Category Archives: thanksgiving

Thankful Turkey – A Family Tradition

Each year I make a paper bag turkey and feathers for our family’s annual Thankful Turkey. He usually gets called Tom the Turkey or Ted the Turkey and we add thankful feathers onto him each day. Here’s a photo of … Continue reading

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Children’s Thanksgiving Books

I have shared some of our family’s favorite Christmas books (along with our Christmas Eve tradition) before so I thought it would be good to share some of our favorite Thanksgiving books. I keep all of our holiday books together … Continue reading

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Running for Pie

If you’ve read my blog anytime in the last 3 months you know I’m training for a half marathon and pretty much hating every step of it. Regardless of this dislike, I am committed and will push on for two … Continue reading

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Thankful Turkey

This was originally posted last November when only 3 people read my blog – I will have our turkey ready for this Nov 1st as the kids have come to expect it now that this will be our third year … Continue reading

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Why did the police arrest the turkey? Wait for it… Wait for it… They suspected it of fowl play.

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Mantle Scavenger Hunt

I wanted to decorate for Thanksgiving but didn’t want to spend any money. I had bought some things for Halloween (which I justified since we started decorating for Halloween in August). Since the Thanksgiving season is only for a few … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters

We always have family dinners because I think it’s an important as a family but also because I love to hear what my kids say (most of the time). For example, tonight my husband yawned and said, ” I’m pooped.” … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Turkey

With the upcoming holidays I find my kids increasingly thinking about what they can get – i.e. video games or enormous toys. Therefore they have not set foot in a toy store since August and I hoard all toy catalogs … Continue reading

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