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Lucky Charms Snack Mix for St. Patrick’s Day – A Sweet and Salty Trail Mix

St. Patrick’s Day snacks like this Lucky Charms snack mix are perfect for your holiday table. It’s also perfect for National Snack Day on March 4. I call this delightful combination of sweet and salty tastes my leprechaun snack mix. The little leprechauns in your house will devour this recipe. Trail mixes are a fun …

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Galentine’s Day Guide – What it is, Fun Facts, and How to Celebrate

What do waffles, crocheting and essays have in common? They’re all part of the original Galentine’s Day! Learn the history of the day & more! Who would have though that an unofficial, made up, holiday would be so widely celebrated! Below is our ultimate Galentine’s Day guide including the history of the day and fun …

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S’mores Cookies – Leprechaun Hats – Marshmallow St. Patrick’s Day Cookie

These St. Patrick’s Day cookies are as much fun to make as they are to eat. It’s time for some luck of the Irish with these adorable s’mores cookies made with chocolate and marshmallows. I love fun and easy holiday recipes that tell the story of the celebration by the look of the sweet treat. …

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Chinese New Year Traditions and Celebrations | Printable Couplets | Updated

Even though New Year’s Day is behind us now, Chinese New Year traditions and celebrations are still to come. From special food, to firecrackers and couplets, this special day in the Chinese calendar is full of wonderful activities. Chinese New Year is associated with many traditions, myths and customs. Read on to find out more …

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Chinese Zodiac Signs & Elements – Order – Traits | Years | Characteristics

The Chinese zodiac features 12 animal signs which happen in order over a 12 year period. These Chinese zodiac signs date back more than 2000 years. They are commonly featured in Chinese New Year traditions and celebrations. These zodiac signs play a role in Chinese today’s culture and many people feel that the traits of …

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Year of the Ox Traits – Facts – Fortunes – Chinese Zodiac 2021

Year of the Ox traits are characteristics that are common for those born under the sign on the ox in the zodiac calendar. Are you reliable, conscientious and strong? If so, you may be an ox! The Year of the Ox happens once every 12 years. It played a part in the Chinese New Year …

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White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies – Dipped Sugar Cookie Recipe

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. For me that means pink desserts like these white chocolate peppermint cookies.  These easy sugar cookies have a melted white chocolate top that is covered in crushed peppermints. They are nice to share with your special someone or a gal pal for Galentine’s Day. It’s not just at …

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What Is Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day & Why Should We Celebrate It

Today is Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day! It’s the perfect time to reevaluate your New Year’s resolutions or, better yet, get rid of them! How many times have you made New Year’s resolutions just to find that when the New Year rolls around, none of them are complete? If you want to change that habit, …

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How To Keep New Year’s Resolutions – Best New Year’s Resolution Tips

Successful New Year’s resolutions rely on two things: making the best New Year’s resolution & discovering how to keep New Year’s resolutions. New Year’s Eve is wonderful opportunity to reflect and reset for the coming year. According to a recent study, 74% of Americans set resolutions. However, a much smaller percentage actually follow through on …

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Stick to Your New Years Resolution Day – Plus Tips to Achieve your Goals

Today is Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution Day. Read on to learn how celebrate this day, and get tips for how to keep your New Year’s resolution! Now that we are almost half way through January, it’s a great time to review our New Year’s resolutions. Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution Day gives …

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Love Potion Cocktail – Valentine’s Day Romantic Drink Recipe

Valentine’s day is a special day to show your love of another person in your life in a special way. One way to do this is with fancy cocktail recipes. This simple Love Potion Cocktail is easy to make and so pretty to look at, too. Pink is such a romantic color.  It is perfect …

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Snowflake Calm Down Jar – Winter Relaxation for World Snow Day

Looking for something to help your kids calm down and relax when they are cooped up indoors because of the cold weather outside?  Try this winter snowflake calm down jar.  The third Sunday in January is celebrated each year as World Snow Day. Let’s honor the day with a fun and relaxing winter project. Oh, …

