and online learning games, and places to go, there's plenty here to keep your toddler amused all summer.
This is such a special time in a child's development. The right kind of play and interaction can really help your child to grow.
Image by fishfoot at Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.1 day ago
Imagine how it would be to be one of the first settlers on Mars. You would be at the ground level for building an entire new world. Sound like science fiction? It isn't.
Plans are already underway to bring the first humans to the red planet, which happens to be the fourth planet from the sun.
Why Mars? Because it happens to be the most inhabitable planet in our solar system.
Image by NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team and uploaded to Wikimedia Commons.1 day ago
Looking for unusual things to do in San Jose, California? California has many weird locations. How about mummies, ghosts, the world's largest Monopoly board, a tech museum, a mystery spot and the Winchester Mystery House?
You can find all of these attractions when you visit San Jose. Some are directly in the city and some are just a short drive. This is a fun vacation destination with so much to do.
Please keep in mind, outside of the unique tourist attractions, there is plenty more to do in the area.1 day ago