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Keeping up With the Neighbors
Learning About Friendship and Being a Great Neighbor

Saying I have a flair for the dramatic is not an exaggeration. As a matter of fact, if you look up flair for dramatic, you may find a picture of none other than yours truly. I have been known to celebrate birthday weeks and months, decorate for fall as soon as August ends, get a little carried away with parties and play dates and put bows on my daughter that are bigger than her entire head.

"House Sold" by American Advisors Group at flickr.com (scaled, cropped and text added)

Image courtesy of American Advisors Group at flickr.com (scaled, cropped and text added)

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Don’t Sweat Thanksgiving Day
11 Activities to Keep Your Little Turkeys Busy

While you are sweating away cooking your heart out in the kitchen on Thanksgiving, do you ever sweat about what to do to keep your little turkeys busy? Well wipe your brow because I have compiled a list of activities to keep them busy while you prepare the perfect feast.

Image courtesy of Tim Sackton at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

Image courtesy of Tim Sackton at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

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Get Ready for the Feast
Read Albert's Thanksgiving and Write Some Letters

Today we read Albert’s Thanksgiving by Leslie Tryon. This is a cute story of all that is to be done in Pleasant Valley before the upcoming Thanksgiving feast. Patsy Pig uses letters to remind Albert of all the tasks that she needs him to complete, everything from making the table to the cross-legged turkey. With all of the crazy last minute tasks and letter writing they have forgotten about the vegetables. Will they pull together and get the vegetables harvested in time for the feast? Read this adorable story to find out what happens! albertsthanksgiving1 Continue reading

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Crafting in the Kitchen
Our Favorite Edible Thanksgiving Crafts

Do you need to make festive Thanksgiving treats for your child’s Thanksgiving feast? Or do you just enjoy creating in the kitchen with your kids? I like to call it “Crafting in the Kitchen”. The bonus: you get to eat your creations. I am a sucker for an adorable themed holiday treat so I have decided to put together a list of our favorite cute treats. turkeybasket1 Continue reading

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