Category Archives: Holiday

Merry Making: 50 Things To Do With Kids In December

Merry Making: 50 Things To Do With Kids In December Fun Article from Domestic Simplicity. Enjoy. Link to Full Post. November 14, 2011 50 Things To Do With Kids in December: Go out and look at Christmas lights Bake cookies  Pick … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #76

Keep the left-overs. Happy Thanksgiving!  And to those of you who gorged themselves on the one holiday devoted to eating food and being thankful for it, it is now time to roll over after your mid-day siesta and contemplate your … Continue reading

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Maple Pots de Creme (Baked Maple Custard)

Enjoy this delightful story of whim and tasty treats perfect for the fall season.  It is balanced perfectly with sweetness, indulgence, hard work, and guilt.  Topped with a delicious payoff. Click Here for the link to the original bog post. … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #69

Make New from Old. As we head into the gift season it is time to prepare yourself for parties, and holiday gift giving that pushed the limits of American gluttony.   If you have the opportunity consider purchasing something new from something … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #60

Halloween Costumes… When I was a kid…All costumes were home made and very few store bought and the store bought costumes were cheap flimsy things with a plastic face mask.  Since I have had my own child the tide has … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #59

The Great Halloween Candy Consumption. In the US Halloween is that marvelous opportunity for children to dress up and wander the streets in the dark up to strand homes and ask for sweet treats.  In other words us parents break … Continue reading

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Eat This Not That….

Here is a little fun candy consumption advise I think you will all enjoy. Best and Worst Halloween Candy to Consume. I don’t agree with all the options..I mean my goodness…candy corn over a Reese’s Peanut Butter cup?  Really?   … Continue reading

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