It was near ten o'clock the next morning when Martha awoke in a festive mood with the appetite of a hibernating bear.
Then the proceedings became festive, queens and great ladies taking part.
The picture gallery is associated with the festive scenes that occurred during the short residence of Prince Charles in 1745; and in it the election of representative peers for Scotland takes place.
Pilgrimages to Mecca were not tied to a single time, but they were naturally associated with festive occasions, and especially with the great annual feast and market.
Every evening extracts from his great works, the Canon and the Sanatio, were dictated and explained to his pupils; among whom, when the lesson was over, he spent the rest of the night in festive enjoyment with a band of singers and players.
To get away from the temptation and bring Cynthia up to date, he left the festive group of plunderers and joined his wife in their room.
6Xor, and annus, year), properly that which occurs annually, hence at stated intervals, regular, established; the term being particularly used of religious rites or ceremonies which recur at stated intervals, hence festive, sacred, marked by religious ceremony or ritual, and so grave, impressive, serious, the most general current usage.
Anna Pavlovna's presentiment was justified, and all that morning a joyously festive mood reigned in the city.
COMUS (from KWµos, revel, or a company of revellers), in the later mythology of the Greeks, the god of festive mirth.
The mixture of races among the inhabitants, especially the presence of numerous Malays, who on all festive occasions appear in gorgeous raiment, gives additional animation and colour to the street scenes.
7, 8), that on the occasion of St Paul's preaching at Alexandria in Troas " there were many lights in the upper chamber "; but this was at night, and the most that can be hazarded is that a specially large number were lighted as a festive illumination, as in modern Church festivals (Martigny, Dict.
He felt it not only from the sound of the hoofs of the approaching cavalcade, but because as he drew near everything grew brighter, more joyful, more significant, and more festive around him.
One night, having quitted a festive company because, from want of skill, he could not comply with the demand made of each guest in turn to sing to the harp, he sought his bed and fell asleep. He dreamed that there appeared to him a stranger, who addressed him by his name, and commanded him to sing of "the beginning of created things."
The Romans used to place the image of the goddess, crowned with flowers on festive occasions, in a sort of shrine in the centre of the architrave of the stable.
On every festive occasion, as a saint's day, birth, marriage, &c., it is customary for a rich man to collect his friends and neighbours, and kill a cow and one or two sheep. The principal parts of the cow are eaten raw while yet warm and quivering, the remainder being cut into small pieces and cooked with the favourite sauce of butter and red pepper paste.
That evening the dancing-girls came to go through the Natch dances, then as now so common on festive occasions in many parts of India; but he paid them no attention, and gradually fell into an uneasy slumber.
The festive décor serves as an escape to a tropical locale.
brandy cream or custard for a festive pud.
We put up festive lights and decorate a Christmas tree.
Christmas was coming up and life in general felt festive.
In this festive and casual atmosphere you can feel comfortable eating your tacos with your fingers.
It's a foodies paradise with an award-winning butcher and wonderful selection of goodies for your festive table.
They can add a festive touch to an ordinary look.
It got into Peel's Festive Fifty, but did it dominate the nation's airwaves like it should have?
A beautiful festive adornment that will grace any door or wall.
An audience of 22 were entertained most royally in the Village Hall by a delightful evening of festive carols.
You can either use a few songs or all in a grand and festive celebration of our SaviourÃ¢s birth.
cellophane with pretty festive ribbon, perfect gifts for Grandparents!
So perhaps there is a note of festive cheer to strike about managed services.
Guests can choose either the set Christmas party menu or with prior arrangement choose from a festive table d'hote menu.
A sure sign that Christmas is just around the corner is the festive decorations.
Christmas Eve sees them serving up healthy dollops of festive fun.
Sample five festive malts along with cloutie dumpling, mince pies and a couple of other treats!
festive season in Lapland, Thailand or Rio?
Use for play or to add a little festive embellishment around the house.
festive fayre have been served up by Tynedale Council's Environmental Health Section.
This is the best way for you all to get festive without the cheese.
Bodies were pressed closer together, although the atmosphere still seemed festive rather than aggressive.
goodbye party was organized to round off the course in festive mode.
goody has special items for Christmas including traditional fare and all sorts of festive goodies which make excellent presents.
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convivial atmosphere however, I felt unable to get into the festive spirit.
A festive meal program with musical accompaniment is included with typical Tuscan cuisine.
My lack of mobility and general state of ill health has meant a less materialistic Festive Season as shopping has been dramatically curtailed.
festive feast - (a selection of hot & cold dishes £ 19.95 per person ).
Cheryl a cute touch to make the season more festive.
festive feast for the senses will be on offer at Frodsham Christmas Festival this year.
festive frolics involving our own ZEEB?
The Headteacher's chair looked suitably festive during the last week of term, complete with colored lights!
This would include (in my book) not playing them in a high key unless you are all in truly festive mode.
