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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Prop Money For Cinema and Television

A live-action film or television show makes use of many props, from the clothing that actors wear to items in a house to fake blood, and a common prop for movies and television is prop money. Prop money is easily detectable as false monetary notes since prop money is made differently from real money, and a person holding it can easily tell them apart. Movie props often are real items or look similar to them, based on their nature, and fake money is one of the more common props that actors and directors will make use of during a shoot. Custom prop money may be ordered by a film crew based on the types of money being used in a film. In Hollywood, most prop money will probably be American bills and coins, but foreign currency such as Euros, Mexican pesos, or Japanese yen might appear as well and prop money for them will be needed, too. There are, of course, a number of legal guidelines in place to make sure that (more…)

Jan 10 2019

Collecting Pumpkins and Apples in Autumn

The autumn season is a classic time for harvesting fruits and vegetables from farms; in fact, until about 500 years ago, the autumn season was known simply as “harvest,” and for good reason. Gourds, apples, pumpkins, and much more are collected at this time, and today, they can be a source of great fun for families. Autumn activities can involve families visiting farms where the kids can have fun picking apples from the trees (with supervision), and kids can also visit the pumpkin patch and choose and harvest the pumpkin that they want to take home (often for making a jack o lantern). Other autumn season activities on the farm for kids may include a hay bale ride or a puppet show, or anything else that the farm may offer. For the adults, meanwhile, all of this means that fresh, quality ingredients are being collected for all kinds of desserts, from baking pies to apple donuts to pumpkin pie and baked pie of other flavors, too, and this can be great for American Thanksgiving or a holida (more…)

Jan 07 2019

8 Decorating Tips for Weddings That Anyone Can Use

Weddings are always hopeful and joyous events. Every year, there are about 2.4 million weddings held around the United States. People around the nation shell out a total of about $72 billion on these events. Anyone who has helped plan such an event knows how many details need to be considered. In addition to the big decisions (venue, date, cuisine) there are a million other, smaller details that need to be covered. From getting the right wedding party supplies to the wedding cutlery, and the dinner napkins, many people find the process overwhelming. Luckily there are things you can do to make your wedding reflect your personality and style. Here are a few:

  1. Hang drapes from the ceilings. These do not have to be fancy drapes you had designed for your wedding. Simple pieces of fabric can change the look and feel of a space. To make the event more casual and fun, you can use brightly colored p (more…)

Jan 02 2019