Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup: Your Guide to the Perfect Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup: Your Guide to the Perfect Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving. A food lover’s favorite time of year. Do you have your Thanksgiving menu finalized? Here’s what I’m planning to cook up… The Main Course: A Moist and Delicious Bird Let’s start with the big shebang! This recipe is adapted from delightfulemade.com. My mom always swore by her turkey brine — she said it was […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Tips for Beginners

Thanksgiving Dinner Tips for Beginners

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and with it brings the ever pending question, “What can I bring?” Face it, most people don’t want to cook a full traditional Thanksgiving meal, save those few that REALLY have it all together or are über talented in the kitchen. For the past decade plus I’ve had the […]

Thanksgiving Side and Dessert Recipes

Thanksgiving Side and Dessert Recipes

Here are a few favorite holiday recipes from the physicians and staff at Billings OB-GYN Associates.  From our family to yours, we wish you a very happy and delicious holiday season! (Look for a second installment of holiday recipes from Billings OB-GYN docs and staff  in December). Jiffy Corn Casserole 1 (8 ounce) box jiffy […]

How to Prepare Thanksgiving Dinner…According to 4th Graders

How to Prepare Thanksgiving Dinner…According to 4th Graders

from the pages of the November 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition here!  Preparing Thanksgiving dinner is no small feat. It’s the planning, the shopping, the prepping, and rising in the wee hours of the morning to get the bird in the oven. Not to mention the whirling dervish of activity […]

Unplug and Reconnect this Holiday Season

Unplug and Reconnect this Holiday Season

In America today, the average citizen spends 6 ½ hours per day on digital devices, outside of work. Parents of teenagers may find this number excessively low. Social isolation among people is on a steep increase, even amongst families. Particularly for older members of the family, finding everyone’s head down and focus on a piece […]

Join the Fun: SFM Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt

Join the Fun: SFM Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt

In the November issue of Simply Family Magazine, we put forth a challenge before our readers…Throughout the month, dear reader, you’ve been invited to form teams and take part in a Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt that could potentially last you the whole month through. Just because we’ve had our first snow doesn’t mean we should be […]

Personalize Your Thanksgiving Table: DIY Place Cards

Personalize Your Thanksgiving Table: DIY Place Cards

This is the time of the year when we are doing lots of entertaining. Who doesn’t love sitting down to a beautifully decorated table?  This year, take your Thanksgiving table from drab to fab with this fantastic and simple place card idea. The kids can work on these while you’re prepping dinner or you can […]

SFM Thankful Challenge: 30 Days of Thankfulness

On the store shelves things have seamlessly transitioned from all things Halloween to Christmas-in-the-making (as has the Hallmark Channel, by the way). The thing is, there’s this other, nearly ignored, holiday in between the two. The day that’s more than prepping for a Black Friday shopping extravaganza: Thanksgiving. But the Facebook feeds haven’t forgotten, and […]

Fall Craft: Thankful Tree

Fall Craft: Thankful Tree

The leaves are falling, the temperature dropping, and in the October 2014 issue of Simply Family Magazine we shared 8 Activities Perfect for Fall. Taking those ideas further, throughout the month we’ve shared tips on Pumpkin Decorating and how to make Acorn Treats with the kids (a perfect fall snack), but when we think of fun […]

The Kids’ Table

The Kids’ Table

http://www.peachygreen.com/going-green/funny-turkey-pictures     Thanksgiving is almost here!  I had a blast scouring the internet finding some fun, yet practical,  ideas for the kids’ table.   1.  Color-full Thanksgiving Table This resourceful mommy covered the kids’ table with brown paper bags for an instant canvas.   2.  To-Do Lists for Kids Fun lists such as scavenger […]