10 Steps to Prepare for Kids This Thanksgiving

If you are having kids at your home this Thanksgiving there are a few things you can do to get ready for them to make the day more enjoyable for everyone. Preform a safety check to make sure that outlets are covered, cabinets can't be opened and that medicines and chemicals are out of reach. Next decide where the kids will sit.  Will they sit with their parents or will you have a kids only ...

24 Small Steps to Get You Ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Preperation

Thanksgiving is almost here and its time to take the final steps to get prepared.  There are lots of things you can do in advance, even up to a few weeks, to decrease stress and increase the time you can spend with your family.   Here are some tasks to get you prepared for the big holiday.  Remember the more you can do in advance, the better.   Get the family involved in the ...

The Day Before…

Okay Thanksgiving is tomorrow and chances are if you're reading this you are either already prepared and have things under control or you are procrastinating getting ready. For those of you who aren't ready here are a few easy and quick steps to get things under control and bring your stress levels down. 1.  Walk around the house with a trash bag and throw garbage away.  Empty small ...

Easy and Cute Thanksgiving Accents

The holidays are all about having fun with your family. Here are some cute projects you can do to surprise yours guests or plan to complete them with the kids who are coming to dinner. These adorable cookies are really easy to make.  A few candy adornments, some break and bake sugar cookies and some icing and you're ready to go! Braiding a pie crust is easier than you think.  It's a ...

Thanksgiving Preparation

As Thanksgiving approaches, its time to start preparing your to do list.  Sit down and write out everything you need to get done.  Then sit down with your calendar and schedule each item.  For example, if you need to shop, clean and cook, pick dates and times for each activity.  Make a large list and share it with your family.  Tell them what needs to be done.  Just a little forethought and ...

Go Clutter Free With The Cookie Girl

Looking for an amazing clutter free gift this holiday season?  Looking for a way to find more time?  Looking for an amazing dessert?  I have the answer to all three! Thanksgiving is around the corner and Christmas isn't far behind!  Its time to start planning (and EATING!) The Cookie Girl offers beautifully decorated cookies that taste amazing!  They are a light butter cookies with a ...