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The Art of Gift Giving and Receiving

As Christmas approaches, the excitement of gift giving peaks inside us all. Children wonder what Santa has thought of their behavior for the year fearfully. Adults enjoy relaxing days off from...

Recession-Proof Your Christmas

It's never too early to start planning your Christmas, especially if you want to save your holiday from falling victim to the current financial situation. Good planning is the key to a successful...

How to Avoid Buying Gifts for Everyone You Know

Holidays can be the best of times and the worst of times. On the one hand, Christmas trees, beautifully wrapped presents, and holiday baking make for a beautiful tradition. On the other hand,...

Christmas Gift Giving: Making Secret Santa Work for You

When families start to grow, Christmas gifts can become an expensive proposition if individual members have to buy separate gifts for everyone. Many families will choose to go with the Secret Santa...

13 Facts About Frankensteins Monster

Take some dead body parts. Stitch them together. Add one mad scientist, and toss in a lightning bolt for good measure. What do you get? The Frankenstein monster! Alternately portrayed as both a...

13 Facts About Chupacabras

The Chupacabra, also known as a Mexican Goat Sucker, is a recent addition to the world of cryptozoology. Those who have seen the creatures firsthand describe them in very different ways. Some...

13 Facts About Werewolves

Things can get pretty hairy when a werewolf is involved. A classic Halloween icon, the werewolf plays well with others most of the time. But when their inner beast emerges, look out! Here are...

13 Facts About Vampires

Almost every culture in the world has its own vampire legend, and some date back thousands of years. Today, Americans are most familiar with Count Dracula and other folklore from Eastern Europe. In...

10 Halloween Horror Movies I Can't Live Without

Halloween is my favorite holiday. All the ghosts and ghouls are roaming the Earth. People's minds turn to death and other morbid fascinations. Nothing goes better with Halloween - except chocolate...

Tips for Choosing Your Child's Halloween Costume

Halloween is a wonderful holiday. The ghost stories, the pumpkin carving, the copious amounts of candy. The best part is being able to dress in an outrageous costume without getting funny looks....

13 Facts About the Grim Reaper

As spooky sights go, a glimpse of the Grim Reaper is enough to send a shiver down most spines. He is Death personified, and his scythe is legendary for severing our souls from our bodies at the...

The Ways of Irish Ballybogs

As the stories go, the Irish Ballybogs are fascinating creatures who lived long ago in the Cornish and Welsh lands. Indeed, they lived in northern England and the Isle of Man as well. The Irish...

The Legend, Symbolism, and Use of Claddagh Rings

A young man kidnapped by pirates and enslaved, the woman who waited for him, and his gift to her upon their reunion - this is the enduring legend behind the Claddagh ring. The Claddagh's lore dates...

Reasons Your Weight Could Affect Your Pregnancy

Having a baby is an important decision for a woman to make in her life. There are many factors to consider, however, when bringing a baby into the world and picture of your life. The first and...

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