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Special Ways to Celebrate This Month:
You don't need a big holiday to do something simple and special with your kids. Whether you're trying to make the most of the busy weekend or you're already thinking about Halloween party planning, here are some of my top tips this month:
Easy Apple Desserts
Heading to the apple orchard with the kids this fall? Don't miss our favorite apple treats:
The Peanut Blossom Book Club
Join the most popular online book club for busy women:
We read the most popular, light-hearted bestsellers because life is too short to read depressing books!
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Readers turn to these popular tips again and again. From dinnertime solutions to what to pack in your kids' lunch, check out my most viral posts of all time:
Cookbooks for Families
My two bestselling cookbooks for kids are a popular gift for kids and sell out every holiday season. Grab yours while they're here:
Get Ready for Fall Baking
Busy nights and chilly weather are coming, you need easy ideas for cozy recipes. As soon as the temperatures dip, I put my bread machine to steady use.
Want to make homemade bread for your family, too?
Here's everything you need to get started.
Great Ideas for Family Fun:
Whether you just want to bake some fun Halloween treats with the kids, host a football party at home, or you're already looking ahead at the holiday season, get inspired by these fun family ideas:
Easy Taco Tuesday Recipes
These simple festive dishes let you enjoy a quick Mexican food dinner even on a busy weeknight. Just add a margarita!
Friday Night Pizza Club
Our family is baking a new pizza every week this year. Want to join us and start this fun weekend tradition with your own family? Get our favorite homemade pizza dough and all the pizza topping ideas you need to have a weekly pizza night with your kids.
If you're looking for something sweet to celebrate your loved ones' special day, you'll love these birthday cake ideas:
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Reading with Kids
The best way to raise a reader is to share your love of books with your kids. Make reading part of your family culture, it is a phenomenal way to connect with your kids as they grow.
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First Communion Celebration Tips
Got a little one taking their First Communion this spring? Enjoy this sweet tradition with simple ideas for making it special.
The latest recipes and fun posts for your family: