21 Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts for Kids

The holiday season is finally upon us! And first up is Thanksgiving: every food-lover’s dream holiday. It’s one of my family’s favorite. A time to give thanks for all we have, spend time together, and enjoy some delicious food. But it’s not just a one-day event. The whole month is about teaching appreciation and thankfulness to our kids and of course eating lots of yummy desserts! So finding kid-friendly Thanksgiving desserts is always a must for moms of little ones -- sure they’ll eat most sweets, but desserts that are tasty and fun to decorate are even better. Plus, the kids especially … [Read more...]

Turkey Brownies: Adorably Easy Thanksgiving Dessert

Every year as the holidays approach, I always seem to have a plethora of dessert recipe ideas in mind. But once the big day is just a hours away, I realize it's better to keep things simple...because with little ones running around there just isn't enough time for hours of baking. And that's exactly what we focused on last Thanksgiving. Simple and easy dessert recipes. Since brownies seem to be a big hit in our family (we've made them for football season, 4th of July, Halloween, Christmas!) I decided Thanksgiving brownies would be perfect! To make them even cuter for the kids, I went … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Craft: Turkey Place Cards for the Kids

I can't believe Thanksgiving is next week! I've been looking forward to the official start of the holiday season for the longest time, but didn't realize it would creep up on us so soon! To make the holiday a little more festive and keep the little ones entertained at the table, I decided to make Thanksgiving place cards using the plethora of paper towel rolls I always seem to accumulate at home.  I got the inspiration for the turkey fan feathers from another turkey craft I found online but used black construction paper and a white crayon to make the names pop a bit more at the … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Gratitude Craft: Extra Gum Container Thank You Notes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #collectivebias #ExtraGumMoments This time of year is one of our favorites for obvious reasons: the holidays! It offers an opportunity to get together with family and friends to share food and gifts, but more importantly, a chance to reconnect and give extra thanks. There are so many people to be thankful for...but it's usually those whom we interact with on a daily basis we sometimes forget to stop and give thanks to for all they do. When I got the chance to participate in this … [Read more...]

Deliciously Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

I've been on a hunt for the most scrumptious side dishes sure to please even the toughest critics this turkey day. I'm talking delicious, mouth-watering dishes that don't take hours to make. You know, so you can use the time to do things that matter most this holiday season: spend time with loved ones!  And I think I found a few ideas that will surely deliver. Here are 12 crowd-pleasing Thanksgiving dishes that left me drooling: Very Best Mashed Potato Recipe from Steamy Kitchen [image below] This recipe might just be the best mashed potato recipe as it claims to be! Maple Gazed … [Read more...]