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25 Ideas To Pull Off The Ultimate Birthday Surprise

Whether you’re looking for a secret party idea for her, a birthday gift for him that really wows the socks off, or a tiny gesture that conveys giant wishes—it’s entirely possible to take traditional b-day tactics from ho-hum to awesome…Shake up a celebration with these 25 surprise birthday ideas!

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Elizabeth Shelley 

95 Fun Things to Do

95 Fun Things to Do

Feeling a little bored? Looking for something exciting to do this weekend?  Want to tick something off your bucket list?  No matter what your reasoning is, if you’re hunting for something fun to do, you’ve come to the right place.  Explore one-of-a-kind indoor...

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50 Fun and Exciting Things to do at Night

50 Fun and Exciting Things to do at Night

Great news! It’s a Friday night, you just go off work, and you’re ready to hit the town!  There’s just one problem - you have no idea where to start!  Don’t worry, we get it. When the world is your oyster, it can be hard to figure out what to do. Sure, you could just...

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31 Bachelorette Party Ideas That the Bride-to-be Will Love

31 Bachelorette Party Ideas That the Bride-to-be Will Love

So, you’re planning a bachelorette party. How exciting! There’s just one problem…how do you plan a party that’s fun, exciting, and just as unique as the bride-to-be? If you’ve been struggling to plan the perfect bridal bash, then you’ve come to the right place! ...

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The 34 Best and Most Unique Things to do in Washington DC

The 34 Best and Most Unique Things to do in Washington DC

Looking for one-of-a-kind things to do in Washington DC? We’ve got you covered! Whether you are new to the area, or you’ve been calling the District home for years, keep reading to discover our DC must-dos.  When thinking about Washington DC, images of the city’s...

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The 26 Best Things to do in Seattle

The 26 Best Things to do in Seattle

Bordering the waters of Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountain Range, there’s no shortage of fun things to do in Seattle! Whether it’s your first time in the city, or you're a year-round resident, we’ve rounded up a list of our Emerald City must-dos. Imagine sipping on...

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50 Valentine’s Day Wishes and Messages for Your Loved Ones

50 Valentine’s Day Wishes and Messages for Your Loved Ones

You know Valentine’s Day is just around the corner when you’re suddenly surrounded by red roses, pink hearts, and larger-than-life stuffed animals. While there’s certainly no shortage of Valentine’s Day gifts, finding the perfect message for that special someone can...

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The 28 Best Indoor Date Ideas

The 28 Best Indoor Date Ideas

Whether it’s cold and rainy outside or you just feel like staying in, sometimes date night is best kept indoors. But what makes a good indoor date? At first, you may lean towards the classic dinner-and-a-movie routine or Netflix movie night. While these activities may...

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15 Unique and Memorable First Date Ideas

15 Unique and Memorable First Date Ideas

So, you finally had the nerve to ask your crush out on a date–and they said yes! At first, all you feel is excitement. However, as soon as you start planning, the anxiety starts to kick in.  That’s because the first date is often the hardest one to plan. You obviously...

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26 Boredom-Busting Activities and Ideas for Kids

26 Boredom-Busting Activities and Ideas for Kids

Imagine it’s a Saturday morning. The kids are playing in the other room and you’re just about to pour yourself another cup of coffee. Everything is going according to plan when suddenly, you hear the dreaded words, “I’m bored.” Let’s face it, sometimes entertaining...

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31 Unique and Fun Things to do With Your Girlfriend

31 Unique and Fun Things to do With Your Girlfriend

It’s no secret that spending quality time with your girlfriend is key to a healthy relationship. But what happens when it’s your turn to plan date night and you can’t seem to think of anything exciting to do?  Whether you’ve just started dating, or you’ve been...

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21 Christmas Activities to do With Your Family This Year

21 Christmas Activities to do With Your Family This Year

The stockings are hung, the snow is falling, and your family is looking for the perfect Christmas activity. But where to start? The holiday season is such an enchanting time. It’s our chance to come together, share traditions, and create unforgettable memories. On the...

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20 Fun Activities for Families With Teens

20 Fun Activities for Families With Teens

Let’s face it, teenagers are notoriously hard to please.  Activities that used to keep them entertained all day long are now considered boring or even worse: embarrassing. Oftentimes, it seems like they’d rather live on their smartphone than spend time with the...