The resorts look really festive when the Christmas decorations are up and the place is knee-deep in snow.
A situation that was probably quite festive suddenly turns nasty, and mere tiredness turns to terror at the prospect of being drowned.
The delightfully festive evening comprises of a full program of entertainment and a delicious four-course dinner.
And if you're feeling especially festive, why not try to track down Santa Claus himself?
Clicky Play your cards right Those Labor gurus are a bundle of festive fun.
For a festive version, try black glitter yarn or add a fine metallic or nylon light-reflective filament.
fizz on arrival, four course dinner, disco, festive hats & Crackers.
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These festive menus are available from 17 November to 24 December 2003 Based on the dishes of the street hawkers from South East Asia.
herby sausages too, and homemade ice cream in suitably decadent festive flavors.
The singing, unaccompanied throughout, was simply magnificent, making this show a real festive treat.
No gold, just frank nonsense and myrth, mulled liquor and innocent festive merriment.
From panto to storytelling, carols to christmas tales, you're sure to find something to get you in the festive mood.
mulled wine to welcome the festive season.
Many people consider a detox in January due to festive overindulgence.
I was also pleasantly surprised to have seen the " who wrote the bible " program during the festive holidays.
The Pet Shop Boys provide what has to be the most barking festive topper ever.
festive treats will be available in the form of an irresistible chocolate tombola, mulled wine and mince pies.
upheaval of the festive period before introducing a new animal to the household.
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It is commonly supposed that by jactus lapidum Fitzstephen meant the game of bowls, but though it is possible that round stones may sometimes have been employed in an early variety of the game - and there is a record of iron bowls being used, though at a much later date, on festive occasions at Nairn, - nevertheless the inference seems unwarranted.
'A-adios, whence Aggeus in the English version of the Apocrypha) perhaps means "born on the feast day," "festive."
But at least in private circles the festive character of the ceremonies predominated.
At every festive meeting many could contribute a poem or a story, many could even improvise the one or the other.
A festive dessert is a must for any holiday party.
The traditional (or at least most famous) festive drink for St. Patrick's Day is green beer, there are many other options for festive drinks.
The restaurant has outdoor patio seating allowing guests to enjoy the festive atmosphere on the street and a softly lit, romantic dining room.
cutlery set from Wedgwood is an absolute must for any dining table this festive season.
festive cheer to strike about managed services.
The Christmas markets held their usual charms and were very festive.
All that stuff about the Virgin Mary, all the festive pageantry of myth.
The theater also produces a highly successful pantomime that brings festive entertainment to thousands of families each year.
The town wore a festive look as people came out of their houses with their children to the pulse polio booths.
The Hot Toddy Road Race is a great way to meet old friends and shed some of that excess festive poundage.
Not forgetting a great link to a site where they have the coolest veggie recipes for the festive season.
Over a million people will attend Christingle services during the festive season, coming together to raise vital funds for child runaways.
Further information to follow slightly nearer the festive season.
It's the perfect buying opportunity for festive shoppers and serious collectors alike.
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There is a wonderfully festive gala soiree for all the drivers and personalities on the Saturday before the spectacle of the races on Sunday.
On the 2nd December the whole club united in a display of festive spirit at the Landmark center.
The markets create a Yuletide Paradise, with wonderfully decorated stalls selling all manner of festive fayre.
What we find is that there are just delicious cakes that are iced with frosting colored in festive pastels.
These treats are a perfect top-off to a festive brunch and can complement a formal dessert or stand on their own for nibbling and munching all day long.
Just use festive platters for the holiday!
Burnley open a crucial festive period with a vital match against fellow playoff hopefuls Stoke City on Boxing Day.
p. 268 et seq.), were forty-two in number, and were subdivided into six divisions, of which the first, containing ten books, was in charge of the " prophet " and dealt with laws, deities and the education of priests; the second, consisting of the ten books of the stolistes, the official whose duty it was to dress and ornament the statues of the gods, treated of sacrifices and offerings, prayers, hymns, festive processions; the third, of the " hierogrammatist," also in ten books, was called " hieroglyphics," and was a repertory of cosmographical, geographical and topographical information; the four books of the " horoscopus " were devoted to astronomy and astrology; the two books of the " chanter " contained respectively a collection of songs in honour of the gods and a description of the royal life and its duties; while the sixth and last division, consisting of the six books of the " pastophorus," was medical.
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Festive treats will be available in the form of an irresistible chocolate tombola, mulled wine and mince pies.
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The Christians pinched the festive season from the Western European pagan Yuletide celebration of Winter Solstice.
As you and your friends begin planning a baby shower, why not make it a festive affair?
If you're aiming for a festive affair, a Mexican fiesta is more in keeping with your plans.
When decorating for the shower, keep it festive with a wreath, holly, and a small Christmas tree decorated with ornaments that mom can take home to put on her tree at home.
Buy a solid red or green album and embellish with ribbons, stickers, charms or anything else festive, and be sure to include "My First Christmas" somewhere on the front before you start adding pictures.
