Winkum

Winkum Can you sit? Can you wink? Let’s play winkum! Items needed: The most important item needed to play winkum is plenty of space. Simple, right? To set up make a large circle of chairs. There should be one more chair than the number people sitting. The last think needed to play is the ability […]

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Creepers and Slammers

Creepers and Slammers A great game for any get together Items needed: One of the best things about Creepers and Slammers is that there is almost no preparation needed. All you need is a quarter, a place to sit and your guest’s hands. Ages appropriate: Younger players may need a bit of help, but by […]

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The Clothes Horse

The Clothes Horse This is a great way to get the wiggles out, occupy the kids and use your imagination! Favorite party games will last years in memory and are fun, energetic and totally pointless! This is the premise of relay races. Not only are relay races great for holding the kids attention they take […]

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Apple Bobbing

Apple Bobbing This favorite party game of yesteryear gets a make over… for birthdays so bring on the apples! Most everyone has have heard of the harvest party favorite game of bobbing for apples. It’s just good clean fun…or was it? Let’s see at the onset of cold season let’s all gather around a big […]

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Teen Birthday Party Ideas

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Teen Birthday Party Ideas Your child has grown up before your eyes, and now they are salivating over their next “ultimate” birthday party. Feeling the pressure? Sit down and relax – you can have a safe and memorable party with less fuss than you might imagine. A birthday party idea for teens doesn’t have to […]

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Birthday Party Ideas for 11-12 Year Olds

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Your ‘tween has a birthday, and you have a dilemma: Your child has totally outgrown Paw Patrol and My Little Pony, yet they still want to have a party, and you still want it to be a magical, memorable celebration. So what’s a parent to do? Check out the MomsWhoThink Birthday Party Ideas for 11-12 […]

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8-10 year Old Birthday Party Ideas

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8-10 year Old Birthday Party Ideas Are you getting tired of too many toys coming into your house from birthday parties? Do you cringe when you see a massive pile of gifts? It is easy to get overwhelmed by birthday gifts coming from all directions. The focus seems to be “It’s all about me.” Instead, […]

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5-7 Year Old Birthday Party Ideas

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Birthday Party Ideas for 5, 6, and 7 year Olds The key for a successful birthday party for young children is to keep it simple. You don’t need to slave over every detail like you may think. Kids that are five, six, and seven years old are mostly interested in having fun and playing with […]

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Toddler Birthday Party Ideas

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Toddlers (ages 2-4) are at a great age to start enjoying birthday parties with little friends. But where do you start? It can be overwhelming trying to get just the right kind of party for your precious child. You don’t want it to go unnoticed, but can there be too much? Relax and get ready […]

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First Birthday Party Ideas

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Birthday parties are a lot of fun, but planning them can take a lot of work. Planning birthday party for one year old babies is a big deal, and most parents are willing to do anything to make it perfect. Here’s everything you need to know about planning your baby’s first birthday party including some […]

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Christmas cookies

Christmas Cookie Recipes

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Christmas Cookie Recipes This is the place for Christmas cookie recipes! We’ve gathered hundreds of delicious recipes for Christmas cookies so you can find all your old and new favorites in one place! Baking cookies at Christmas is a tradition for many people. It brings families and friends together with the warm goodness of cookies […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes O

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Christmas Cookies O   Oatmeal Cookies Ingredients: 1 package yellow cake mix2 cups quick-cooking oats1 cup sugar1 cup vegetable oil2 eggs1 cup chopped pecans1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350º. Mix cake mix (dry), oats and sugar in large bowl with spoon. 2. Mix oil and eggs; stir into oat mixture thoroughly. […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes F

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Christmas Cookies F   Fig Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup chopped figs (about 1/2 lb)1/3 cup water1 cup butter1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup brown sugar,firmly packed1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups sifted flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: 1. Cook figs with water, stirring frequently, until thickened (about 5 minutes). Set aside to cool. 2. Beat butter […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes G

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Christmas Cookies G   Easy Decorated Gingerbread Cookies Ingredients: 1 package gingerbread cake and cookie mix1/4 cup hot water2 tablespoons all-purpose flour2 tablespoons butter or margarine — meltedSugar1 tub Rich & Creamy vanilla ready-to-spread frostingMiniature chocolate chips, raisins, cut-up gumdrops, colored sugar, miniature marshmallows, red cinnamon candies,shredded coconut, chocolate shot or shoestring licorice — if […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes K

