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Thanksgiving Turkey Headbands

Cute and colorful turkey headbands are perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday. These are fun to make in a classroom setting, as I made these with my daughter’s school class. Or they are just the activity for the kids to make and… Continue Reading →

10 Memory Making Ideas for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means hours spent on Pinterest searching for all things turkey and pumpkin! Search no more! We’ve teamed up with our most creative friends to give you a few unique ideas to make your holiday even… Continue Reading →

If You Do Just One Thing for a Green Thanksgiving…

Turn Down Your Thermostat. Yes, you read that right. See every year I scour the web for new ideas on greening up Thanksgiving. There’s the old reliables: Plan for leftovers: I even wrote and article about it. Buy local! We’ve… Continue Reading →

Turkey-Shaped Thanksgiving Place Cards

While the turkey dinner is in the oven, keep the kids engaged by crafting these fun and festive Thanksgiving Place Cards from over at Craftspiration. Add a little leaf for the turkey feathers on a folded card and set them… Continue Reading →

Make Easy Thankful Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Looking for an easy and creative activity for the kid’s table during your Thanksgiving dinner? Make these simple and fun Thankful Turkeys over at Craftspiration! Gobble, gobble! Here are Lucy and I crafting for fall with Thankful Turkeys: We will be… Continue Reading →

Fruity and Fragrant Thanksgiving Table Favors

Guest Post by Kate of Nearly Crafty At our house, Thanksgiving is all about the family and the food. We spend 2 days cooking, and about 1,000 hours chatting and chasing kids. That busy schedule does not leave a lot… Continue Reading →

Minimize Your Thanksgiving Plans for a Less Stressful Holiday

The lovely ladies of Minimalist Parenting, Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest, are sharing a new series to help us through the holidays, hooray! Thanks to these 2 super smart women, co-authors of the soon to be book, we can all take a load off this… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes Reading Corner: Thanksgiving Stories

It’s time for another episode of Make and Takes Reading Corner for the month of November. Be sure to pick these up at the library and keep them at the kids table while the turkey dinner is cookin’! Watch our video… Continue Reading →

Gobble Up the “Green” this Thanksgiving

I am happy to report I placed an order for our family’s bird for Thanksgiving dinner, and will be picking it up on Tuesday. It’s a ritual (now in it’s third year) at the Mangum casa. Now, lest you think… Continue Reading →

Turkey Table Favors for Your Thanksgiving Table

We’ve made these turkey favors before, even with an updated look, but this year, we’re trying to go on the healthier side with what we offer inside. So I’ve added a nuts, seeds, and berries mix to our cute little… Continue Reading →

Apple Pies for Thanksgiving Dessert

Don’t you just love a hot apple pie? I could go for a slice right now and it’s not even a holiday. But to help you get prepped for Thanksgiving, it’s time to start thinking pie. See the following links… Continue Reading →

The Easiest Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Now that Halloween is behind us, we can start thinking about how to transform our homes for Thanksgiving. I like to keep things as simple as possible and thought I’d share one of the easiest centerpieces you can make for… Continue Reading →

Paper Teepee Decorations for Thanksgiving

So often we turn to the traditional turkey craft when it comes to Thanksgiving and our kids. As we and our schools teach our children about the Thanksgiving holiday, kids learn that the American Indian played an integral part, yet… Continue Reading →

Weave Thankful Placemats for a Thanksgiving Table

Guest post by Jodie of Growing Book by Book We are quickly approaching my favorite holiday of the year- Thanksgiving! It is one of the few holidays that isn’t associated with material gifts. Instead, we focus on family, fellowship and… Continue Reading →

Happy Thanksgiving 2011

Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a time to reflect on all the things we’re thankful for. Here’s my little list of being thankful. What are you thankful for today? my husband, Jordan, even with his crazy Movember moustache my kids… Continue Reading →

Free Printable Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it’s time to start the celebrations! Print out these free coloring pages for the kids to color, a perfect craft to keep little hands busy while Mr. Turkey is still cooking away. There… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving and Fall Coloring Pages

Download these free simple printable coloring pages. Each printable coloring page is available for your own personal use courtesy of Make and Takes. Click on each thumbnail below to download and print each coloring page in PDF format. Turkey Coloring… Continue Reading →

Switching Sides: Simple Roasted Carrots For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my holiday. All mine. I plan the menu, but I don’t forget to add in a few family favorites mixed with a few new recipes I’ve bookmarked to try. What usually happens though, is that I end up… Continue Reading →

A Song of Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy this little song called Turkey Dinner sung from my children a couple of years back. Turkey Dinner, Turkey Dinner, Gather Round, Gather Round Who will get the drumstick? Yummy Yummy Yum-stick All sit down, All sit down… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Are you ready? I am sure most of you have your menus finalized by now, but in case you forgot to include a salad, I have an easy and delicious recipe to share. This roasted butternut squash… Continue Reading →

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