Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Games

When I was growing up, our tradition to show our gratitude on Thanksgiving consisted of going around the table and everyone taking a couple minutes to share what they were grateful for.  While this was nice, it was also boring … Continue reading

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Continuing the Attitude of Gratitude

I hope that all of you have had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I loved the chance to reflect on all of my wonderful blessings. It filled me and lifted me. How quickly, however, the feeling of gratitude can so easily be … Continue reading

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Five Kernels of Corn…A Thanksgiving Tradition

The other day, my 8 year old came home from cub scouts with 5 kernels of corn and request that we start a new family tradition for Thanksgiving. You may have heard of it, but it was new for me. … Continue reading

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Amazing Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Several years ago, my dear friends let me taste some chocolate fudge sauce their son, Nick, had made. One bite and I was a believer! When they told me what was in it, however, I was REALLY surprised! Since then, … Continue reading

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Turkey Stromboli-A Perfect Alternative to Thanksgiving Casserole

For many, the “leftover Thanksgiving Casserole”, complete with layers of turkey and gravy, stuffing, potatoes, and green beans is a family tradition. For some, it’s even more exciting than turkey dinner itself. But, at our house, the casserole never seems … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipes…A Flashback

Just in case you’re searching around for great recipes for Thanksgiving, here are some recipes we’ve posted on our blog over the past year that you might want to include in your feast this year. Healthy Pumpkin Pie Cake Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Soft, Perfect Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s something about autumn and pumpkins and spices that I just adore. I love seeing pumpkins, decorating with pumpkins, and baking with pumpkins. Toss in the spices and I am in heaven. I love pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and they … Continue reading

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Really Easy and Delicious Holiday Customizable Treat!

Last night, the girls and I made some Halloween treats to take as a surprise from the “Halloween Phantom” to some families in our area. But we didn’t have a lot of time and I wasn’t sure what to make. … Continue reading

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Apple Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

We have two apple trees which made for hundreds of apples. Not one to let all those apples go to waste, I spent several weeks making everything I could think of that had apples in it. And often, if it … Continue reading

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Free “Do-it-yourself” Bingo Generator Program

Do it yourself Bingo Generator by FiveRealMoms.com

Bingo has become a favorite game for us at our New Year’s Eve parties. My computer whiz husband wrote a program that lets you enter in what you want on the cards, and it generates as many cards as you … Continue reading

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