Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: A Gratitude Tree
November 6, 2017 – 7:08 am | 2 Comments

Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: A Gratitude Tree
 
It’s early in the month so why not start recognizing and sharing what you are thankful for. A gratitude tree is the perfect way to express thanks.

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A Mom to eight-year-old twins, my life is zany, unpredictable, yet richly rewarding. Thank goodness for my wonderfully supportive hubby who keeps me grounded. I write about life in general, family friendly activities around town, recipes I want to share, and crafts that keep my twins busy and happy. For more posts by me, visit my personal blog themomsjournal.com.

Easy Thanksgiving Craft for Kids – Paper Cup Turkey
November 16, 2017 – 7:40 am | No Comment
Easy Thanksgiving Craft for Kids – Paper Cup Turkey

This paper cup turkey craft is an easy Thanksgiving craft for kids and cute enough that you’ll want to use these cute paper cup turkeys as decorations on your Thanksgiving table or your mantle. This …

Leftover Turkey Recipes: Sour Cream Enchiladas
November 13, 2017 – 10:01 am | 2 Comments
Leftover Turkey Recipes: Sour Cream Enchiladas

Got leftover turkey? Try Making Sour Cream Enchiladas
Mmm…turkey and all our favorite sides — can’t wait for Thanksgiving dinner! Of course, then there is the inevitable leftover turkey.
My kids will eat only so many turkey …

How and Where to Adopt from a Salvation Army Angel Tree
November 8, 2017 – 9:05 am | 4 Comments
How and Where to Adopt from a Salvation Army Angel Tree

Salvation Army Angel Tree November 10 – December 6, 2017
Every holiday season, with the help of individuals, families, community groups, corporations and area businesses, The Salvation Army provides underprivileged children and seniors with holiday gifts.

September 21st is World Peace Day
September 16, 2017 – 11:50 am | One Comment
September 21st is World Peace Day

International Day of Peace
The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on September 21st. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date …

Game Day Finger Foods: Cheeseburger Sliders
September 5, 2017 – 8:19 am | No Comment
Game Day Finger Foods: Cheeseburger Sliders

Mini Cheeseburger Sliders for your Football Party
These mini cheeseburger sliders are the perfect finger foods for hungry football watchers! Serve them with your favorite condiments and sides.

Del Castillo Rocks The Kessler with a Joyous Mix of Cultures
September 4, 2017 – 7:02 pm | One Comment
Del Castillo Rocks The Kessler with a Joyous Mix of Cultures

Concert Review: Del Castillo at The Kessler
 
by Mina Frannea
My husband and I had a chance to have a night out to ourselves. For our date night, we went to see Austin-based Del Castillo perform at The …

Spicy Chicken Wings with Dip
September 2, 2017 – 7:00 am | No Comment
Spicy Chicken Wings with Dip

Spicy Chicken Wings
with Blue Cheese or Ranch Dip
Tangy with just the right kick of spice, these spicy chicken wings will be a hit with your family or party guests. Serve with a side of blue …

How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims
August 30, 2017 – 1:54 pm | No Comment
How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Where to Find Out How to Help Harvey Victims
Earlier today, I was explaining to someone how inspired I was feeling about the wonderful outpouring of support for our neighbors in Houston and coastal Texas areas. …

11 Gift Ideas for the Culinary Mom
May 5, 2017 – 7:25 am | No Comment
11 Gift Ideas for the Culinary Mom

11 Gift Ideas for Moms who Love to Cook
Mother’s Day is a day to show Mom some extra love and appreciation. If your Mom loves to cook like I do, here are some gift ideas …

Guacamole Dip
May 2, 2017 – 10:34 am | No Comment
Guacamole Dip

Crowd pleasing guacamole dip
that’s easy to make
 
by Mina Frannea
Here’s a great recipe for guacamole dip that’s perfect for your Cinco de Mayo menu. It’s definitely a crowd pleaser and I get requests for recipes when …