Pin or tape small baby items like pacifiers and rattles, or festive bows or balloons, to the cake and add some curling ribbon to add color.
Your gift need not be presented in an actual basket; instead, you can take a cardboard box and cover it in festive paper and bows, or for a really unique look, use diaper packages glued onto the box.
Purchasing a festive themed basket just wouldn't be appropriate for a somber occasion, like a funeral.
All baskets are presented in festive packaging and can be shipped directly to the recipient.
Many merchants offer gift wrapping and the option to add a personal message, so you can make sure that the package will look festive when it arrives.
Many people like cockatiels because they are very festive birds that are available in all colors and because they are known for their mimicking and singing.
With a quick guide to surviving holiday shopping, you can make this holiday the peaceful, fun, festive family occasion that it was always meant to be.
During this festive season, almost a half a million glittering lights adorn the cacti, and there are special events galore like choral performances and Santa visits.
Providing glazed cat bowls is just another festive way of dressing up kitty's dinner time.
There are some drinks that are ordered consistently in bars or restaurants and mixed up for backyard parties or festive family events.
Celebrate ringing in the new year with some festive New Year's Eve cocktails.
There are endless possibilities for cocktails, but try some that feature Champagne as an ingredient on this festive occasion.
Blend the ingredients together until smooth, and pour the Daiquiri into a festive cocktail glass.
Use a stir stick to mix everything together, or be extra festive and use a standard sized candy cane or peppermint stick.
Grenadine is nonalcoholic syrup that adds a festive tinge of red or pink color and a distinct sweetness to drinks with grenadine.
Discover also makes festive cards with matching sleeves for many different occasions.
Whether you are planning a massive holiday blow out for family and friends or a quiet meal for two, holiday table decorations are a must to inject the festive spirit into your holiday meal.
Elegant table settings can set the mood for a dinner party or festive family dining.
Decide whether you want to create a fun and festive atmosphere in your game room or a dark, seductive feel that is reminiscent of a night club.
A blue, purple, red, orange, or green accent color will make your tree become more festive and unique for your winter theme tree.
Decals for shower stalls and tub floors can look festive and make taking a shower safer.
Glitter: Lightly brush glitter allover your shoulders, chest, and cheekbones for a festive and playful look.
Whether it's a festive occasion or a memorable event such as your wedding day, tips for formal eye makeup application can help pull your whole look together with elegance.
Sparkly lipstick is a festive and playful form of makeup.
Makeup for New Year's Eve parties should be festive enough to fit into the ringing in of a brand new year.
Unless you attend evening parties more often than most, you probably don't get a chance to wear such festive makeup all the time.
Blush is a must for a festive party look.
Parties call for fun, festive looks with a touch of glamour.
Holiday decorations such as paper snowflakes, garlands and mistletoe can also add interest and create a festive theme.
If you have a cake recipe that you like, you can use it to make a candy cane cake or just decorate it in a festive style.
Keep alternating pudding layers with blueberries and strawberries until the glass is full, then sprinkle a few of both fruits on top for a festive finish.
Rhubarb Pie - This tart dessert will be a refreshing addition to your table and the red color is definitely festive for the event.
At the end of the classes, there is also a festive graduation ceremony for you to celebrate your scrapbooking achievements.
This fun and festive project has a retro-inspired look that works well for kids' photos, party layouts, or simple everyday candid shots.
Print out a clip art image of a birthday cake or cupcake, then decorate with eyelet "sprinkles" for a fun and festive look.
Hang stars made from glittery cardstock from your ceiling to give your New Year's Eve party a festive look.
What's more, the collection also comes with a complete line of coordinating papers, stickers, borders and embellishments in bright festive colors.
New Year's Eve layouts will help preserve festive memories of the holidays.
Even if you don't watch the big ball drop in New York's Times Square on December 31, you can still have a great party on this festive night.
However you choose to usher in a new year, preserve those memories with a festive album that's full of family, food and fun.
If you fall into the stressed out category, knowing the signs of holiday stress can help you relax and enjoy the festive season.
Shorter dresses are good for less formal events or for younger teens who aren't ready yet for formal events, yet still want a festive party dress.
A cute wedding party t-shirt that says "ring bearer" or "flower girl" is also a festive item to include.
It's festive, it's elegant and your guests will remember it for years to come.
Wrap a silk ribbon around the cup for a festive, elegant touch.
Place the following accessories on or around your cake for a festive, winter theme.
Group them with holly leaves and berries for a festive look.
Put on some festive music, purchase an assortment of snacks, and have your guests help you assemble your homemade wedding invitations in a fraction of the time it would take you to do it alone.
Since none of the key players have to drive, the ride to the ceremony location is festive, helping to alleviate pre-wedding stress and jitters.
Finding a black outfit with some sparkle would be festive and may be appropriate for some weddings.
