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Santa Can


Here’s a Christmas craft for kids to make that can hold all kinds of little things. You can use this craft to hold straws, utensils and more. See step-by-step pictorial instructions below, too! What You’ll Need Empty, clean Pringles can 8×10 red felt 8×10 white felt 8×10 black felt 8×10 gold glitter fabric/paper Glue (can… Read more »

Fun Homemade Advent Calendar!


Do-it-yourself Advent Calendars are all the rage! Here’s one that we love, but woe is us, there’s no Ikea in Tennessee! That means in order to make this particular Calendar happen, you’ll have to order the fabric from a store out of state — or let this inspire you to make your own! 35… Read more »

A Holiday Full of Enchantment and Wonder!


The holiday season kicked off with a BANG with the 29th annual A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland in Nashville. The lighting ceremony was a sight to see as the resort turned on its 2 million lights to set the scene for a sparkling holiday season. According to Gaylord Opryland resort, “A Country Christmas has… Read more »

Goosebumps Celebrates 20 Years!


In celebration of the family favorite collection of Goosebumps, Scholastic Media announces “Get Goosebumps” marketing and media celebration in support of the brand this Halloween season. “Goosebumps serves up an irresistible recipe of fun — combining humor with safe scares that delights millions of children around the world,” says Deborah Forte, President of Scholastic Media… Read more »

Dog Safety This Holiday


Kids younger than 10 are bitten by dogs more than any other age group, but that might be because they haven’t been taught how to be around dogs, says the American Humane Association. This holiday season, while kids are boisterous and gatherings are plentiful, be sure your children understand the following: General Tips for Preventing… Read more »

Holiday Treats


  Santa Snaps Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups Crisco 1 ½ cups sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 2 eggs 8 tsp. milk 4 cups flour 3 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt Directions: Measure dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Cream together Crisco, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs and mix well. Alternately add the dry… Read more »