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These delicious pilgrim hat cookies will look so festive on your holiday dessert table! They remind us of the history of Thanksgiving while giving us a tasty treat to enjoy. Quick and easy Thanksgiving dessert ideas are what we are all about this time of the year. These adorable no-bake cookie treats are a great …

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Your children will love to help you make these cookie turkeys for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This fun Thanksgiving kid’s dessert features sugar cookies, peanut butter cups, candy corn and malted milk balls – all fashioned into one adorable cookie in the shape of a turkey. Sugar cookies are the staple in any cookie decorating …

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Gobble, gobble, it’s time to make some Rice Krispie turkeys! This fun snack is a seasonal take on the traditional Rice Krispie treat that we all love so much. October 30 is National Candy Corn Day, which makes it the perfect day to make these Thanksgiving Turkey Pops for the kids to enjoy. They are …

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and dessert is a big part of the celebration. The kids will love these candy corn turkey cupcakes and you can let them join you in making them. If you’re looking for another family friendly activity this holiday season, make sure to check out this Thanksgiving word search and …

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This dirt cup recipe for Thanksgiving is creamy, rich and crunchy with a fun teepee top, candy pumpkin and Swedish fish accent to give the dessert a real holiday look. Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with family and friends. One of the highlights of the holiday, for me, is preparing some fun with food …

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This do it yourself project for Indian corn cakes will really brighten up your Thanksgiving table. The cakes are authentic looking and are easy to make. The only problem with this harvest cake recipe is keeping the kiddies from eating the cakes until it’s time to serve this sweet Thanksgiving dessert. If you’re looking for …

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Thanksgiving themed snacks like these cute pilgrim hat appetizers will delight your guests. This recipe is a variation on the old “pigs in a blanket” appetizer, except in this case the pigs are all dressed up (and spiced up) for Thanksgiving. To me, having fun with food is one of the best parts of the holiday …

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With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s time to get creative for your holiday table. This DIY baked cornucopia centerpiece is a different take on the traditional cornucopia that is so often seen this time of the year. It’s time to decorate your holiday table in style. Sure, you can purchase a cornucopia, but why not try baking …

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If you love inexpensive craft ideas for fall, this DIY tree centerpiece is for you. It’s easy to make and will look great as a part of any DIY fall decor projects or in your Thanksgiving tablescape. I love the colors of fall. Everything is changing and the trees take on a wonderful palette of colors …

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This Thanksgiving snack mix is a delightful combination of some favorite fall treats. The two printables that I have included also tell your guests what is in the harvest blessing mix and the blessing that each ingredient stands for. I think it’s so neat to have a treat for your guests that is both delicious …

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This Vampire cocktail is pure fun, easy to make and sure to get your adult Halloween party started in a spooky way. If you want to go all out, you could even dress up like a vampire while drinking this cocktail.  The whimsical licorice spider makes the perfect garnish for this Halloween drink because spiders are …

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This Ghostbuster cocktail is pure fun, easy to make and full of creamy flavors of Kahlua and Bailey’s Irish Cream. The whimsical whipped cream ghost make the perfect garnish for this Halloween drink. I love experimenting with spooky Halloween cocktails. They put us in a fun mood and let us be creative, all the while enjoying …

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These fun Halloween dirt cups will delight your kids in a spooky kind of way. They are super easy to make and would be fun to have on any Halloween party table. I love this time of the year. It lets me be a kid again with the experience of making fun themed Halloween desserts. …

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Let’s welcome Autumn with these delightful DIY fall decor ideas. When the cool weather hits, it is time to bring the warm colors of autumn indoors with beautiful and inexpensive fall decorating ideas that use pumpkins, leaves, gourds, and so much more. I love this time of the year. Everything changes in such a dramatic …

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These adorable owl cookies are as much fun to make as they are to eat. Dip into your Halloween candy bag and put these treats together in just minutes! Halloween is such a fun time of the year. Making decorative cookies is a favorite of mine. (Check out these spooky Halloween pumpkin cookies for another great …

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The kids will love this mummy door decoration. It is super easy to put together and perfectly eerie to behold. Mummies can be found everywhere during this time of year. From DIY Halloween costumes, to spooky recipes, and most importantly, mummy themed decor! Halloween door decorations turn any door in your home into a spooky …

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Tempt your child with a healthy treat by serving these monster mouth apple snacks instead of sugary sweets. This kids Halloween snack is easy to make and so, so good for them. This is the beginning of months of temptations for both young and old alike. Why not tempt your child with one of these …

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A great way to celebrate Halloween is by enjoying quotes. These Halloween quotes are perfect for sharing with friends and setting the mood. Halloween is a time for carving pumpkins, hosting a Halloween party, decorating the house, and of course, sharing Halloween quotes. Quotes have a special way of bringing people together and creating joy …

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These witch legs decor ideas will make sure that the wicked witch won’t be flying away on her broom any time soon! Instead her feet and legs are being used in garden planters, as table legs and in so many other freaky ways! This witch themed DIY project is perfect for Halloween, because witches are …

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Halloween is the time to really go all out in the way of decorations. And the decorations don’t have to stop with your home. These creative Halloween car decorations will make Halloween a mobile holiday too! Having your car decorated will allow you to spread spooky cheer all over town! Everywhere you drive will get …

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Fans of Tim Burton will love this DIY Beetlejuice snake porch decor. The Halloween scary snake basket is sure to bring screams of fright and delight to your costume-wearing trick or treaters when they get to your front door on October 31. This porch decor project was inspired by the 1988 movie “Beetlejuice.” My version …

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It’s time to get into the Halloween spirit with these 30+ cheap and easy DIY Halloween Decorations. Get your spook on for this scary holiday! This is such a busy time of the year for so many of us. Pumpkins are getting carved, homes are getting decorated, Halloween parties are being planned and DIY Halloween …

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Halloween is right around the corner and that means that it’s time to get devilish! This recipe for a Bloody Mary Cocktail has a whimsical lime devil garnish that is the perfect alternative to the normal stalk of celery. The garnish would be great to serve at a Halloween party. All of your guests would …

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Are you looking for quick and easy kids Halloween costumes? Below is a round up of the best costumes and costume kits for kids on Amazon. It has everything from princesses to dinosaurs! If you need a costume for your child this Halloween that is inexpensive, cute, and easy, look no further. In the list …

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National Pina Colada Day falls on July 10, and celebrates the creation of the Pina Colada cocktail.  While the Pina Colada origin is debated by some, there is no dispute about enjoying National Pina Colada Day! This sweet drink is the perfect way to relax and enjoy a hot summer day. It is one of …

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Be a Kid Again Day is an annual holiday that occurs on July 8. It is a day that celebrates taking a break from being an adult, and acting like a kid again. Sometimes, we take life too seriously. Today, we can forget out troubles and act like a kid. Keep reading to find out …

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