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Holiday Family Meal
The family is gathering around the table for holiday festivities. Everyone is looking forward to a beautiful meal full of flavor, abundant food offerings, and gratitude. But then there is your child who is scowling, or maybe even refusing to come to the table. You feel embarrassed, perhaps angry, and worry that your in-laws, your own family, or your friends will judge your child or even you. The tension mounts… This is not going to
Is your fridge bursting with leftovers after the big day? Here are some recipes that use up Thanksgiving leftovers that will bring new life to your table. I adore the foods on Thanksgiving. I love them on the big day, but if I am being honest, I love them even more as leftovers. Growing up, my brother and I always looked forward to the day after Thanksgiving more than the actual day because of one
I don’t know about anyone else, but each year the pressure of Thanksgiving gets to me. I worry that the dishes I am responsible for will be a flop and that I will ruin Thanksgiving because of it (which, of course, wouldn’t be the case even if a dish did some out badly). Every year I do endless hours of research, looking for an even better recipe for dish X or Y, only to come
how to have family dinner when you're busy
I am a big believer in family dinners. I mean, how can I not be? After all, I run a blog and meal planning service that’s primary goal is to make family dinners easier and less stressful! But, I also know how challenging it can be to make them happen, especially with divergent or packed schedules. Given this reality, I thought it would be helpful to share some tips and suggestions on how to have
When my kids were first old enough to understand and appreciate Halloween, I was stressed—how was I going to be able to control the sugar intake? How was I going to navigate the meltdowns and fights over how many pieces of candy they could have? Could I cut trick or treating short to try and limit how much sugar came into the house? In short, I wanted to control the situation. My feelings about Halloween

How to Handle Treats During the Holidays

Tuesday 26th of November 2019

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