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Christmas Cookies K Key Lime Coolers Ingredients: 1 cup butter or margarine1/2 cup powdered sugar1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup cornstarch1 tablespoon grated lime peel1/2 teaspoon vanillaGranulated sugarKey Lime Glaze — (recipe follows) KEY LIME GLAZE 1/2 cup powdered sugar2 teaspoons grated lime peel4 teaspoons Key lime or regular lime juice Directions: 1.. Heat oven […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes N

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Christmas Cookies   Napoleon Creams Ingredients: 1/2 cup margarine1/4 cup cocoa powder1/4 cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 egg, beaten2 cups crushed graham crackers1 cup flaked sweetened coconut1/2 cup margarine3 tablespoons milk1 3-3/4-ounce package instant vanilla pudding mix2 cups powdered sugar1 6-ounce package semi-sweet chocolate chips2 tablespoons margarine Directions: 1. In the top of a […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes L

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Christmas Cookies L   Ladyfingers Ingredients: 3 eggs — separated1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar1/4 cup granulated sugar1/3 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup all-purpose flour3 tablespoons water1/2 teaspoon vanilla1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon lemon extract — if desired1/8 teaspoon saltPowdered sugar — if desired Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350º. Grease and flour cookie sheet. Beat egg […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes I

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Christmas Cookies I   Icebox Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening1/2 cup margarine1 cup sugar1 cup brown sugar2 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt3 cups quick-cooking oats1/2 cup chopped nuts1/2 cup flaked coconut Directions: 1. In a large mixing bowl, beat shortening, margarine, and sugars until light and […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes D

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Christmas Cookies D   Date-Filled Spritz Ingredients: One Ultimate Spritz Recipe — (see recipe below)1 (8 ounce) package pitted dates (about 1 1/4 cups)1 cup walnut pieces (about 4 ounces)1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup honey1 teaspoon grated orange peel2 tablespoons orange juice 1. Heat oven to 375º. Prepare dough for The Ultimate Spritz, using vanilla. Place […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes E

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Christmas Cookies   E   Easy-Yet-Elegant Raspberry Bars Ingredients: 1 (19.8-ounce) package fudge brownie mix (1 pound3.8 ounce package)1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese — softened1/2 cup powdered sugar1/2 cup raspberry preserves1 ounce unsweetened baking chocolate1 tablespoon butter or margarine Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350º. Prepare and bake brownie mix as directed on package […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes H

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Christmas Cookies H   Hamantaschen Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking powder3/4 cup butter or margarine1 teaspoon grated lemon peel1/2 teaspoon vanilla2 eggsPrune Filling — (recipe follows)OR Apricot or Plum Filling — (recipe follows)OR Poppy Seed Filling — (recipe follows) PRUNE FILLING 1 (12 ounce) package pitted prunes1 cup chopped walnuts2 […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes J

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Christmas Cookies J   Joe Froggers Ingredients: 1 cup sugar1/2 cup shortening1 cup dark molasses1/2 cup water4 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons salt1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/4 teaspoon ground allspiceSugar Directions: 1. Beat 1 cup sugar, the shortening, molasses and water in large bowl with electric […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes M

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Christmas Cookies M Magic Rum Balls Ingredients: 3 cups finely crushed vanilla wafers1 cup finely chopped walnuts1 (15 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk1/3 cup rumConfectioners’ sugar or colored or chocolate sprinkles Directions: 1. Combine wafer crumbs and nuts. Add sweetened condensed milk and rum; blend well. Chill for one hour. 2. Dip palms of hands […]

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Christmas Cookie Recipes S

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Christmas Cookies   S   Santa’s Whiskers Ingredients: 1 cup butter or margarine1 cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract3/4 cup flaked coconut2 1/2 cups sifted flour3/4 cup chopped candied cherries1/2 cup finely chopped pecans Directions: 1. Cream butter and sugar. Blend in milk and vanilla extract. Stir in flour, cherries, and nuts. Form […]

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