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Grinch Kabobs: Easy Fun Christmas Treat To Make With Your Kids

Grinch Kabobs
Making Grinch Kabobs has quickly become one of our family's Christmas traditions, since they're quick, easy and so very much fun to make and eat. Here's how to do it.

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Stress Free Holidays Week 10: Tasks For Week To Make This A Stress Free Christmas

Stress Free Holidays Week 10
Do you want a stress free Christmas? If so, planning ahead is key, so find out what tasks you need to do this week to make a great Christmas a reality.

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Easy Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe - Perfect For The Holidays Or Anytime

Easy Peanut Butter Fudge Recip
Here is an easy peanut butter fudge recipe, with step by step pictures, that you can make as one of your Christmas candy recipes this year.

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Printable Christmas Menu Planner Form

Printable Christmas Menu Planner Form
Here are free printable Christmas menu planner forms that you can use to plan your Christmas meals including your Christmas Eve meal, Christmas breakfast and Christmas dinner.

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Top 10 Family Christmas Movies For Kids & Adults

Family Christmas Movies
Here's my top 10 family Christmas movies for kids and adults list, with suggestions of the best films to watch each holiday season together.

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Printable Christmas Grocery List For Your Holiday Meals

Christmas Grocery List
Here's a free printable Christmas grocery list, below, that you can use to plan all the items you need to purchase to make all of your holiday meals.

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Real Christmas Tree Care Tips From Set Up To Clean Up

Real Christmas Tree Care Tips
Here's real Christmas tree care tips you can use to set up your tree properly, make sure it lasts as long as possible, plus tips for clean up of needles and sap messes if they occur.

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Printable Christmas Calendar For December

Printable Christmas Calendar For December
Here's a free printable Christmas calendar, for December, that you can place in your holiday planner. It is undated so you can use a copy year after year.

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Stress Free Holidays Week 9: Christmas Planning

Stress Free Holidays Week 9
Christmas preparation must include Christmas planning, so that you can have a stress free holiday season. Get a list of activities to do this week to get ready for the big day.

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Free Printable Christmas To Do List

Free Printable Christmas To Do List
Here is a free printable Christmas to do list that you can use to track the tasks you need to accomplish before the holiday.

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Christmas Gift List Printable: Use It To Help Create Your Christmas Budget

Christmas Gift List Printable
Use this printable Christmas gift list, below, to plan the gifts you will give this Christmas season, and also as a budgeting tool at the same time.

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Christmas Card List Printable: Plan Who You'll Send Cards To This Year

Christmas Card List Printable
Use this printable Christmas card list to plan who you will send cards to this year, and make sure you have all the addresses.

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Free Printable Christmas Wish List For Kids & Adults

Christmas Wish List
Here's a free printable Christmas wish list that can be used by either kids or adults, to help you get ideas for what to buy your loved ones.

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Thanksgiving Day Prayers - Ideas And Traditions For Your Family

Thanksgiving Day Prayers
Here are some ideas and traditions you can start with your family as part of your Thanksgiving Day prayers, to celebrate the real meaning of the holiday.

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Stress Free Holidays Week 8: Last Minute Tasks To Do To Have A Fun Thanksgiving Day

Stress Free Holidays Week 8
There is no reason to experience Thanksgiving stress this year if you do some simple last minute tasks ahead of time.

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Thanksgiving Traditions With Family And What It Teaches Us For The Rest Of The Year

Thanksgiving Traditions With Family
Thanksgiving traditions of sharing food, fun and rest with our families can have life lessons for us all year round.

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Free Printable Thanksgiving Day Schedule: Cooking Countdown

Thanksgiving Day Schedule
Below is a free printable Thanksgiving day schedule you can fill out to countdown what needs to be cooked or prepared at particular times on the big day to make sure your meal comes together on time.

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How To Defrost Turkey - Make Sure You Start Soon Enough For Thanksgiving Day

How To Defrost Turkey
Learn the safest ways to completely defrost turkey, and also make sure you start the process soon enough to get your bird ready for Thanksgiving Day.

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How To Fold A Napkin Several Fancy Ways

Fold A Napkin Several Fancy Ways
Ever wonder how to fold a napkin for your dinner parties, or when you host the family holiday dinner?

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Stress Free Holidays Week 7: More Planning For Thanksgiving This Week

Stress Free Holidays Week 7
Planning for Thanksgiving is a great investment of your time, because it pays off with a fun, stress free day with your family. See the steps to take this week to enjoy Turkey day this year.

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Writing Christmas Letters To Friends & Family: Ideas & Tips

Writing Christmas Letters
Some people groan at the thought of Christmas letters tucked inside a Christmas card, but honestly, a well written letter from a friend or family member is one of my favorite parts of receiving cards.

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Family Christmas Photo Ideas: Tips To Make Your Pictures Fun & Easy

Family Christmas Photo Ideas
Here are family Christmas photo ideas and tips to make your family pictures this year stand out, and still be fun and easy.

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Stress Free Holidays Week 6: More Steps For Planning Thanksgiving Day

Stress Free Holidays Week 6
Here are some more steps to take as part of planning Thanksgiving day to make it a stress free, enjoyable time for you and your family.

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Printable Thanksgiving Grocery List & Shopping List

Printable Thanksgiving Grocery List
Here's a free printable Thanksgiving grocery list and shopping list template (scroll down for it) that you can print out and fill out to make sure you don't forget anything for the big day.

