Thanksgiving Roundup!

Happy Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving with family-friendly events and activities, festive crafts, fall recipes and more in our Thanksgiving Round-up! You'll even find Winter Break Camps in San Diego!

Quick links:  Crafts | Recipes 

Family Time - Fun Things To Do

We love this time of year—and when you see all the fun holiday activities offered this month (and next), you'll understand why. Prefer spending quality time at home? We have ideas for that, too!

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Family-Friendly Holiday Events and Winter Break Camps

Fall is here, time for healthy fall snacks.
Friendsgiving for Kids—fun recipes and crafts

Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
Charlie Brown Thanksgiving—a celebration the kids will never forget!

After Thanksgiving
Dinner's Done, Now What? Ideas for Post-Thanksgiving Family Fun

Hopefully Thanksgiving will not pass without
you doing this one all-important thing:
Giving thanks.
Need some ideas on how to do it?

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How to Inspire Thankfulness in Kids

Family time activities during Thanksgiving
The Practice of Gratitude: 25 Ways to Give Thanks

Thanksgiving Crafts

DIY crafts are a fun way for kids to show gratitude for loved ones and help decorate the Thanksgiving table. Here are some fun fall projects to get started:

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Thanksgiving Party Favors/Place Cards

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Thankful Jars

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Thanksgiving Turkeys

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Thanksgiving Table Toppers

Fall and Thanksgiving Recipes 

Try one of these recipes to complete your Thanksgiving meal or enjoy over the weekend:

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Mini Mason Jar Pies

Pumpkin Streusel Pie

Pumpkin Streusel Pie

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Pumpkin Roll

Upside-down Apple Blackberry Cake

Apple Blackberry Upside-Down Cake

Tips for Perfect Pie Crust from Food Network Star, Melissa d'Arabian

Gobbling Good Recipes for the Holiday Season
Use leftover turkey to make Turkey Pot Pie.

Or, read 20 Things to Do with Thanksgiving Leftovers.

Love pumpkin? Find Pumpkin Cornbread, Pumpkin Mac and Cheese, Pumpkin Coffee Cake and much more in our round-up of Pumpkiny Goodness.

No time to bake? Here are 10 Places to Buy Your Holiday Pies.

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Update: November 2017

How to Turn Post-Holiday Blues into Family Fun

How to Turn Post-Holiday Blues into Family Fun

Transitioning from surprise-filled, carefree holidays to the back-to-school routine can be hard for kids—and parents. Incorporate small playful family rituals to help ease the transition, brighten g . . .

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Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine's Day Treats

Quicklinks:  Edible Treats  |  DIY Crafty Gifts  |  Valentine's Day Cards  |   Meal Ideas      Edible Valentine's Day Treats Strawberry Nutel . . .

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Finding Snow in San Diego

Finding Snow in San Diego

When it comes to snow, we’ve got you covered. When snow is in the forecast, here is where you'll find it in or near San Diego County. Be sure to check websites for projected snowfall, weather condit . . .

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Valentine's Day Round-up

Valentine's Day Round-up

Find Valentine's Day recipes, DIY crafts, cards and art projects, and fun ideas for parents and families in our Valentine's Day Round-Up. Visit our Valentine's Day Pinterest Board for . . .

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Family Valentine Fun

Family Valentine Fun

A candlelight dinner, a wrapped gift waiting next to my plate—has my husband finally gotten the hints I’ve been dropping? No, I’m just remembering Valentine’s Days of my childhood. My mom al . . .

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How to Make a Valentines Day Braid for your Daughter

How to Make a Valentines Day Braid for your Daughter

Send your daughter to school with this fun Valentines Day braid.  She'll look adorable with this fun hair style for the holiday. What You’ll Need: Wide-tooth comb Fine-tooth comb Hair c . . .

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Valentine's Day and the Single Parent

Valentine's Day and the Single Parent

by R.J. JaramilloCertain holidays and celebrations can be a little bit more difficult than others for a single parent. Valentine’s Day used to be one of those holidays for me, but I learned some f . . .

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