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Chocolate Dirt Pudding For Christmas – Oreo Christmas Tree Dirt Cups

Calling all Oreo fans! Let’s make some chocolate dirt pudding for Christmas. These fun Oreo Christmas inspired dirt cups are a dessert that the whole family will love. Your kids will enjoy helping you make these dirt cups which use waffle cones on top for delightfully delicious Christmas trees that add an extra sweetness and …

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Reindeer Food Bags – Magic Reindeer Dust With Free Poem Printable Tags

These Reindeer Food Bags are so much fun to make. All kids (and grownups) will love to sprinkle this magic reindeer dust in their yard to guide the reindeer and Santa’s sleigh to their home on Christmas Eve. What do kids normally leave for reindeer to eat? In nature, reindeer enjoy eating moss, herbs, grasses …

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Alphabet Block Christmas Tree – How to Make a Recycled Wood Block Xmas Tree

Imagine how cute this Christmas tree would be in a nursery or child’s playroom? The alphabet block Christmas tree uses child’s toys, wooden blocks and some small holiday craft supplies. December 8 is celebrated each year as National Christmas Tree Day. We’ll be celebrating the day today with a unique and very special Christmas tree …

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Decorating a Mailbox for Christmas – DIY Christmas Mailbox Decor

These ideas for decorating a mailbox for Christmas show that holiday decorating is not just for indoor projects. With DIY Christmas mailbox decor projects like these, you’ll discover a fun, inexpensive and pretty way to add instant Christmas curb appeal to your home. Outdoor Christmas decorations on the lawn and around the garden really brighten …

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Christmas Wrapping Ideas and Tips for the Perfect Holiday Present

For the ultimate in eco-friendly holiday gift wrapping, look no further than these 27 creative Christmas wrapping ideas. From using recycled paper to bringing in items from your garden, these ideas will add a special touch to your presents this year and help to save our environment, too. December 3 is celebrated each year as …

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National Gingerbread Cookie Day – Enjoy a Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Did you know that gingerbread cookies have their own national day? Keep reading for more about National Gingerbread Cookie Day and get a gingerbread cookie recipe to share. Gingerbread has been around for centuries, and has evolved and changed over the years. National Gingerbread Cookie Day celebrates this tasty treat with a sweet flavor, and …

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Thanksgiving Quotes – 88 Thankful & Inspirational Thanksgiving Messages

Sharing Thanksgiving quotes is a great way to spread holiday cheer! Check out these 88 thankful, inspiring and funny Thanksgiving messages. Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday where we can all gather together, take a moment to pause and reflect on all the things we’re grateful for. I’ve compiled a list of 88 Thanksgiving quotes and …

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Pilgrim Hat Cookies – Easy No Bake Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

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 I am all about this time of the year. These adorable no-bake cookie treats are a great …

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Cookie Turkeys for Thanksgiving – Cute Candy Corn Turkey Cookies

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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The History of Gingerbread – Cookies, Houses, and Everything in Between

The history of gingerbread spans many centuries and continents. Read on to learn about the evolution of this traditional Christmas treat. Did you know that the second Saturday in December is set aside each year for National Gingerbread Decorating Day? It is one of many gingerbread themed National Days that we honor each year.  If …

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Rice Krispie Turkeys – Thanksgiving Turkey Pops – Treats for Kids

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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Guy Fawkes Day – Bonfire Night – Firework Night – A Brief History

Guy Fawkes Day is also known as Bonfire night and Firework night.  It is an annual celebration, observed on November 5, in the UK and a few other places. History of the Gunpowder Plot – Bonfire Night and Firework Night The history of the celebration began in 1605, when Guy Fawkes was arrested for guarding …

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Candy Corn Turkey Cupcakes – Easy Thanksgiving Dessert for Kids

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. Since November 4 is National Candy day, this day is also the perfect day to make this easy Thanksgiving dessert for …

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Dirt Cup Recipe for Thanksgiving – Oreo Teepee Dirt Pudding Cups

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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