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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

 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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Housekeeping Checklist For A Messy House: Get Ready For Guests Without Stress {Includes Free Printable}

Housekeeping Checklist
Here's a plan you can use whenever you're going to host guests to clean up your messy house, using this free printable housekeeping checklist.

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How To Fold A Napkin Several Fancy Ways

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

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

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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Stress Free Holidays Week #7

 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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Snoopy Thanksgiving Movie And Party Idea For Kids

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

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

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Stress Free Holidays Week #6

 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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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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Printable Thanksgiving Grocery List & Shopping List

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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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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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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Stress Free Holidays Week #5

Stress Free Holidays Week #5
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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Free Printable Thanksgiving To Do List

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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Printable Thanksgiving Calendar For November

Printable 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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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

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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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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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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How To Practice Stop Drop And Roll With Your Kids

Stop Drop And Roll
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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Family Christmas Photo Ideas: Tips To Make Your Pictures Fun & Easy

Family Christmas Photo Ideas
Sometimes you just need some Christmas photo ideas to make something that can be fun, and a wonderful memory, not seem like such a big undertaking.Hopefully you'll be inspired to make some memories with your family that will last for generations to come with these tips this holiday season.

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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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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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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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Stress Free Holidays Week #3

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

Christmas Card List
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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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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Free Printable Christmas Planner {9 Forms Included}

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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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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Simple Caramel Apple Recipe

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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Halloween Safety Tips For Kids

Halloween Safety Tips
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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Top 10 Family Halloween Movies

Halloween Movies
Here are kids' top 10 family Halloween movies, that are not too scary but still enjoyable for everyone.

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Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns And Stencils You Can Use

Pumpkin Carving Patterns
Use these printable pumpkin carving patterns and stencils to make an cool pumpkin carving this Halloween.

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How To Use A Fire Extinguisher

How To Use A Fire Extinguisher
Do you even know how to use a fire extinguisher if there is a small fire in your home? Watch this video to find out exactly what to do.

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5 Tips For Preserving Carved Pumpkins

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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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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Ideas For Halloween Traditions With Your Kids

Ideas For Halloween Traditions
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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Stress Free Holidays Week #1

Stress Free Holidays Week #1
Today's the first day of the Stress Free Holidays Challenge! Are you ready for a fun filled, enjoyable, and slower paced holiday this year? If so, come join us. This week we're working on both some Halloween tasks and Christmas tasks, along with thinking more big picture of how we want our holidays to be this year so we can make it happen. Let's enjoy the holidays together in 2018!

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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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Free Printable Halloween To Do List

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

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Fire Safety Tips For Keeping Your Home & Family Safe

Fire Safety Tips
Here are lots of practical fire safety tips to help keep your home and your family safe from fires, including in the kitchen, electrical, and heating fires.

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Printable Halloween Calendar For October

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

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Free Printable Holiday Calendars: 3 Months Of Calendars For Stress Free Holidays Challenge

Holiday Calendars
Here are 3 free printable holiday calendars, for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, that you can use for planning while doing the Stress Free Holidays Challenge this year.

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How To Make A Holiday Planner For A Stress Free Season

Holiday Planner
Are you ready for a stress free holiday? If so, one of the simplest places to start your preparations is to make a holiday planner.

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

Grease Fire Safety Tips
Kitchen grease fires are common, and you don't put them out with water, ever. You need to learn how to extinguish them safely now, before it happens.

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Stress Free Holidays: 13 Week Series To Make Your Holidays Fun And Not Stressful

Stress Free Holidays
Everyone wants stress free holidays, with fun and laughter and no last minute scrambling around to do tasks. Follow this 13 week series to reduce holiday stress and enjoy yourself.

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Vehicle Maintenance Log: Why You Should Have One In Your Car

Vehicle Maintenance Log
A vehicle maintenance log, also known as an auto maintenance log book, is a handy little thing to put in the glove compartment of your car, to keep with you at all times.

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