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The crusaders were the military force of knights sent by the pope on a Crusade to free the Holy Land from Muslim forces. The Crusades occurred at different points between the years 1095 A.D. and 1291 A.D. A crusader usually wore a uniform of mail with a tunic identifying his family over it. Many cru
Software developer Ubisoft released the first of the "Assassin's Creed" video games in 2007. In these games, the player takes on the role of Altair, a 12th-century assassin active during the Crusades. Achieving Rank 2 unlocks the "Hidden Blade," a spring-loaded dagger concealed beneath the left slee
Looking for ideas to decorate your house this Halloween?Here are a few interesting ideas to make Halloween paper crafts!
Join the fun in Kitchener, Ontario during its Oktoberfest celebration, the world's second largest German festival. This German community celebrates Germany's beer festival commemorating the time Ludwig I invited average citizens to his wedding celebration. So, head on out to Oktoberfest in Kitchener
Coming up with fresh ideas for a birthday party can be a challenge. Consider the personality, age and interests of the person whose birthday you are planning to make it special. In addition, keep in mind that toddlers tire quickly, a middle-aged co-worker may not appreciate that over-the-hill party
Halloween music should be creepy and in a depressed key. There are some simple ways to achieve this if you have basic knowledge of music and talent for creating melody. If you have no experience writing music, you will want to study music theory first or try creating a song based on a pre-existing
What kind of entertainment should you have at your Hawaiian luau?pineapple and lei image by William Berry from Fotolia.comGuests enter the backyard in their Hawaiian shirts and tanned women wearing grass skirts grace them with multi-colored leis. Their long shiny hair swishes over their...
Create your own centerpieces for a Thanksgiving dinner.Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesWhen you throw a Thanksgiving party or you host a Thanksgiving dinner for family and friends, don't forget about the centerpieces. Table centerpieces will enhance your dinner or party and help set...
The key to a great gift is to give her something she wants but can't or won't give herself. Think about what she needs but doesn't have, or wants but can't afford. Is there something she has always wanted to do but hasn't had the time or the opportunity? Is there something that needs to be accomplis
Not sure when to tell your child that there is no such thing as Santa Claus?The following tips may make the job just a little bit easier.
With all the attention being paid to the anniversary celebration of Woodstock, now is a great time to go to your Halloween party dressed as those musical favorites from the 60's, Sonny and Cher. These are easy-to-do costumes, not to mention a lot of fun!
As being a mom, it is expected from us to organize gifts for our children. Regardless of how hectic we are with our profession and taking good care of our houses in the same time, we just cannot miss the Christmas season without creating it unique for our kids, and even our husband, too. Of course,
The christening of a baby is a momentous occasion worthy of celebrating with a unique gift. Embroidered items, photo frames and religious keepsakes are each an excellent choice for a christening gift. As an alternative, consider monetary gifts that will grow along with the baby. Mark this occasion w
It has always been my dream to wear a Medusa costume. However, the serpent hair and the scary image of Medusa have given me doubts.
Finding the perfect gift for the special teacher in your life can be a challenge. If she happens to have a sweet tooth, then a special candy gift may be the perfect way to show her how much you appreciate all of her hard work. Whether you are celebrating teacher appreciation day, giving a gift for t
Coming up with costume ideas can be quite challenging. However, it can be quite easy if you have an idea of whom you would like to dress as. There are multiple costume options in the market you can se
The holidays are a time of joy and celebration - But it can also be a time of waste. People often throw all kinds of things away during the holidays and create all kinds of trash that ends up in the l
Baby birthday cards are given when a child is a newborn or when he reaches his first birthday. After age one he transitions out of his baby days and into the toddler realm. Decorate a custom-made card for the parents of a newborn or one-year-old child. Choose designs or embellishments that appeal to
Gingerbread cakes and cookies have long been a holiday tradition.Discover the origins of this confection and its relationship with the Christmas season.
Many countries celebrate carnival. And over many years, Carnival has developed from a traditional religious holiday to a grant public celebration. And Carnival music is an indispensable part of it.