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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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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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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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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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Car Trips w/ Kids

Family road trips aren’t what they used to be.  Do your parents remind you how fun it was to lay out the blankets and put the pillows in the back of the stationwagon where you would lazily watch the countryside … Continue reading

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Day After Thanksgiving Casserole

As mentioned last week in my post for Thanksgiving Stuffing, before you slave over your Thanksgiving feast, enjoy it, sleep for a few hours, and then put it all away, here’s an idea.  In a large casserole dish, spread some … Continue reading

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Blessings Overflowing

Looking for another way to count your many blessings this Thanksgiving?  Gather the family.  Even the young kids love sharing what they’re thankful for with this activity. You will need an empty cup a bowl of water a spoon or … Continue reading

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‘Thankful For You’ Notes

Stresses in our lives come regardless of our circumstances. We must deal with them the best we can. But we should not let them get in the way of what is most important— And what is most important almost always … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Casserole

You know the traditional way of serving sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving with marshmallows melted on top (and melted butter to boot)?  Sorry, not my thing.  I hate to go that far to ruin a perfectly delicious vegetable and then have … Continue reading

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