Silver wedding bells atop a mirror with a large red, blue, gold, or green bow are simple and festive centerpieces, or small craft trees, bowls of simple ornaments, or gingerbread houses are great options.
Afternoon weddings are festive and sunny.
A Hawaiian wedding is a wonderful choice for adding a festive tropical touch to your celebration.
Couples who want a more casual but festive feel to their card box should cover it using paper with a whimsical pattern, such as colorful polka dots.
Package them in a small favor box and add a large festive Halloween bow.
Display festive Halloween candy in clear or Halloween-themed bowls as a perfect complement to your wedding desserts.
Kissing Balls: Festive kissing balls with mums, woven grapevines, or other fall wedding flowers are a sweet and innocent aisle decoration and can be hung from hooks or tied to seats.
This is a great idea for a harvest themed wedding, as pumpkins are often far cheaper and more festive than flower decorations.
Interior designers and experienced home decorators know that a stylish, attractive window valance can remarkably transform plain, simple quarters into a festive, lively suite or a warm and cuddly corner, depending on what you desire.
In addition to the usual holiday décor, using Christmas bedding during the holiday season can easily bring a festive spirit to your home.
It's less likely that you'll find such festive décor in other parts of the home.
Utilizing plenty of red and green, the bedding features various festive artwork, ranging from vibrant boughs of holly and poinsettias to elegant paisley prints and stripes.
Tie a bow or two around the handles for a festive finish.
A classy way to brighten up your bathroom during the festive holiday season is to add holiday patterned towels.
Rather than just smoothing plain or colored frosting onto a cupcake, come up with ways to decorate cupcakes that make them look as festive as a full-sized tiered or sheet cake.
Whether you sell cakes professionally, you want to impress friends and family with your design prowess or you just want something delicious and festive for dessert, you have many options of what you can make.
If you don't want to purchase the magazine, you may be able to simply photocopy the recipe you want at the library and leave with a delicious recipe and festive design idea.
Bunny cake designs with marshmallows do not have to be covered in them in order to be festive.
Create the design in fondant or swirl buttercream together in a pastry bag to create a festive graduation cake design.
Make your treats more festive by holding a stencil over your baked cupcake and then sprinkle with food coloring spray, edible glitter, cocoa powder, confectioners' sugar or colored sugar.
Whether you are looking for basic items, a festive holiday outfit or special occasion attire, there is a good chance you'll find clothing that will please you and your child at this retailer.
Providing children with Christmas apparel for kids is a festive way to get them even more excited about the holidays.
The lilting Latin rhythms that escape almost every door give the neighborhood a festive, exuberant air.
Attentive staff ensures the public areas are clean, and the bold color scheme including primary hues, dark woods, and copper accents invoke a fun and festive atmosphere.
Most Nile River cruises, which sail during Christmas, include a variety of festive touches, including seasonal décor, elaborate holiday meals and extra-long shore excursions to Egyptian markets to stock up on Christmas presents.
The weather is perfect and the festive amenities are incredible.
Innovative snow-making machines create festive winter flurries in the atrium, allowing passengers to experience a white Christmas minus the frigid temperatures and shovels.
Christmas Day is celebrated traversing the Panama Canal while dining on elaborate meals and partaking in festive parties and other holiday-related activities.
During the holiday voyage, passengers enjoy a variety of festive amenities and activities including multi-course holiday meals, wondrous décor and Christmas-theme films.
Expect visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus, carolers and other festive entertainment by Disney staff.
In addition, cruise ship chefs may also create large gingerbread houses to add to the festive decor.
Taking any of these Christmas market river cruises can be a memorable adventure during a festive time of the year.
Planting a fall garden is just the start to this festive season.
December - For those born in festive December, turquoise and alternates tanzanite and blue topaz are the stones used in birthstone jewelry.
If you are looking for something festive during the holiday season, consider wearing a brooch on your coat lapel or to secure a scarf.
During the holiday season, many stores sell brooches in festive designs.
Rather than play it conservative, show off your true colors and use this festive opportunity to rock on.
This holiday season, wear some festive plus size Christmas intimate apparel.
Lingerie made for the holidays is fun and festive.
This fun Henley-style sleep shirt comes in festive prints such as gray ornament, white candy cane, dark navy snowman and red stocking.
You can't go wrong with something done in a festive holiday print.
Go to sleep on Christmas Eve in a festive red nightgown.
In addition to the cute pumpkin tunic, this set also includes festive leg warmers and a headband to complete the look!
If you want to mix things up a bit and continue to look festive without pulling out the candy cane glasses every time, you can order the candy cane version and the tartan plaid reading glasses as well.
During the holiday season, consider adding a funky pair of readers in a festive pattern such as candy canes or snowflakes to your collection.
A sparkling wine or Champagne is ideal for the holidays and can be a fun and festive gift idea, and comes in a variety of price points.
Festive Glassware: This site is filled with unique handpainted wine glasses.
