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Hand Print Thanksgiving Gratitude Cards

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While I encourage my kids (and remind myself!) to practice gratitude year round, there's something about November that inspires all of us to pay extra attention to the things we're grateful for. The kids, my husband, and I've been talking a lot about what we're grateful for around the dinner…

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DIY Thanksgiving Cards Kids Can Make

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I remember tracing my hands to make turkeys back in elementary school.  We'd color in our fingers to make the features.  And then we'd eat some sort of Thanksgiving lunch in the cafeteria. I loved making those turkeys.  It's one of those quintessential holiday kid crafts, no? But I've never…

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Fall Party Traditions If You Don’t Celebrate Halloween

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I grew up in a family that did not celebrate Halloween. My parents never bent on that rule, but mom made it an extra special night for my brother and I every year. We were never allowed into their bedroom to watch television, but on Halloween, we were not only…

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Sweet Treat: Easy Watermelon Ice Cream

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Is there anything more refreshing than a wedge of cold, juicy watermelon on a hot summer day? How about a scoop of frosty watermelon ice cream? This recipe is an easy treat that will help you beat the heat. It is also a perfect way to use up all the…

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Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Velvet Summer Trifle

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The 4th of July is a time for family gatherings and fun in the sun. Since I live a few steps away from the beach, friends and family seem to appear on these holidays. I am always looking for quick and unique ways to surprise them when they surprise…

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