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Holiday Tradition or Old Routine? 3 Little Wins to Make the Season Brighter

We often wait for big occasions to celebrate with friends and family, but what happens when those celebrations become routine, too? Another dry turkey dinner this Thanksgiving. The same old stuffing recipe you’ve made for holiday meals. Last-minute gift purchases that feel informal and rushed. Sometimes, holiday traditions turn into holiday habits series of events […]

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6 Steps to the Easiest-Ever Cookie Swap

A cookie swap is a fun holiday party that gives you a chance to socialize with friends, co-workers, or neighbors before the holidays. Plus, everyone can stock up on cookies for upcoming holiday events or give them away as gifts. This minimal-effort party can come together in just a few weeks. 1. Invite guests. The […]

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Thanksgiving Countdown

Waiting until the last minute to pull together a Thanksgiving feast is for those who like to live dangerously. A checklist, advance planning, and the right tools will let you greet the holiday season feeling prepared and confident. This countdown to Thanksgiving gives you a simple idea each day to help you get ready for […]

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5 Easy One-Pot Meals on a Budget

One-pot meals are perfect for easy weeknight dinners during the summer and delicious, savory soups during the fall. In other words, one-pot meals are always perfect for busy families. Here are five quick and easy one-pot meal recipes you can make on a budget ($3 serving!) in about 30 minutes or less. Southwest Stuffed Sweet […]

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8 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Weekday mornings can be hectic. Between wrangling kids, organizing backpacks, packing lunches, and (gasp!) getting yourself ready too, breakfast becomes an afterthought. Don’t skip the most important meal of the day! These healthy breakfast ideas are quick to prepare and easy to eat while you’re running out the door and on the go. 1. Microwave Omelet This easy […]

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7 Ways to Teach Your Children About Hunger (and Take Action!)

Talking to your children about social issues like hunger can be difficult, but it’s important. 800,000 Canadians a month receive assistance from food banks according to Food Banks Canada, the only national charitable organization dedicated to helping Canadians living with hunger. One third of the Canadians facing hunger are children. Before starting a conversation, find out what […]

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