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3D Paper Firework Craft ~ Patriotic Crafts for Kids

A paper firework craft that’s perfect for some 4th of July crafts for kids, even children as young as toddlers.  Imagine how proud they will feel when they can contribute to your 4th of July decorating ideas.  Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link …

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6 Fun Spring Crafts ~ From Easter Eggs to Flowers

Do you know how I know when the spring crafts season has begun?  The kids start wanting to go outside.  I love watching Little Miss squat down and point out the bits of green popping up in the garden.  This year she’s showing Mr Monster; because now that she’s three, she’s an expert. We have …

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How to make naturally green rice crispy treats

Create green rice crispy treats that are perfect for your St Patrick’s day party. Using natural food dye, you can create a chemical-free green dessert. Green Rice Crispy Treats I LOVE rice crispy treats.  There really isn’t an easier dessert to whip up.  I have a slight problem with eating a whole pan of them in …

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A Non-Candy Valentine idea using bead necklaces ~ Free Template!

Coming up with a fun non-candy Valentine each year has become a fun challenge for me. On top of that, finding a Valentine for boys and girls to enjoy giving out can be difficult as well… We made these fun free printable Valentines that we think any kid would love to pass out! Non-Candy Valentine There are …

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Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt

It’s that time of year when the sun goes down Way too early. Sometimes these evenings seem endless since it can be dark for a few hours before bedtime. This is the perfect opportunity to take some family time with a Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt!If you are a Twitchetts Subscriber you know how much we like to keep the kiddos busy. This month’s printable …

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans

A sweet potato casserole with pecans that’s so good, you won’t miss the marshmallows! It’s sweet, with a great texture. Possibly my favorite holiday side dish!! Sweet Potato Casserole I’ve been making Thanksgiving dinner for several years now.  It’s my holiday.  I’m kind of a nerd about it. A couple of years ago, I vowed …

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How to make fun melted crayon turkeys this Thanksgiving

Create melted crayon turkeys for some Thanksgiving fun! These turkey suncatchers are perfect for decorating your home or classroom. And no two will look the same! Melted crayon turkey This is a craft that you may want to prep ahead of time, but you can help your little ones create. It’s super easy and your children …

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Printable Jack O Lantern Template with three ways to play

Use our free Jack O Lantern Template to create multiple play opportunities. From a felt jack-o-lantern, a coloring page, to just paper cut-outs. Jack O Lantern Template Halloween is fast approaching. We love a simple activity that has loads of ways to play. This printable Jack O Lantern template was one of our first printables, but …

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Homemade Thanksgiving stuffing from scratch

This homemade Thanksgiving stuffing from scratch is the perfect dish for your holiday dinner. Combine freshly made cornbread with a loaf of your favorite white bread. Add seasonings and some vegetables to get an amazing side dish. Homemade Thanksgiving Stuffing   Want to know why my hubby loves the blog? Because it means he gets to eat …

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Preparing for Thanksgiving

ga(‘create’, ‘UA-54881613-1’, ‘auto’); ga(‘send’, ‘pageview’); Thanksgiving is my holiday.  I host a big meal where I cook too much followed by eat too much.   Last year I vowed to have a completely GMO free Thanksgiving meal.  Which meant that I had to find a couple new recipes.  It was a success, and probably the …

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