Different Names for Santa Claus

Santa is a kindly soul who traditionally arrives with gifts and treats for good little girls and boys. Folklore, legend, man or myth he goes by many names. Old Saint Nick is a traditional visitor to many people around the world. 

A joyous figure known around the world by many different names he is a personality widely recognized for the happiness he brings to the Christmas holidays.

He arrives bearing with him toys and treats for children and the poor. You may know him as Santa Claus, a plump jolly man dressed in red who rides a gift laden sleigh towed through the air by eight small reindeer. But there is much more to this jolly old fellow than first meets the eye. Which area of the world you live in will determine not only the name that you refer to him but also how this kindly man will look to you.

Not only is his name unique to each culture or area but there are also a number of different images throughout the world for the man we know as Santa Claus. He is referred to as grand old St…

Public Domain Bunny Pictures for Easter

Searching for the Easter bunny? Pictures of snuggly cuddly rabbits are hopping and bouncing all over the internet and as spring and Easter draw near the need for cute bunny images increase. Fortunately there are many online websites where you can go to find free photos of cute little bunnies for your personal or commercial use.

Furry soft, little noses twitching, and little powder puff tails a flickering, furry little creatures are curiously peeking out from computer screens all around the globe. If for some reason these bunny images have not found their way your direction and you are wondering where to find these sometimes elusive animals, well I am here to point you in the right direction. These pictures are copyright free.

Pixabay is One of My Favorite Free Image Websites: I am impressed with every visit I make by the high quality photographic images at it is one of my favorite websites for acquiring photos to use on my articles. Most of these images are donated to the pu…

Lucky Pennies and the Magic of a Wishing Well

A lucky penny, a wish, and a wishing well, these are elements that when drawn together can make dreams become reality. There is something magically lucky in a penny that other coins just cannot equal up to. Pennies are wishes and wishes have the ability to change the world.

For a young child that copper coin is a wealth of dreams and possibilities and although many adults may not admit it a lucky coin brings hope to them as well. When tossed into a wishing well the magic of this lucky little cent truly does come to life.

The magic of dreams cannot be under stated. A wish is hope. Having a lucky penny to toss into a wishing well can mean that one's most desired wish just may come true. Having two or three magic pennies can mean an afternoon of hopes and dreams as you decide how best to bestow the perfect wish onto each magic coin.

No matter how you view the concept of wishing wells and lucky pennies these tossed away coins can mean hope and inspiration to someone who otherwise would …

Fairy Garden Ideas

If you would like to create a magical fairy garden within the brambles, plants, and trees which grace your yard then a perfect blend of nature and landscaping is the key. Listen closely to the secrets of attracting fairies.

It is very possible to entice these mystical sprites to a small corner of your yard or garden area. You have only to create one or more small spaces within your yard's landscape where these creatures will feel comfortable and at ease.

Fairy folk are attracted to elements of nature and hate to see disruption where this essence has previously been. It takes a natural design to encourage their visit and have them feel at ease.

If you can create the perfect balance between nature and human elements then you just may discover that your yard is a place where these folklore creatures will begin to appear. A fairy garden is a magical little oasis that is a delight to have near your home and if it suits their fancy then the presence of these mystical beings will also play …

Dragon Halloween Costume

The legend of the mighty dragon may have originated when ancient man discovered the super sized bones of dinosaurs and created within his mind an image of the terrifying creature that these giant bones belonged to.

Tall tales and whispered warnings of the amazing power, strength, courage, and possessiveness of these enormous beasts brought their image to life.

These ideals created our current image of the fire breathing dragons depicted in art today and today the symbolism of the dragon holds a very strong message within its image.

If some days you feel as though the heart of a dragon is locked deep inside your chest then a costume in this image just may be the perfect one for you to don on Halloween night.

Dressing up in a dragon costume really can bring out the ancient beast in you. You can flick your mighty tail, wiggle your wings, and prepare to fly off into the night. It is quite the fine way to bring out the beast lurking deep within your soul. Some of these creature costumes are cu…

Mermaid Costume and Makeup Tips

For Halloween night a mermaid costume can be an eye stopping look. There is nothing quite as seductively intriguing as this mystical sea creature. 

A mermaid's image is one of elegance and grace as she swims quickly through the strong currents that toss around her. Voluptuous and alluring she calls for those who see her to edge closer. It is a look that screams of romance and intrigue.

Achieving the ideal dress, hair, and makeup are a very integral part of bringing a mermaid appearance to life. She can be seductively mysterious or dangerous, dark, romantic, and intriguing. There are more than a few ways to bring this costume to life.
Mermaids are often depicted with voluptuous curves. Beautifully alluring she has for hundreds of years taunted and teased sailors at sea. These tips and suggestions will bring a delightfully intrigue to your Halloween attire.

Always elusive and just out of reach the mermaid's image has remained a mystery portrayed in legend and art.

This creature of th…

Is Good Luck Fate?

Is good luck fate or a choice we make? It certainly seems that some individuals are simply born lucky while others have an exceptionally difficult time as they stumble through the many pitfalls that constantly appear to obstruct their road to success.
Personally I firmly believe that good luck and bad luck do exist, that there are people who are blessed with a life of good fortune and also those who have ill will and circumstance surrounding them the majority of their life. 

I also believe that most of us are able to change our destined fortune and our good or bad luck but how is a question that many people ask themselves at some point in their life.

Although not always a simple process, changing our opportunity and fate may be something that is possible to accomplish. To some degree most people do have the ability to draw an increased abundance of good luck into their world.

Sometimes we have to do a complete about face on our mental attitude to change our circumstance. A good luck charm…

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