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Celebrations, Gifts and Tips

Got a graduation celebration in your future? Here's a round-up of helpful tips, from ceremony survival to party planning, for families celebrating a college or high school graduation.
  1. 18th Birthday & Other Party Ideas (18)
  2. Anniversary Party Ideas (11)
  3. Clever Ways to Give Cash (6)
  4. Fabulous Party Food (10)
  5. Gifts for Teens & 20Somethings (30)
  6. Graduation Parties & Gifts (37)
  7. Weddings - A Parent Guide (1)

Crafts: College-Themed Napkins for a Tailgate Party
It's tailgate party season, and nothing says festive football quite like great decorations - including cool DIY college-themed napkins, using collegiate-print fabric.

Great Gift Ideas for College Kids & 20-Somethings
Holidays, graduations and birthdays? Here's a round-up of clever gift ideas for college kids and 20-somethings - and even you!

DIY Wine Coasters
Crafts: Make college-themed coasters for your favorite new alumnus with this easy craft project that uses Scrabble tiles.

A Geocaching Party for College Kids and Teens
With more than a million geocaches stashed around the world, is it any wonder so many are hidden on college campuses? College kids, teens and 20somethings flock to geocaching. Here's how to turn that enthusiasm into a great outing or birthday party theme.

25th Wedding Anniversary Parties: A Retro 1980s Party
Celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary with a party that recalls your dating heyday, the 1980s. The light-hearted, retro fun of a 1980s theme party evokes those days before your wedding, when hair was big, fashions garish and the music incredible. Hello, Michael Jackson.

What is the International Quidditch Association?
What is the International Quidditch Association?

Surprise Party Invitations ... with Confetti
Got a surprise party in your future? Then you'll need some very cool invitations. And this template results in origami-style surprise party...

Inflatable Games Party Idea
Remember those bounce houses from childhood? Put a spin on the inflatable games concept with this college or 18th birthday party idea: an inflatable games party with plenty of grown-up appeal.

A Movie Night Party for Teens
Looking for a cool twist for older teen birthday parties or college gatherings? A movie night party gets added oomph when the screen is outdoors and there's a pool involved.

Cooking in College Cookbook Review: $5 a Meal College Cookbook
Cooking in College: A review of "The $5 a Meal College Cookbook" by Rhonda Lauret Parkinson.

Zombie Tag
Zombie Tag: Whether you call it Humans Vs. Zombies, HvZ or some other variant, zombie tag has become incredibly popular on college campuses.

A Wedding Anniversary Party: A Greek Feast
A second honeymoon is a lovely way to celebrate a big wedding anniversary, especially when it's a 25th or 30th anniversary. But if you want to celebrate with friends and family, why not use your original honeymoon destination - Greece, perhaps - as inspiration for an anniversary party at home? Here are ideas for a Greek feast.

A Wedding Anniversary Party: An Italian Celebration
A second honeymoon is a lovely way to celebrate a big wedding anniversary, especially when it's a 25th or 30th anniversary. But if you want to celebrate with friends and family, whisking them off to Venice, Tuscany or another Italian destination is going to be awfully expensive. Why not use that Italian honeymoon destination as inspiration for an anniversary party at home?

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