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4 Activities for Teaching Children Gratitude During Your Thanksgiving Celebrations

4 Activities for Teaching Children Gratitude

Thanksgiving season is here, and while I am a huge proponent of being thankful year-round and not just during Thanksgiving, this holiday gives an extra special opportunity for us to teach our children gratitude (and let’s be honest—most adults could benefit from the refresher too!). There are many wonderful ways to encourage an “attitude of gratitude” during your family Thanksgiving celebration. Here are a few simple ideas that any family can easily incorporate.
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36 Sweet Ways to Recycle a Pumpkin

36 Sweet Ways to Recycle a Pumpkin

Okay, so you probably don’t want to recycle a jack-o-lantern by cooking with it, but some of these recipes can probably be made using the pieces you cut from the pumpkin! It is easy to use pieces of pumpkin to make your own pumpkin puree. Of course, if you prefer, you can use canned pumpkin puree. You can then use that puree to make some of these sweet pumpkin treats. When you are cleaning out your pumpkins, remember to save the seeds so you can roast them!
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12 Stuffing Recipes I Want to Try

12 Stuffing Recipes I Want to Try

For the last week or two, I have been searching the internet for stuffing recipes…  I thought this year I might try something new.

Over the years, I have done little more than follow the directions that come along with whatever stuffing mix I happen to buy at the store. Party because my family really likes the stuffing I make, and partly because my family hates change — especially when it comes to their food!
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28 Creative Thanksgiving Cupcakes

28 Creative Thanksgiving Cupcakes

Previously, I have never thought of making cupcakes for Thanksgiving. After all, by the time the turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pies are eaten, who has room in their belly for anything else? After finding all of these adorable cupcake ideas, I just might change my mind! People might not be hungry for cupcakes after dinner, but I can always serve them as part of breakfast, right?
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