The bright colors and festive design make this wine bottle stopper a fun addition to any barware collection.
It's also lovely to look at, which allows the drink to double as a festive decoration.
The holidays are festive, warm and filled with good things to eat.
These holiday worthy wines include medium and full bodied reds with lots of spice and festive, bubbly sparkling wines.
Its flavors pair well with most foods, and it lends a festive atmosphere to almost any occasion.
Holiday wine gift baskets are a festive way to share the best of the season with friends and loved ones.
A good bottle of wine can make any occasion more festive.
Champagne is an especially festive choice, but you can also choose baskets centered around other bubbly wines like Spanish Cava, Italian Prosecco or American sparkling wines; or select a frizzante wine like Muscato d'Asti.
Eggnog is especially popular around Christmas and New Year and a few good eggnog recipes will certainly make your gathering warm and festive.
Royal icing can be colored red and green for a festive seasonal look or left white for a snowy effect.
One purpose for such festive dancing was to signify both joyous and difficult times in the life of a tribe.
The lights are festive and grow more and more impressive with each passing year.
From the lighting of the giant Christmas tree to the festivities on New Year's Eve, this part of New York City is a lively and festive place to be.
Perhaps one of the most festive Bed Head products is the Chocolate Head Massive Hair Repair Treatment.
While a wedding day is truly reserved for the bride and groom, plenty of couples opt to bedeck their closest friends and relatives in beautiful gowns and suits to help celebrate the festive occasion.
Whether for a formal dance, a wedding or a festive luau, silk flowers make a romantic and striking hair accessory.
New Year: Black, silver, and gold lend a festive air to ornaments for this occasion.
You make delicate origami creations out of tissue paper or festive objects out of paper in holiday colors.
Scatter lots of origami stars on the table for a patriotic or festive decoration.
If you're planning a dinner party and want to make your table extra festive, consider folding the napkins into beautiful origami shapes.
Found in the center of Chinatown's main drag, this festive feel spreads to all tourists who come to visit the fair, which also includes cultural music, dance and art galleries.
Whether you just love admiring gorgeous swimsuits and in-shape bodies or want to celebrate the start of swimsuit season with something festive and appropriate, you might want to take a peek at bikini desktop wallpapers.
This festive lounger is built for two, so you can enjoy it with a friend.
Whether designer retail or diffusion line, Marc Jacobs bikinis offer the best in festive retro fashion!
Nancy is a little girl who loves frilly clothes, tea parties and sharing tips on how to be festive for all occasions.
A holiday version of the Peejay kit, Jingles the Sock Monkey allows you to create not only a monkey but a festive outfit as well.
Holiday - Lexa, Avery and Sophina dress in festive seasonal fashions.
Company dinners and parties: This coat is also perfect for company dinners and/or parties because it's festive, but not lowbrow; this can be especially important when supervisors and higher-ups are in attendance.
Meeting In-Laws: If you are meeting your in-laws for the first time, or a partner's parents, it may be best to avoid this look until a festive party rolls around.
The most festive time of the year calls for chic women's holiday fashions to take center stage.
Jeweled embellishments around the neckline or at the waist are common, and do so much to instantly add a festive touch to your look.
Holiday and Christmas dresses for women usually fall under cocktail dresses or "holiday festive."
Holiday festive or cocktail attire means you can get away with a little black dress with sparkling accessories or choose a cocktail dress in a bolder color.
Play around with color, embellishments, accessories, and more to show some personality with your festive attire.
A pair of sparkling, dangling earrings will add to the festive atmosphere.
Festive attire events give you permission to break out your glitz and that ubiquitous Christmas sweater or vest.
Color: Celebrate the occasion in a festive color.
In festive colors, decorated globe candle holders make lovely holiday candle gifts.
Flameless candles in the windows welcome trick or treaters and give a festive look to your home.
Not only do they make your rooms smell wonderful, but they can add a festive holiday touch as well.
For a festive touch, display a Thanksgiving turkey candle in any room of your home.
Both adults and children will love the festive touch.
The holders allow for a traditional, festive decoration.
For a festive table, use one clipped on the edge of a plate to hold an individual candle at each place setting.
By purchasing the candles in bulk, you will always be prepared to add a festive touch throughout the holiday season.
They are perfect during the holiday and are an inexpensive way to add a festive touch wherever you want.
Mojito is a festive fragrance combining garden mint and tangy lime.
To create a festive mood for your home during the busy holiday season, make a Christmas centerpiece with candles.
Combine candles with pinecones and red velvet bows for a traditional, yet very festive, centerpiece.
Surround them with holiday greenery for a festive look.
An outdoor Christmas light candle display can give a lovely festive feel to a garden or yard.
While battery lights may not be as bright as lights that run of the mains electric supply, they are plenty bright enough to add a festive feel to a garden or yard.
Outdoor Christmas candle lights can be a lovely way to add a festive ambiance to a garden.
