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Give a S’mores Kit as a Fun Holiday Gift

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Put together this easy S’mores Kit complete with instructions on how to make s’mores indoors.

30 Things You Can Do to Bless Others This Season

30 Ways to Bless Others This Season

This is a great time of year for random acts of kindness. No one will think you’re all that weird or random. Plus, it’s fun. Christmas will be here before you know it, and I bet you’ve got great plans, don’t you? This is my 18th Christmas as a mother and I know all about […]

Make Thanksgiving Special with Activities for Kids

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Make your kids and young guests feel special with some Thanksgiving fun geared towards them. Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays if not the one at the top of the list. There’s plenty of good food, a chance to catch up with folks you haven’t seen in awhile, and — for kids — […]

Baked Goods to Make Ahead and Freeze

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Spend a few minutes this week planning out your holiday baking needs. Find the right flours, get baking, and fill the freezer with baked goods to last you all season long. This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill: As the busy holiday season approaches, I start thinking about all the yummy foods that our […]

A Thanksgiving Day Scavenger Hunt for Kids

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Thanksgiving can be a wonderful occasion for getting together with family and friends. I have fond memories of us kids riding rough and wild all over the house while the adults talked. It seemed like the ultimate holiday. We would play while the turkey cooked. We would play at the kids table. We would play […]

Free Printable Baking Ingredients Checklist

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What do you need to do your holiday baking? Download a free printable to help you take inventory and stock up on holiday baking supplies. Baby Cakes Now’s the time to start thinking about holiday baking. My local grocery store has huge displays of baking items that are on sale. Even if you’re not ready […]

A Cheat Sheet for Freezing Holiday Baked Goods

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Ready to get baking for the holidays? Here’s a cheat sheet for freezing your holiday baked goods. Make them now and enjoy them later. Ever pull something out of the freezer and find that it’s covered in a thin crust of ice? Ever thaw a loaf of banana bread to find that it’s gone mushy and weird? […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Comfort Foods

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This  week’s meal plan is full of comfort foods, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70. What’s not to love? Hey everybody! This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less is back! I’m so excited that these budget-friendly, kid-friendly, sanity-friendly meal plans are so popular. I made […]