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Recipe Swap: Thanksgiving Desserts

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids. Dessert is the crowing touch to the Thanksgiving Meal. And everyone […]

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Don’t Forget!

Big Dessert Swap Extravanganza tomorrow. Come back here with your recipes and links.

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Home Ec 101: Planning a Big Dinner

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Many of today’s women don’t know the ins and outs of home making. Most schools no longer teach home economics. And if your own mother worked outside the home, chances are you may not have grown up with much teaching in the way of housekeeping and meal preparation. These are not obsolute skills, no matter […]

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Turkey Shaped Breakfast Rolls

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These are the result of spur-of-the-moment inspiration on Thanksgiving morning one year. Since then they’ve become a tradition, particularly so now that I find such great Pillsbury coupons. If you want to make your own this week, here’s what you need: Serves 5 1 can Grands biscuits1 can Grands cinnamon rollscolored sprinkles and candies Preheat […]

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What’s Cookin’ This Week

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This is one of my favorite weeks of the year. Thanksgiving is such a fun day of eating and snacking. And I love the leftovers. This year my brothers are hosting the Big Day, though FishPapa and I will each be cooking a turkey to contribute — one in the oven and one in his […]

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MOM Deals This Week: Sale-Savvy Stops on the Web

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This week is a big one for retailers. Between preparing for Thanksgiving feasts and innaugurating the Christmas shopping season on Black Friday, they are after your attention and your money. So, now’s the time to do some thinking and planning. I really appreciated this list of Top 10 Shopping Mistakes to Avoid. These are great […]

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Time for MOM: Have You Got a LIFE LIST?

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A few weeks ago I spent a couple hours at a local bakery — by myself. Yeah, I know. By myself. I fed the baby, grabbed my Bible and a notebook, and left the house – by myself. I haven’t done that much in the last three months. I felt naked almost. I know many […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: 8 Great Ways with a Party Tray

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This week I took a mental break from wheeling and dealing. For the most part, I stayed out of the stores. I didn’t even go buy a Sunday paper. I printed online coupons when I saw them, but no clipping for me. Last week I felt I was getting a little too obsessed, so it […]

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