They are used in many ways during the festive period.
Candles are used to decorate the home and to give a festive ambiance, they are used as Christmas decorations and can be used as window decorations.
Festive flameless candles are available in many styles.
As well as traditional plain white taper candles many other styles and shapes are available, including models of Father Christmas or other festive characters.
Christmas fragrances are ideal for adding a little extra festive spirit to a home.
During the busy Christmas and holiday period this risk can increase as there can be more people, excited children and a general festive frenzy that is unlike any other time of the year.
There is likely to be a flameless alternative however you plan to use Christmas candles this festive season.
Solar powered Christmas candles can be just the thing to add a festive touch to a garden or other outdoor space.
They look very festive and can be used to light up a driveway to give a welcoming start to a party or can be used to add ambiance to a garden or yard.
These candles look festive and are suitable for many decorative styles.
Throughout the world people use candles as part of their festive celebrations.
These are great for producing atmospheric and festive window displays.
This is a great way to decorate the home for the festive period.
If you are looking to add some festive ambiance to your home this Christmas, but are looking for an alternative to traditional candles, Christmas electric candle warmers might be just the thing.
This includes decorating the house and creating the perfect festive feel.
In addition to making sure that the house looks welcoming and full of Christmas cheer, ensuring the the house is filled with festive fragrances is also important.
This can be ideal for the festive season as it means that the candle warmers can simply be switched on and not worried about further until the end of the holidays.
These include specially blended Christmas scents and fragrances that add festive ambiance while also masking the smells of cooking or other odors that can linger during the holidays.
Many Christmas electric candle warmers feature festive designs and these range from traditional Christmas themes through to contemporary decorations.
There are home fragrance products available in the most popular bath and body care scents, as well as a number of additional seasonal fragrances that are great for creating a festive atmosphere when you're entertaining.
Carve out an apple, orange, or other fruit and place a small cordless candle inside for a festive candle holder.
This will give your tables a festive, seasonal look.
Scented votive candles can be used in an autumn leaves wreath centerpiece, or may be inserted into a festive jack-o-lantern to cover any spoiling smell.
These are very popular during the holiday season as a means of adding a festive glow to the front of your home.
Hang some from every door way for a festive and romantic touch.
Pinecones: Place pinecones in festive bowls or have them strewn about here and there.
The winter blahs can hit even during the festive time of Christmas.
Everyone scrambles to dig out their decorations and other fun, festive items that help bring the joyful holiday to life.
The Christmas wreath is a festive way to decorate your home for the holidays.
If your family is planning a trip outside the state, or is looking for a destination for Christmas activities, check out tour guides and state travel guides for festive places to visit.
The smiles and taps of the precision dance troupe, combined with incredible light shows and amazing sets, cast a festive spell over a live audience of more than two million throughout North America every year.
You can buy it in festive colors, like red, green, gold, blue, or silver to match the bag design.
Use festive table decorations and place settings Christmas themes to make your dining room stand out during the holiday season.
Stringing the tree with popcorn and opening the Advent calendar are terrific holiday traditions, but sometimes, having an assortment of creative adult Christmas games to play makes grown-up gatherings more festive.
Add a short poem to homemade Christmas gift tags to give your packages a festive touch.
In addition to being fun to make and eat, gingerbread houses double as festive Christmas decorations.
Turn a box of candy canes into festive tree decorations.
Adding songs such as Jingle Bell Rock, Frosty the Snowman, and I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus to the music lineup will keep the festive mood alive without going overboard on truly crazy songs.
Ace Hardware sells Santa pathway markers that can add a fun and festive touch to your home.
Bath salts: Make this gift festive with a Christmas scent and a pretty container.
Bakers, cooks and those with a youthful perspective on the festive tradition may want to create a theme based upon Christmas decorations made from candy.
Whether you attend one in your hometown, head to a major metropolitan area or watch it on television, you will feel festive and ready to proclaim "Merry Christmas" after the parade is over.
Whether you choose to read verse written by someone else or try your hand at writing something, Christmas poetry, prayers and songs add a festive note to this happy time.
Visit a festive holiday Christmas parade, even if you are far from home during the holiday season.
The beauty of the tree makes for festive Christmas memories.
Make handmade Christmas ornaments: Ornaments do not have to be expensive or store-bought to be festive.
Deck the halls: Whether you dig out Grandma's special holiday china settings, or just use festive colors in paper plates and utensils, setting an elegant table for your holiday meal puts everyone in the mood to celebrate.
Choose crisp, clean bills and shiny coins for the most festive appearance.
Salado puts on festive airs during the Christmas shopping season, with Victorian carolers, parades and carriage rides.
Look for ones where you clip a simple head shot out and slip into the premade frame for a festive yet personalized ornament.
These festive holiday greetings are sure to brighten the spirits of even the grouchiest grinches on your Christmas card list.
Send your friends and family on a festive Christmas scavenger hunt.
