Holiday Traditions Bring Family Together #HickoryTradition

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In our family the holiday season is steeped in tradition, from a lively Thanksgiving feast to gathering together at grandma's house each Christmas. One of my favorite holiday traditions is our annual deer widow trip to the Frankenmuth, Michigan also known as winter wonderland. While the men are off in a cabin across the mighty mac to hunt deer, the women folk are … [Read more...]

DIY Thanksgiving Crafts from Crayola #ColorfulThanks

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If you're like our family, you probably have a variety of arts and craft products laying around the house. Some of our favorites include washable finger paints and washable markers from Crayola. November, and Thanksgiving in particular, provides perfect inspiration to create new crafts, traditions and memories. This year Crayola is encouraging families to spend time … [Read more...]

{Thanksgiving Recipe} Cute Turkey Sandwich

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Were you so thrilled to see a recipe for a "turkey sandwich"? It kind of made me laugh to call it that, but really, that's what it is! What a darling way to serve a fun lunch to get the kids excited about Thanksgiving! You can make whatever sandwich you want (to be cruelly ironic you could even make a turkey sandwich ;), use a variety of apple slices for the feathers … [Read more...]

{Thanksgiving} Vegetarian Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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I used to be so intimidated at the thought of making a pie. Turns out pies are as easy as they are delicious, now that is my favorite assignment for Thanksgiving! Check out  TODAY Food Editor Vidya Rao's pick for a vegetarian friendly pie! Thanks, Today.com {Thanksgiving Recipe} Wolffie's Pumpkin Pie Author: Today.com Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 45 … [Read more...]

{Recipe} Kids DIY Thanksgiving Turkey Muffins

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The big day is drawing near! Check out these cute little turkey muffins (no actual turkey in the muffins, that would be gross)! Thanks, Parenting.com {Recipe} Kids' DIY Turkey Muffins Recipe Type: main Author: Parenting.com Prep time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins Ingredients Pumpkin muffins red apple green apple sliver of … [Read more...]

{Thanksgiving Craft} Turkey Bouquet

These little flower turkeys would be the perfect Thanksgiving centerpiece! Supplies Artificial Sunflowers or Gerbera Daisies googly eyes card-stock (or construction paper) Instructions Using an artificial sunflower or gerbera daisy, trim the petals from one side of the flower (as shown). Make the turkey's face by glueing two googly eyes and a colored card-stock … [Read more...]