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Jan 12

January 12, 2017

A Sweet Valentine Treat – Strawberry Divinity!

This stuff is Devine!  It is a Christmas tradition at our house, but works equally well as a Sweet Treat for Valentine’s Day! Here’s What You’ll Need: 3 Cups of Granulated Sugar 3/4 Cups of Water 3/4 Cup of Light Corn Syrup 2 Egg Whites 1/2 of 3 oz. pkg of Strawberry Gelatin 1/2 Cup of Chopped Walnuts (Optional – I never add nuts.  I think it’s much better without them) Here’s What to Do: Mix together the sugar, water…

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Jan 6

January 6, 2017

Cheerful Snowman Coloring Page

Hope everyone is keeping warm on these cold January days!!  Here is a Cheerful Snowman to make you smile!  This is a free downloadable coloring page for you and your little ones to enjoy!!  If you’d like more coloring pages like this, subscribe to the Love My Big Happy Family newssletter!! If you’d like to use “Puffy Paint” to paint your snowman you can find out how to make it HERE! You can get your subscribtion to the newsletter in…

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Jan 1

January 1, 2017

Dec 31

December 31, 2016

Chase Away Holiday Let Down

After the holidays many people find themselves feeling let down. We put so much focus on planning and working to make the holidays perfect for our families and then when it’s all over we often find ourselves wondering, “now what?” Here is a list of 10 ideas to help chase away that holiday letdown: Enjoy the Memories – Take some time to reflect on the holidays. Think about things that made them special or particularly memorable this year.  Let the…

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Dec 30

December 30, 2016

New Year’s Coloring Page

Hello Friends!  Here is another free downloadable coloring page just because I love you!!  You don’t even have to sign up for my monthly newsletter to get it. Although I would LOVE IT if you did!! Please, sign up for my newsletter in the sidebar to the right! ->   Get your  New Years Coloring Page here!     Please like & share:

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Dec 24

December 24, 2016

Impromptu Family Activities for Christmas Eve

Here is a list of ten impromptu things you can do as a family to make your Christmas Eve fun and festive.  Choose one or two or see how many things on the list you can do! The most important thing is to just spend time together as a family having fun and enjoying one another’s company! Read Stories – Like The Night Before Christmas, or make up your own story or poem. Watch a Movie in your Pajamas Set…

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Dec 20

December 20, 2016

Kringle Cookies

My hubby and I both have December birthdays. A few years ago our grown kids had the idea to have a combined birthday and Christmas cookie party! It’s been a fun family tradition ever since. This year our cookies were very colorful and we had lots of fun! These cookies are cake-like and slightly sweet. Their sugary sweetness comes from the frosting. You and your family can make some Kringle Cookies and have your own Christmas cookie party! Here’s What…

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Dec 19

December 19, 2016

Gift Tags to Print and Color!

These fun gift tags are free to print and color!  They are my free gift to you when you sign up for the Love My Big Happy Family Newsletter.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Love My Big Happy Family!! Get Your Free Gift Tags Here!   Please like & share:

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Dec 16

December 16, 2016

Holiday Pumpkin Roll

This Holiday Pumpkin Roll is a yummy treat that makes a perfect addition to all your festivities! Here’s What You’ll Need: For the Cake ¾ Cups of All-purpose Flour ¼ Cup Powdered Sugar 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 3 Large Eggs 2/3 Cups of Pumpkin Puree ½ tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp Cinnamon ½ tsp Ground Cloves ¼ tsp Salt For the Filling 1 – 8 oz Package of Cream Cheese 1 Cup Powdered Sugar 6 Tbsp…

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Dec 12

December 12, 2016

Dec 12

December 12, 2016

What in the World are Frankincense and Myrrh??

All of you who celebrate Christmas probably know the song We Three Kings, about the wise men who brought gifts to the Christ child.  But just in case you don’t, I’ve included the lyrics below: We Three Kings We three kings of Orient are Bearing gifts we traverse afar. Field and fountain, moor and mountain, Following yonder star. Born a king on Bethlehem’s plain, Gold I bring to crown Him again, King forever, ceasing never Over us all to reign….

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Dec 7

December 7, 2016

The Ultimate List of Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Adults!

Looking for Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Adults?  Well here it is, the Ultimate List of 101 gifts that the adults on your list would LOVE to receive in their Christmas Stockings! 101 Stocking Stuffers for Adults Candy Gum Mints Lip Balm Nail Clippers Nail Polish Nail File Key Chain Air Freshener Gift Card Socks Gloves Mini Screwdriver Set Necklace Soaps Perfume/Cologne Sticky Notepad Pen Markers Mechanical Pencil Flashlight Apple Orange Pomegranate Comb/Brush Watch Phone Charger Phone Case Hand Sanitizer Head…

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Dec 6

December 6, 2016

The Ultimate List of 101 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids!

Wondering what to put in the kiddos’ stockings this Christmas?  Well here it is, the Ultimate List of 101 gifts that the kids on your list will LOVE to receive in their Christmas Stockings! 101 Stocking Stuffers for Kids Candy Bubble Gum Mints Lip Balm Nail Polish Gift Card Socks Gloves Necklace Fun Soaps Sticky Notepads in Fun Shapes Colorful Pens Markers Mechanical Pencils Flashlight Apple Orange Pomegranate Comb/Brush Watch Hand Sanitizer Head Bands Hair Clips Ball Cap Beanie Earrings Bracelet…

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Dec 5

December 5, 2016

Happy Santa Craft!

Kids will love this Happy Santa Craft! Directions: Print out the pattern. Color it using markers, crayons, colored pencils or paints. Cut out the four body pieces. Use paper fasteners to attach the arms and legs to the body where indicated by the stars.   It’s as simple as that!  Your Santa will be ready to play with the kids or decorate your home or classroom! Get your free downloadable Santa Craft pattern HERE   Please like & share:

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Dec 1

December 1, 2016