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Where parents and grandparents will find a variety of creative, fun, and educational activities that can be enjoyed together to build strong relationships and lasting memories.
Snowman Treat Holder

Snowman Treat Holder

You will need: Glue and scissors (a hot glue gun would make this project easier but it is not necessary) Any size empty can (be sure to remove the lid with a can opener that doesn't leave sharp edges) Quilt batting or white felt (enough to cover the can) Black felt...

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Turkey Treat Favor

Turkey Treat Favor

I know there are a lot of ideas for cookie & candy turkey treats. This is one that I have use for at least 30 years. 2 wafer cookies (I used vanilla wafers) 1 large gumdrop 5 candy corns 1 red hot or red M & M 2 chocolate chips or 1 brown M & M cut in half...

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Thank You Veterans

Thank You Veterans

Share your thoughts about a veteran with friends or family members. Veterans Day has great meaning for me. I have a deep gratitude for those who have served and are presently serving in our military  as well as their families. For those who have given the ultimate...

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Spaghetti and Meatballs For All

Mrs. Comfort has planned a banquet for her relatives and friends. Everything goes smoothly until the day of the event. People begin arriving and that's when problems arise. A delightful mathematical story that introduces children to geometry. Extension activities for...

Fun Family Dinners

With our hectic lifestyles it's often difficult to get all the family to sit down to dinner together. But it is worth the effort because the communication that occurs over the course of eating a meal together can lead to greater understanding between grandparents,...

No Bake Peanut Butter Candy

This is easy and fun to make with your grandchildren. Peanut Butter Candy You will need:                                                                                                                                    1 2/3 C. peanut butter 2 Tbsp . margarine 1 1/2 ...

A Fun Way to Preserve Memories

A fun way to preserve special summer memories is by using a tin lunch box. You can find them at craft stores and they come in various shapes and sizes. Use permanent markers and stickers to decorate the outside then use a clip magnet on the inside cover to hold all...

Fragrant Pomander Ornament

This fragrant pomander ornament is great to do with an older grandchild. It's fun and easy to make and will keep the house smelling like Christmas. You'll need: Oranges or limes Whole cloves Cinnamon Ribbon Tape Plastic bag or container Directions: 1. Apply tape...