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Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes and Loads of Family Fun

Family Fun Friday this week features tasty Thanksgiving Day recipes including Carmel Pecan Apple Pie, a yummy Thanksgiving snack mix, homemade cranberry butter, Thanksgiving Apple Cider, Conicopia cake, Pilgrim Hat Cookies, and mini pumpkin pies. Lots of kids activities too including a tutorial on creating a "Frozen" Elsa Crown, building a snowman, and how to make pretend snow. We're also featuring ways to beat the holiday blues including tips for finding balance, Holiday Stress Relief, Steps for Slowing Down and Enjoying the Holiday Season, Presents on a Budget, and … [Read More...]

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How to Bake the Perfect High Altitude Chocolate Cake in 12 Steps

A year ago my husband celebrated his 49th birthday. And I baked a family favorite - a chocolate sheath cake with a thick brownie like consistency. And it bombed.  It was more fudge than cake and I vowed to find the perfect high altitude chocolate cake recipe before his 50th birthday. 12 Months later I can honestly say - I have the perfect high altitude chocolate cake recipe and if you use it, it not only tastes melt-in-your-mouth chocolatety good - it makes perfect cakes! Eight chocolate cakes later... I've perfected it. It's moist, rich, dark and chocolately. … [Read More...]

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Mouthwatering Carmel Pecan Apple Pie in 9 Easy Steps

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This mouthwatering Carmel Pecan Apple Pie is a secret weapon. This is the pie that your relatives will eat in disbelief.  This is the pie that leaves everyone wanting more... Mouthwatering Carmel Pecan Apple Pie This is the apple pie recipe you've been looking for. This post includes detailed step by step instructions on how to make this pie at home with lots of pictures and it includes some gift-giving ideas. In addition to my full-sized apple pie, I decided … [Read More...]

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Family Fun Friday Week 94 Helpful Tips for Thanksgiving

Family Fun Friday this week features Delicious Thanksgiving Recipe ideas including 12 Incredibly Delicious Thanksgiving Side Dishes, Mulled Apple Cider, homemade bread rolls, and over 60 gluten-free Thanksgiving-Day Recipes We're also featuring a Thankful Tree, a craft for giving thanks, 10 Tips for Raising Grateful Children, 10 Essential Tools for Thanksgiving, a Thanksgiving Week Preparation Checklist, and some super fun kids activities with a Dinosaur Sticky Wall, Rainy Day Sensory Bin, Play Gel, and Natural-Colored Play Doh. You’ll never run out of ideas for family … [Read More...]

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Preschool Activities with Castles, Catapults and FREE Shield Printables

If you have a preschooler, toddler, or young child at home who enjoys stories of knights, castles, catapults and shields, you will love this post. It includes a whole host of play ideas for preschoolers and activities for young children centered on a medieval theme. Full disclosure: Kiwi Crate provided me with their Castles & Catapults Kiwi Crate. All opinions are my own. This product far exceeded my expectations and I highly recommend the crafts and activities for kids from Kiwi Crate. I found the Castles & Catapults Kiwi Crate so inspiring and my boys … [Read More...]

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8 Tips for Teaching Toddlers Thankfulness and a FREE iPhone App

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  I'm sharing 8 Tips for Teaching Toddlers Thankfulness based on choices that are working for our family.  Thanksgiving is almost here and I've been pondering the topic of teaching thankfulness to my preschoolers.  I was inspired by an article in the online magazine by Sam's Club - Healthy Living Made Simple, where mother and doctor Tovah P. Klein writes, "Thankfulness is a skill that develops over time. As children’s cognitive abilities develop, they can … [Read More...]

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Family Fun Friday Week 93 Holiday Fun and $1,800 Giveaway

Family Fun Friday this week features Family Game Night, Mini Pizza Bar, ways to spend time outside, Creating Crystal Snowflakes, a Chalkboard Christmas Countdown Calendar, and Fun Christmas Traditions for Kids. We've also got fabulous fun free prinatbles like Goodnight Gorilla Puppets and Puzzles, FREE Thanksgiving Day Cards and Crafts Kids can make, and Printable Nativity Puppets. Simplify your holiday meal planning with  6 Simple Steps to Meal Planning, Make ahead Breakfast Casseroles, 25 Easy Chicken Drumstick Recipes, 13 Freezer Meals in 12 Hours and 18 Beef … [Read More...]

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FREE Printable Thanksgiving Day Cards and Crafts for Kids

If you enjoy crafts and activities to help your family celebrate the holiday season, you'll love my Thankful Turkey Free Printable Thanksgiving Day Cards and Crafts for Kids. Celebrating a season of thanksgiving is easy with this free set of printables featuring some fun and colorful turkeys.  There is lots of room for writing in the things you are thankful for. This set of printables will help your child create fun crafts that can be sent to grandparents or other family members or given to caretakers as a way of thanking them for all the wonderful things they … [Read More...]

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