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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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I’m a Bah Humbug Mom

  You know those people that start counting down the number of weeks until Christmas in July and don’t mind holiday decorations making appearances in stores before Halloween? Yeah, that’s not me. In fact, I’m kind of a bah humbug mom. I took to social media last year and posted about how tired the holidays make me. I […]

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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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Happy Early Thanksgiving!

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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