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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 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 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

Happy Santa Craft!

Kids will love this Happy Santa Craft!  Download and print out your copy today.  It’s perfect to keep the kids busy on a snow day.  You can use it as a Christmas Party Activity or in the classsroom.  His arms and legs move so the kids can make their own fun poses. 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…

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Dec 1

December 1, 2016

Nov 21

November 21, 2016

Jo’s Caramel Corn

This is one of my extended family’s all time favorite treats.  It’s called “Jo’s Caramen Corn” because my sister Jo makes it every year for our 4th of July get together.  It’s also a good treat in the Fall, at Christmas time, and well…at any time!  These popcorn balls are soft, sweet and delicious!  You definately want to try them!! Here’s What You’ll Need: 1 Can of Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 lb of Brown Sugar 1 Stick of Butter 1…

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Dec 9

December 9, 2015

Let It Snow!

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