Just in case your baby hates her costume, have a cute and festive onesy or t-shirt available.
Halloween costumes for dogs are a way to make any dog look festive on October 31.
If your pet is averse to full outfits, consider a festive collar instead.
We give tips for making all of your holidays more festive.
In addition to a festive holiday or fancy ball, why not gather the family for a night of fun or to chase away a rainy day?
Whether you choose to dress in full costume or just add some aspects of Mexican dress to your ordinary clothes, a little bit of flair will add to the festive fun.
Where women's clothing is festive and colorful, men's clothing is simpler.
Trousers are fitted and tailored, usually black, and may have a festive trim in a bright color.
To create this look, wear one of your own basic white shirts and purchase a festive bolero jacket from a party store.
Serapes are long and reach roughly to the knees of the wearer when fitted properly, and may be trimmed with a bright, festive fringe.
Whether you decide to wear an entire outfit or just have fun with a single piece, clothing worn for the celebration is designed to fun and festive.
However you celebrate Cinco de Mayo, you're sure to be a hit when you wear traditional Mexican attire for the festive occasion.
It's a breeze to pull together a festive luau outfit.
Christmas caroling is believed to date back to the early 13th century in Italy, where St. Francis Assisi led cheerful songs of praise during the festive Christmas season.
Christmas theme costumes are a festive choice guaranteed to add plenty of cheer to an already joyous event.
In addition, be sure to avoid midriff bearing tops, baggy pants and any head coverings besides festive hats and antlers.
To mimic the star's festive duo, any sort of red and white velvet costume will do the trick.
A traditional Santa hat is the perfect inexpensive accessory to complete this festive winter style that mimics the female White Christmas characters in their more casual form of dress.
To recreate a festive and casual costume that mimics the beloved sleigh scene, follow the lady's lead and wear cable knit sweaters or vests paired with cozy knit mittens, gloves and scarves.
If you need bubbly New Year's Eve costumes, get inspired with these festive ideas!
If you plan on investing in any new garments for New Year's, you can pack some serious festive punch so long as it glitters.
To create a gilded look, women may opt for sequined gold or silver mindresses or shifts, while men can create a bubbly look in a striking gold lame suit or a festive gold sequined tie on top of a white shirt and black dress pants.
Santa costumes are festive, fun and full of seasonal cheer.
Simply modify your fabric selection and trim colors to recreate Santa's festive red and white costume.
With the addition of black boots, a black belt and a red Santa hat, basic sewing skills are all you'll need to whip up a festive costume in a jiffy.
Mexican-themed parties are hot, hot, hot and your costume should reflect this festive mood.
In addition to the traditional leprechaun suits, you can also add a number of accessories to make the day that much more festive.
The following festive mask ideas will help you create something filled with pizzazz without spending a bundle.
There are a few other things in the way of gifts that you should consider before you make your way into the festive soirée.
Couples who have always enjoyed celebrating festive Valentine holidays may really enjoy doing this.
Whether you're in the market for spring pastels, an orange and black Halloween bag, or a festive Christmas bag, you'll find these and more.
The bag has a festive look that makes it appropriate for just about any holiday.
Keep your spring sophistication and sass it up with a pretty yellow or multi-colored dotted scarf for a festive seasonal touch.
You can display them outside to give a festive appearance to doors and entryways, or you can use them inside to decorate mantles or walls.
Children have been stringing popcorn and cranberries to create festive holiday garlands for generations.
For festive occasions such as birthdays and summer festivities, a party dress is a playful frock that can truly highlight a little girl's personality.
There are plenty of unique cake ideas for kids, whether you are celebrating a birthday or any festive occasion that calls for a sweet treat.
Festive and bright cakes and always a big hit with kids and couldn't be easier to make!
If you have a toddler at home and want to host a Halloween bash, the following Halloween games for young kids are sure to make the spooky day festive and unique while keeping child safety a priority!
Once all the kids have their festive paint, you can begin Halloween games and activities.
Thanksgiving art activities can range from construction paper turkeys to festive fall flower arrangements.
Birthday Bear is the festive bear who loves a good party.
Congratulatory Notes: After learning of the happy couple's announcement, family members, friends, and coworkers can use fun and festive e-cards to convey their congratulations quickly and easily.
Tie and curl ribbon in festive colors around the favor for some added decoration.
If you want to make the event even more festive, consider having some sort of book trivia contest and offering bookmarks or other small prizes to the winners.
A beautifully decorated Christmas tree certainly looks festive, but it can easily overwhelm your budget.
You don't have to spend a lot of money to make your home look festive for the holidays.
Whether you're a dancer or just want something slightly more festive for your occasion, you'll likely find something to love in these custom shoes.
Peanuts slipper socks, including a pair with Snoopy framed by festive candy canes.
Velour Clog Slippers: In much the same vein, these velour slippers offer a slightly more elegant, festive look to your lounging wardrobe.
