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The Thanksgiving Party We Never Skip

Our family has a couple of steadfast Thanksgiving traditions. The first is the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving kids’ lunch I always throw the day before Thanksgiving (read about that one here!), and the second is our annual Thanksgiving cider party. Traditionally thrown on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the party signals the perfect start of Thanksgiving week […]

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How to Keep Your Sanity During the Holidays

The holiday season is here (or as I like to call it “eating season.”) While the memories made and family time are always awesome in hindsight, the reality of them can be a tad stressful. I’m no expert at remaining calm cool and collected but I am an expert on stress! Especially when I start […]

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The Thanksgiving Dinner Workout Challenge

Turkey, cranberry, stuffing, and more… I’m stuffed just thinking about it. Thanksgiving is the holiday where it’s not only socially acceptable, but encouraged to bring your maternity pants down from the attic and take full advantage of that glorious, stretchy waistband. But with the start of the holiday season comes the epic battle between food and fitness, […]

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The Simple Thanksgiving Tradition Your Kids Will LOVE

Between the heartwarming classics, “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” lies an oft-overlooked classic in its own right: “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” We have several November traditions that we celebrate as a family, and watching our DVD copy of “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” on the reg is one of them. […]

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Worst. Thanksgiving. Ever.

Folgers commercials have ruined me, namely their holiday ones.  Where people wake up in beautifully decorated houses and celebrate the holidays together perfectly.  I want that.  I dream of that…um, yeah, that never happens. Especially not on “that” Thanksgiving. The Worst. Thanksgiving. Ever. We drove 12 hours to spend Thanksgiving with family.  My kids had […]

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Happy Thanksgiving {Blog Break!}

Starting today through Sunday, November 30th, we will be taking a “turkey break” to spend some time with our families!  We hope you enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday and eat lots of delicious food, get crazy shopping done on Black Friday, and just relax!!  We will see you back here on December 1st with new content! […]

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With the Halloween candy overload and Christmas craziness already taking up 90% of the stores, it’s hard to keep selfishness at bay and have a grateful heart–even though Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And I say that as a 31 year old grown woman! If it’s hard for me, I know it’s even harder […]

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