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Saint David (who is known in the Welsh language as "Dewi Sant") is the patron saint of the Wales. Unlike many other contemporary "saints" of Wales, Saint David was officially recognized by the Roman Catholic Church (Saint David was canonized by Pope Callixtus II in 1123), and as
Confirmation is a sacrament in some Christian traditions, including the Catholic Church, whereby a baptized person is officially admitted to the church. This often happens around the age of 13. Children hoping to be confirmed in the church go through a class to learn about the structure...
The beautiful colors of the flowers and the fragrance they spread around are all forerunners announcing the arrival of the festival of fun and revelry. Flowers like Poinsettia, Christmas trees, each with their interesting folklores make them almost an inevitable part of adorning the day for the spec
Army-themed birthday parties are very popular with some children. If you plan to throw one of your own, an obstacle course is a must-have. When designing your obstacle course, think of what you can include that will challenge the children and slow down the length of time it takes them to run through
Slings are used to immobilize, support and protect any part of the body that has been injured. They are most often used to promote the proper healing of a broken or dislocated arm or shoulder. Slings are available to buy in a range of shapes and fabrics, however, it is relatively easy to make a simp
When the movie "Iron Man" was released in 2008, it was an instant fan favorite, especially with children looking for a superhero costume for Halloween. But grown-up fans got into the action as well; some even built $4,000 realistic life-size "Iron Man" costumes that looked as good as the computer-ge
Rakhi is a festival that celebrates the beautiful bond of love between brothers and sisters. The festival is celebrated by the tying of a rakhi a colourful and decorated band by a sister on her brothers wrist. It is celebrated on the full moon of the month of Shraavana and in 2007 it falls on Augus
Homemade birthday party invitations allow you to personalize the invitation to the birthday celebrant and the theme of the party. Make flower-themed invitations for a garden parties, tea parties or other occasions that inspire a floral theme. Use the invitations to pass on extra information to guest
Candles make any birthday cake special.birthday cake image by Pali A from Fotolia.comCelebrating birthdays is a wonderful family tradition that creates lasting memories for everyone. But sometimes with hectic and full schedules, simplicity needs to take priority. Luckily, there are many...
Halloween can be a hectic time for an individual or family. Coordinating costumes, attending parties, participating in holiday activities and assembling decorations can lead to a great deal of stress and anxiety. Planning ahead and staying organized can help ease the strain of the occasion and ensur
Australia has a great deal of activities to offer both kids and teenagers.Australia image by Stefano Maccari from Fotolia.comSchool and summer holidays are the perfect time to give children a break from the routines that they're accustomed to, allow them to travel, make friends from...
Have you ever asked yourself, "What should I do for my love on Valentine's Day"?Here are 5 fun things to do if you are in the Flagstaff Arizona area!These easy ideas will make a Valentine's Day both of you won't forget!
Although Christmas is synonymous to "gift-giving," it doesn't mean that is has to be an "expensive gift-giving" season. For those who are tight on budget but would want to share something to the special people around them, there are many inexpensive but great Christmas gift
Bright wrapping paper finishes off a child's' gift.gift image by Albert Lozano from Fotolia.comIf you have a 7-year-old on your gift-giving list, choose from several options beyond the latest fad toy. Many gift options for kids encourage the recipient to explore new interests or continue...
Birthday cardpost-card with red car image by Alexey Klementiev from Fotolia.comLooking for a small token of affection to put inside a birthday card? There are a number of options, ranging from pricey gifts to novelty presents, that are compact enough to fit inside a card, yet are festive...
Sure, you could walk into a store and buy some really beautiful holiday ornaments and hang them on your tree and around the house. And yes, that probably would give a cheery holiday feel to your home. But it's nothing compared to the special feeling you'll get from making your own holiday