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Thanksgiving Craft: Wreath

There is nothing more special than to hang a Thanksgiving wreath on your front door.  It is inviting as well as pleasing to the eye.  For this Thanksgiving, why not involve your entire family in the craft of making a Thanksgiving wreath?  Here are some suggestions. Having ventured out to various stores, Thanksgiving items are […]

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Healthy Cooking For Thanksgiving

The holiday season is notorious for packing on the pounds, but eating a good Thanksgiving meal doesn’t mean you have to eat fattening foods.  And eating a healthy meal doesn’t mean you have to forego your Thanksgiving favorites.  Here are some easy ways to tweak the classics to be a bit healthier for you and […]

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Thanksgiving Craft: Hair Bows

Hair bows have always been an attractive accessory to wear on any occasion.  Thanksgiving is no exception.  If you love making hair bows, here are a few suggestions for Thanksgiving hair bows which may be helpful in creating a unique and beautiful accessory for you and your daughter to wear on this special day. Depending […]

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Thanksgiving Craft: Cornucopia Centerpiece

One of the most recognizable symbols of Thanksgiving is a cornucopia, or horn of plenty.  It represents a bountiful harvest.  It can make a lovely centerpiece on any holiday table.  There are many different ways you could make a cornucopia, using different materials, many of which you can find around your home. By using a […]

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Thanksgiving Craft: Indian Headdress

The most colorful and creative Thanksgiving craft you and your kids can engage in is making Indian headdresses.  Whether you prefer one feather, or the full regalia – they are beautiful and fun to wear as well. Let’s take a look at how to make a few of these headdresses.  Basically, it’s one stop shopping […]

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Thanksgiving Craft: Turkey

Turkeys are popular at Thanksgiving time, both as the main dish and as decorations.  There are many different ways to create nice turkey that may become a tradition for decorating for years to come. The simplest turkey to make is by tracing around a hand, fingers spread.  The thumb becomes the head, the other fingers […]

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Thanksgiving Craft: Placemats and Place Holders

A beautiful table setting is the finishing touch to a wonderful Thanksgiving meal.  By collecting a few simple things from around the house, and maybe a trip to the craft or fabric store, you have the makings of a festive table.  Standard placemats start with a rectangle of construction paper, or fabric, in fall colors […]

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Thanksgiving Craft: Necklace and Bracelet

When we were young girls, we were fascinated with making bracelets and necklaces using beads in all shapes and sizes as well as their brilliant colors.  Today, your kids can make a necklace and bracelet for Thanksgiving as well.  One trip to your local craft store is all that is needed to begin the process […]

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The History of Thanksgiving in Canada

Thanksgiving in Canada can be traced back to Martin Frobisher in 1578.  He came from England in search of a way to get to the Orient by going north.  While he never found the passage, he did establish what later became Newfoundland and Labrador.  His celebration of making it all the way from England to […]

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Fun Family Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving is always a fun time of celebration and eating with your family. Here are some ways to make Thanksgiving even more fun for your family this year. Thankful cards – Make a card for each family member that will be your guest for Thanksgiving this year. On each card, tell that person what you […]

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Thanksgiving Craft: Napkin Rings

A nice touch for any Thanksgiving dinner table is handcrafted napkin rings.  They are relatively simple to make and something that the kids could easily do to help.  It could be a great project for children to work on while the food is being prepared. First, you need to decide which napkins you want to […]

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