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5 Things I’m Thankful For This Holiday Season

I have a lot of things to be thankful for during this Thanksgiving holiday and I’d love to share a few of them with you. 1. My fun little family. A darling mom, and random stranger, took this photo of… Continue Reading →

Frozen Oreo Ice Cream Cake

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! I am in charge of bringing the desserts to my family Thanksgiving dinner so I need a lot of yummy ideas! I found this Oreo Ice Cream Cake recipe from the M&T Spotlight page and instantly… 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 →

Thankful Wind Spinners

While we try to practice gratitude year-round, it’s always nice to give it some extra focus around Thanksgiving time. I love for my girls to record a list in some way of all the things they are thankful for. It’s… Continue Reading →

Apple Dippin’ Turkey-Shaped Appetizer

It’s almost Thanksgiving and I’ve come up with a turkey-shaped appetizer for all your guests to snack on before dinner is served. I’ve partnered with Marzetti® for the holidays to share some yummy apple dippin’ fun and I’m using some Old… 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 →

Drawing Free Birds Hand Turkeys

We’re already looking forward to the next fall holiday and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. To help us celebrate, I’ve partnered with the upcoming movie FREE BIRDS, to bring a clever new way to create a hand turkey to craft… 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 →

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 →

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 →

Printable Busy Bingo Game the Kids Will Love

I’m pretty sure that between dinner and dessert on Thanksgiving, the kids are going to want to do something. Joining the adult conversations is not always so interesting to the kiddos, right? I’m planning to bring a little bag of… Continue Reading →

Saving the Planet one Turkey Sandwich at a Time

Thanksgiving is just a week away. And while the holidays often seem choc full of consumerism and wastefulness, Turkey Day is one holiday with plenty of easy and accessible ways to Go Green. I know it sounds crazy – the… Continue Reading →

How to Gild a Pumpkin for a Festive Fall Centerpiece

Recently I found some inexpensive fake pumpkins for my fall centerpiece, but some of them looked as cheap as the price. I decided to try dressing one up with gilding liquid–this is cool stuff! It’s easy to use, too. Here’s… Continue Reading →

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin Rings

Need a fun project for Thanksgiving? These adorable little turkey napkin rings are made using your child’s fingerprints! Personalize each one and they’ll double as place cards too. These will look adorable on your holiday table! Supplies you will need:… 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 →

“We Give Thanks” Envelope Banner

Guest post by Alanna of The Craft Nest. Last year I started a new tradition at our house, one that we are continuing this year. Each night at dinner during the month of November we talk about and write 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 →

A Few Last Minute Thanksgiving Day Crafts

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and we’re still making some last minute crafts and recipes to celebrate. What are you working on last minute for Thanksgiving? I’m excited to be guest contributor for PBS Parents, sharing a great… Continue Reading →

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