Originally, Adinkra cloth was only for solemn ceremonies, but now it is used in festive occasions as well.
Attentive, always exceptionally friendly service meets a festive country western dance show, and the circular setting assures that every table is presented a wonderful view of the performance.
Where the Pacific meets the Sea of Cortez, delicious seafood and Mexican cuisine is celebrated in a festive environment that inspires vibrant revelry amid an unprecedented menu and incomparable scenery.
This makes a sweet, festive drink for all ages.
If you're planning a party or just want your house to look festive, you'll need some more free Halloween craft patterns.
Some other holidays are thrown in, too, but this page from Joann.com offers a bunch of great projects for Halloween, including wall hangings, trick or treat bags and a festive bowl.
This simple craft will only take a few minutes to put together and it give you a surprisingly loud and festive noise when you shake it.
The paper pieces hitting each other makes a kind of clapping sound that is quite festive.
Bat Mobile: Glow-in-the-dark paint turns these bats into a festive mobile that's perfect for any Halloween party.
When you make your own Halloween crafts, your party will be both festive and unique.
Ghoulish Garland: String this fun garland throughout your home to set a festive mood for your party.
Candy Corn Topiaries: Make your own Halloween crafts and add a touch of whimsy to your party with these festive decorations.
Dried Fall Garland: Use this garland throughout your home to create a fun and festive atmosphere.
Setting a festive table helps to turn your Thanksgiving meal into a truly memorable occasion.
Tabletop Topiary: This clever topiary turns food into a festive Thanksgiving decoration.
Wild Turkey: Take a nature walk, then construct a festive Thanksgiving turkey from pinecones, leaves, bark, and seeds.
Preschoolers can make simple Thanksgiving place cards, while older children can construct a festive centerpiece.
Napkin Rings: Made from paper towel tubes, these festive napkin rings pay tribute to Native Americans and Pilgrims.
Family Fun: Family Fun is a great site full of wonderful craft gifts and suggestions, like festive holiday napkins.
Tie a ribbon around the neck or slap a festive bow on the top for a final touch.
Decorating your home for Halloween starts with adding festive touches to your front lawn.
Silver Snow-Capped Christmas Ornament: Sparkling glitter adds the finishing touch to this festive ornament.
Valentine's Day crafty party decorations help set the mood for a festive holiday celebration.
Glue the conversation heart candies to the wreath in a pleasing pattern, overlapping as desired to achieve a festive look.
Fun and festive, patriotic craft projects combine your civic pride, holiday spirit, and creativity all in one.
As Martha Stewart says, patriotic crafts can add a "festive touch" to any celebration.
Wrap the handle in duct tape in a festive color.
For a fun, festive look, paint half of the pieces one color, say red, and the other half another color, say green.
To take your wreath up a notch, tie two small silver or gold bells to the bottom to create a festive look and a holiday jingle.
Making handmade decorations, such as paper place mats, is a quick and easy way to put everyone in a festive mood.
Use this clay pot Easter bunny as a festive table decoration during the Easter holiday.
Pure white and black are classy and festive.
This babydoll and robe set is a crowd pleaser in festive red!
The Pajama Company: Mom and her daughters will look adorable in these festive flannel snowman P.J.'s.
If you really want to get into a festive holiday mood, you can always pair your snowman pajamas with some matching fluffy slippers and socks.
The selection of men's lingerie is less extensive for Valentine's Day, and the most popular item is silk boxer shorts in a variety of festive patterns or with printed holiday messages.
Set the festive tone at your next Christmas party with a "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" MP3.
These tiny dessert morsels are prettily decorated and are festive for special occasions.
Most birthday parties use streamers, balloons, and other standard decorations to make the event festive.
These great ideas for a New Year's Eve blow-out to remember should help take the pressure off and put the festive back into your festivities.
Whether you're entertaining a small group or you're expecting dozens of guests, party stores offer one-stop shopping for festive occasions.
With supplies and accessories from a party store, you can outfit your home or rented clubhouse with enough festive decorations to turn the occasion into a memorable one for all.
The more elegant your room is to begin with, the fewer decorations you'll need to create a festive atmosphere.
Continue the color theme throughout the party with festive decorations and a cake to match.
If you don't want to throw a party that is that fancy, you can stick with the bare bones rooms and outdoor areas you have, perhaps adding little festive touches like tiki torches.
Your touches make the ambience-the whole scene-a warm, inviting, festive, and fun one!
Of course if you're looking to make one larger portion of cocktails for your guests, punches and sangrías are also fun, festive, and easy to prep ahead!
Rainbow Drop Fringe Garland-Put this along the edge of walls for a festive look.
Make the gathering more festive with elegant food and champagne.
Simple icicle lights lining the room with garland around doorways, and holiday bows around chair backs can create a festive mood without going over the top.
You can make the most of a festive occasion with some fun and memorable Christmas party gift exchange ideas.
Between festive dinners and indulgent desserts, there's barely time to think of anything but food.