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Free Printable Christmas Planner {9 Forms Included}

Free Printable Christmas Planner
Get ready for a stress free Christmas holiday with this free Christmas planner. It contains 9 printable forms to help you get yourself organized.

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Free Printable Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Planner

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Planner
Below is a free printable Thanksgiving dinner menu planner, to make sure you don't forget any of the favorite dishes your family wants for this special holiday meal.

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Snoopy Thanksgiving Movie And Party Idea For Kids

Snoopy Thanksgiving Movie And Party
Here is a good party idea for watching the Snoopy Thanksgiving movie with your kids that is both easy and fun.

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How To Check Smoke Alarm Or Smoke Detector

How To Check Smoke Alarm
Checking your smoke alarm is a very simple fire safety tip that is often overlooked.

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Free Printable Thanksgiving To Do List

Free Printable Thanksgiving To Do List
Here is a free printable Thanksgiving to do list that you can use to track the tasks you need to accomplish before the holiday.

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Spring Forward Fall Back - Routines For Your House Around This Biannual Event

Spring Forward Fall Back
The spring forward fall back biannual event changes the time forward or back an hour, but you can also use the event to remember to do certain chores around your home.

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Stress Free Holidays Week #5: Thanksgiving Planning This Week

Thanksgiving Planning
Thanksgiving planning time is now upon us in week 5 of this series. Follow these steps for a stress free Thanksgiving with your family.

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Printable Thanksgiving Calendar For November

Thanksgiving Calendar
Here's a free printable Thanksgiving calendar, for November, that you can place in your holiday planner. It is undated so you can use a copy year after year.

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Handprint Turkey Craft - Easy Thanksgiving Kids Craft Idea

Handprint Turkey Craft
An easy Thanksgiving craft you can do with your kids is to make this cute handprint turkey.

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Thanksgiving Countdown: Plan For A Great Day {Includes Free Printable}

Thanksgiving Countdown
Getting ready for a big holiday celebration, like Thanksgiving, can feel overwhelming, but it doesn't have to. Use this Thanksgiving countdown plan, which lists all of the major things you need to do to get ready for the big day, to help you. I've even included a free printable checklist or schedule of tasks you can reference!

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Fire Escape Plans: Make Sure Your Family Has One & Practices It

Fire Escape Plans
Do you and your family have any fire escape plans? If not, learn how to make a plan here to keep your family safe, and how to practice it.

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Stress Free Holidays Week 4: Final Preparations And Halloween Planning Tasks

Stress Free Holidays Week 4
This week our main priority is Halloween planning because the holiday is just a few days away!

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Free Printable Thanksgiving Planner {6 Forms Included}

Thanksgiving Planner
Get ready for a stress free Thanksgiving holiday with this free Thanksgiving planner. It contains 6 printable forms to help you get yourself organized.

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Put Your Christmas On A Budget: Why & How, Plus Free Printable Form

Christmas On A Budget
When you think of Christmas on a budget perhaps you think of doing without, and everyone sitting around an empty Christmas tree looking sad.

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How To Practice Stop Drop And Roll With Your Kids

Practice Stop Drop And Roll With Your Kids
Does your child know how to stop drop and roll if their clothing catches on fire? Check out this video which gives a demonstration of the technique for kids (and adults).

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How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds

How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds
I wanted to know how to roast pumpkin seeds for years, every time my family and I would carve pumpkins around Halloween.

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Halloween Safety Tips For Kids

Halloween Safety Tips For Kids
Here are my top Halloween safety tips for kids, to make sure they have a fun and still safe time while dressing up and going trick or treating.

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Stress Free Holiday Week #3

Stress Free Holiday Week #3
Everyone wants a stress free holiday season, right? Follow these steps this week to make your holiday a peaceful and joyful one for you and your family.

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Homemade Halloween Costumes: Ideas And Pictures

Homemade Halloween Costumes
Are you thinking of making your kids homemade Halloween costumes this year? If so, check out these ideas and pictures for making your own.

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Kitchen Grease Fire Safety Tips: How To Safely Put One Out

Kitchen Grease Fire Safety Tips
A kitchen grease fire can occur easily, and they are one of the most common causes of both kitchen fires and house fires in general.

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5 Tips For Preserving Carved Pumpkins

5 Tips For Preserving Carved Pumpkins
Here are 5 tips for preserving carved pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns so you can enjoy them longer during the Halloween season.

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Simple Caramel Apple Recipe

Simple Caramel Apple Recipe
Check out this family favorite caramel apple recipe. My mother-in-law shared it with me, and my kids love it as much as my hubby!

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Pumpkin Carving Tips For A Safe And Fun Time With Your Family

Pumpkin Carving Tips
Here are some pumpkin carving tips regarding safety, design, and also making your pumpkin last, so you can have a safe and fun time with this traditional Halloween activity.

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Stress Free Holidays Week #2: Experience Holiday Stress Relief With These Steps

Experience Holiday Stress Relief
The best method for holiday stress relief is to plan your holiday preparations, and take small steps forward. Find out what you should do this week to make your holidays joyful and fun.

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Ideas For Halloween Traditions With Your Kids

Ideas For Halloween Traditions With Your Kids
Halloween traditions, just like with any other holiday or celebration, can be lots of fun and a great way to make special memories with your family.

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