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Top 10 Birthday Gifts for October

Top 10 Birthday Gifts for October

Fall is officially here, and you know what that means: it’s time to celebrate those October birthdays!  October is a wonderful month to have a birthday. The leaves are changing, the temperatures are cooling, and exciting activities are around every corner. From spooky...

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Top 15 Secret Santa Gifts to Give This Year

Top 15 Secret Santa Gifts to Give This Year

On the surface, Secret Santa and white elephant gift exchanges are super fun. They’re a great way to spread holiday cheer with your friends and coworkers. Plus, who doesn’t love the feeling of opening a perfectly wrapped gift?  But, let’s face it. Secret Santa can be...

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18 Winter Activities for Kids

18 Winter Activities for Kids

When we were kids, there was something so magical about the season’s first snow. We’d stare out the window in wonderment, and we could hardly wait to go outside and play. Dressed in our poofy snow pants and jackets, we would race outside into the perfect, fresh snow....

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60 Merry Christmas Wishes and Quotes

60 Merry Christmas Wishes and Quotes

Whether you’re a bit of a Grinch, or you keep your holiday decorations up year-round, Christmas is the perfect occasion to share warm wishes with your loved ones. For many of us, that includes sending out festive Christmas cards or the annual family newsletter. And if...

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25 Fun Things to Do as a Couple

25 Fun Things to Do as a Couple

Have you and that special someone suddenly found yourselves stuck in a relationship rut? Are your evenings suddenly filled with the same old routine? Are you both in need of an incredible date night? If this sounds like you, don’t worry! Whether you’ve been together...

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20 Fun Winter Activities

20 Fun Winter Activities

For us, there’s just something so magical about the winter season.  A layer of snow blankets the streets, icicles hang from roofs, and we can’t help but cozy up to the fire with a warm cup of cocoa.  For some of you though, winter means frigid weather, wet socks, and...

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40 Incredible Things to Do on Your Birthday

40 Incredible Things to Do on Your Birthday

Remember when you were a kid? There was nothing more exciting than waking up on your birthday. Whether you celebrated with a giant piece of chocolate cake or partied it up with friends, birthdays gave us something to look forward to.  Nowadays, planning the perfect...

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10 Vegas Activities that are Perfect for the Whole Family

10 Vegas Activities that are Perfect for the Whole Family

From its world-class entertainment to neon casinos and bustling city streets, Las Vegas is one of the most famous cities on Earth. With incredible attractions around every corner, it’s not hard to find something exciting to do in Sin City. But what about activities...

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75 Fun Things to Do with Friends

75 Fun Things to Do with Friends

To put it simply: friends are amazing!  They’re our shoulders to cry on, the people we call when we succeed, and the ones who help us strive to be our very best. They are also some of our favorite people to go on adventures with! No matter the event, our friends are...

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55 Things to Do When You Feel Bored

55 Things to Do When You Feel Bored

Ever feel like time is just inching by? When boredom strikes, it can be hard to decide how to fill your time. All of your errands are done, and you just finished bingeing that new show on Netflix. If you’ve suddenly found yourself watching the minutes tick by, then...

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20 Unique and Fun Things to Do in Los Angeles

20 Unique and Fun Things to Do in Los Angeles

The City of Angels. La La Land. Tinseltown. The Big Orange. Even though Los Angeles goes by many different names, this city is one of the most recognized destinations in the world. Known for its star-studded streets, award-winning amusement parks, and warm beachy...

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55 Ways to Say Happy Birthday

55 Ways to Say Happy Birthday

Who doesn’t love a good birthday celebration? From the exciting gifts and mountains of cake to spending the day with your favorite people, birthdays are truly exciting days. They also provide the perfect opportunity to shower our loved ones with kind words and...

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17 Unique Things to Do in Vegas

17 Unique Things to Do in Vegas

When thinking about Las Vegas, images of dazzling lights and busy streets are likely to enter your mind. You can probably even hear the beeps and chimes of a brightly colored slot machine as it beckons you to try your luck. While notoriously known as the gambling...

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