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101 Days of Christmas: Deliver Cookies to Community Helpers

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday, and this is one of my favorite ways to give each holiday season: We're blessed to have pediatricians whom we love, and since a scary experience with our third daughter several years ago, letting them know how much we appreciate them has been an important part of our holiday celebration. We…

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101 Days of Christmas: Printable Santa Letter Templates

Happy Thanksgiving! It's a holiday, but the countdown must go on, and today's project is a fun printable for your family: First, a confession: We don't really "do" Santa at our house. He's a fun character, but we tend to treat him like Minnie Mouse or Dora or any number of other characters -- fun…

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101 Days of Christmas: Cardboard Box Gingerbread House

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: The holidays can be stressful and busy. I am typically conflicted between doing a cute Christmas craft with my kids that looks good and doing a creative activity that allows us to connect and enjoy time with one another. I am constantly looking for simple crafts…

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101 Days of Christmas: Rosemary Honey Pecan Pie Tarts

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: These mini pecan pie tarts are kissed with fresh rosemary and made with pure honey, for a fun little twist on this classic holiday treat. I have a pecan pie lover in my house. He judges an entire holiday get-together on…

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101 Days of Christmas: Christmas Books {Roundup}

As part of this year's 101 Days of Christmas series, I'm sharing a roundup each Sunday with more ideas from across the internet! It's been a few years since our family has done this advent activity. Basically, the idea is that you wrap up 25 books and unwrap one each day during advent to read…

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101 Days of Christmas: Gingerbread Star Christmas Tree

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Want a ridiculously easy way to wow your kids? Well, look no further -- this is it! The girls watched me rolling out the dough the other evening: "Whatcha making?" they whispered, one by one. "You'll see," I replied. Then I pulled out the star cookie cutters, and that was enough excitement for them: "Ooh,…

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101 Days of Christmas: Printable Advent Calendar Ornaments

Looking for a simple way to celebrate advent? Be sure to print out these cute advent calendar ornaments. Our family will be using them during our 12 Days of Christmas this year, but they are numbered from 1-25 and ready for you to use however you wish: Write an activity on the back of each…

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101 Days of Christmas: DIY Advent Calendars {Roundup}

As part of this year's 101 Days of Christmas series, I'm sharing a roundup each Sunday with more ideas from around the blogosphere! I love advent in general, and although our family tends to stick to a 12-day countdown rather than starting on December 1st, I love all of these creative ideas for counting down…

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