thanksgiving

make a veggie turkey: kid-happy, thanksgiving dinner-ready
November 25, 2013 2 comments

make a veggie turkey: kid-happy, thanksgiving dinner-ready

It’s no secret that I have kids who usually love to be in the kitchen–whether it’s trying a new food or helping with a new recipe, my kiddos are usually ...

giving thanks every day: easy, at-home graffiti board
November 5, 2013 1 comment

giving thanks every day: easy, at-home graffiti board

Our house is already knee-deep in holiday catalogs, mailers, and promos, and it’s totally insane. So in order to ‘reign in’ the madness early in the game and to help ...

wooden thank you trays: recycled toy love
November 21, 2012 3 comments

wooden thank you trays: recycled toy love

This year, because I know just how much time, effort, and energy goes into preparing a meal for tons of family members, I wanted to do something a little special ...

playing turkey feathers: matching beginning sounds
November 23, 2010 6 comments

playing turkey feathers: matching beginning sounds

Today  I brought out one of my old Words Their Way favorites–Turkey Feathers. It’s a really simple game that I used with students to practice long vowel patterns, but any ...

our thankful tree: beautiful, simple for thanksgiving
November 15, 2010 18 comments

our thankful tree: beautiful, simple for thanksgiving

Maddy, Owen, and Cora have already started with a case of the ‘galloping greedy gimmies’ a la Berenstain Bears thanks to the 800 million holiday wish books that have made ...