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Is the, "I'm thankful for..." attitude we cultivate during Thanksgiving still in place when it becomes, "Thanks for the socks, Grandma?"

Have an idea for a comic book, but can't draw? Learn how to produce your own fill in the blank comic - no drawing required!

If you're interested in learning to play music, don't let anything hold you back. Break down these barriers keeping you from playing your first note.

Here is an easy-to-make advent calendar that focuses on everyone enjoying a story together, rather than toys and candy.

You don't have to travel to exotic locations, or the internet, to observe beautiful and fascinating birds.  A surprising number of species can be found right outside your door.  Here are some tips for turning any size yard, deck, or green space into...

Long before Where's Waldo and Hidden Object mobile games, there was... art!  Not all art was meant to be appreciated from afar, with one hand on your chin while you contemplate the deeper meaning of the imagery.  Sometimes you have to look closely to...

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