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Christmas Crafting With The Kids

Fun and easy craft ideas to keep the kids busy while they wait for Santa to come. These make cute gifts and decorations too.

Kids love everything about Christmas except waiting for the day to get here. With them taking a break from school, you’ll often hear cries of, “I don’t have anything to do.” You can keep them busy this holiday season with Christmas crafts that are easy and fun for the little ones to make. Christmas Placemats […]

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Gingerbread Cookie Icing

This is the easiest and best way to ice your gingerbread cookies. Works every time - with just two ingredients.

Yesterday I shared my favorite recipe for Gingerbread cookies with you. While the cookies taste great plain (I actually prefer them that way), they are also wonderful iced and they look very pretty if you take the time to decorate with a simple gingerbread icing. Here’s the recipe we use: Gingerbread Icing 1 cup powdered […]

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Christmas Books To Read As A Family

Teach your kids about the true meaning of Christmas by sharing some all-time favorite Christmas books.

Christmas is the season of the gimmes. Gimme toys, gimme electronic gadgets, gimmme gift certificates. That’s not the real meaning of Christmas. It’s not about the parties or the sharing of tasty meals, either. All the holiday gift giving, all the parties, all of the shiny decorations can take over the meaning of Christmas and […]

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Host A Christmas Cookie Swap

Need a fun idea for the Holidays? Why not host a cookie swap this year and exchange Christmas cookies (and recipes).

The holidays are full of time for family and friends. Just thinking about making new memories fills people with the Christmas spirit. This Christmas, gather a few of your best girlfriends and host a cookie swap party. What is a cookie swap? It can be done at any time of the year, but there are […]

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