Cake Decorating Ideas for Fantastic Looking Cakes

You don’t have to be an expert cake decorator in order to make fantastic looking birthday cakes. Here are some cake decorating ideas to help you to make your cakes extra special that do not require exceptional cake decorating skills. First, determine a theme for your cake. If the cake is for an adult, what are the likes, hobbies or interests of the birthday person? For example, if the person likes to fish, make a fishing theme cake. If the person likes to golf, make a golf theme cake. If they like to play the guitar, make a guitar cake. You could also make the cake theme match their profession as well. For example, for a mail carrier make a …

More About Butterly Gardening

When creating a butterfly garden, the possibilities of what to include in your butterfly garden design are endless. Below are some suggestions to help get you started. They are designed to spark the creative process of your mind and get you started on your way to creating a lovely butterfly garden. Before you even begin your butterfly garden, find out which species of butterflies are in your area. Consider taking an exploratory hike around your location with a butterfly identification book. This may take a little extra time and effort, but the results will be worth it. After you have compiled your list of local butterfly species, be sure to write down in your butterfly garden plan what these particular …

How To Survive Losing A Spouse

One of the worst things that can happen in life is losing a spouse. How do I know? It happened to meand in the prime of my life When it happens, many thoughts and emotions whiz through your mind Only four months earlier, my husband and I had completed a Christian counseling course. One of the major topics addressed was how to deal with grief Now I was living it. It is true that there are natural steps we go through in the grief process. The timing and length of each step is different for each person. The good news is that you can and will get through this sad time in your life. Here are some practical tips to …

Gift Ideas for a 50th Wedding Anniversary

The big 50. The fiftieth wedding anniversary is an important, yet seldom reached milestone in any couple’s relationship. Unlike other anniversaries, this one is such a ‘biggie’ that other people can feel free to celebrate it too (with the happy couple’s consent, of course). Traditionally, this is the ‘golden wedding’, and if you are into flowers, the violet is the main theme. Typically, the kids will want to take the celebrating parents out for a nice meal, but gifts too can be given. Remember that it is not the value of the gift that is important, it is the thought that went into it! So what to give? Depending on budget, how about one of the following:- * A photo …